The Service Pistol Section is dedicated to handgun shooting using standard issue military and police style service issued handguns. Service Pistol utilizes three different target types with distances ranging from 10 meters to 35 meters. Some members of the Service Pistol Section have competed in the National Service Conditions Championship for 15 or more years and we boast a record number of National Champion Shooters amongst our ranks.

The shooting season is typically the beginning of April to mid-December and rroutinely, the Service Pistol Section shoots Sunday 0900hrs to 1200hrs. The club does not provide equipment and shooters must provide their own firearms and ammunition. As with other Sections, there is a break in September for the Canadian Armed Forces Small Arms Concentration (CAFSAC), as well as the National Target Rifle Matches, pending schedule.

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Note about ATTs (Authorization to Transport restricted firearms). NCRRA activities are held on federal military property. A special ATT is needed to transport restricted firearms to and from military property. These ATTs are obtained through the NCRRA ATT Coordinator. Until one of these ATTs has been issued to you, you MAY NOT bring your handguns and other restricted firearms to CRPTC, even if you already have a standard ATT for transport to an from civilian ranges. Application may be made through the activity captain.