U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- On the eve of the IPSC Shotgun World Shoot III the inaugural meeting of the International Practical Shooting Confederation (IPSC) Continental Council was held on May 31, 2018 in Chateauroux, France. The main topics for discussion by the IPSC Continental Council members were IPSC Regional development, the official launch of MISSIA, the role of an IPSC Athlete’s Committee, and the evolution of the IPSC Competition Rules and Constitution.
The Continental Council is an advisory committee consisting of representatives from all the IPSC Zones: Africa, Australasia, Europe and Pan-America. Its Representatives are experienced Regional Directors from strong and successful Regions within the IPSC Zones.The Continental Council is an advisory committee consisting of representatives from all the IPSC Zones: Africa, Australasia, Europe and Pan-America.
The Continental Council was created to monitor the development of, and support given to, IPSC Regions. It will analyse the current situation of each Region in order to suggest options for the efficient development of new ones and will encourage new Regions to join IPSC. The Continental Council can recommend new sponsors and partners for the development of IPSC, and will hold an official meeting 1-2 times a year in conjunction with Level IV and V matches.
The inaugural meeting was attended by Regional Director for the Philippines Edwin B. Lim, Regional Director for Australia Gareth Graham, Regional Director for Norway Kyrre Lee, Regional Director for Italy Silvia Bussi, Regional Director for the Czech Republic Roman Šedy, Regional Director for the USA Mike Foley and Members of the IPSC Executive Council and IPSC Administration.
The session was opened with welcome speeches from the IPSC President, Vitaly Kryuchin, who greeted the audience and announced the main goals and tasks of the Continental