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Individual entry

The Champion Shots Medal is contested during AASAM and is open to all Australian Navy, Army and Air Force members who meet the selection criteria below.

A maximum of 20 Army individual competitors is strictly enforced due to range space and team competitor numbers.

Participation in the Champion Shot Army Competition is restricted to 20 individual competitors who have applied and been accepted to compete by the Director Competition. In order to apply, individuals must have achieved a score of 200 points or better in a live fire or Weapons Training Simulation System Live Fire 6 (LF6) Practice using F88, F88SA1 or F88C with standard 1.5 Optic Sight fitted.

Participation in the Navy and Air Force Champion Shot is subject to the individual Service requirements but is limited to a maximum of 30 individual competitors from each Service not participating at AASAM as part of their Service team.

Pre-qualifying and match details

This information is only relevant to competitors who are applying for entry to AASAM as an individual competitor for the Champion Shot of the Army competition, not part of a team.

AASAM requires all Army competitors competing in the Champion Shot of the Army (CSA) Competition who are not part of a competing team to pre-qualify and then nominate to Headquarters Combined Arms Training Centre, Australian Defence Force Small Arms Policy Section (HQ CATC (ADFSAPS)) for ranking. Participation in CSA is by invitation, based on these results.

The Champion Shot Competition incorporates the following matches:
 

Match 101 Champion Shot (Matches 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 12, 14, 16)
Match 102 Champion Shot ADF Final
Match 104 Champion Shot ADF Army, Navy, Air Force (Aggregate Match 101 & 102)

The Australian Army Top 100 Competitors will be eliminated to 20 on the final day to determine the Champion Shot of the Army.

The Australian Navy Top 25 Competitors will be eliminated to 10 on the final day to determine the Champion Shot of the Navy.

The Australian Air Force Top 25 Competitors will be eliminated to 10 on the final day to determine the Champion Shot of the Air Force.

Maximum Entry details 
 

Participation in the Champion Shot Army Competition is restricted to 20 individual competitors who have applied and been accepted to compete by the Director Competition. In order to apply, individuals must have achieved a score of 200 points or better in a live fire or Weapons Training Simulation System Live Fire 6 (LF6) Practice using F88, F88SA1 or F88C with standard 1.5 Optic Sight fitted. 

The LF6 can be conducted on an appropriate range or the WTSS. If using the WTSS, the WTSS certification form is to be submitted with the application. Scores are to be forwarded to Competition & International Engagements Cell, CATC no later than the second Friday in April. Units who do not have access to an MTR or WTSS facility may fire the Applied Marksmanship Practice and submit a qualifying score of 210 or better to participate. 

All Army applicants will be ranked to determine the Army's Top 20 Competitors who will then be invited by the Competition Director compete for Champion Shot of the Army. 

The Champion Shot Individual Nomination Form is located here

Last updated
21 December 2016

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