The UAE Shooting and Archery Federation will inaugurate the “Year of Zayed Shotgun 2018 Championship” today, which will run until 14th May. The tournament will attract 40 competitors and represent various clubs and sports bodies. The official training of the clay pigeon shooters from towers (Skeet) will be held at the Al Ain Equestrian Shooting and Golf Club. The championship is the first activity on the current agenda of the new federation in UAE shooting sport and will extend until 2020 in clay pigeon shooting.
The first round of the Skeet Tournament will be launched today with three rounds and will continue till Saturday with two more rounds including the final. Six best shooters will qualify on the basis of the World Shotgun Federation’s rules. The formal training for trap pit shooters will be organised on Saturday and after three rounds on Sunday with a total of 75 clays and 50 clays on Monday, six best shooters will be qualified for the trophy, medals and prizes.