The Championships will take place from 5-11 July 2021 at E.J. Churchill Shooting Ground and will include two world championships, one each for the disciplines of English Sporting and Sportrap. There will also be CPSA-Registered FITASC Open competition and a Preliminary English Sporting competition. Dates and prices are as follows:
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Bookings will open on 1 December 2020 at championships.cpsa.co.uk.
About the CPSA/NSCA World English Sporting and Sportrap Championships:
The event alternates every year between the CPSA in England and the National Sporting Clays Association in the USA. It attracts competitors from all over the world and is open to shooters of all levels.
E.J. Churchill Shooting Ground is part of West Wycombe Estate, the ancestral seat of the Dashwood baronets which is owned by Sir Edward Dashwood. This grand English estate gives the event a unique feeling of British tradition that is an additional draw for competitors.
Musto, Rizzini, Blaser, Gamebore, and Eley Hawk will be sponsoring the event, while there is exciting news that JCB will be supporting by providing lifts and equipment for creating interesting target presentations, and Promatic Traps will be providing the traps. Over 1,500 shooters are expected to compete, from an estimated 25 countries.
The World English Sporting Championships will consist of 200 targets. In addition to the two world championships, a preliminary English Sporting course and a FITASC Sporting course will also run during the event.
The World English Sporting
A 200-target shoot shot over two days (either 6-7 July, 8-9 July, 10-11 July). There will be a 25-target Super Final, where the top six shooters (shoot-offs in case of ties) will compete for the title.
The World Sportrap
A 100-target competition shot from 5-10 July, with shoot-offs and prize giving taking place on Saturday, 10 July.
The FITASC Sporting Open
A 100-target shoot (Old System) shot from 5-8 July, with shoot-offs and prize giving taking place on Thursday, 8 July.
The Preliminary English Sporting
A 100-target shoot available to shoot from 5-9 July, with shoot-offs taking place on Friday, 9 July. This event is squadded going out at 9 minute intervals. Though called 'Preliminary' this event is not required to qualify for the World English Sporting Championship.
E.J Churchill Shooting Ground is located near High Wycombe, in the county of Buckinghamshire. For details on how to find the ground, please see here.
Gun storage will be available at the ground during the event, more details to follow.
Competitors coming from overseas will need to apply for a Visitor's Shotgun Permit in order to bring their own shotgun, more information is available here. Please note that it takes at least 8 weeks to process a Visitor's Shotgun Permit (VSP). The Coronavirus pandemic has affected VSP processing in 2020, so be sure to apply early in case of any subsequent delays.
If you are coming as part of a team, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to do a group application.