A range is under the control of a Range Officer.  For club shoots it is not necessary to have a qualified range officer, but the club committee must be satisfied that the person fulfilling those duties has the necessary competence.

Members can be trained and accredited as:

Level 1 Range Officer - designed for club level shooting

Level 2 Range Officer - for Opens, State Champs and National Champs

Judge B - Oversees Opens, State Champs and National Champs

Judge A - Qualified to referee at the Olympics


The State Referee Council (SRC) is the body within WAPA responsible for ‘officiating’.

The main activities of the SRC include:

The SRC Charter and code of conduct describes the responsibilities in more detail.

SRC Charter

SRC Code of Conduct


The National Referee Council ensures consistency between States.  The NRC has a website here:

National Referee Council