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April-Nov 2014
Provincial Rifle Association's
shooting schedule of events
Aug 12-22, 2015
Canadian Fullbore, F Class and
Black Powder Rifle Championships
Connaught Ranges, Ottawa, ON
Aug 17-27, 2016
Canadian Fullbore, F Class and
Black Powder Rifle Championships

Connaught Ranges, Ottawa, ON
Aug 28, 2016
2017 Commonwealth Games
Team Fullbore Shooting Trials.
Connaught Ranges, Ottawa, ON
Aug 9-18, 2017
DCRA hosts F Class
World Championships
Connaught Ranges, Ottawa, ON
Aug 19-27, 2017
Canadian Fullbore, F Class and
Black Powder Rifle Championships
Connaught Ranges, Ottawa, ON
Aug 9-15, 2018
DCRA hosts Black Powder
World Championships
Connaught Ranges, Ottawa, ON
Aug 15-26, 2018
Special 150th Canadian
Fullbore Championships and
F Class Rifle Championships
Connaught Ranges, Ottawa, ON

International Teams

The DCRA International Teams Sub-Committee has presented to the Executive Committee a revised statement of policies and priorities regarding International Teams. Following considerable discussion, prior to and at the Executive Meeting in April and by a further mail ballot in May 2009, the Executive Committee approved the statement as a general framework of DCRA policy regarding Canadian International Teams. This policy is now in effect, with Executive Committee approval required for funding allocations.

Notices from the Chairman of the International Teams Committee

2017 F-Class World Championships


The Dominion of Canada Rifle Association is pleased to announce the appointment of Eric Bisson of Cochrane, AB as Captain of the Canadian F-Class team for the 2017 F-Class World Championships, being held at Connaught Ranges in Ottawa.

Eric began competitive shooting at the age of fifteen. He shot small bore and air rifle and was very successful as a member of the Alberta Team. He soon began to travel and made the Junior National Team; and in the following year he made the Canadian Senior National Team, and ultimately a spot on the Olympic training team. In meeting his wife Heather, starting a family and a construction business competitive shooting fell to the wayside. Eric still continued to be an avid hunter during this period and even began guiding big game hunts.

About 5 years ago Eric decided to join the Rosebud Shooting Club and it was there that he got hooked on long range full bore shooting. He was soon in the pursuit of building competitive rifles, learning as much as he could about precision reloading and reading the wind. He has achieved success on provincial, national and international levels; Eric has won several provincial titles in the F-Open class and is the current 2013 Western Canadian F-Open champion. Eric was captain and shooting member of the winning team in both 2012 and 2013 at the Western Canadian Championships, and proudly represented Canada as a member of the Canadian 2013 FCWC team in Raton, NM.

Any F-Class shooters interested in being considered for the 2017 FCWC team should contact Eric at for further information on the selection program.


Nominations for Team Officers


During this winter, nominations will be sought for the following positions:

Captains of the Canadian Teams at the 2015 Canadian Championships, to be voted on by DCRA Council on the Sunday following the AGM in March/April, 2015:

  • Commonwealth Match
  • Canada Match
  • Under 25 Matches
  • International Service Rifle Match
  • Commandant and Adjutant of the Canadian Rifle team to Bisley, 2017. Nominations will close on 15th March 2015. Any full member of the DCRA is eligible for nomination, but nomination forms must be signed by two members of Council. The DCRA Executive Committee will review the nominations at its meeting on the Sunday following the 2015 AGM. A postal vote by members of Council will be held if required.



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