Cadet National Marksmanship Championship
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In a sport that requires immense concentration and focus, the cadets are certainly having their mettle tested down this stretch.
Within the Canadian Cadet Program there is a goal to not only develop leadership and promote physical fitness, but to also help develop youth into overall good Canadian citizens. And this year’s Championship is “on target” to achieve this “aim” too.
With the cream of the crop of Canada’s cadet marksmen in our midst this week, it’s impossible to miss the number of shared last names that catch your eye as you scan the results board.
In keeping with technological advancement and its civilian counterparts in the competitive shooting field, the National Cadet Marksmanship Championships is in its second year of using electronic targets.
Two ranges. Five days of competition. 125 young competitors from across Canada. 300 targets. Well over 3000 rounds being fired. So it’s understandable that some coordination is certainly required to make this National Cadet Marksmanship Championship go smoothly.
With a week of excitement and challenge to look forward to, 125 sea, air and army cadets representing each Canadian province and territory have descended upon St. Catharine’s, Ontario for the 2013 Championship being held May 4th through 10th.
St. Catharines, Ontario is about to play host to more than 125 Cadet competitors, along with their coaches and competition staff from across Canada for the 39th National Cadet Marksmanship Championship being held from May 4 - 11, 2013.