Firearm Owners United Sponsored a junior shooter named Elise Collier in 2016. Elise first picked up a firearm in late 2014 at the age of 16, a year later she won the 2015 Victorian SSAA Junior State Championships for field rifle. Elise competed against 27 other shooters to claim gold, shooting the top score in the four positional competition – rapid fire, offhand, standing post and sitting post.
FOU’s sponsorship included coaching, ammunition and entry fee into State and National Titles.
Since Firearm Owners United sponsorship of Elise Collier, she has claimed gold on multiple occasions and placed just as many times. Elise turned 18 during one discipline’s National Junior Championships in late 2016.
Elise won Gold in the following State and National events as a 17 year old. * Denotes open age events i.e non junior competitions.
2016 Bill O’Connor Victorian Junior Silhouette Championship
2016 National Junior Challenge Under 18’s (3P, Field Rifle and Silhouette)
2016 Keith Barnett Memorial Rimfire Silhouette Championship*
2016 Air Rifle Silhouette Victorian State Championship*
2016 Rimfire Metallic Silhouette Victorian State Championship*
2016 Centrefire Metallic Silhouette Victorian State Championship*
2016 Rimfire Field Rifle Victorian State Championship*
2016 Centrefire Field Rifle Victorian State Championship*
Elise won gold in the following events as an 18 year old
2016 Field Rifle Junior State Championships, 18-24 category
2017 Rimfire 3P State Championship*
2017 Centrefire 3P State Championship*