KSSC prepares for shooting tournament
KUWAIT: Kuwait Shooting Sports Club (KSSC) completed its preparations to hold HH the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah Shooting Tournament, to start the 2016/2017 season. A large number of shooters of all categories will participate in the tournament including shooters from the National Guard, army and police, beside the club shooters.
The tournament will be held from 20/10/2016 to 22/11 KSSC held refresher courses for 15 shotgun referees and another course for 20 rifle referees in order to review the laws and update them on new developments.
Head of shotgun referees Hamad AlRuwaisan expressed thanks to the KSSF Board of Directors for their continued efforts to keep shooting sport at a prime level, besides backing Kuwaiti referees to officiate local and foreign tournaments. He appreciated the large number of shooters of both genders who will participate in HH the Crown Prince tournament including 100 in the shotgun events alone. Meanwhile Deputy Technical Director in the rifle pistol department Abdallah Barakat said he is pleased to have this important tournament at this time of year, and hoped results be as
good as they were last year. He said most shooters were getting ready two months earlier and training hard to compete for the top prize.
Member of the board, Assistant Treasure Adnan Al-Ibrahim expressed thanks to HH the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad for patronizing the tournament as it is one of the important events to launch this season.
He said that HH the Crown Prince contributed so much to supporting heritage sports, particularly shooting.
He said the organizing committee held several meetings, and made sure all ranges and equipment are ready, adding that the opening ceremony will be attended by representative of HH the Crown Prince and several dignitaries.