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Last updated
17 April, 2024

Affiliated to:
Muzzle Loader Associations International Confederation (MLAIC)
South African Bisley Union (SABU)


Recognised by the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC),
South African Shooting Sports Confederation (SASSCo) and South African Bisley Union (SABU)

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Updated BPSU Rules
(approved on AGM 2024)


* Dedicated Sportsman Status

(ONLY when you need a new certificate for
a new licence or renewal applications)

Application Form

Application Criteria and Process

NB. It remains the applicant's responsibility to submit
a list of attendances at approved shoots. This will be checked
against the official results on the website.

To renew your DSS Certificate, you have to submit a
complete application
again (updated documents from original application)

Requirements for application / Accompanying documents:

  1. Application form with proper motivation (download form above)

  2. Proficiency (training) Certificate complying to Unit Standards for Handle and Use of a Rifle / Handgun / Shotgun / Muzzle Loader
    (NOT ONLY Knowledge of the Firearms Act !)

  3. Competency Certificate - Muzzle Loader - COMPULSORY!

  4. Letter from primary club to confirm paid up status for current year

  5. Scores / Proof of attendance for past 12 months (you need 6 points to apply)

  6. Copy of Identity Document

  7. Copy of a valid firearm licence

  8. Proof of payment of R50 into the BPSU bank account

  9. Submit to Secretary of the BPSU for processing

Application for Endorsement from SABU
New licences only

Please note the Endorsement form needs to be submitted to
SABU by the member directly and NOT through the BPSU.
Remember to attach current owner's licence
/ gun shop's detail to your application.


* World Anti-Doping Agency *

South African Institute for Drug-free Sport Website

2024 List of Prohibited Substances

Check your Meds Online | More information


* World Championship - Hungary *


* Membership 2024 *

BPSU Membership Form

SABU Membership Form


Club Affiliation Form


2024 BPSU Membership Certificates

2024 SABU Membership Certificates


* National Championship *

Rifle & Handgun National Championship

Good Hope Shooting Range - 12&13 April 2024
Mariette Shooting Range - 3&4 May 2024

Shotgun National Championship

Durbanville Shooting Range - 11 May 2024
Pretoria Military Clay Target Club Centurion - 18 May 2024

Entry Form


* Gauteng Provincial Championship *

Date & Venue to be confirmed

* Western Cape Provincial Championship *

Good Hope Shooting Range, Atlantis
8-9 November 2024


* Pacific Zone *

Rules & Format of Pacific Zone Championships 2023

Results 2023

Handgun Results | Rifle Results | Clay Results

2023 Medals Table


* BPSU & MLAIC Records *

BPSU National Records
(updated 30.11.2023)

Pacific Zone Records
(updated 18.03.2024)

Short Range World Records |
Long Range World Records

*** Muzzle Loading Firearms Proficiency / Competency Training ***

False Bay Training Academy - Cape Town
Tel: 021 782 0107 / 021 300 1176
GPS Sales and Training (Pty) Ltd - Worcester
Tel: 023 342 8112
Guns N Roses - Cape Town
Tel: 084 429 4935 (Werner)
Honey Badger Training Academy - Randburg
Tel: 063 447 4979
Industry Quality Consultants - Bloemfontein Tel: 079 329 3472
International Training Academy - Krugersdorp
Tel: 011 955 6775
Lyttelton Firearm Training Centre
Tel: 082 499 1842