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Last updated: 8 June, 2022->

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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* Dedicated Sportsman Status *

(ONLY when you need a new certificate,
e.g. new licence or renewal applications)

Application Form (updated)

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

2018 List of Prohibited Substances

Check your Meds Online | More information

World Anti-doping Code (January 2019)

* Membership 2022 *

BPSU Membership Form

SABU Membership Form

Club Affiliation Form

SABU Membership Certificates 2022

(download Acrobat Reader)


* National Championship *

Rifle, Handgun & Shotgun Championship
Danielsrust Game Farm / Shooting Complex, Krugersdorp
19-20 March 2022



* Gauteng Provincial Championship *

Mariette Black Powder Shooting Range, Zwartkop
19 February 2022

Entry Form

* Western Cape Provincial Championship *

Good Hope Shooting Range, Atlantis
11-12 November 2022


* Pacific Zone *

Format Pacific Zone Championship

Handgun | 50m Rifle | 100m Rifle | Clay Events | Team Events

2021 Medals Table


* BPSU & MLAIC Records *

BPSU National Records |Pacific Zone Records | Short Range World Records | Long Range World Records


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

International Training Academy - Krugersdorp
Tel: 011 955 6775


False Bay Training Academy - Cape Town
Tel: 021 782 0107 / 021 300 1176


Honey Badger Training Academy - Randburg
Tel: 063 447 4979


GPS Sales and Training (Pty) Ltd - Worcester
Tel: 023 342 8112


Guns N Roses - Cape Town
Tel: 082 749 3330 / 084 429 4935 / 021 854 4033


Lyttelton Firearm Training Centre
Tel: 082 499 1842


Industry Quality Consultants - Bloemfontein
Tel 079 329 3472