THE Qatar Shooting and Archery Association’s (QSAA) inaugural Nishan Championships began at the Losail Shooting Range on Tuesday.
The one-of-its-kind Ramadan tournament is sponsored by Ooredoo with Al Dawri and Al Kass channel as the media partner.
“The event is open to all and we’ve divided the participants into two categories — Professionals and Amateurs. In each section, there’ll be shotgun, pistol, rifle and archery events. There’s no separate category for women and they’ll have to compete with men,” said QSAA President Ali Mohammed Al Kuwari while announcing the format of the competition, which will end on June 20.
“The participants must contest in all events and accumulate maximum points. The one who has the maximum points will be declared winner and will take home a car as the grand prize,” added Al Kuwari.
apart from overall prizes, there are attractive rewards for winners in each event.