Cadet Marksmanship

Focus on your Target!

The Cadet Marksmanship Program is a challenging and competitive sports program accessible to all cadets. It develops skills through superior training and Olympic-style competition. This is why every year, thousands of cadets participate in this fun and rewarding program.

Cadets have the opportunity to participate in a series of competitions at the local level that culminate in provincial/territorial competitions and an annual National Cadet Marksmanship Championship.

Set your Sights High

  • promote safe handling of rifles;
  • build self-esteem and practice focus;
  • promote sportsmanship, sport etiquette and self-discipline;
  • develops high level of marksmanship technical skills;
  • provide personal challenge and achievement opportunities.


Many of our corps/squadrons have long reaped the benefits of competitive marksmanship programs at the local, zone, provincial/territorial and national levels. Whether your are aiming for success or achievement or just participating in a challenging sport - there are many ways to successfully hit your target!

What are you aiming for?

The cadet marksmanship program has a rich and long tradition of excellence going all the way back to 1910 when Canada sent a team of cadets to compete in Bisley, England.

Train with the Best!

  • Training is offered and supervised by qualified coaches and officers;
  • Training material may be provided for each cadet participating in the marksmanship program;
  • Marksmanship training locations are available to all corps/squadrons;
  • No membership fee.

Interested in Marksmanship?

Marksmanship training is available in several communities across Canada. Find the one closest to you!

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