South Island Action Shooters – Club Championship Match

We held our last SIAS Range Safety Course of the year on September 24th. We gained 9 new SIAS members from the class, 3 of whom came out and shot our last Match of the year and can’t wait for Spring when our season resumes. Our final match of the year was held on September […]

Bunkhouse Cowboy Action Match

Bunkhouse, October 2nd, 2022 Cowboy Action Shooting at its best. The stage copy was written by Sgt. Blaney, the action event was administered by Salal Sal. The top guns were Smiley Joe, Montana May, Salal Sal, Newt Reno and Saskatoon Barry. It is interesting to note out of the five top gun finalists two were […]

Members Speak About Handgun Freeze on 980 CKNW

On October 24th our President Doug Bancroft, and skilled IPSC shooter Dawne Deeley, were featured 18 minute segment on CKNW AM-980 Talk Radio Vancouver. They spoke to Mike Smyth about the impact of the federal handgun ban on shooting sports. The link can be found here: The discussion starts around the 14:40 mark.

Headquarters Shoot Celebrates a Birthday

  In August we celebrated the 30th anniversary of Cowboy Action Shooting in Western Canada. While the 30th competition was last year (the sport originally began in May of 1992), August marked 30 years and 3 months of Headquarters. The event was a vibrant celebration with more participants than either 2020 or 2021. For the […]

Bolt Action Military Match

The BAMM event had slightly fewer entries than usual owing to vacation travellers and medical issues, however, there were participants from the mainland and one from Ontario. A number of attendees wore some great military uniforms from the past. There were also some excellent Partisan outfits. Certificates were awarded for Marksmanship and costuming. Top Gun: […]

A Friendly Reminder – Safe use of the MP Range

by Don Senft, VP Operations With all of the excellent weather this summer has delivered for us, our facilities have seen regular and intense use by our nearly 5,000 members. Throughout the summer, we have hosted a number of Discipline events on both the RP and MP ranges, and when the RP is booked up, […]

South Island Action Shooters Make the News

by Cheryl Henley, South Island Action Shooters On August 13th and 14th, SIAS hosted 2 IPSC (International Practical Shooting Confederation) Level 2 sanctioned Matches at the Multi Purpose Range. We spent the 3 days leading up to the Matches doing Range maintenance, building the Stages and making sure that all the small details were taken […]

VFGPA BC Day Razzle Dazzle Trap Shoot

The BC Day Razzle Dazzle Trap Shoot took place on August 1st. The shoot commenced at 9am consisting of 132 targets thrown as singles, wobble, doubles and skeet. With many different targets thrown, some were difficult and unfamiliar to the shooters on the field. The Black Powder Group was great to us and had cleared […]

Billy Sanderson in the News

On Tuesday, our club’s very own Billy Sanderson was interviewed by CTV News and CBC Radio. Billy spoke about the sport of Archery, and the World Archery 3D Championships. Links to each interview can be found below. CTV News Vancouver Island: CBC Radio:

IPSC on CTV News

This weekend, our club is hosting an IPSC BC qualifier match! Several of our members and match participants were interviewed by CTV News Vancouver Island on Friday, August 12th. Dawne Deeley, Jurgen Brandemeier, and Don Senft spoke about IPSC, the community, and the danger that future legislation presents to the sport. You can watch the […]