Club Affiliation Application Procedure

Procedure to follow for applying for Club Membership with the CTSASA:

  1. Download the Club Affiliation Application Form here, see “Membership for Clubs >> Club Affiliation Application Form” in the main menu or email us at ctsasa@netactive.co.za.
  2. All CTSASA Clubs must register with their provincial CTSA as well as with the national CTSASA. The Club Affiliation Application Form will give you all of the contact details for the various provincial CTSAs.
  3. The Club Affiliation Application Form must be signed by the provincial CTSA Chairman or Secretary prior to submission to the CTSASA.
  4. Payment is due with application. The full yearly fee detailed on the form is payable from 1st January until 30th June. From 1st July through to 31st December the half yearly fee is due (applicable to new clubs only).
  5. Please read the file “Definition and Regulation of Clubs” to ensure that you comply with our requirements.
  6. Submit your membership application form via fax 086 684 1973 or email ctsasa@netactive.co.za and send a copy of your deposit.
  7. Provided that your application is in order, you should receive confirmation of membership via snail-mail within two to three weeks of submission.

Registering with the CTSASA will give your Club the following advantages:-

  1. Your Club name will be listed in the CTSASA Registered Club list which is accessed by potential new members via advertising and promotion.
  2. The publication ‘Clay News’ is available for free promotion of your Club in terms of fixtures, results and Club News. Please do make use of this feature – it is for the benefit of Clay Shooting as a whole. ‘Clay News’ is published 4 times a year and is free to all CTSASA Members.
  3. Members of your Club will automatically have the right to apply to join the CTSASA and therefore are entitled to participate in CTSASA registered competitions. They will also be eligible to be DEDICATED SPORTSPEOPLE as required by the Firearms Control Act 60 of 2000.
  4. All of your club members who join the CTSASA will be covered for R20,000,000 third party public liability insurance.
  5. Your Club can apply to the CTSASA to hold registered competitions, subject to basic facilities being available.
  6. The CTSASA is actively working on ALL Clay Shooters behalf on the development and promotion of our Sport. Whether you are a shooter who simply enjoys a few social rounds of clays, or whether you are a shooter who aspires to Provincial, National or even International level, the CTSASA is working for its Members and its Clubs.
  7. Your Club has access to information on rules, regulations, range specifications and International matters.
  8. The C.T.S.A.S.A. is taking a very active role in the discussion with the Government on firearms legislation and this will benefit all clay shooters.
  9. We are also supporting the South African Shooting Sport Federation (the co-ordinating body of shooting in South Africa – rifle, pistol and shotgun) in their endeavours to protect our rights as shooting sports people.
  10. Clubs are allowed, subject to certain criteria and security, to apply for loans from the CTSASA for the upgrading of equipment at beneficial interest rates.
  11. You will also be required to register with your provincial CTSA as laid down in our Constitution.

A copy of the CTSASA Constitution can be downloaded here or a printed copy can be obtained upon request.