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Written by Curt   
Thursday, 10 January 2008

Safety

  • Violation of any safety rule will result in match disqualification (DQ).
  • USPSA Safety Rules shall be followed, with the following notable additions:
  • In addition to the USPSA definition of an Accidental Discharge, the stage RO may call an A.D. using his/her own judgment, for example: if the competitor was clearly not engaging a target.
  • The Match Director has the right to disqualify any competitor for Unsportsmanlike Conduct based on his judgment.
  • All ranges are "COLD RANGES".
  • No firearms may be loaded at the match site except under the direct command of a RO.
  • Long guns shall be kept unloaded, flagged, and carried muzzle down or muzzle up.
  • Handguns shall be kept unloaded with an empty mag-well and hammer/striker down in a holster.
  • "Sweeping" any person with a weapon's muzzle will result in immediate D.Q.
  • Any competitor not in control of their gun(s), or is dropped, loaded or unloaded will be disqualified from the match
  • All firearms must have a functioning safety, subject to verification by an RO at any time.
  • No person shall consume or be under the influence of alcohol or illegal drugs at the match site. Any person found to be impaired or unsafe for any reason may be directed to stop shooting and requested to leave the range.
  • Eye and ear protection is mandatory. 

Equipment

  • Handguns must be of minimum caliber 9x19/.38 SP.  No magnum calibers are allowed (.357, .44, 10mm, etc)
  • Rifles must be of minimum caliber .223/5.56 or 5.45 with a minimum barrel length of 7".
  • Holster must cover the trigger guard and provide sufficient retention to withstand vigorous movement. All drop type holsters (below waist and thigh holsters must have a positive retention). No race holsters, shoulder, vest, small of back or cross draw holsters allowed.
  • Shooter shall use the same handgun, rifle, shotgun throughout the entire match.
  • No steel core, steel jacketed armor piercing, incendiary or tracer bullets are permitted.
  • In the event a weapon breaks or becomes inoperable during the match, the shooter may substitute a weapon of substantially similar configuration for subsequent stages, subject to approval by the Match Director.
  • If a weapon becomes inoperable during a stage, the targets designated for that weapon are forfeit with the exception that targets may be safely engaged with another weapon by the shooter with stage RO approval.
  • Shooters violating Equipment Rules will be subject to scoring and/or monetary penalties. Fines will be assessed if target damage occurs due to: forbidden bullet types (AP, steel, tracer, etc); disallowed calibers; engaging targets contrary to stage description. 

Scoring

There is no major/minor distinction except the He-Man pistol must make major power factor.

Scoring is time + penalties. Targets are neutralized or not.

Last Updated ( Sunday, 29 March 2009 )
 
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