CTSASA Merit Colours – Regulations

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The CTSASA “Merit” Colour was registered with the Republic of South Africa Bureau of Heraldry on the 2nd October 1970 and is described as follows:

“A Springbok head and neck couped proper, attired Argent”

  • This Badge is the exclusive property of the Clay Target Shooting Association of South Africa.
  • The Badge is embroidered on a Blue/Black background and is worn on a Navy Blue Blazer.
  • The Colour is awarded by the Association to Members who qualify in terms of the following:
  1. Persons who are amateurs as defined by the National Olympic Committee of South Africa;
  2. Persons who are bona fide members of the Association in good standing;
  3. Persons who are South African citizens or foreign citizens resident in South Africa for a minimum of two years from date of entry into the Republic and who are, at the time of application, in possession of a permanent residence permit.

 

THE COLOUR IS AWARDED ON THE FOLLOWING BASIS:

Persons who have in three separate events achieved the following minimum qualifying score in the South African Championships or African Grand.  The “Legs” need not be all in the same Discipline.

Olympic Trap, Universal Trench, Olympic Skeet – 92%

English Skeet/SA Skeet/American Skeet and DTL, ATA Trap (1st Barrel kills) – 96%

ATA Double Trap – 92%

Sporting – 82%

Mackintosh – 290 ex 300

SPECIAL AWARDS

  1. CTSASA Merit Colours may be awarded to representative Teams as the Executive Committee of the CTSASA may from time to time determine.
  2. The CTSASA shall grant “Honoris Causa” colours to any person who has made a contribution to the sport of Clay Target Shooting worthy of recognition, other than by their achievements on the Sporting field. Such grants shall only be considered upon the written recommendation of a PERMANENT MEMBER and shall be accompanied by a suitably worded citation.
  3. CTSASA Umpire Merit Colours may be awarded to national umpires who have achieved the required standard as laid down in the National Umpires Qualification Procedure. The badge will have “NATIONAL UMPIRE” embroidered beneath the logo.
  4. CTSASA Umpire Merit Colours may be awarded to umpires who have officiated at approved international championships. The badge will have “INTERNATIONAL UMPIRE” embroidered beneath the logo.

JUNIOR CTSASA COLOURS

CTSASA Junior Merit Colours may be awarded as the Executive Committee of the CTSASA may from time to time determine.  The badge will be embroidered with the word “Junior” underneath the emblem.  On 17th May 2003, the following was agreed:-

  1. At all international events held in South Africa, Junior CTSASA Colours can be achieved by shooting the following percentages (with the exception of FITASC Sporting, these are straight percentages and not percentages of the winning score):-

ATA Trap & DTL Trap – 88%

NSSA Skeet – 88%

FITASC Universal Trench – 85%

Olympic Trap – 85%

Olympic Double-Trap – 80%

Olympic Skeet – 80%

FITASC Sporting – 80% of the winning score

An “international event” is defined as an event where there is at least one other official international team (besides South Africa) OR where there are at least two other shooters from two different countries (besides South Africa).

OR:-
  1. Two ‘legs’ obtained at CTSASA South African National Championships using the following percentages. Legs need not be in the same discipline.  There is no time limit but the scores must be recorded whilst the Junior is still within the Junior age in the appropriate discipline:-

ATA Trap & DTL Trap – 88%

NSSA Skeet – 88%

FITASC Universal Trench – 85%

ATA Doubles – 86%

Olympic Trap – 85%

Olympic Double-Trap – 80%

Olympic Skeet – 80%

FITASC Sporting – 80% of the winning score

INTERCHANGEABILITY

  1. Holders of Protea Colours shall have the right to CTSASA Merit Colours. (The word “manager” shall be inscribed on the CTSASA Colour awarded in terms of this Clause to the holder of Protea  “Manager’s” Colours).
  2. Holders of the old CTSASA Colour (Springbok Head on Green Background) shall have the right to wear the current CTSASA Colour.
  3. Holders of the old CTSASA half Colour (Springbok Head on Blue/Black background) shall have the right to use the Association “Team Badge”.

ADMINISTRATION

(i)         The Executive Officer of the Association shall:

  1. a) attend to all matters pertaining to the award of colours as set out aforesaid;
  2. b) maintain a record of all events for which colours have been awarded and shall from time to time, compile an Honours List for circulation to members.
  3. c) maintain specimens of the various CTSASA honours Badges and necktie designs.
  4. d) maintain a stock of CTSASA honours Badges, Neckties etc, and shall be the only source of supply of these items.

(ii)        Honours holders in good standing wishing to purchase new badges and other articles of uniform shall do so by completing an application form which shall be obtainable from the Executive Officer.

(iii)       The Association shall present CTSASA Merit Badges only on the first occasion that the Colour is awarded.

(iv)       The onus for the application for the award of CTSASA Colours shall rest with the member who shall in all cases make application to the Executive Officer of the Association.

Official Dress Uniform for CTSASA Merit Colours

Navy Blazer

Khaki trousers (supplied by Sportoria – official Protea trousers)

White shirt

Black shoes

Black socks

CTSASA Merit Colours tie

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