LOCAL MATCH RULES
- 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 own judgement. 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 judgement.
- 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 in cases or on a designated rack, and carried muzzle up or muzzle down and the action open.
- Pistols shall be kept unloaded and cased or unloaded with empty mag-well and hammer/striker down in a holster.
- "Sweeping" any person with a weapon's muzzle will result in immediate D.Q.
- All firearms must have a functioning safety, subject to verification by an RO at any time.
- Any rifle or carbine slung during a stage must have an empty chamber, unless directed by the RO.
- 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.
- Pistols must be of minimum caliber 9x19
- Rifles must be of minimum caliber 2.23/5.56 or 5.45
- Holster must provide sufficient retention to withstand vigorous movement. Race holsters are not recommended.
- Shooter shall use the same pistol, rifle, shotgun, and optional long-range rifle 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 rifle targets may be safely engaged with pistol by the shooter with an inoperable rifle or carbine,
and after 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.
- Pistol: no muzzle compensators, no optics, magazines max 140mm double-stack, 170mm single-stack. (USPSA Limited)
- Rifle: no optics, muzzle compensators OK (no larger than 1" diameter by 3" length - silencers OK), no bipod.
- Shotgun: no optics, no muzzle compensators or ports, no speedloaders, may not be loaded more than 9 at stage start.
- same as Limited Pistol.
- same as Limited Rifle, but one optic is allowed.
- same as Limited Shotgun.
- Pistol: same as Limited Pistol, but must have a bore diameter 0.429" or larger, magazines may not be loaded with more than 10 rounds.
- same as Limited Rifle, but must be of a full-power rifle cartridge caliber 0.30" or larger
- Shotgun: same as Limited Shotgun, but must be 12 GA and pump action.
- Pistol: unlimited, magazines max 170mm. (USPSA Open)
- Rifle: unlimited, bipods OK.
- Shotgun: unlimited.
- Optional Long-Range Rifle: Caliber 6mm minimum, .50 BMG not allowed, anything in between is OK. Velocity limit is 3200 fps.
- There is no major/minor distinction within Limited, Tactical, and Open.
- Scoring is time + penalties. Stages provide equal numbers of match points for overall match results.
- Target neutralization: 1 "A" or 2 B/C. D's count as misses.