MEDIA INVITATION BY DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE:
THE SOUTH AFRICAN ARMY COMBAT RIFLE SHOOTING
COMPETITION: 04 – 10 MARCH 2012
Date of release 02 March 2012
The SA Army Combat Rifle Shooting Competition
will take place at the General De Wet shooting
range at De Brug training area near Bloemfontein
over period 04 March 2012 to 10 March 2012.
Regular and Reserve Force units will participate
during the competition. Chief of the SA Army
Force Preparation, Major General Luvuyo Nobanda
will be the main functionary for the event.
The following teams will take part in the
- 30 Regular Force units (334 members)
- 29 Reserve Force units (556 members)
- 5 International teams from the United
States, Botswana, Swaziland, Kenya, Namibia,
Tanzania, Zimbabwe and Lesotho.
The different teams will arrive on Sunday 04
March 2012 and start with the competition on
Monday 05 March 2012, followed by the prize
giving ceremony for Regular Force units on
Tuesday 06 March 2012 at 16:00.
Evaluation of Reserve Force units will take
place on Thursday 08 March 2012; followed by the
prize giving ceremony on Friday 09 March 2012 at
The final competition between Regular Force
units, Reserve Force units and the International
teams will take place on Saturday 10 March 2012.
The prize giving for this event will take place
at 12:00 at the shooting range.
You are cordially invited to send a reporter
and photographer/cameraperson to attend
above-mentioned event over period 04 March 2012
to 10 March 2012 General De Wet shooting range
(De Brug). Confirm your attendance with Major
Temogo Ditlhoiso at (012) – 355 2523/079 813
Issued by: Defence Corporate Communication
Enquiries: Major Temogo Ditlhoiso
(012) 355 2523 or 079 813 3527