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Welsh Airgun Association - Introduction and information

The Welsh Airgun Association is the Welsh governing body for the sports of Air Rifle Shooting, Air Pistol Shooting, Cartridge Pistol Shooting, Target Crossbow, 10m Running Target and Bell Target.

Membership is open to anyone who satisfies Welsh nationality criteria:

The WAA is a member body of the Welsh Target Shooting Federation (WTSF) Limited, an umbrella organisation which was set up to be the central point for communication with the Sports Council for Wales and the Commonwealth Games Council for Wales. The other member bodies of the WTSF are the Welsh Small-bore Rifle Association (WSRA), the Welsh Clay Target Shooting Association (WCTSA) and the Welsh Rifle Association (WRA).
The WTSF is the co-ordinating body for facility development as well as being the nominating body for the Commonwealth Games team members.

Company information

Registered name: Welsh Airgun Association Limited
Registered number: 07270912
Registered in Wales and England
Registered address: 11 Berrymead Road, Cyncoed, Cardiff, CF23 6QA

The WAA is run entirely by volunteers, the current directors being:-

Current WAA directors
 Chairman  Ian Thomas
 Vice Chairman   Vacant
 Company Secretary and Treasurer     Ian Harris
 Director   Dave Carpenter 
 Director   John Court   
 Director   Alan Green 
 Director   Hilary Thomas   

Current appointed positions
 National Pistol Coaches 
 Alan Green
 Steve Pengelly   
 National Rifle Coaches 
 Louise Richards
 John Court (Assistant)   
 Match Secretary Rifle and Pistol     Ian Morris   

The annual membership fee for 2019 is £15.00 for Seniors and £7.50 for Juniors.

Annual affiliation fee for 2019 for Clubs is £20.00.

WAA membership is mandatory for those wishing to be part of any Welsh team or Welsh national squad.

In International terms, the Commonwealth Games is the highest level a shooter can aspire to while representing Wales. Wales is not recognised by the International Olympic Commitee (IOC) or International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) as a country, and to compete in World Cups, European and World Championships, or the Olympic Games, Welsh shooters must become part of the United Kingdom team.

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Updated: 1st January 2019

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