CPSA The Clay Pigeon Shooting Association.

The CPSA is the National Governing body for Clay Target Shooting in England. Based at the National Shooting Centre, Bisley, Woking, Surrey, we operate from a small headquarters and employ 12 people directly and work alongside several industry specialist consultants. The remit of the CPSA is to manage the sport of Clay Target Shooting for its approximately 25,000 members and the 400 clubs and grounds affiliated or associated with us.
There are also approximately 200 Trade Members associated with the CPSA who believe that being part of the association can be mutually advantageous. The CPSA offer support to its members in various ways: The opportunity to shoot in registered competitions, both at a Regional and National level The opportunity to be selected for the England Team Shooting events and also GB Team events through British Shooting (BICTSF) The ability to obtain a shooting classification (a bit like a golf handicap), based on your scores at registered shoots A £10 million pound civil liability insurance, covering not only clay shooting, but all game, rough, rifle, pistol shooting and angling.
[u]A £30,000 personal injury insurance, covering all the above sports Private liability insurance (for CPSA qualified coaches and instructors) The Privateation of Pull! magazine, a members’ association Privateation issued 10 times a year We support clay target shooting enthusiasts across the UK. [/u]
As an association we promote the highest standards of excellence in every aspect of our sport. Open to all who want to learn, develop or use their skills to compete at every level; our members are backed by over 140 years of unrivalled understanding and expertise. They know we share their passion. They know we act in their best interests.
They know we are dedicated to protecting and enhancing clay target shooting. As the National Governing Body we have vision, resources and commitment to develop the sport and through our understanding of today’s clay shooting needs, we are uniquely placed to guard, nurture and shape its future.
We want you to be a part of us and be part of the future of our sport.
Clay Target Shooting is a sport for everyone. If you shoot, you should be a member of the CPSA.
CPSA CALENDAR
ESP     8 April             Premier League           EJ Churchill
ESK     8-9 April          Eng Team Sel Shoot   CSC
ABT     8-9 April          Eng Team Sel Shoot   CTC
DTL     29-30 April      Eng team Sel Shoot    Beverley CTC
ESP     27-30 April      WESP                           San Antonio
DTL     7 May              EO & BO                       Nottingham
ESP     10-14 May       EO ESP                        Highwayans
ABT    13-14 May        EO ABT                        NCSC
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  • Disappointment in the Double Trap from CPSA in the page Page logo of CPSA The Clay Pigeon Shooting Association.CPSA The Clay Pigeon Shooting Association. 1 year ago

    It was a day of disappointment for the English shooters involved in the Double Trap at the Commonwealth Games on Wednesday (11 April).
  • Freddie and Jack Just Miss Out in the Men's Skeet from CPSA in the page Page logo of CPSA The Clay Pigeon Shooting Association.CPSA The Clay Pigeon Shooting Association. 1 year ago

    England’s Freddie Killander and Jack Fairclough finished 4th and 5th respectively in the Men’s Skeet final at the Commonwealth Games on Monday (9 April).
  • Amber Hill Wins Silver Down Under from CPSA in the page Page logo of CPSA The Clay Pigeon Shooting Association.CPSA The Clay Pigeon Shooting Association. 1 year ago

    Amber Hill won Team England’s first medal at the Commonwealth Games in the shooting disciplines when she took silver in the Women’s Skeet earlier today.
  • ICTSF World DTL Report from CPSA in the page Page logo of CPSA The Clay Pigeon Shooting Association.CPSA The Clay Pigeon Shooting Association. 1 year ago

    The 13th ICTSF World DTL Championships took place at the ACTA National Ground, Wagga Wagga, Australia from the 25 – 27 March.
  • 100 Straight Club Championship Report from CPSA in the page Page logo of CPSA The Clay Pigeon Shooting Association.CPSA The Clay Pigeon Shooting Association. 1 year ago

    The 100 Straight Skeet Club Championship took place on Sunday 25 March at Northampton Shooting Ground. 79 competitors turned out on what proved to be one of the best days weather-wise that we have had this year.
  • Premier League Fixture Three Report from CPSA in the page Page logo of CPSA The Clay Pigeon Shooting Association.CPSA The Clay Pigeon Shooting Association. 1 year ago

    The third leg of the Premier League series took place at Highwaymans Shooting Ground in Suffolk on Sunday 25th March and there was another excellent turnout with 284 shooters in total taking part. 
  • Premier League 2018 Fixture 7 Report from CPSA in the page Page logo of CPSA The Clay Pigeon Shooting Association.CPSA The Clay Pigeon Shooting Association. 1 year ago

    The 7th leg of the Premier League….
  • How to Hit Series 2 Episode 3 'The Low Incoming Target' from CPSA in the page Page logo of CPSA The Clay Pigeon Shooting Association.CPSA The Clay Pigeon Shooting Association. 1 year ago

    The third episode in series two of our How to Hit series tackles the low incoming target. Unlike many Sporting targets, this doesn’t really simulate anything you might encounter in live quarry shooting – but it’s the sort of thing that a course setter might add on a Sporting layout to add some interest and variety in the stands.
  • British Shooting Talent Identification Day from CPSA in the page Page logo of CPSA The Clay Pigeon Shooting Association.CPSA The Clay Pigeon Shooting Association. 1 year ago

    British Shooting are holding a Talent Identification Day for Olympic Skeet at at Beverley Clay Target Centre on Saturday 21 July 2018.
  • How to Hit Series 2 Episode 2 'The Rising Teal Target' from CPSA in the page Page logo of CPSA The Clay Pigeon Shooting Association.CPSA The Clay Pigeon Shooting Association. 1 year ago

    The second episode in series two of our How to Hit series tackles the rising teal target. This target is named after the small duck that is known for its habit, when flushed, of taking off at a steep angle and climbing rapidly up and away from the shooter.
  • Additional May Fixture at High Lodge from CPSA in the page Page logo of CPSA The Clay Pigeon Shooting Association.CPSA The Clay Pigeon Shooting Association. 1 year ago

    Please note High Lodge are holding an additional 100 REG Sportrap competition on Saturday 12th May. Please contact High Lodge for information.
  • How to Hit Series 2 Episode 1 'The High Tower Target' from CPSA in the page Page logo of CPSA The Clay Pigeon Shooting Association.CPSA The Clay Pigeon Shooting Association. 1 year ago

    Introducing series 2 of our How to Hit series. The second series will take you through single targets initially and then progress onto on report pairs.
  • Premier League Fixture Four Report from CPSA in the page Page logo of CPSA The Clay Pigeon Shooting Association.CPSA The Clay Pigeon Shooting Association. 1 year ago

    The fourth leg of the Premier League series took place at Honesberie Shooting School on Sunday 22nd April with some superb shooting from the 201 entrants.
  • Booklet 1 – Rule Addendum 24/04/18 from CPSA in the page Page logo of CPSA The Clay Pigeon Shooting Association.CPSA The Clay Pigeon Shooting Association. 1 year ago

    Rule Book Addendum
  • Chief Executive Officer Vacancy from CPSA in the page Page logo of CPSA The Clay Pigeon Shooting Association.CPSA The Clay Pigeon Shooting Association. 1 year, 2 months ago

    The CPSA Board of Directors are actively seeking a new Chief Executive Officer to replace Nick Fellows following his resignation from the post. 
  • Malcolm Midgley Memorial Trophy from CPSA in the page Page logo of CPSA The Clay Pigeon Shooting Association.CPSA The Clay Pigeon Shooting Association. 1 year, 2 months ago

    The CPSA North Region invite you to shoot a 100 All Round for the second Malcolm Midgley Memorial Trophy on Sunday 18th March 2018 at the North of England Clay Target Centre, York.
  • North of England DTL Team Selection from CPSA in the page Page logo of CPSA The Clay Pigeon Shooting Association.CPSA The Clay Pigeon Shooting Association. 1 year, 2 months ago

    At the CPSA North Region February Committee meeting it was decided to revert back to three scores to count from the five selection shoots and not two as previously stated in Pull! magazine. Those selected will represent the North region at the English Open DTL at Bywell Shooting Ground on the 17th June 2018.
  • Premier League Fixture One Report from CPSA in the page Page logo of CPSA The Clay Pigeon Shooting Association.CPSA The Clay Pigeon Shooting Association. 1 year, 2 months ago

    A great start to the 2018 Premier League with almost perfect shooting conditions, despite the cold, saw 307 shooters take on the first registered shoot in the series. E.J. Chruchill’s put on a very interesting course, which perhaps gave you a false sense of security if you started on stand one and worked your way round as there were some very c…

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  • Please note that the revised date for the Kent CPSA AGM is Saturday 10th March.
  • 2018 British & European DTL Championships Entry Forms from CPSA in the page Page logo of CPSA The Clay Pigeon Shooting Association.CPSA The Clay Pigeon Shooting Association. 1 year, 2 months ago

    The entry form for the 2018 British & European DTL Championships at Mid Wales Shooting Centre is available to download here.
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