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  • Volume CXLIV

    Nu m b e r 1

    S u m m e r / Au t u m n 2 0 0 9

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  • The Canadian Marksman Summer/Autumn 2009 1

    Summer/Autumn 22009

    .........In tthis iissue

    Regular Items Feature ArticlesReports

    Match Results

    Membership Fees................................2

    Obituaries...........................................65

    The 127th Canadian Fullbore Rifle Championships

    by Daniel Chisholm..................14

    National Service Conditions Report by Keith Cunningham...................6

    Canadian Rifle Team to Bisley 2009 Report of the Commandant................32

    Canadian FClass Team to Bisley 2009 Report of the Commandant................33 Notes by Paul Reibin...........................27

    DCRA Membership Report................12

    Shotgun Section by Jeff Kellett.............................13

    Yellownife Shooting Club by Conrad Schubert....................11

    PRA Activities................................48

    Sierra Results....................................46

    Canadian International Teams by Jim Thompson.......................36

    F Class Corner by Dave Rumbold......................40

    Black Powder Matches by Chris Jones.............................26

    F-TR & F-Farky in 2010-where do we go by Daniel Chisholm....................28

    Recollections of a Marksman - Phase II by Larry Fish...............................29

    Wind Flags and the “50 Club”.............30

    A Response to the Secretary-Treasurer by Stan Frost..............................10

    A look at DCRA Trophies...................43

    Opening Remarks 2009 AGM..............51 Report of Executive Vice President......51 Minutes of AGM April 2009..............53 Minutes of SAGM Aug 2009..............56 Annual Report.....................................58 PRA Reports........................................59 Balance Sheet.......................................63 Summary of Operations.......................64

    Canadian Fullbore Rifle Championships....................16

    National Service Conditions Championship...........................8

    Postal Program....................................42

    Entry/Registration Forms

    Postal Competitions...........................44

    2011 World Long Range Championships..................................23

    Notices AGM Meeting 2010..............................3

    Nominations for Council......................3 Nomination Form.................................4

    Nominations for F Class America Match....................................................5

    Nominations for F Class World Championship 2013..............................5

    Invitations for Overseas.....................20

    The America Match............................31

    Under 25 Bursary Notice....................30

    The Canadian Championships August 13 to August 23, 2010

  • 2 The Canadian Marksman Summer/Autumn 2009

    DCRA APPROVED MEMBERSHIP FEES - 2011 MEMBERSHIP YEAR, 1ST APRIL 2010 - 31ST MARCH, 2011

    DCRA Life Membership Fees (Senior)

    Age Rate Age Rate 25-30 x30 annual rate 51-52 x19 annual rate 31-32 x29 annual rate 53-54 x18 annual rate 33-34 x28 annual rate 55-56 x17 annual rate 35-36 x27 annual rate 57 x16 annual rate 37-38 x26 annual rate 58 x15 annual rate 39-40 x25 annual rate 59 x14 annual rate 41-42 x24 annual rate 60 x13 annual rate 43-44 x23 annual rate 61 x12 annual rate 45-46 x22 annual rate 62 x11 annual rate 47-48 x21 annual rate 63 x10 annual rate 49-50 x20 annual rate 64 x09 annual rate

    65 x08 annual rate

    Age calculated as of 1 April

    Note 1 - This rate is for members competing in BP or NSCC matches only (not full entry in the Canadian Championships OR for members who do not compete but wish to support the DCRA. Both will receive two issues of the Canadian Marksman.

    Note 2 - Includes insurance but does not include the Canadian Marksman.

    The Canadian Marksman

    Volume CXLIV Number 1

    Summer/Autumn 2009 DCRA, 45 Shirley Blvd., Nepean, ON K2K 2W6

    Material for publication, preferably on CD Microsoft Word format or

    via e-mail, is welcomed and should be sent to:

    The Dominion of Canada Rifle Association 45 Shirley Blvd.

    Nepean, Ontario K2K 2W6

    Telephone: (613) 829-8281 FAX: (613) 829-0099 e-mail: office@dcra.ca

    http://www.dcra.ca

    Submissions for the Winter/Spring Edition should reach the DCRA Office

    no later than February 12, 2010

    Only articles appearing by authority of the DCRA shall be regarded as official; all other articles, views, and comments are solely the responsibility of the authors, and the DCRA accepts no responsibility for the validity of any- thing that may be expressed in them.

    Please supply ads on CDalong with hard copy, when possible, for best

    results. We can accept most graphic and DTP formats, most platforms.

    Subscription: $ 25.00 a year Editing and Production:

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    Return undeliverable Canadian addresses to:

    Circulation Dept. 45 Shirley Blvd.

    Nepean, ON K2K 2W6

    e-mail: office@dcra.ca

    Life Sliding scale Under 25 Term $260.00 Annual $125.00 Under 25 Annual $ 85.00 Associate (Note 1) $ 50.00 Limited Associate (Note 2) $ 25.00 Meeting:

    Non-Canadian $ 50.00 Service

    (CF Personnel-NSCC only) $ 32.00 Postal $ 16.00 Pavilion Club 15.00 GBP

    On the cover: Daniel Chisholm of Keswick Ridge, NB being chaired off the range after winning the Governor General’s Final.

    Photo by Scott Fulmer

    Who are they???

    Dave Letson was cleaning out his old files and came across a picture of this clay statue.

    It was done by George Chase on the 1993 Bisley Team. He was forever doing these statues.

    It is sitting on team dining room table at Bisley.

    Do you know who they are?

  • The Canadian Marksman Summer/Autumn 2009 3

    The DCRA Annual General Meeting

    Schedule of Events - APRIL 2010 10 April Council Meeting at discretion of President - 0930 hours 10 April Annual General Meeting - 1000 hours 10 April Annual Dinner (time and location to be determined) 11 April New Council Meeting - 0930 hours 11 April New Executive Committee Meeting,

    following Council Meeting Location: Connaught Range, Building to be announced later

    Dinner Saturday Saturday evening will feature the traditional blazer and tie dinner at a local restaurant. Please let the DCRA office know if you plan on attending the dinner so reservations can be made.

    Annual General Meeting - Agenda 1. Opening Remarks by the President 2. Statutory Declaration of Notice of Annual General

    Meeting 3. Approval of Agenda 4. Adoption of Minutes of the DCRA AGM,

    4 April 2009 5. Annual Report 6. Reports from Provincial Rifle Associations 7. Committee Reports 8. Vote of Thanks 9. Adoption of Financial Statement and Reports

    10. Approval of Budget for 2009-10 11. Approval of Actions of Council and Executive

    in FY 08/09 12. Report of the Nominating Committee 13. Date of next Annual General Meeting 14. New Business 15. Adjournment

    Costs Registration $ 15.00 Accommodation $ 5.00 / night

    REGISTRATION FORM RSVP BY 5 MARCH 2010

    Name:__________________________________________________________________________________________________

    I � will � will not attend the PRA/DCRA workshop. Province:_________________________________ I � will � will not attend the AGM. Registration fee is $15.00

    I will arrive on _____________________at _________hrs I will depart on ____________________at _________hrs

    Means of Transportation ___________________________________________________

    � I require quarters on the range for the following nights:________________________________ � I do not require quarters � I will attend the annual dinner on Saturday. � I will not attend the annual dinner on Saturday.

    WINNERS OF THE EARLY ENTRY DRAW FOR 2009 WERE:

    Nominations ffor DDCRA Council

    In this issue of the Marksman you will find the call for nominationsfor the DCRA Council. In addition to positions filled by appointees from the Provincial Rifle Associations, ten places at-large are available for full members of the DCRA, with those elected serving a two-year term. If there are more than ten nominations, an election will be held by mail. Council members whose term is expiring are eligible for re-nomination and re-election. The Nominating Committee strongly encourages all those with an interest in the affairs of the DCRA to consider making nominations and/or standing for Council. It is through the Council that the members can influence the policy and direct the future course of the Association. It is also from the Council that the members of the Executive Committee will be drawn. The By-Laws require that voting members of the Executive be members of Council. This adds additional importance to the nominations about to be made. We urge members to take a serious interest in the nomination process. Those with dedication and commitment to the DCRA are warmly encouraged to offer their names for ele