Canadian Patriot Podcast Episode 22 – CQB


This episode is our primer on competing in Service style CQB shooting match in Canada. Andrew and Craig are both involved in ORA CQB and outlaw CQB matches at Guelph Rod and Gun Club. Gavin and Tyler are along to ask questions and provide comedic relief. Bryan and Dave were unable to join us as planned.

Episode 22 Show Notes


Hello to all of our listeners out there in podcast land, and welcome to episode 22 of the Canadian Patriot Podcast, recorded April 4, 2016.

Craig has 20 years in law enforcement. 5 years in corrections and 15 as a police officer with a large GTA service. Craig also a firearms enthusiast and Competitive shooter. He has been shooting CQB since the end of the 2011 season.  This year he plans to compete in Service Rifle

Tyler  co-founder and co-host of the International Liberty or Death Podcast. Tyler has been shooting for 10 years as a both a casual and sport shooter, and as a hunter. He identifies politically as a Libertarian.

Gavin a business owner, gun enthusiast, hunter, atheist and host of the Greater Toronto Area chapter of the Tactical Beard Owners Club

… and I’m your host Andrew – I’m a libertarian, competitive shooter, gear reviewer at, and this year I’m the Ontario Rifle Association CQB Match Administrator

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What are we drinking?

Craig – Nothing

Tyler – Rickards White

Gavin – Erdinger Weissbier


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Are You Tough Enough For JTF 2?
-next week’s episode it on training for competition and I want our panel to test themselves

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Topic – CQB

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What is CQB


Where is CQB


Competitor gear and equipment

ORA kit list

  • a lunch, liquids, snacks. Lunch break will be very short
  • 3 pens
  • 1 registration pen, how else are you going to sign in ?
  • a safe reliable carbine / rifle
  • sling
  • gun oil, CLP etc
  • scope, iron, laser, aimpoint, BUIS or some kind of sight system
  • any other attachment you want to add to your carbine, foregrip, light system etc.
  • 5 rifle mags, plus spares
  • mag clips / couplers are NOT allowed
  • safe reliable ammo 160 rifle rds 50 pistol rds.
  • tac vest or webbing or mag pouches
  • a safe modern, reliable pistol with holster.
  • 2 pistol mags, and spares and pouches
  • Mandatory eye and hearing protection


Major changes at other events

  • Quebec – requires Level two retention holster
  • CDTSA – restricted and non-restricted matches


Andrew’s Gear

  • 11.5” carbine AR-15
  • Griffin Armament Tactical Compensator and QD Blast Shield
  • BCM Gunfighter Charging Handle
  • Vortex PST 1-4×24
  • Blue Force Gear Sling
  • Magpul Pmags 5/30
  • Glock 34
  • Bladetech holster
  • Banshee Plate Carrier or HSGI Chest Rig
  • HSGI Battle Belt
  • HSGI Taco pouches


Craig’s Gear

  • 14.5” mid-length Troy Northern Guard AR-15
  • Geissele SMR Mk8 rail
  • Aimpoint Micro
  • Griffin Armament Flashcomp
  • Raptor Charging Handle
  • Serpa holster
  • Magpul MS1 sling
  • 5.11 VTAC Brokos belt
  • HSGI Taco pouches


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iTunes feedback

By Madjock76

A great listen 5 stars

Great podcast informative and funny, I’m always on the lookout for new episodes! I’m a British expat and my only issue is that you all drink piss-weak North American beer! You alll need to get some good European beers going. Leffe is the way ahead for everyone!


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