EST course Switzerland

From December 13th to 15th, 2017, the Swiss Shooting Federation together with the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) conducted a course for judges in handling of Electronic Scoring Targets (EST). According to the statutes of the ISSF, judges may only be used at international competitions if they have passed the EST course. The speaker was mr. Willi Grill, technical director of the ISSF.

The international active judges introduced themselves to the technical secrets of electronic targets during these three days. The course was also attended by CISM Shooting judges. From Switzerland the judges Martin Gyger, Markus Schmid, Philippe Rüesch, Markus Stoller and from Germany Jörg Kropp (Secretary CSC Shooting). All have passed the EST course.

7 MWG Wuhan website, emblem and mascotte launched

WUHAN, Nov. 24 (ChinaMil) — China’s Ministry of National Defense held a special press conference on the 7th CISM Military World Games in Wuhan, capital city of Hubei province, on November 24, 2017.

(pictures: by Chinese CISM Delegation and CISM press office)
During the press conference, it announced the time of the games, events, competition schedule, progress on preparation, venue construction and overall support. The emblem, mascot and slogan of the 7th CISM Military World Games were also unveiled and the official website launched on the same day.

The Military World Games is a comprehensive sports event initiated by the International Military Sports Council (CISM). Continue reading

News from CISM-EU meeting 2018

 Our president CSC Shooting, colonel Bruno Wolfensberger, was at the Annual European CISM meeting in Nicosia (CYP) where he amongst other subjects thanked all nations who organised a CISM Shooting championship wether it was a binational, regional or multi national event.

With the personal written Thank You by president CISM, colonel Al-Shino, colonel Wolfensberger shared the credits and gratefulness with the organisers.
On a world map, colonel Wolfensberger pointed out the whereabouts of every President of a CSC and as it shows he says it’s amazing that Africa has none while Europe has more than 50% of these positions. (see attached Power Point presentation)
After 2 years of negotiations and meetings with brigadier-general Radovic of Serbia, during this European Meeting a basis has been accomplished for a Regional CISM championship in 2018 that is especially for Eastern European nations e.g. Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia Herzogovina, the Former Yogoslaf Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Austria, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Greece and Serbia.
During the EU-meeting there were discussions with all nations and they supported and it was agreed to organise this championship in the 2nd half of 2018. At this moment it is not sure which shooting events will be held in this championship. Such a areal event provides these nations an opportunity to participate without travelling great distances.
The idea of this tournament is to be held every year in another country.

Instead of the name “Regional CISM Tournament“, colonel Wolfensberger suggested that European nations should use a new term.
With a new name e.g. “CISM International (Sport) Championship” the event is better taken into account and it is more meaningful.
Also nations from outside of Europe can be a part of the event. In some countries, the term “regional” has the meaning of a national event and is therefore not always supported. The proposal for a new name has been welcomed by the participants and so Vice President Europa, colonel Schwede has been asked to discuss this proposal in the BoD to eventually make an adjustment to the CISM rules.

CSC Shooting update

This picture is from Thun 2018 where the participating CSC members joined a CoM evening.
Our Irish friend Liam Crawford was welcomed in the CISM Sport Committee as this pictures proofs his entry.  “Welcome Liam in the CSC Shooting”
At the same moment, the CSC Shooting shows their new “uniform”.

CISM European Conference 2017, Nicosia, CYPRUS

In the Cypriot capitol Nicosia, the Annual CISM European Conference 2017 is held from 23rd – 26th October 2017. Our president CISM Shooting, colonel Bruno Wolfensberger, is present to inform the European members and CISM HQ staff about changes in CISM Shooting, new information about shooting in the CISM Cadet Games in Indonesia and of course the 50th CISM World Military Shooting championships in 2018 and to engage the nations to participate and organise CISM Shooting championships.

Gelungene Hauptprobe für WM 2018 in Thun

Thun – Über 100 Schützen und Schützinnen aus 20 Nationen massen sich vergangene Woche im militärsportlichen Schiessen (CISM) in der Guntelsey. Das Turnier bildete die Hauptprobe für die CISM-WM im Schiessen.

Hauptprobe gelungen: Christian Wanner blickt als Organisator zuversichtlich der CISM-WM 2018 in der Thuner Guntelsey entgegen. Bild: Andreas Tschopp

Das internationale Turnier im militärsportlichen Schiessen des Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) hat in Thun Tradition. Mit Vertretern aus 20 Nationen an den Wettkämpfen in der ersten Oktoberwoche in der Thuner Guntelsey war die Teilnahme heuer besonders gut.

Für die Organisation des Turniers war erstmals Christian Wanner verantwortlich, der neue CISM-Disziplinenchef Schiessen. Als solcher zeigt sich Wanner überaus zufrieden mit dem Verlauf des Turniers, an dem die Schweiz die Auszeichnung als beste Nation entgegennehmen durfte und das zugleich die Hauptprobe war für die CISM-WM 2018 in Thun.

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Successful test for Military World Championship Shooting 2018 in Thun


Main test: Christian Wanner looks optimistically at the CISM World Cup 2018 in Thuner Guntelsey. Picture: Andreas Tschopp

The international tournament in military sports shooting of the Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) has a tradition in Thun. With representatives from 20 nations at the competitions in Thuner Guntelsey in the first week of October, participation was particularly good this year.

For the organization of the tournament Christian Wanner was responsible for the first time, the new CISM disciplines team chef. As such, Wanner is extremely pleased with the progress of the tournament in which Switzerland was able to receive the award as the best nation in the event, which was also the main test for the CISM World Cup 2018 in Thun.

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Photo album Thun 2018

Here you can see all pictures of the CISM Regional Shooting championships 2018.

These championships were a try out for the 50th CISM World Military Shooting championships held in Switzerland in 2019. Keep your eyes on this website for updates and news.

letter of courtessy

Under the motto of CISM “Friendship Through Sport” and according to the CISM Policy Manual, the Chief of Mission should, up on return to his country, address a letter of courtessy to the organising delegation through his Chief of Delegation.

If you wish to thank the Swiss CISM team, Civil Protection of Thun and  Swiss Shooting Sport federation for a championship that has met high results and left good memories, don’t forget to do this according to the CISM policy manual.

The CSC Shooting encourages the participating countries to let the Swiss delegation know what you have experienced in Thun.