Walt Wise Memorial

The 58th Annual Walter Wise Memorial Police Pistol Match

September 16th & 17th, 2017

2016 Recap

This year, we had 140 shooters from FL, MA, MD, NJ, NY, PA, and VA compete in the 57th Annual Walter Wise Memorial Police Pistol Match held on September 17-18 at the outdoor Bullseye range. It was nice to see old friends and fellow shooters again!

After colors, three relays of Rimfire and Centerfire matches were shot each day.

Khang Le from Chantilly, VA won the match for his 5th year in a row with a two-day aggregate score of 3596-272x. Paul Stathis from Springfield, VA was 2nd with 3591-226x, and Hiem Trang from Germantown, MD was in 3rd with 3587-260x.

In the 5-Man Team Matches, the Metro Pistol League team was the Grand Winner in both Rimfire and Centerfire.

In the 2-Man Team Rimfire Matches, Kent Le and Hiem Trang were the Class A Winners on Saturday and Sunday.

In the 2-Man Team Centerfire Matches, Jerry Ford and Brian Keyser were the Class A Winners on Saturday, and Kent Le and Hiem Trang were the Class A Winners on Sunday.

In the Special Categories, Linda Newcomer was High Woman, Jenna Tomarelli was High Junior, Paul Stathis was High Senior, Barry Garver was High Grand Senior, Frank Zupancic was High Super Senior, Dom Helms was High Police, and George Reichart was High Service.

In the special Commemorative Centerfire Revolver Match, Khang Le won with a score of 297-11x.

Three Standing Records were broken at the match. Kyler Swisher set a new record in Junior Rimfire Aggregate with an 896-50x. Barry Garver broke his previous Grand Senior Rimfire Aggregate record on Saturday with an 895-45x, and then broke it again on Sunday with an 896-48x! And lastly, Joseph Gerhard set a new record in Super Senior Centerfire with an 870-29x.

Another Standing Record was tied. Khang Le shot a 200-20x Slowfire match in Rimfire! He now shares the record with 2 others.

Congratulations to all, and thanks to everyone who attended. We appreciate your participation and hope to see you again next year.

Special thanks go out to the many volunteers who helped make the match a success, including those who did registration, squadding, range preparation/setup/teardown, line calling, range safety, score card processing, data entry and reporting, awards, t-shirt and raffle sales, and meal preparation and service. You are the ones who make it happen, and your dedication and hard work are greatly appreciated. We certainly could not hold an event of this magnitude without you! Thanks, everyone!!!!

Follow the links on our website to check the detailed match results, photos taken at the event, and standing records.

Next year’s match will be held on September 16-17, 2017. Please mark your calendars and plan on coming to shoot with us again. Feel free to bring some new shooters with you to share in the fun! Our match is open to the public.

Kay Bischof,
Match Director

Follow the links to see the scores and pictures from previous matches or check out the shooting format.
Our commissary will be serving breakfast and lunch both days of the match!

There will be only three relays for Rim Fire and Center Fire during each day. Therefore, please register early to ensure your position. 

Kay Bischof, (717) 764-7033 or email kay007@comcast.net.

Larry Brown, (727) 561-9803 or email lbrown0071@verizon.net