2020 Nationals – New Notice

today 19, March 2020

Hi Everyone

Please see this notice from Pistol Australia:

Pistol Australia and Pistol Shooting Queensland have been reviewing the current situation with the Coronavirus Pandemic in relation to the 2020 PA ISSF National Championships scheduled for Brisbane from 4th to 12th April 2020. Management and the Executive have met and decided on the following action. ““The 2020 PA ISSF Nationals be moved to the following dates: PA matches at Metropolitan Pistol Club – Saturday 5th to Wednesday 9th September 2020; ISSF matches at BISC – Wednesday 9th September to Saturday 12th September 2020. The PA match dinner will be held on Wednesday 9th September and the ISSF and PA Awards dinner will be held on Saturday 12th September 2020.”

Pistol Australia understands that this change will cause disruption to the plans of our members but believe in light of current Government advice there is no choice but to move the championships. All competitors and officials will receive direct communication by email detailing recommendations with airlines and accommodation as well details on entry fees. The dates are of course are subject to change should Government advice warrant further change.

Further it has been decided to withdraw the following PA National Teams from the events below:

Action Pistol Bianchi Cup – May 19 to May 22 – USA.
Metallic Silhouette World Championships – July 1 to July 10 – Sweden.

A decision on the WA1500 National Team scheduled to attend the European Championships in August in the Czech Republic will be made in the near future.

All National Development Squad activities have been cancelled until at least the 31 May 2020. A decision on the National Junior Camp will be made in the near future.

PA recommends that all clubs follow their local State and Council recommendations re holding club events.

PA wishes all our members the very best and hope all of you stay safe during this period.

PREVIOUS NOTICE

“Pistol Australia is monitoring the ongoing issues relating to the effect coronavirus is having on sporting events in Australia. At this point in time all Pistol Australia events will be proceeding. Pistol Australia will continue to closely monitor and follow the advice of the Queensland Government in relation to the 2020 PA ISSF National Championships to be held in Brisbane in April 2020. Pistol Australia will continue to keep its members informed on any changes to this advice.”

Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any further question

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