The Quebec Shooting Federation was formed in 1974 at the request of the government to make the link with athletes and authorities.
The QSF is responsible for the training activities and competitions of the national team, which includes three sectors: the ISSF Rifle, the ISSF Pistol and the ISSF Skeet Shooting.
In 2008, Law 9 was put in place by the Ministry of Public Security and the QSF was assigned the administration of this law.
In 2011, the Department of Public Safety and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police assigned the administration of the Canadian Restricted Firearms Safety Course (CRFSC).
The QSF ensures the development, in terms of safety, training methods of people who supervises shooting activities, such as shooting officials.
The Quebec Shooting Federation has more than 8000 active members and represents 50 shooting clubs in Quebec. It ensures that the safety and integrity of its members in sports are assured.
The QSF represents 11 sectors in the shooting activities, of which it contributes financially to development.
It regulates shooting activities under the governance of the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, the Ministry of Public Security and the Sureté du Québec.
The Quebec Shooting Federation collects, analyzes the information about the safety in the sport;
It participates in the education of the public to ensure its safety during the practice of sport;
The QFS participates in the development, in terms of safety, of training methods for people working in the field of sports;
Finally, the QFS encourages the use of non-violence in sports.