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The first 10 meter range shooting academy of Thrichur Dist. will be inaugurated in Christ College on October 31, 2011 by Dronacharya award winner national coach Prof. Sunny Thomas. Rev. Fr. John Paliakkara, the manager, would preside over the meeting. P. Vijayan, the Police Commissioner, Devassy Kurian, the secretary of State Rifle Association, would be the chief guests.The academy is affiliated to Kerala State Rifle Association and District  Rifle Association. Dr. Jose Thekkan, the Principal of the college described the Academy as the first of its kind in the Colleges of Kerala. Nijo Jacob, the District shooting coach would give coaching in point 177 air rifle and pistol section. In the beginning the coaching would be given to Christ College students. Then it would be extended to the general public.

The Academy was blessed by Rev. Fr. John Paliakkara, the manager on Oct 29, 2011. Fr. Vivian Memorial All Kerala 10 meter Shooting Championship would be held in Christ College on Oct 30, 31, 2011.For details contact : 98472 20720, 97467 97004.