The Council for Cadet Rifle Shooting (CCRS), which is a charity, is based in Derby Lodge at Bisley. It acts as a central body, supported by the Ministry of Defence, which can speak with authority and give advice on cadet shooting matters.
The Council's responsibilities include, liaison between other representative shooting authorities and units of the pre-Service cadet organisations; the dissemination of information on shooting matters affecting cadets; arranging and administering rifle meetings, postal shooting competitions, coaching courses and other shooting events for cadets at schools and units in the Commonwealth. The Council also provides administrative support for cadet teams selected to represent Great Britain in National and International Matches, both at home and overseas. In addition it hosts overseas cadet and youth teams competing in the United Kingdom.