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Rob McKeeman

August 30, 1958 ~ May 15, 2015

The Silhouette Rifle shooting community lost a great friend and excellent competitor on the eve of the 2015 BC Provincial Silhouette championship. Rob fought a difficult battle with stomach cancer all winter and it seems that just before the Provincials he decided to get a good seat for the show seeing as he was unable to shoot with us.

Rob was the Bull River Shooters Secretary/ Treasurer the past few years and was a keen competitor and friend to all. We all miss his kindness and his huge smile. Everyone enjoyed shooting with Rob. New shooters benefitted from his knowledge and willingness to help…I found a great picture of Rob helping a young Scout try shooting from a couple years ago and I could see his joy in teaching a youngster the fun of shooting.

Rob was raised in Golden, BC and he raised his own family in Golden as well. Rob was always happy to talk about his family: parents, siblings and his 3 children, Jessica, Taylor and Jeffrey. They were all able to help Rob through these last difficult months.

Rob loved the outdoors and spent many hours and days bombing around the countryside in his little 4x4, ever-present grin lighting the way! He loved to talk about his days as a hunting guide and was very proud to show off his beautiful game trophies. Rob had a great love for fly fishing, ATVing, sit-skiing and hand cycling. Rob was very proud of completing a 10km hand cycle race in 2000 and enjoyed participating in the Wheels in Motion events. He was very accomplished with leatherwork and enjoyed making beautiful native design paintings. He was always happy to share a tot of Scotch Whiskey or a glass of his homemade wine.

We all know Rob as a very accomplished silhouette shooter. He received a BCTSA Grand Slam pin in 2014. He was the BRSA Top Gun in 2014 and was BC Resident Champion in Small Bore (Hunter) 2014. Rob scored a 39/40 in a match last fall and we all shared his brief disappointment in that great feat, just falling short! Rob also loved black powder shooting and was a keen Rendezvous participant. He enjoyed shooting handguns and loved trap and skeet! He served as an excellent representative for the Kootenays with BCTSA.

Rob’s memorial service will be Saturday June 20, 11:00am at McPherson’s Funeral Home in Cranbrook.

Bradley Woods

 

 

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2015 Alberta Solstice 50m Match

Sponsored by ALBERTA SMALLBORE RIFLE ASSOCIATION & ALBERTA HANDGUN ASSOCIATION

June 20-21, 2015: In Conjunction with AHA Pistol Match

SFC 2016 Annex A Match criteria for Cut Score Consideration

**Canadian Sporting Rifle will be accommodated ONLY if space is available

Location:                Range 3, Lethbridge Fish & Game Shooting Sport Facility, Lethbridge, Alberta (see attached map)                                        

Venue:                     Limited to 10 entrants per match, MegaLink Electronic Target System

Rules:                      SFC and ISSF rules will apply. SFC Classification system will be used and proof of classification will be required at registration. Match Jury has the right to reclassify obvious errors or old Classification cards. TIMES PUBLISHED IN MATCH NOTICE MAY CHANGE DUE TO CIRCUMSTANCES. IT IS THE ATHLETES RESPONSIBILITY TO INQUIRE FOR CHANGES.

Eligibility:               Cut score athletes require membership in both SFC and your respective provincial association

Equipment:              All equipment must meet ISSF specifications when checked during the competition

Challenges:              Appeal fee is $100.00. Protest fee is $50.00.

Competition:           Be prepared to be called to the line at 1:00PM, with sighters and prep time starting at 1:15PM

Saturday June 21              MATCH 1

                                                12:00 -1:00 PM   Registration and equipment check

1:30 – 4:15           3P Competition

                                                5:15 PM                Finals                                                                                            $50.00 ________              

Sunday June 22 MATCH 2

12:00-1:00 PM    Registration and equipment check

                                                1:30 – 2:20 PM    ISSF Rifle Prone

                                                3:20 PM                Finals                                                                                           $50.00________

Compulsory Registration, Insurance, & Range Fee $ ___25.00

 

TOTAL ____________

NAME   __________________________________________________________________

ADDRESS _______________________________________________________________________________________

CITY _____________________________ PROVINCE _____________________ POSTAL CODE _______________

PHONE __________________________ EMAIL ADDRESS ______________________________________________

MALE _______   FEMALE _______ JUNIOR BIRTH DATE _________________________

ASRA Membership # __________­­__ SFC Membership # ____________ Classification ________________

Cancellation: Prior to June 1, 2015 50% refund. No refund after June 1, 2015.

Cheque payable to Alberta Smallbore Rifle Association

ASRA Solstice                                     Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

c/o Susan Eymann                   PH: 403-315-1585

Box 1703                               

Raymond, AB   T0K 2S0

  

The match committee reserves the right to modify rules, procedures, and times depending upon local conditions and circumstances.

 

Accommodations:              Lethbridge Lodge Hotel & Conference Centre, 320 Scenic Dr S, T1J 4B4 1-800-661-1232

                                                Deluxe $109 + Tax, Business Class $139+ Tax (includes hot breakfast)   1-403-328-1123

                                                Price guarantee until June 1 2015( Mention Alberta Solstice 50m Match)

Location

The Range is located at Peenaquim Park ( 49°43' 23.33" N  112°51' 01.58" W).Google 49.724008, -112.851289

To get to the range from Highway 3 (Crowsnest Trail), turn north on 9th Avenue (Stafford Drive) and keep driving until you leave the residential area. Look for the sign on the left.

RANGE ADDRESS - 128 Riverbottom, Peenaquim Park, Part of 12-9-22.

Accommodations

Lethbridge Lodge Hotel & Conference Centre

320 Scenic Dr S Lethbridge, AB T1J 4B4

www.lethbridgelodge.com

1 (800) 661-1232 or (403) 328-1123

Deluxe $109 + Tax or Business Class $139+ Tax (includes hot breakfast)

Price guarantee until June 1 2015

(Mention Alberta Solstice 50m Match)

    

 

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