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KGAC Range Safety Officer Certification


Range Safety Officer Course
• Course Date: Saturday 26 September 2020 – all day
• Cost: $ 200.00
• Enlistment and payment deadline: 12 September 2020
Payment: e-transfer only (Treasurer@kgaac.org)
• Subject of e-transfer: Your Membership number & RSO-Crs 2020


How do I become a RSO
1. You must possess a valid Restricted PAL (RPAL);
2. All candidates must send an e-mail to the Chief RSO (chiefrso@kgaac.org) to enlist in the course and receive their home-study-package as well as further detailed course information;
Subject line of e-mail: Your Membership number & RSO crs 2020
• Body of e-mail: Your Christian Name & Family Name and your Mobile ph #

(FYI: this course is a pass/fail course with tests on commanding of live firing lines and an overall knowledge test – based on your home study-package and material covered in the classroom – hence -participation does not equal automatic qualification).

The Kananaskis Gun & Archery Club has developed its own recognized RSO course program to the specific needs of the Lease requirements and to meet, enforce, comply and adhere with the conditions set by the Landlords (Government of Alberta and Town of Canmore) as well as the Club’s Range Rules.
Successful candidates will be able to:
• Manage the overall day-use of the Lease;
• Capable to command live firing lines at all ranges of the Lease;
• Have a sound knowledge of the Range Commands used at/on the Lease (The Club uses internationally recognized Range Commands [NATO/IPSC/IDPA/Law Enforcement] );
• Have a knowledge of Range Templates in general and a specific knowledge of Templates at our Lease;
• Have a good thorough understanding of the SOR 98-212 (the document that governs Gun Ranges/Gun Clubs) under the Firearms Act in Canada;
Upon completion of the course:
• Successful candidates will be trusted with a Lease-key;
• Successful candidates will be receiving RSO uniforms (Jacket/Ballcap/Toque); and
• Successful candidates will be receiving RSO certificate and RSO Membership ID.

Minor RSOs:
Minors are encouraged and are welcomed to participate in the RSO-courses (they do not require an RPAL to take the course). Minors will be granted a Minor RSO Certificate and gain full RSO recognition upon their 18th birthday.

SAFETY IS AN INDIVIDUAL RESPONSIBILITY – ANYONE WITNESSING AN UNSAFE ACT – MUST STOP IT
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Cost: $200.00
Registration Deadline: September 12, 2020 - midnite 0000L
Course Date: September 26, 2020

KGAC Holster Certification


Holster Course
• Course Date: Friday 30 October 2020 – all day
• Cost: $ 95.00
• Enlistment and payment deadline: 23 October 2020
Payment: e-transfer only (Treasurer@kgaac.org)>
• Subject of e-transfer: Your Membership number & Holster-Crs 2020


How do I become a holster-qualified shooter
1. You must possess a handgun, a fitting holster and a magazine pouch;
2. All candidates must send an e-mail to the Chief RSO (chiefrso@kgaac.org) to enlist in the course and receive their home-study-package as well as further detailed course information;
Subject line of e-mail: Your Membership number & Holster crs 2020
• Body of e-mail: Your Christian Name & Family Name and your Mobile ph #

The Kananaskis Gun & Archery Club has developed its own recognized holster course to the specific needs of the Lease requirements and to meet the KGAC Range Safety Rules & Regulations. Anyone wanting to participate in Dynamic Handgun shooting at the Club requires a holster certification.
Successful candidates will be able to:
• Holster their gun throughout the Lease;
• Have an understanding in how to safely draw a gun from a holster – engage a target – and to re-holster the gun;
• Have a sound knowledge of the Range Commands used at/on the Lease (The Club uses internationally recognized Range Commands);
• Participate in the Dynamic Handgun League;
Upon completion of the course:
• successful candidates will be receiving a Holster Certificate and Holster Membership ID.

Minor Holster qualified persons:
Minors are encouraged and are welcomed to participate in the Holster-courses (they do not require an RPAL to take the course). Minors will be granted full Holster qualification recognition upon completion of the course.

Automatic Holster qualifications are granted to:
Law Enforcement-, Canadian Armed Forces- (CBT arms trades only), Carry Permit qualified- and/or IPSC/IDPA personnel will be automatically granted Holster qualification upon providing proof to the Club of holding such a qualification or being a member of above-mentioned organizations.

SAFETY IS AN INDIVIDUAL RESPONSIBILITY – ANYONE WITNESSING AN UNSAFE ACT – MUST STOP IT
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Cost: $95.00
Registration Deadline: October 23, 2020 - midnite 0000L
Course Date: October 30, 2020

IPSC Black Badge Course


Want to get into dynamic handgun? This two day course will give you all you need to be certified as an IPSC Black Badge participant.
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