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The ACTA Trap Hall of Fame Inductees

Violet 'Tim' Reade

Year Inducted: 2010

First lady to be inducted into the ACTA Hall of Fame. First female to reach 22 yard handicap in the old system.

During 1956 in Melbourne when the Olympics were being held, Violet took part in a qualifying competition at the Olympic shooting venue in Laverton. Shooting 94/100 falling short of the 100 targets required. She was the only woman in the running.

Violet started shooting in 1948, first by shooting rabbits and then got into clay target shooting. That was at a time when it was only men shooting. For women she was a trailblazer, there were no seperate sections for women to compete in as there was not many women shooters around but she managed to beat the men in many championships.

In 1958 when she won the Keilor Plains mixed birds Championship at Keilor, she was ranked one of the best trap shots in Australia.

She is a life member of Point Cook and Pucapunil.


January 2022 CTSN

On the cover: ERN WILLIAMS from the Wangaratta Club, ACTA’s only Centenarian– still shooting regular practice & competition

Inside this month's edition

ACTA Report
MCMS Grading Data
VCTA State Trap Carnival
Lake Albert’s 43rd Anniversary
Ern Williams, ACTA Centenarian
ACTA State Handicappers
2021 Final Shoot for Boyup Brook
ACTA Coaching News
42nd Central Victorian Grand Prix
Around the Traps in Tasmania
Break Badges
Psychological Skills for Shooting
Glenn Trophy Results
VCTA North West Zone 2021 DTL Carnival
What’s Happening in the VCTA
Competition Results: VIC, TAS, SA, QLD, WA, NSW
Christmas Cheer at Bega
ACTA New Members
Shoot Calendar
2022 Registration & Club Membership Application

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