The purpose of these awards is to increase interest in marksmanship and recognize the best teams and individuals in the combat rifle, pistol and light machine gun matches conducted annually by the South Carolina Army National Guard.
Each battalion or battalion equivalent is authorized to enter teams in each match. Composition of teams will be in accordance with rules and regulations promulgated by the Military Department of South Carolina.
Recipients will be the teams and individuals with the highest score in each of the championship matches.
Nomination and Selection Procedures
The recipients will be selected by Marksmanship Branch, Plans and Operations Director, Military Department of South Carolina. The Marksmanship Branch will notify the National Guard Association of South Carolina of the recipients prior to the Association’s annual conference. The Marksmanship Branch is also responsible for procuring and engraving trophies and delivery to the National Guard Association of South Carolina office. Marksmanship Branch will secure approval of funding from the National Guard Association of South Carolina office before purchasing trophies.