Black Powder Shooting Union of South Africa

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Last Updated - 10 December 2018
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Affiliated to:
Muzzle Loader Associations' International Confederation (MLAIC)
South African Bisley Union (SABU)

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The only South African black powder sport shooting body recognised by the
South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) and SABU

About Us

Contact Us

Club Details

Membership 2018

Honorary Life Membership

Newsflashes

History

Documents

Drugs in Sport


Constitution

Rules

Results

BPSU Records

Pacific Zone Records

World LR Records

Shooting Calendars 2018

Gallery

Links & Publications

World Anti-Doping Agency


South African Institute for Drug-free Sport Website

2018 List of Prohibited Substances

Check your Meds Online

More information

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Membership 2018

BPSU & SABU Membership Forms

(download Acrobat Reader)

Club Affiliation Form

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Dedicated Sport

(ONLY when you need a new certificate,
e.g. for a new licence application)

Application Form (updated)

Application Criteria and Process

NB. It remains the applicant's responsibility to submit a list of
attendances at approved shoots.
This will be checked against the official results on the website.

Application for Endorsement from SABU

(Please note this form needs to be submitted to SABU
by the member directly and NOT through the BPSU)

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National Championships
2018

Long Range:
7&8 April 2018 - Good Hope Shooting Range, Atlantis

Short Range, Shotgun & AGM:
28&29 April 2018 - Hippo Creek, Vereeniging

Results

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WP Championships 2018

9&10 November 2018 - Good Hope Shooting Range, Atlantis

Entry Form

Results

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Gauteng Championships 2018

1 December 2018 - Mariette Black Powder Shooting Range

8 December 2018 - TML Shotgun Range, Centurion

Entry Form - Handgun & Rifle
Information for Shotgun Championships

Results

World Championships

28th Short Range World Championships,
Eisenstaedt, Austria, 19-25 August 2018

Simon van Gaalen (jnr), Chris van Gaalen,
Marx Meyer (jnr), Corné Schreuder (jnr),
Pieter Truter, Jacques Jansen van Vuuren,
Corena de Beer (captain)

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Pacific Zones

Format Pacific Zone Championship
MLAIC Events - Pacific Zone 2017

***Results***

2017

Individual Events
Team Matches
Updated Pacific Zone Records

2015

Handgun / 50m Rifle / 100m Rifle / Shotgun / Medal Table

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2018 Results

Club Shoots
WP Championships
Gauteng Championships
National Championships

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Records

BPSU National Records

Pacific Zone Records

Short Range World Records

Long Range World Records

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BP Competency
Training

Gauteng -
Mike Henn (Kolskoot) - 011 793 1136

Western Cape -
Stuart Ralph (WP Firearms Training
School) - 082 446 3806

The new South African Obatex
sporting black powder
is now available

Read more
(by Malcolm Cobb):

Obatex 1 - ManMagnum July 2017
Obatex 2 - By the numbers
Obatex 3 - ManMagnum December 2017

Available in:
1Fg1½ Fg
2 Fg
3 Fg

Gauteng:

  • Byleveld Handelaars, Rustenburg ~ 014 592 3235, email
  • Classic Arms, Emalahleni / Witbank ~ 013 636 2923, email
  • NSN Guns & Ammo, Pretoria ~ 012 804 4595, email
  • Blunderbuss Gun & Sport, Alberton ~ 011 867 0370, email
  • Lindley Arms / Pedersoli SA, Honedew ~ 011 794 3516, email
  • Orpen Wapens, Rustenburg ~ 072 125 4777, email
  • Noorde Wapens, Witrivier ~ 015 534 2950

Western Cape:

*** Long Range Championship Trophies ***

Mid Range Trophy:

2007 (Cape Town)
2013 (Cape Town)
2015 (USA)

Long Range Trophy:

2007 (Cape Town)
2009 (USA)
2011 (UK)
2013 (Cape Town)

Overall Team Trophy:

2007 (Cape Town) - 910.35
2009 (USA) - 976.44
2011 (UK) - 903.23
2013 (Cape Town) - 961.46
2015 (USA) - 956.25

Top Lady Trophy:

Corena de Beer:
2011 (UK)
2013 (Cape Town)
2015 (USA)
2017 (Australia)

Our Protea Teams and achievements over the years

28th MLAIC Short Range World Championships, Eisenstadt, Austria - 2018

Protea Team MLAIC Short Range, Austria - 2018

Marx Meyer, Simon van Gaalen, Jacques Jansen van Vuuren, Chris van Gaalen, Corné Schreuder, Pieter Truter, Corena de Beer (captain)

   
11th MLAIC Long Range World Championships, Adelaide, Australia - 2017


Protea Team, MLAIC Long Range, Australia - 2017

Back: Pieter Truter, Chris van Gaalen
Front: Hubert Heydenrych (team manager), Corena de Beer,
Johan de Beer (captain / coach), Chris Williams,
Johan Truter (non-travelling adjutant)
   
27th MLAIC Short Range World Championships, Sarlospuszta, Hungary - 2016

Protea Team, MLAIC Short Range, Hungary - 2016

Jean-Pierre Pellissier, Gustav Meyer, Chris van Gaalen, Pieter Truter, Corena de Beer (captain)
Insert: Jacques Jansen van Vuuren

Walkyrie 2016

Walkyrie (Corena de Beer 4th), Hungary - 2016

Rigby 2016

Rigby Team Silver Medal (Chris van Gaalen, Corena de Beer, Pieter Truter), Hungary - 2016

Vetterli Youth 2016

Vetterli Junior (Jean Pierre Pellissier, 3rd &
Gustav Meyer 4th), Hungary - 2016

Whitworth Youth 2016

Whitworth Junior (Gustav Meyer 2nd & Jean Pierre Pellissier 6th), Hungary - 2016

Frontiersmen 2016

Frontiersman Team Bronze Medal (Jacques Jansen van Vuuren, Pieter Truter, Chris van Gaalen), Hungary - 2016

10th MLAIC Long Range World Championships, Camp Butner, USA - 2015

MLAIC2015_USA

Protea Team, MLAIC Long Range, USA - 2015

Tertius Smit, Chris Williams, Johan de Beer (captain), Corena de Beer, Marnus Steyn, Andre Stander, Hubert Heydenrych (manager), Pieter Truter

Mid and Long Range Teams (Tertius Smit,
André Stander, Corena de Beer, Pieter Truter, Marnus Steyn, Johan de Beer), USA - 2015

Grand Aggregate (Pieter Truter 3rd,
André Stander 5th, Tertius Smit 6th),
USA - 2015

Top Lady (Corena de Beer) with John Whittaker (UK) and Dave Gullo (USA), USA - 2015

26th MLAIC Short Range World Championships, Granada, Spain - 2014

Protea Team, MLAIC Short Range, Spain - 2014

Johan van Wyk, Pieter Truter, Corena d eBeer (captain), Clint Slabbert, Jacques Jansen van Vuuren

Alhambra Team Gold Medal (Pieter Truter, Corena de Beer, Clint Slabbert), Spain - 2014

Gold Medal Granada (Corena de Beer),
Spain - 2014

9th MLAIC Long Range World Championships, Cape Town, South Africa - 2013

MLAIC Long Range, Cape Town - 2013

Protea Team, MLAIC Long Range, Cape Town - 2013

Front: Eugene Kuisis, Merwe van Rensburg, Johan de Beer (captain), Pieter Truter (manager), Corena de Beer
Back: Kobus de Villiers, Tertius Smit, Marnus Steyn, John Duckitt, Ronnie Blake, Chris Williams, Andre Stander

Mid & Long Range Teams (Tertius Smit,
Eugene Kuisis, Johan de Beer, Corena de Beer, Merwé van Rensburg, Marnus Steyn),
Cape Town - 2013

Individual Original World Champion
(Kobus de Villiers), UK - 2011

Individual Replica World Champion (Marnus Steyn), Cape Town - 2013

Top Lady (Corena de Beer), Cape Town - 2013

Mid & Long Range Team Champions, Cape Town -2013

25th MLAIC Short Range World Championships, Pforzheim, Germany - 2012

Protea Team, MLAIC Short Range, Germany - 2012

Front: Corena de Beer, Shaun Kennedy, Andre Malan, Andre Stander
Back: Johan de Beer (captain), Johan van Wyk, Frederik Jacobs, Bernard Toyk

8th MLAIC Long Range World Championships, Bisley, UK - 2011

Protea Team, MLAIC Long Range, UK - 2011

Front: Kobus de Villiers, Corena de Beer, Japie Maritz (captain), Jonathan Hendey (manager), Merwe van Rensburg, Johan de Beer
Back: Divan Ferreira, John Duckitt, Ronnie Blake, Eugene Kuisis, Tertius Smit

1000 yds Individual Champions (Kobus de Villiers, Original & Tertius Smit - Replica), UK - 2011

Mid Range Team (Corena de Beer, Eugene Kuisis, Ronnie Blake, Merwé van Rensburg, Japie Maritz), UK - 2011

Long Range Team (John Duckitt, Kobus de Villiers, Tertius Smit, Merwé van Rensburg, Japie Maritz), UK - 2011

Individual Original World Champion
(Kobus de Villiers), UK - 2011

Corena de Beer - gold at 300 yards

24th MLAIC Short Range World Championships, Barcelos, Portugal - 2010

Protea Team, MLAIC Short Range, Portugal - 2010

Chris Twine, Hennie Grobler, Frederik Jacobs, Colin Twine, Bart Keet, Willie de Beer, MJ Dippenaar, Merwe van Rensburg (captain / manager), Wim Steyn, Corena de Beer, Willie Steyn

Whitworth World Champion (Frederik Jacobs), Portugal - 2010

7th MLAIC Long Range World Championships, Camp Butner, USA - 2009

Protea Team, MLAIC Long Range, USA - 2009

Front: Tertius Smit, Kobus de Villiers, Eugene Kuisis, Merwe van Rensburg, Chris Williams (adjudant)
Back: Johann Vosser (manager), Japie Maritz (captain), Johan de Beer, Corena de Beer, Ronnie Blake, Gavin Jame

Long Range Team Champions (Japie Maritz, Eugene Kuisis, Merwé van Rensburg, Gavin James, Tertius Smit, Ronnie Blake), USA - 2009

Individual Original World Champion
(Kobus de Villiers), USA - 2009

Individual Replica World Champion (Eugene Kuisis), USA - 2009

Long Range Team Champion Trophy, USA - 2009

23rd MLAIC Short Range World Championships, Adelaide, Australia - 2008

Protea Team, MLAIC Short Range, Australia - 2008

Front: Corena de Beer (captain), Frederik Jacobs, Wim Steyn, Paul Vimercati (manager), Willie de Beer
Back: Eddy Stern, Clint Slabbert, Colin Twine, Frans Cronje, MJ Dippenaar, Robbie Crawford-Brunt

6th MLAIC Long Range World Championships, Cape Town, South Africa - 2007

MLAIC Long Range,
Cape Town - 2007

Protea Team, MLAIC Long Range, Cape Town - 2007

Front: Johan de Beer, Corena de Beer, Johann Vosser (manager), Merwe van Rensburg (captain), Willie de Beer, John Austin, Tertius Smit
Back: Gavin James, Kobus de Villiers, Dave Taylor, John Duckitt, Ronnie Blake, Casper Badenhorst, Japie Maritz

Protea Team, MLAIC Long Range, Cape Town - 2007

Mid & Long Range Team Champions,
Cape Town - 2007

22nd MLAIC Short Range World Championships, Bordeaux, France - 2006

Protea Team, MLAIC Short Range, France - 2006

Edward Knowles, Manuel Cardoso-Lopes, Johan Theron, Kevin Greenwood, Japie Maritz, Paul Vimercati (manager), Casper Badenhorst, Vinci Vimercati, Corena de Beer, George Synodinos, Joe Raymond, Zappi Lupini, Merwe van Rensburg
Insert: Willie de Beer (captain)

Walkyrie (Corena de Beer 4th place),
France - 2006

Historical Rifle Long Range World Championships, Cape Town, South Africa - 2006

Protea Team, Historical Rifle, Cape Town - 2006

Front: Mike Di Bona, John Austin, Eddy Stern (manager), Ray Hall, Willie de Beer (captain), Kobus de Villiers, Mike Neumann, Frik Jordaan
Back: Merwe van Rensburg, Dave Taylor, Joe Raymond, Johan Theron
(match director), John Duckitt, Dirk van den Berg, Ronnie Blake,
Johan de Beer, Jason Di Bona, Robert Mann

Historical Rifle, Cape Town - 2006