2018 OSA Events -
(12 May 2018 version)
We are continuing to use the EventBrite online registration system for OSA events. The events are listed as "private" on Eventbrite, so you can't search for them. The links are published through our OSA Update emails and on the OSA Facebook page. They are also listed on the Schedule.
If you're new to OSA, make sure you email us for a copy of the OSA event Joining Instructions before you come.
For MilCun courses and other events, email the registrar (as noted on the Schedule).
All participants at OSA events must have "liability insurance for all shooting activities" which is a benefit of membership in organizations such as the CFI, CSSA, NFA, OFAH, etc.
OSA focuses on three types of firearms:
For practices and clinics, the participants may use any equipment that they would like that's legal for the range. For competitions, in general terms, the equipment is required to be operationally oriented, either the kind of thing that is currently used by military or law enforcement, or that could reasonably be used by them. Anyone who wants to shoot a match with other equipment is welcome to shoot for honors only.
OSA Events - Descriptions
2018 Winter Events - January to March
OSA Snowshoe & Shoots - We meet at the driveway parking area at the MilCun Training Center and snowshoe in to the ranges. You must be fit enough and properly dressed to enjoy about 7 kms of cross-country snowshoeing. You will need to carry your firearm and ammo, as well as all personal kit (such as lunch and water) for the day.
Ajax Rod & Gun Club - Get the jump on spring... INDOORS at the Ajax Rod & Gun Club... OSA members are invited to participate at a pistol scenario-style matches.
2018 Spring Events - April to June
OSA Spring Events include the AR Clinic, Pistol Clinic, Holster Course, Long-Range Clinic, Pistol Scenario Clinic, and Spotter Clinic, as well as Long-Range Rifle Practices, Service Rifle Practices, Pistol Scenario Training Practice, Tactical Rifle Practice, Operational Pistol Practice, Speed Pistol Practice and 3-Gun Scenario Training & Match.
MilCun Training Center is very busy in the spring with police courses and police agency custom courses and range rentals, so our civilian courses get started in July with the MilCun Enhanced Pistol Course. For details, www.milcun.com.
Brake Tactical Training Solutions is also offering at the MilCun Training Center several one- and two-day courses in shotgun, pistol and tactical rifle. For details, see www.tacticaltrainingsolutions.ca
2018 Summer Events - July and August
OSA Summer Events include a Pistol Scenario Match, Long-Range Rifle Practices, Operational Pistol Practices, Service Rifle Practice, Tactical Rifle Practice, an open 3-Gun Challenge, Reloading Clinic, Service Rifle Championship, Precision/Sniper Match, and a Tactical Rifle Championship.
At the request of our members who are planning to compete at NSCC, we've moved our Service Rifle Championship to mid-August. And the Precision/Sniper match is also in August, ahead of NSCC.
A favorite OSA event, the Canadian 3-Gun Championship (C3GC) is scheduled for Wednesday 01 August 2018. This is open to police, military, armed security, and emergency services personnel. Prior to this event, we're holding an open 3-Gun Challenge for civilians as well as those who qualify to shoot the C3GC.
The NSCC matches (pistol, service rifle and sniper/precision rifle) are currently planned to start 31 August 2018... but confirm this with the DCRA before you make your plans because we no longer control that schedule. You can enter any or all events. For details, watch the DCRA website www.dcra.ca.
MilCun Training Center is running our Enhanced Pistol Skills course in early July and then one of our most popular courses... the Enhanced (Long-Range) Rifle Skills course. Following that course, we're introducing the NEW 'Precision Rifle Series' weekend, specifically to support the 'Precision Rifle Series' competition in Meaford (and many places in the USA). In August, we run the Precision/Sniper Competition course, which develops your skills for the NSCC/ORA Precision/Sniper matches. For details, www.milcun.com.
2018 Autumn Events - September to November
OSA Autumn Events include the Pistol Speed Championship, Tories on Targets (a fundraiser for our local MP), Lights & Lasers, Long-Range Rifle Practice, Operational Pistol Practice, Tactical Rifle Championship, Operational Pistol Championship, and the Warrior Weekend.
Women's Day has been given a prime date for good weather: Saturday 22 September 2018.
The Argyll Cup (11 October 2018) has become one of the most respected challenges in the police/military sniper world and it is our OSA volunteers (and the "friends of OSA" volunteers) who make it what it is. Once you've been here, you'll know we really mean it when we say, "We can only do it because of you."
MilCun Training Center is running PS4 (long-range police sniper course) and Police Master Instructor course. For details, www.milcun.com.
Match Descriptions - Downloadable pdfs
Pistol Match Descriptions
OSA Operational Pistol Matches updated 09 March 2018 pdf (511 kb)
Tactical Rifle Match Descriptions
OSA Operational Tactical Rifle Matches pdf (172 kb)
NSCC-Style Service Rifle Match Descriptions
The Service Rifle Championships held in August is comprised of selected matches from the NSCC course of fire. Specifically, we shoot the matches at 200, 300, 400, and 500 meters. For NSCC matches see the NSSC Course of Fire Booklet.
NSCC-Style Precision/Sniper Rifle Match Descriptions
The Precision/Sniper Rifle Match held in August is comprised of selected matches from the NSCC course of fire. Specifically, we shoot the matches at 200, 300, 400, 500, and 600 meters. For NSCC matches see the NSSC Course of Fire Booklet.
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The Operational Shooting Association Inc. (OSA) is incorporated as a not-for-profit under the laws of Ontario Canada and is affiliated with the Canadian Firearms Institutue (CFI) and the Canadian Shooting Sports Association (CSSA). MilCun (MilCun Training Center and MilCun Marksmanship Complex) is a licensed firearms business, offering range services, training, publications, consulting and gunsmithing to recreational and professional marksmen.