Frequently Asked Questions

The following are frequently asked questions.

You don’t have to be a FULL member of SAPRF, but you must have a SAPRF Number.
By registereing for FREE, you will get a SAPRF number and be able to shoot any match as a Temporary Day Member.

Remember that by being a FULL member you get your scores recorded on the series leaderboards, you get reduced match fees*, and you qualify to earn selection to represent your Province and/or Country.
Yes, there are a couple of things that you need to do before you’re able to join SAPRF as a FULL member.
1. You must be a member of your local Shooting Club (Any type of Shooting Club).
2. Your Shooting Club must be a bona fide club with a democratic constitution reflecting the entire membership, and it’s management committee / office bearers must be elected by the members of the club as per the constitution.
Your Primary Club is your local Shooting Club where you are member.
The South African Sports Framework requires that athletes are a member of a recognised Club before they can join a Provincial Sporting Code Association/Federation.
A recognised Club for SAPRF purposes, must be any type of ‘Shooting Club’ that is a bona fide club with a Constitution and it’s Management Committee must be elected by the general Members of the Club.
If you are not a member of a local Shooting Club, you need to find a Shooting Club in your local Magisterial District. If there are no Shooting Clubs in your Magisterial District, you will be able to join SAPRF as a member through your Province (but with no voting rights, as only clubs are the members of the Provincial Federation).
You may choose to compete in any of the available Divisions (Open, Limited, Factory, Classic, Ladies Open*, Junior Open*, Senior Open*, Mil/LEO Open*). Shooters are not locked into one division and may choose to compete in one division on a weekend and a different one the next.
Your scores are uploaded into the division that you chose to compete in at the match.
* – depending on division requirements.
Your SAPRF number is located on your ‘My Account’ section of the website. Merely login and navigate to ‘My Account’. This will take you to your profile, which lists your SAPRF number and other important information.