Guyana NRA 150th Anniversary/ West Indies Fullbore Shooting Championship 2017
The Guyana NRA had held its 150th Anniversary in 2017 with tremendous success, from Sunday October 8 to Sunday October 15, 2017. Led by Fullbore Captain Mahendra Persaud, the rifle team displayed determination and technical skills to overcome the prevailing conditions. Our National Rifle Team was successful in winning both the Long Range Trophy and the coveted Short Range Trophy on home soil. This was despite have the pressure of hosting the participating nations. The support of the government and business community were very evident also and the Guyana NRA expressed its heart felt thank you to them all. This celebrations was overseen by our President Brig. Patrick West who ensured the Guyana Defence Force was in full support on a daily basis to make the championship successful.
150th Opening Ceremony by Guyana NRA President, Brig Patrick West.
COVID 19 PANDEMIC
- Due to the present pandemic, the West Indies Fullbore Champion which was slated for Antigua in May 2020 was cancelled. It was hoped that it would have been held later in 2020 but it was decided not to have it.
- Jamaica is now slated to host in 2021 and the West Indies Fullbore Council is hoping that Jamaica will be able to host.
- Shooting at the Timehri Ranges has been closed.