Arrows fly at Bighorn Archery 3D Shoot

Archers from around British Columbia on the mark at weekend shoot

Area resident Cyndi Schwab prepared to shoot an arrow at the Outdoor 3D Archery Shoot at the 99 Mile Snowmobile Club Site on June 4. Schwab took third place in Traditional Recurve Adult Female.

Area resident Cyndi Schwab prepared to shoot an arrow at the Outdoor 3D Archery Shoot at the 99 Mile Snowmobile Club Site on June 4. Schwab took third place in Traditional Recurve Adult Female.

Arrows were let loose at different 3D animal targets at the Bighorn Outdoor 3D Archery Shoot at the 99 Mile Snowmobile Club Site on June 4-5.

The shoot had seven different event categories, including open, unlimited, bowhunter, barebow, recurve, longbow and primitive.

Archers from all over British Columbia competed in the event. There were 20 stationary targets for competitors to shoot at, including buffalo, raccoon, alligator and more.

There were also some casual events – long shot and bow birds.

Event organizer denise swift says she was happy for the level of skill that came out to the event.

The [targets] were well placed in the forest with some more challenging than others. It was a grand day.”

Those who took first place were awarded Bighorn Archery Club mugs, second-place competitors were awarded with drinking glasses, while third-place archers took home pocket knives. All the children participants received medals.

Winners listed from first to third.

Compound:

Open Master Male: Al Campsall, Frank Gaspard, and Al Keeler.

Open Master Female: Lori Keeler, and Valery Gaspard.

Open Adult Male: Clint Gaspard, and Bob Thurow.

Open Junior Male: Ty Thurow.

Open Cub: Joelle Thurow.

Unlimited Masters Male: Bob Betkus, Brian Smith, and Al Breitkreutzl.

Unlimited Masters Female: Arlene Dalpre, and Angela Vincenzi.

Unlimited Adult Male: Glen Shaw, Tyler Parent, and Todd Nichol.

Unlimited Adult Female: Torrie Berkey, Chanalle Dalpre, and Angela Hay.

Unlimited Junior Male: Anthony Silverton.

Barebow Cub: Mason Peters.

Traditional:

Recurve Masters Male: Adrian Messner, Tom Helmer, and Marcel Baur.

Recurve Masters Female: Iris Robinson, Barb Byrne, and Leslie Lorenzetto.

Recurve Adult Male: Fred Streleoff, Ernie Schmid, and James Carter.

Recurve Adult Female: Cassandra Maron, Emilialyn Carter, and Cyndi Schwab.

Recurve Junior Female: Lexus Amut.

Recurve Youth Female: Haley Plewes, and Kiara Pratt.

Recurve Youth Male: Justen Carter.

Longbow Masters Male: Allen Pickering, Gary Forsyth, and Don Dickerson.

Longbow Masters Female: denise swift, Sandra Pickering, and Darlene Woytula.

Longbow Adult Male: Phillip Carter, Jeff Maron, and Jason Ruscheinsky.

Longbow Adult Female: Alana Webber, and Tamara Van Loon.