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KINGSTON – Host country Jamaica will compete against top shooters from Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Canada, Guyana, Trinidad & Tobago in the 2022 edition of the West Indies Full Bore Shooting Council Championship. 

The six country Championship will feature shooters aiming at targets from a minimum of 300 to a maximum of a 1000 yards. 

Guyanese Lennox Braithwaite,  Wogarth Cup champion, will be back to defend his title. He was the shooter with the highest score in the short range team match. 

The Championship will feature individual and group competitions. Trinidad & Tobago is the defending champion for the team title. 

The October 24 – 29 event will take place at the Twickenham Park range in St Catherine. 

The Local Organising Committee is headed by Jamaica Rifle Association Vice President, Karen Anderson. She has a small team working with. 



Women’s Squash Week

It’s Women’s Squash Week. Jamaica will not be left out. 

The World Squash Federation has designated September 17 – 24 as the week to bring additional attention to the sport and to bring about a greater awareness. 

To commemorate the week, the Jamaica Squash Association will host two events today (Wednesday, September 21) and Thursday at the Liguanea Club and Mona respectively. Both days, the event will start at 6pm. 

President, Karen Anderson, on the heels of hosting a successful Caribbean Championships, wants more women to get involved in the sport.

Anderson in her appeal, says “women can play, officiate or serve as administrators in the sport. We want as many women to feel comfortable knowing they can contribute.” 

Anderson, who has been active since 1982 as a Junior player, now serves as a coach, official and plays in the veteran’s category. She recently accompanied Jamaica’s national team to the Commonwealth Games in the UK. 

Some other outstanding women include: 

  • Katherine Risden – current U17 Caribbean champion 
  • Mehar Trehan – current U15 Caribbean champion
  • Sanjana Nallapati ranked 3rd in the u17 in the Caribbean 
  • Mia Todd ranked 5th in U19 Caribbean 
  • Savannah Thomson former U13 Caribbean champion 

The national championship is set for November.