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Winning team members will wear the Letson rifle pin on their service dress uniform for the remainder of their careers. Smith Trophy is awarded to the Reserve Force 12-competitor rifle team with the highest aggregate score.Match 34 - Combat Pistol Falling Plates is a four-competitor, elimination heat match where the team commences at the 30 metre firing point, runs down to the 10 metre firing point and engages 12 12 inch X 12 inch wooden falling plates.Two Queen's Medal for Champion Shot are awarded annually since 1991: one to a member of the Canadian Forces (Regular) and one to a member of the Canadian Forces (Reserve) or the Royal Canadian Mounted Police who obtains the highest aggregate score in stages one and two of the Queen's Medal Competition.Match 32 - Assault Group CASEVAC is a Canadian Army Skill At Arms Meeting match that requires a fire group of four soldiers to evacuate a casualty on a stretcher from the 500 metre point through three obstacles to the 400 metre firing point.At the 400-metre firing point, four riflemen, each with two X 5-round magazines, will engage reactive targets.Match 23 - Qualifier Match 21 - Basic is a five-stage, 40-round combat pistol match with deliberate, rapid and rapid fire while moving in the standing, kneeling and prone positions from 25, 20, 15, 10 and 5 metres.
Matches 24, 25 and 26 are combat pistol matches that are changed annually and are kept secret from the competitors until they arrive at the range to commence the matches.
Match 13 - Vimy, is a five-stage, 52-round service rifle match comprising deliberate, rapid fire, snap shooting and snap shooting against moving targets with two run-downs conducted at 300, 200 and 100 metres.
Match 14 - Pursuit to Mons, is a five-stage, 52-round deliberate and snap-shooting service rifle match with run-downs that begins at the 500-metre firing point and proceeds down-range to the 100 meter firing point.
Scoring is "all targets down the fastest with highest number of rounds remaining." Match 33 - Service Rifle Falling Plates is a four-competitor, elimination heat match where the team commences at the 300 metre firing point, runs down to the 200 metre firing point and engages 10 12 inch X 12 inch steel falling plates.
The first team to shoot all the plates down wins the heat.
There are a number of required shooting position changes and competitors engage targets in the standing, prone and kneeling positions engaging targets at each firing point.