ESTEVAN – The 2nd Annual Estevan Oilfield Technical Society Top Gun Trap Shoot took place on Friday, May 13 in weather that was less than ideal.

Or was it?

You see, it was raining quite a bit that day in Estevan, especially in the morning, but every so often the weather broke.

When it’s fair weather, people in the oilpatch are at work in the field. But when it’s raining, not so much.

Tony Sernick, one of the organizers, said, “Everybody’s been shooting all day, in all kinds of conditions – rain, wind. And we actually obviously thought of canceling the event, because the forecast was scaring everybody away. But the oilpatch, it worked out perfect, because there were actually lots of people that couldn’t make it today, but could make it today, because their jobs were shut down for the day.

“So that’s what happens. If we can’t work in it, we go play.”

Sernick said, “One-hundred and ten participants braved mother nature’s fury.”

Initially the plan was for the event to run for two days, but they were able to get everyone into one.

The trap shoot took place at the Estevan Wildlife Federation range at Boundary Dam.

2022 OTS Top Gun Champion – Derek Fichter with a score of 82 out of 100 shots. Submitted

Derek Fichter ended up as the 2022 OTS Top Gun Champion, with a score of 82 out of 100 shots. Derek tied for 1st place last year but lost in the count back. He was a clear winner this year five shots ahead of 2nd place.

Representing Team Certified is Jared Schlamp. Submitted

The team champions were Certified Energy Services. This is the second year in a row that Team Certified won the team event.

Second place in the Team Event went to Skylift Services. Third place was Kobald Completions.

He said, “Honorable mention to our two trap shooting celebrities that shot multiple times during the day to fill in for teams that were short – Logan King and Sam Meek. Always a treat to watch these young men shoot traps. They are good and don’t miss too often.”

Next up is the 65th Annual Estevan OTS golf tournament, to be held June 3-5. “We were talking about just doing two days this year. But we are now back to the three-day event,” Sernick said. “Supper is at the Power Dodge Curling Centre on Saturday evening. So, we’re going to go back to the old way again.

“There was easily almost 200 people registered so far. So there’s definitely room for 200 more, but get your entries in,” he concluded.

The entry fee for 18 holes is $150. The entry fee for 36 holes is $200. This includes steak supper, beer holes on course and safe rides. Additional tickets for supper are $50.

You can register at estevanots.com.

Following that is the 22nd Annual Estevan OTS Oilwomen Golf Tournament, scheduled for July 15. The tournament will be a Texas Scramble – 18 holes- with a shotgun start at 10:30 am, with a supper to follow at the clubhouse. Participants must be registered prior to 9:30 am.

Eligibility is restricted to oilwomen (or recently retired oilwomen) whose primary occupation/income is oil and gas exploration, production, or service company.  Oilwives are also welcome to golf, but must be enrolled with a team of 4, of which the other 3 team members are oilwomen.

Registration is also on the same website.

 

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