Sport shooting competitions create the opportunity for members to compete at regional and national level using a variety of firearms. Regional rankings are created for each one of these competitions on the SA Hunters member administration system and members qualifying for the national competitions participate annually to determine the top shottists in each discipline.
The following disciplines are hosted at regional and national shooting competitions:
1) 20m Handgun
This discipline gives members the opportunity to participate in a standard and static exercise with handguns in rimfire and centrefire in different firearm types divided into different classes.
2) 25m and 50m Precision
Offhand standing exercises are shot in this discipline at 25 and 50m with rimfire and centrefire rifles where a high level of competency and accuracy are needed.
3) Limited Bolt Action
A discipline where rifles are used in bolt action and semi-automatic at distances over 100, 200 and 300m.
Regional and national colours are awarded for all these disciplines dependent on the qualifying standards set out in: