press release


Members of the Guyana Sport Shooting Foundation are working to construct props and put things in place for what promises to be yet another exciting Practical Pistol Match they will be hosting this Saturday 28th March, 2015 at the G.D.F. Range.

The Board of Directors of the G.S.S.F. wishes to acknowledge the generosity and thank the management of NABI Construction for their donation of a new roll of construction mesh and also the management of Nutra Farms for donating wood in their bid to offset expenses of the Foundation. These items will be used for the construction of several screens and walls to be used by the GSSF’s Practical Shooting Section. 

G.S.S.F. calls on Ministry of Culture, Youth & Sport after First AGM

Board members of the Guyana Sport Shooting Foundation paid a courtesy call on the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport and presented documents which were adopted at the 2015 AGM of the G.S.S.F. held on the 29 January, 2015. The Foundation was lauded by the Permanent Secretary, Mr. Alfred King as the first body to do so for 2015, in keeping with the requirements set out by the MCY&S and the National Sports Commission for all sport organisations in Guyana. These included copies of the Foundation’s Report for 2014 together with externally audited Financial Statements, and a copy of their updated Constitution.

During the visit the Board members discussed with the Ministry its plans for the future and gave an update as to the accomplishments in 2014. They also previewed the happenings of the recent AGM where President of the G.S.S.F., Ms. Vidushi Persaud categorically stated that the success has been due to all of the members who un-hesitatingly came on board to promote sport shooting in Guyana in a safe and well regulated manner. She paid tribute to the work of the Directors of the founding Board who have all given so freely of their time and energies to make 2014 the success it has been.


On Tuesday 20th January, 2015, Owner and Managing Director of Woodpecker Products located at Lot 40, Fourth Street, Alberttown, Mrs. Luana Ferandes, generously donated to the Guyana Sport Shooting Foundation several Trophies for their upcoming Practical Pistol Competition to be held on the 24th January, 2015 at the G.D.F. Timehri Ranges.

At a simple hand-over ceremony yesterday afternoon, Mrs. Luana Fernandes who is well known for her contributions to the development of sport in Guyana, presented the Trophies to President of the Foundation, Ms. Vidushi Persaud who accepted the prizes on behalf of the G.S.S.F. and thanked Mrs. Fernandes for the support Woodpecker Products has given to local sport shooting.