Marksmanship – 803 North Shore Sabre Squadron

Tuesday from 6:30pm to 9pm. See activity calendar for more info.

Who: Open to cadets wishing to make the Marksmanship Team.
What: Air rifle shooting in a safe learning environment. Competition setting for the more advance shooters.
Where: Place to be determined
Dress: Proper civilian clothing. Make sure the shirt covers your back when lying down.
Awards: Marksmanship Trophy – Marksmanship Pin to wear on the uniform, awarded to the 803 Squadron representatives at the yearly regional, provincial or national competitions (bronze, silver, gold).

Officers in charge : CI Devin Kuriya and CI Christelle Ayoub

Description of activity:

  1. Cadets arrive on time at the activity (and preferably 10 minutes ahead)
  2. They will receive a course on safety rules, the different parts of the rifles and how to shoot on a target. (15 to 20 minutes)
  3. Cadets will be separated in relays of 4 and will do rotations so everybody gets the chance to shoot the maximum of times (1 hour and 30 minutes)
  4. The officers in charge will give a quick debrief on how the activity went (10 minutes)
  5. End of activity. See you next week!

Additional Information:

  • Cadets must complete the marksmanship course before participating.
  • A level 1 to 4 program will assess cadets’ performance. Badges will be issued to wear on the uniform.
  • Air Rifle Marksmanship Instructor summer course is also offered to cadets, for levels 3 and up, of 6 weeks in duration.
  • Events:
    • West-Island Region Cadet Marksmanship competition
    • Marksmanship Championship Series

Schedule of the year:

  • From SEPTEMBER to DECEMBER: initiating the cadets to marksmanship
  • End of DECEMBER: announcement of the 2 teams for this training year (choice based on the following criteria: behavior, constant presence to practices, shooting potential/performance)
  • MARCH 14th: Regional marksmanship competition