Black Powder Shooting Union of South Africa

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History of Black Powder Shooting in South Africa

Provincial Championships

National Championships

World Championships

*** 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)
2019 (UK)

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

Our Protea Teams and achievements over the years

12th MLAIC Long-Range World Championships, Bisley, United Kingdom - 2019

Protea Team, MLAIC Long Range, Bisley, UK- 2019

Johan Truter (Adjutant), Corena de Beer, Pieter Truter,
Johan de Beer (Captain), John Duckitt, Hubert Heydenrych (Manager), André Stander

Canon Firing Ceremony at Nitida Restaurant

Corena de Beer, Pieter Truter, Johan de Beer, Johan Truter

Corena de Beer

Pieter Truter

Johan de Beer

Johan Truter

Sabrage by Corena de Beer

Sabrage by Hubert Heydenrych

 
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

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

MLAIC Long Range,
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