Open sights only. Sights that are optical, mirror, laser, projected dot, in nature are prohibited. No covered sights are allowed.
Correcting lenses and/or filters may not be attached to pistol, but may be worn by the shooter.
Any device which counters oscillation or movement before the shot is fired is prohibited.
Same pistol must be used for entire event unless it ceases to function.
Shoes must be below the ankle, and of normal stiffness in the forward part of the foot.
Pistol Specifics by event (AP = 10m Air Pistol; FP = 50m Free Pistol; 25m = 25m Rimfire, Standard, Rapid Fire Pistol and Center Fire Pistol)
Trigger weight: AP: 500g to 1500g; FP: No min/max; 25m: 1000g -1400g
FP, AP: May only be loaded with one round at a time. AP may contain a magazine, but it may not be used with multiple pellets.
Box (pistol must fit inside, in mm): AP: 420x 200 x 50; FP: No restriction; 25m: 300 x 150 x 50
Barrel Perforations (exhaust ports, compensators, etc): AP: yes; All others: No
AP, 25m Pistol: Viewed from rear, Heel rest and extension above hand must extend at 90 degrees to grip (i.e. not wrap over hand.) Thumb rest must allow free lift of thumb. Heel rest may curve fore-aft.
25m Pistol: Max length from web contact to rear of grip contacting hand = 30mm. Any additional material must be cut at 45 degrees or more.
FP: Grip may encircle the hand.
Events and Pistols
Air Pistol: Any .177 caliber (4.5mm) compressed air, pneumatic, or CO2 pistol meeting the pistol standards. 10 meters. 60 shots in 75 minutes (Men) or 40 shots in 50 minutes (Women.) Unlimited sighting shots in 15 minutes (includes prep time.)
Standard Pistol (Men): Any .22 Rimfire pistol meeting pistol standards. 25 meters. Four 5-shot series in 150, 20, and 10 seconds. Sighting: 1 series of 5 shots prior to 150 second stage.
25m Pistol (Women): Any .22 Rimfire pistol meeting pistol standards. 25 meters. Two stages: Precision – Six 5-shot series in 5 minutes, Rapid Fire – Two 5-shot series in 8, 6, and 4 seconds. Sighting: One series of 5 shots per stage.
Rapid Fire Pistol: Any .22 caliber pistol meeting pistol standards. 25 meters. 2 stages, each consisting of Two 5-shot series in 8, 6, 4 seconds. Sighting: 1 series of 5-shots in 8 seconds before each stage.
Center Fire Pistol (Men): Any Center Fire pistol, .30 to .38 caliber, non-magnum non-high power ammunition, meeting the pistol standards. 25 meters. 2 stages: Precision – Six 5-shot series in 5 minutes. Rapid Fire: Two 5-shot series in 8, 6, 4 seconds. Sighting: 1 series of 5 shots in 8 seconds before each stage.
Free Pistol (50m Pistol) (Men): Any .22 Rimfire pistol meeting the 50m pistol standards. 60 shots in 90 minutes. Sighting: Unlimited shots in 15 minutes (includes prep time.)