2023 CPSA World English Sporting and Sportrap


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2023 CPSA World English Sporting and Sportrap

at E.J. Churchill Shooting Ground

The CPSA World Championships will take place from 1-8th July 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 Super Sporting and a Preliminary English Sporting competition. Dates and prices are as follows:




Entry Fee

 Entry Fee

3-7 July Supersporting £70 £35
1-7 July World Sportrap £70 £35
3-6 July Preliminary English Sporting £67 £33.50
1-8 July World Sporting £155 £77.50

 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.

Swatcom, GameboreEley HawkSchoffel & Le Chameau, will be headline sponsors for the Worlds, with support from and Rizzini, Teague & Fine Shooting Accessories for individual events. We are pleased that Promatic Traps will once again be supplying traps and technical support for EJ Churchill. We will also be announcing a new headline gun sponsor in the coming weeks, and this year there is a generous cash prize pot, with chances to win not only trophies, but guns, clothing, cartridges, and more!

The World English Sporting Championships will consist of 200 targets, with 1,500 shooters expected to compete from an estimated 25 countries. In addition to the two world championships, an open preliminary English Sporting course and a Registered Super Sporting course will also run during the event, and of course, there will be pool shoots and side events, including the Rizzini 28g challenge, to keep you very busy.


The Events:

World English Sporting

A 200-target shoot shot over your choice of two days (either 1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8th July). The Opening Ceremony, where we welcome teams from all around the world will take place Thursday 6th. There will be a 25-target Super Final on Saturday (8th) afternoon, where the top six shooters (shoot-offs in case of ties) will compete for the title. Prize giving and closing party to follow.

World Sportrap

A 100-target competition shot from 1-7th July, with shoot-offs and prize giving taking place on Friday, 7th July. 

 Super Sporting 

A 100-target Registered shoot shot from 3-7th July, this is an exciting new event coming to the Worlds. with shoot-offs and prize giving taking place on Friday, 7th July.

Preliminary English Sporting

A 100-target Open shoot available to shoot from 3-6th July, with shoot-offs taking place on Thursday, 6th 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. 


Visitor Information:

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), so be sure to apply early in case of any subsequent delays.

If you are coming as part of a team, please contact to do a group application. 


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