Definition and Regulation of Clubs

Definition and Regulations Governing Affiliated Clubs

Download these regulations here

Download the Club Affiliation Application Form here

Membership – current fee per year (see application form) plus R10 per CTSASA member after the first 30.  This means that if you have from 1 to 30 CTSASA members in your club, you pay the basic fee.  If you have 31 or more CTSASA members in your club, you pay an additional R10 per member.


Club Membership Categories:

1)       Standard Club (volunteer/amateur club, non-profit organisation)

2)       Corporate Club (profit making concern – sole proprietor, partnership, closed corporation, registered company or trust)



  1. Club is fully supported by the CTSASA in that in order for a shooter to become a full member of the CTSASA, they must belong to a registered CTSASA club. This gives financial strength to our clubs.
  2. Allowed to host provincial and national events (subject to basic minimum facilities being supplied).  All CTSASA events are allocated to the provincial CTSA, who in turn will allocate to a suitable CTSASA registered club.
  3. Your Club Members who are CTSASA Members are covered under the CTSASA 3rd Party Public Liability Insurance Policy.
  4. CTSASA members who are members of an affiliated club can participate in national and provincial events.
  5. Receive rule updates.
  6. Listed on internet web site
  7. Backing of national governing body re: legislation, promotion etc.



In order for a club to be a full affiliated club with the CTSASA, the following basic requirements must be fulfilled:-

  1. A physical address
  2. A minimum of one range at the said physical address. The shooting range to be either Trap, Skeet, Sporting, 5-Stand Sporting or Trench, or other CTSASA approved type of range.
  3. Committee with Chairman, Secretary, Treasurer (Standard Club only).
  4. Constitution, or corporate entity’s terms and conditions of membership, to be lodged with CTSASA and the club’s Provincial Association. The terms and conditions of membership of a CTSASA Club member must conform to relevant regulations as laid down by SASCOC.
  5. A club may not have more than one physical address. Where an organization has two or more physical sites, each site must be registered separately.
  6. It is recommended that a noticeboard be erected in the clubhouse with the following information displayed: safety notices, CTSASA Calendar, address and contact details of the CTSASA office, address and contact details of their local provincial committee, club fee structure, dress code, code of conduct, details of coaching available (either locally or nationally).
  7. It is a strong recommendation that a member of the club/committee who is highly experienced in Clay Target Shooting be the Designated Safety Officer.
  8. All CTSASA clubs MUST register with their relevant Permanent Member (Provincial CTSA).
  9. A CTSASA club will not be considered fully paid up until registration with Provincial CTSA is confirmed by the Provincial CTSA.
  10. All clubs to provide proof of Clay Target Shooting activities by way of practice scores and competition/league scores on CTSASA approved documentation.
  11. Any other information which the Executive Committee may require in order to ascertain the bona fides of the application.
  12. Compliance with Shooting Range Accreditation laws (see below)


Accreditation as a Shooting Range under the Firearms Control Act 2000

It is not a requirement by law that a shooting range must become SAPS accredited under the FCA except if the range is offering competency training or wishes to become a dealer or business.  However, it is compulsory that a shooting range obtain NRCS compliance.  All CTSASA registered clubs must comply with the provisions contained in the SANS 10353 compulsory standard for small arms shooting ranges, and the National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications – VC9088.  Please click HERE for the procedure to follow.