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|Guest Message by DevFuse|
Posted 25 December 2013 - 07:29 PM
Looks like easily the largest prize fund ever. 140,000 USD for the winner!
1500 USD for 50th. Good prizes for ladies and a car a day for spectators. And it appears free as your entry deposit is refunded!
Posted 25 December 2013 - 10:11 PM
I expect George will be happy being paid in U.S. dollars?
Posted 28 December 2013 - 07:16 PM
all booked in for this now , lets give the big man a run for his dollars
Posted 28 December 2013 - 07:21 PM
Posted 28 December 2013 - 11:06 PM
Posted 30 December 2013 - 09:28 AM
Posted 30 December 2013 - 09:45 AM
Read the FAQ's.
It said Sporting not Fitasc?
(P.s. Sorry did not see Leigh beat me to it).
Edited by Tinker bell, 30 December 2013 - 09:54 AM.
Posted 30 December 2013 - 09:54 AM
It actually says a 'FITASC type' championship and not actually a FITASC championship......and there in lies the get out. Might be a good argument for lawyers though
If I had to bet on it.......Paris will be quiet...and pretend not to notice it....so they don't have to take up the cudgels.
I do not think that Paris could afford a pissing contest with Ahmed and his brother......if truth be known.
Posted 30 December 2013 - 11:32 AM
Best thing that could happen in my opinion! Fitasc Paris is like the Maffia, "Do as we say or we break your legs" they don't want anyone else holding a shoot unless they have their fingers in the till!
When you think that if you win the World fitasc Sporting C/ship you get a tin cup (not silver) if you win this shoot you get $140,000 U.S. its a no brainer!
Posted 30 December 2013 - 03:29 PM
This is going to be a fantastic event whatever type of target is involved because there will be many talented people from here going who are genuinely capable of putting in huge scores anywhere. I don't believe any other nation is in quite the same league yet.
Not sure if they can run Fitasc format or even use or imply the name unless they have prior agreement BUT personally I would advise against gun down because when there is that kind of money involved you simply will not be able to enforce it evenly and fairly. It's just too likely that one nation will accuse another of their winners cheating; just throw good, hard and technical targets and let people compete. Do not allow the possibility of sour grapes tarnish what should prove to possibly be the greatest contest we have ever had.
Posted 30 December 2013 - 03:54 PM
If it is a fitasc in all but name, who are they going to use as ref's
Posted 30 December 2013 - 10:53 PM
gonna be pretty special....going out for the Brit and Yank mags, and as the entry is free I might just take my gun as well....