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A view of the firing line at the 2013 Koehler Memorial Prone 3200. The match includes 160 record shots on Saturday (metallic sight) and Sunday (any sight). The match is shot at Tacoma Rifle and Revolver on its excellent smallbore range.
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Update 12/19/2014: Due to the WSRPA website being down for several months, the two most recent Primers are posted here.
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Shooters compete at West Seattle in one of the Washington State qualifying matches for the 2015 junior Olympics in 3-position smallbore rifle. Boys gold medal winner Alec Patajo is second from left.
Alec Patajo and Emily Stith won the 2015 Washington State qualifying matches for the National Junior Olympic Shooting Championships (NJOSC). As winners of the state qualifying matches, Emily and Alec receive automatic invitations to the NJOSC to be held in Colorado Springs in April 2015. Other shooters will receive invitations later based on score and category. Matches were shot at West Seattle, Vancouver, and Spokane. Scores are combined to determine the state rankings.
Both boys and girls shoot a 3x20 (20 shots kneeling, prone, standing) match in smallbore rifle. Girls medalists are:
Gold Emily Stith 573x600
Silver Casey Iwamoto 557x600
Bronze Cassidy Wilson 550x600
Boys medalists are:
Gold Alec Patajo 577x600
Silver Nathan Brewer 566x600
Bronze Owen Yeasting 551x600
The WSR&PA awards club-based team medals that combine boy and girl shooters. The West Seattle Totem - Thunderbirds (Alec Patajo, Casey Iwamoto, Owen Yeasting, Sierra Avril) won the team competition.
30 shooters competed in the 2014 Washington International Outdoor Rifle Championship held in Tacoma, Washington on September 6, 2014. The match is sanctioned by USA Shooting, the governing body for Olympic shooting sports in the USA. Two state championship titles are awarded, one for prone and the other 3-position.
Alec Patajo won the prone title with a score of 581x600. Emily Stith won the 3-postion title with a score of 1122x1200.
2014 Washington Outdoor International Rifle Championship winners Emily Stith (left, 3-position) and Alec Patajo (right, prone).
Junior Olympic air rifle qualifying matches for 2015 were recently held in Olympia and Spokane. State champions are: Jaelyn McMahan for the girls with a score of 389x400 and Alec Patajo for the boys with a score of 580x600. State champions receive an automatic entry into the National Junior Olympic Championships to be held in Colorado Springs, CO this spring. Other shooters will be invited to attend based on their scores and age category.
- 2013 International Outdoor Championship
- Dan Lowe Wins Spot on National Rifle Team
- Welcome to Washington State Smallbore and Precision Air Rifle Competition
- 2014 Junior Outdoor Smallbore Championship
- Lauren Phillips Wins Smallbore Junior Olympics Title
- Denise Martin Places 3rd in Smallbore Rifle at NCAA Championships