The Validation Centre (TVC) Ltd

The Validation Centre (TVC) Ltd


Charlie Wins Colts in Essex Masters

April 21, 2017

Colts Win at Essex Masters

It’s been a while since we updated you on our young gun, Charlie Soanes. He’s been up and down the country at various events, powering through 2017 with some impressive results. Over the weekend of 8/9 April, however, he came 1st in Colts at the Essex Masters. Some would say this is one of the biggest events in the shooting calendar in the UK. From the sheer number of participants – more than 2,400 – we can see why! (more…)

Formidable athletes celebrate Charlie’s success in Clay Pigeon Shooting Association (CPSA) 2016 Premier League

September 26, 2016

Storming the Premier League

There is certainly no stopping our young Mr Soanes. At the beginning of September, he took on the Clay Pigeon Shooting Association (CPSA) 2016 Premier League. He did fantastically and stormed through to secure overall Series High Gun and furthermore, his team, Barrow Heath, also gained the overall Premier League Champions title too.


Charlie after Premier League win with George Digweed MBE

Charlie with George Digweed MBE


England Shooting Team Members Encourage Charlie Soanes

June 17, 2016

Charlie at Cambridge Shooting Ground
Charlie at Cambridge Shooting Ground

You know you’ve got talent when senior members of the England Shooting Team encourage their manager to see you shoot. Even more so when the team manager approaches you afterwards and encourages you to try out for the England Team Selection Shoots! Charlie is looking into shooting in the remaining ones, just the experience will be beneficial for him but he really does have something about him and his shooting that it could also be the start of a winning career for him with the England Team. (more…)

Shooting Star

February 23, 2016
Charlie at the Inter Country Skeet in September 2015

Charlie at the Inter Country Skeet in September 2015

There’s just no stopping Charlie Soanes at the moment; we’ve been incredibly impressed with his determination and dedication to his shooting and he’s smashing his personal best nearly every week it seems! Whereas most youngsters are hanging out with their mates or spending their weekends on a Netflix marathon, Charlie is out at the crack of dawn, travelling to competitions around the country and putting in hour upon hour of training to be the best. (more…)