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CPSA Publications

Please find below a number of CPSA publications that can be obtained from us or downloaded.

The documents are in PDF format which requires acrobat reader to open and read. This can be downloaded for free from Adobe clicking here , if you don't already have a copy on your PC.


Clay target shooting
a sport for everyone

With the interest in Clay Target Shooting growing this booklet gives an introduction to those interested in participating in this very compelling sport. The CPSA's introductory booklet to Clay Target Shooting is available direct from head office on request, can be viewed online by clicking here or downloaded in PDF format by clicking here.


Booklet No 1 

CPSA General  & Technical Rules

This booklet provides the Rules & Regulations set by the CPSA for the running of the sport in England. A must for all members.

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or to download a PDF copy of Booklet No 1 in an A5 printable format please click here or contact us if you want a copy posted.

For a printable A4 PDF copy of Booklet No 1 please click here

Addendum to Booklet One - Issued 1st March 2017:-

The CPSA Board of Directors have approved the following rule changes since the publication of Booklet Number 1 dated 12th August 2015. Please ensure this addendum notification is taken into account when referring to the CPSA General & Technical Rules. Click Here to read. Amended 01/03/17 15:40

Addendum to Booklet One - Issued June 2016:-

The CPSA Board of Directors have recently agreed the following advice to Referees in the event of a Misfire. Click Here to read.

Booklet No 2

How to Run Small Shoots

This booklet contains general advice on how to run smaller events - generally what would be referred to as 'straw bale' shoots.  This booklet is available free from CPSA Head Office or download your copy by clicking here.


Booklet No 3 

How to Form a Clay Pigeon Shooting Club

This booklet gives a very general guidance on how to form a new Clay Pigeon Shooting Club and is available free of charge from CPSA Head Office or download by clicking here.


Booklet No 4 

The CPSA Safety Guide

To be updated in due course.


The Clay Target Shooters Handbook

The Official Guide

This book provides a guide to the sport of clay target shooting. 
Please note that this guide is currently out of print and may contain out of date or incorrect information. Please refer to our other rule books for up to date information. 
This can downloaded by clicking here.


The England Team Hand Book

England Team Members Information

This booklet provides the eligibility criteria for those wishing to represent any England clay target shooting team. This can downloaded by clicking here.


For printed copies of any of our publications please contact us by clicking here

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