Silhouette Shooting Rules for Paper and Metal

   Paper Silhouettes Rules

Target:Paper Silhouette Shooting
Distances: Paper Silhouette Pistol 18 Foot (5.5 Meter) Class
Paper Silhouette Pistol 33 Foot (10 Meter) Class
Paper Silhouette Rifle 33 Foot (10 Meter) Class
Paper Silhouette Pistol Benchrest 33 Foot (10 Meter) Class
Paper Silhouette Rifle Benchrest 33 Foot (10 Meter) Class
Paper Silhouette Rifle Benchrest 25 Yard (22.9 Meter) Class
Time Limit:20 minutes firing time for each page of targets.
Equipment: Any .177 to .22 caliber airgun that does not exceed fifteen pounds in weight including sights, scope, mounts, or other equipment. Conventional design airguns utilizing springs, nitro piston, compress air/gas or pre-charged pneumatic air; qualify for this event. There is no FPE limit. Any pellet type can be used, so use whatever pellet works best in your airgun.
Course Setup: Target is laid out at the required distances for the given match. Printable target found here and are used for all 6 Paper Classes.
Shooting Position: The standard standing position shooting off-hand. Pistols may be shot either “one handed” or “two handed”.
Benchrest Shooting will be off bags or a mechanical rest where the adjustment knobs are not used during the course of fire.
Shooter must be behind firing line but the muzzle may be over (with pistol, the pistol could be extended in front of the line).
Course of Fire: Each group of targets must be shot left to right; 2 shot is fired at each of the 20 silhouette. Any target hit out of order is considered a miss. Targets are engaged in order of: Chickens, Pigs, Turkeys, and Rams.
Scoring:Count the pellets in the "black" of each animal. Pellets just touching the “black” are also counted as a hit.
Notes:Shooters are allowed to have a spotter with them, who watches where the shots land and advises the shooter on corrections to make.


   Metal Silhouettes Rules

Target:Metal Silhouette Shooting, 1/10 Scale
Distances:

Metal Silhouette Pistol / Short-Range Air Rifle (SAR) Class (1/10 Scale)

10 Chickens at 10 Yards (9.1 Meters)
10 Pigs at 12.5 Yards (11.4 Meters)
10 Turkeys at 15 Yards (13.7 Meters)
10 Rams at 18 Yards (16.5 Meters)

Metal Silhouette Rifle Class (1/10 Scale)

10 Chickens at 20 Yards (18.3 Meters)
10 Pigs at 30 Yards (27.4 Meters)
10 Turkeys at 36 Yards (32.9 Meters)
10 Rams at 45 Yards (41.1 Meters)
Time Limit:15 second ready time and 2 1/2 minutes firing time for each bank of 5 targets.
Equipment: Any .177 to .22 caliber airgun that does not exceed fifteen pounds in weight including sights, scope, mounts, or other equipment. Conventional design airguns utilizing springs, nitro piston, compress air/gas or pre-charged pneumatic air; qualify for this event. There is no FPE limit. Any pellet type can be used, so use whatever pellet works best in your airgun.
Course Setup: Targets are set up in groups of 5 of each kind, with a silhouette's width between targets, laid out at the required distances for the given match. If you need steel silhouette targets check out the silhouette targets at www.steelplinkers.com or at www.pyramydair.com.
Shooting Position: The standard standing position shooting off-hand. Pistols may be shot either “one handed” or “two handed”.
Shooter must be behind firing line but the muzzle may be over (with pistol, the pistol could be extended in front of the line).
Course of Fire: Each group of targets must be shot left to right; one shot is fired at each silhouette. If a target is missed then the next shot is taken at the next target. Any target hit out of order is considered a miss. Targets are engaged in order of distance: Chickens, Pigs, Turkeys, and Rams.
Scoring: The target must be knocked down or pushed off the target stand in order to score a hit; even a shot ricocheting off the ground in front of the target will count if it takes down the correct target.
Notes:Shooters are allowed to have a spotter with them, who watches where the shots land and advises the shooter on corrections to make.

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