RIFLE – SMALL BORE RULES

RIFLE – SMALL BORE RULES

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GUIDING BODIES

United States Police and Fire Championships (USPFC)
8304 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., # 107. San Diego CA 92111
Tele. (858) 571-9919 FAX: (858) 571-1641 E-mail: uspfcinfo@cpaf.org

National Rifle Association (NRA), (Small Bore Rifle Rules) 11250 Waples Mill Rd., Fairfax, VA 22030
Tele: (800) 672-3888
website: www.nra.org

EVENTS

STANDARD RIFLE:

INDIVIDUAL: UNISEX

Master, Expert, Sharpshooter, Marksman, and Unclassified.

4-PERSON: TEAM UNISEX

“A” Division – Master/Expert Class
“B” Division – Sharpshooter/Marksman Class

ENGLISH MATCH; UNISEX:

INDIVIDUAL: Master, Expert, Sharpshooter, Marksman and Unclassified.

ENGLISH MATCH – 4-PERSON TEAM; UNISEX:

“A” Division: Master/Expert
“B” Division: Sharpshooter/Marksman

Team Score will be an aggregate of the 4 Individual event scores, combined as a Team.

OFFICIALS

Sport Coordinator

Range Master: runs the Range while competitors are shooting the Course of Fire along with line/range officers for safety.

A minimum of three (3) NRA approved officials: usually the Range Master, Club President, Board Members of the club or current NRA Members (Master Shooters).

PERSONNEL

Target pullers, usually about five (5) or six (6) persons who are club personnel who can help to change and move targets.

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MEDICAL

Basic medical supplies, such as a first aid kit will be provided by the Host at each venue. Communications shall be available at each venue and preparations made in case it is necessary to summon emergency services.

FACILITY

NRA approved 50 yard range.

EQUIPMENT

Targets:NRA International Target A-51 will be used, see NRA Rule 4.1.

GENERAL SPORTS RULES for Small Bore Rifle

Where conflicts between NRA rules and USPFC rules occur (i.e. awards formula, eligibility of competitors and substitution after competition begins), always use USPFC rules. (See General Sports Rules.)

CLASSIFICATION

Small Bore Rifle shooters with a classification from a recognized shooting sports organization (RSSO) shall shoot in their classification for their discipline. Shooters without an RSSO classification shall be classified based upon scores they shot in USPFC matches, if available.

Small Bore Rifle shooters who have no classification will shoot in the individual “Unclassified” classification in accordance with USPFC Federation Rules. The classification gained in the “Unclassified” classification will be used for the competitor’s classification in the Team Event.

NOTE: Any competitor desiring to shoot in a higher classification may do so, BUT ONLY ONE CLASSIFICATION HIGHER THAN THEIR CURRENT CLASSIFICATION and then return to their assigned classification at the completion of the match. A competitor who does not participate in any matches for five (5) years may be reclassified to the next lower classification.

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SMALL BORE RIFLE RULES

Rifles: NRA Match Rifle or any Rifle (NRA Rule 3.1 or 3.2). Sights: See NRA rule 3.7.

COURSE OF FIRE
NRA Course 7.5 ( 50 Yard Course, 3-position, indoor and outdoor courses).

Sixty (60) shots in three (3) positions, five (5) shots per bull with unlimited sighters on the sighter bull, all within the allotted time limit.

3-POSITION INDIVIDUAL MATCH:

Stage 1 – Prone, 20 shots, 20 minutes. Stage 2 – Standing, 20 shots, 40 minutes. Stage 3 – Kneeling, 20 shots, 30 minutes.

TIME LIMITS: One (1) minute per shot for prone, one minute and half (1 1/2) per shot for kneeling and two (2) minutes per shot for standing. Each competitor has an additional five (5) minutes for each position change in a stage or match. See NRA Rule 8.1 and 8.2 (c).

ENGLISH MATCH:

50 Yard/Meter: ISSF Course 7.15.0 and NRA Course 7.4 (Prone position course)

Sixty (60) shots in Prone position, five (5) shots per bull with unlimited sighters on the sighter bull, all within the allotted time limit.

TIME LIMITS: One (1) minute per shot for prone position. Each competitor has an additional 5 minutes for each position change in the match. See NRA Rule 8.2 (c).

RESULTS TO USPFC DIRECTOR

The SCORES OF ALL INDIVIDUAL EVENT(S) COMPETITORS ARE KEPT by the USPFC for data entry into the Classification computer program used from Games to Games. The Sport Coordinator shall be responsible for the MANDATORY SUBMISSION of all Individual event(s) scores in this sport to the USPFC Director for Rifle Small Bore. This should be done immediately upon the conclusion of the sport, and in no case later than 14 days after the conclusion of the Games.

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AWARDS

A maximum of eighteen (18) sets of medals (1st through 3rd place) will be required. USPFC will advise you of the number of sets needed based on total entries, plus a reasonable margin.

ATTENTION COORDINATORS
THE GENERAL RULES APPLY TO ALL SPORTS.

YOU MUST BE FAMILIAR WITH ITS CONTENTS.

PRECISE RESULTS MUST BE FORWARDED
TO THE HOST COMMITTEE IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE CONCLUSION OF THIS SPORT

The USPFC Director assigned to your sport is knowledgeable and experienced in providing assistance during the preparation and running of the sport.

Questions, a detailed accounting of your preparations, and any area requiring approval of the USPFC shall be submitted in a timely
manner to this USPFC Director.

The USPFC Directors want to work with you to make your sport a success.

PLEASE USE THE USPFC DIRECTORS AS A RESOURCE.

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