Team Manitoba Competes at 2019 Canadian 3D Archery Championships

(shown above: Archery Manitoba VP Events & Archery Canada Board Member Aaron Bull during opening ceremonies)

Manitoba had a strong contingent of 3D shooters attend the 2019 Canadian 3D Championships in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan over the August Long Weekend. Reflecting the growing interest in competitive 3D Archery in our province, the event saw 21 team and general members represent Manitoba, in a variety of categories and divisions. Team Manitoba was well represented, having Alexander Perron, April Willis, Brad Hackewich, Brendan Mills, Cornelia Squirra, Ed Wilson, Francois Squirra, Jaxon Chadney, Josten North, Miles Towle, Reed Fowlie, Reid Jonasson, and Russ Danielson in attendance. While Archery Manitoba Members, Brian Erickson, Darcie Widish, Jay Beauerlein, Leon Laffin, Patrick Perron and Taylor Laffin also in attendance.

The organization would like to thank 3D Team Leader Ed Wilson for all his hard work in lead up to, and at the National Championships. Ed has worked tirelessly this year, volunteering his time to reshaping the team program, hosting clinics and practices and organizing team travel. We look forward to what can be built beyond the progress made in 2019.

We would also like to recognize and thank Manitoba 3D Archery Provincial Representative Russ Danielson and Archery Canada Board Member and Vice President 3D Aaron Bull for their ongoing support and volunteering. Both Aaron and Russ participated in national meetings while attending the event.

Finally, we would like to congratulate all of our Manitoba Shooters on thier performance. Highlights from the Manitoba specific results include Cornelia Squirra securing a Team Canada Spot to represent our country at the 2019 World 3D Championships in Lac La Biche, Alberta in early September, and medal finishes for Alex Perron, April Willis, Cornelia Squirra, and Jaxon Chadney. Congratulations to theses shooters for making the podium.

Following a fantastic event hosted by Timberland Bowbenders Archery Club, Saskatchewan Archery Association and Archery Canada, the Manitoba specific results are as follows:

Name Category Division Gender Final Rank
Alexander Perron Junior (20 or less) Junior Compound Male 2/2
April Willis Senior (20-50) Compound Fixed Pins Female 2/2
Brad Hackewich Senior (20-50) Longbow Male 6/11
Brendan Mills Senior (20-50) Known Distance (K50) Male 25/28
Cornelia Squirra Senior (20-50) Longbow Female 2/5
Ed Wilson Senior (20-50) Known Distance (K50) Male 9/28
Francois Squirra Senior (20-50) Longbow Male 6/11
Jaxon Chadney Cub (14 or less) Cub Compound Male 3/5
Josten North Cub (14 or less) Compound Fixed Pins Male 5/5
Miles Towle Senior (20-50) Longbow Male 10/11
Reed Fowlie Senior (20-50) Known Distance (K50) Male 14/28
Reid Jonasson Cadet (17 or less) Cadet Compound Male 4/10
Russ Danielson Senior (20-50) Known Distance (K50) Male 10/28
Brian Erickson Senior (20-50) Longbow Male 12/12
Darcie Widish Master 60 (60+) Compound Unlimited Male 9/12
Jay Beauerlein Master (50+) Compound Unlimited Male 11/13
Leon Laffin Senior (20-50) Known Distance (K50) Male 11/11
Patrick Perron Senior (20-50) Compound Unlimited Male 20/28
Taylor Laffin Senior (20-50) Known Distance (K50) Female 6/7

for a fill listing of results please visit: https://www.archerycanada.ca/sites/default/files/uploads/articles/files/2019221_results_final.pdf

To view the event photos, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/Timberland-Bowbenders-Archery-Club-1208662765913954/

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