Defending champions Jamaica to depart for Antigua and Barbuda for 2023 Caribbean Full Bore Championship

By Sports Desk May 07, 2023
Defending Wogarth Cup winner Captain Dwayne Forde. Defending Wogarth Cup winner Captain Dwayne Forde.

Team Jamaica will leave the island on Sunday (May 7) to defend their West Indies Full Bore Shooting Championship in Antigua & Barbuda between May 8-14 at the Crabb's Range.

The team to be led by Captain Phillip Scott will include the current national Full-Bore champion Nicola Guy, Jamaica’s first female national champion. Also on the team is two-time Amazon trophy winner and O Class champion Karen Anderson.

 Major John Nelson, the president of the West Indies Full Bore Shooting Council and five-time Wogarth Cup winner, reigning Wogarth Cup winner, Captain Dwayne Ford, Canute CC Coley, Dennis Lee and Dr. Derek Mitchell complete the line-up.

George Hutton will serve as team manager.

Full Bore competition features competitors shooting from a prone position from distances of 300, 500,  600, 900 and 1,000 yards. Notably only Barbados, Guyana and Jamaica have 900-yard and 1,000-yard courses.

Shooters compete in three possible classes. X Class comprise the top 15-20 shooters in the Caribbean. T Class is any shooter participating in a regional shoot for the first time. Everyone else is in O Class.

Jamaica is considered to be a power house in Full Bore Shooting having won several championships and is always on the podium.

The Amazon trophy is awarded to the highest-scoring female while Wogarth Cup is awarded to the shooter who has the highest score in the team match.

 

 

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