formation of the Asian Shooting Confederation was fully supported in principle
by Members of the Asian countries present at the 18th Olympic Games held in Tokyo in 1964. It was
finalized at the 5th Asian Games held in Bangkok in December, 1966. The
first General Assembly meeting was held on July 20, 1967, at the Tokorazawa Ranges near Tokyo, Japan.
The Purpose of the Asian Shooting
Confederation is to promote and guide the
sound development of shooting sports in full accordance with the Constitution
and General Regulations of the International Shooting Sport Federation and to strengthen the bonds of friendship and
good relations among Member Federations and within the shooting sport community
as a whole, without political, racial or religious differentiation. Moreover,
the ASC will directly or indirectly promote and ensure the common interest of
all its members within the ISSF.
Objectives of the ASC include:
- Conducting permanent
communications between the Member Federations for the exchange of ideas on
the development and perfection of shooting sports, in close collaboration
with the ISSF.
as the only official link between Member Federations and the ISSF in all matters relating to any ASC supervised competitions and ASC recognized shooting events, training courses and Asian
and regulating the Asian Shooting Championships.
shooting events at the Asian Games under the supervision of the ISSF.
- Encouraging and supervising regional and other international competitions in Asia.
the formation of regional organizations in Asia for the further promotion of shooting sports, provided that their
aims, structure and regulations conform to those of the ISSF and ASC