Factory manufactured (catalogue item) centre fire semi-auto pistol of .35 calibre or larger
Barrel length not to exceed 5″ (replacement barrels cannot be longer than the original)
Any accessories, parts and components which are manufactured to duplicate, in materials and dimensions, the original as offered by any manufacturer of the pistol, will be accepted.


Factory or hand loaded. Full metal jacket, hollow point or semi-wadcutter or wadcutter..


Open sights from any manufacturer are acceptable.
Rear sight may fixed or adjustable and fixed open front sights may not extend beyond the front of the slide
Max. sight radius 7,5 ” No full-length Bo-Mar type ribs on slide.


No internal modification may be made that would render the pistol less safe than originally designed by the manufacturer. All standard safety features of the pistol must operate properly. Self-loading pistols may be loaded and cocked but without a round being chambered.


The pistol must be equipped with standard issue or commercially available grips of the same size and design.
Thumb rest grips or those flared at the base are not allowed. Rubber sleeve: see “allowed accessories”


No external modifications are permitted.

Allowable Accessories

Ambidextrous safety, Beavertail grip safety, Extended magazine release, Full length recoil spring guide rod,
Extended slide release Rubber covered or synthetic main spring housing Aluminium or synthetic trigger,
Magazine base pads, Checking or stippling to the finish, Any exterior finish, e.g, armoloy, teflon, black oxide, etc.
Commercially manufactured rubber sleeve on grips is allowed providing no safety features are disengaged.

Non-Allowable Accessories

Sight Ribs, Extended front sights, Compensators, Magna-porting or ported barrels
Barrels which extend beyond the slide or bushing, to make them longer than the original, External weight systems,
Flared magazine well which flares the base of the grip, Extended magazines, Grips which flare at the base.

Specially Prohibited

Any system of recoil control based on compensators, barrel venting or barrel porting weighted Grips or grip panels


Competitors must have a minimum of Gold grading in Police or Service pistol events to enter, or in the opinion of the range officer be suitably safe and have had some holster training.

Course of Fire

Stage 1:

7 Meters – 20 seconds – 12 shots (double action only)
standing without support, one or two handed.

Stage 2:

25 meters – 90 seconds – 18 shot (double action only)
the same as the 1500 Match 2, 6 shot: kneeling 6 shot: standing, left hand, left side post 6 shot: standing, right
hand, right side post.

Change/Score target

Stage 3:

50 meters – 165 seconds – 24 shot (single action allowed)
like the 1500 match 3, 6 shot: sitting 6 shot: prone (where prone is not possible: kneeling, post optionally)
6 shot: standing, left hand, left side post 6 shot: standing, right hand, right side post.

Stage 4:

25 meters – 12 seconds – 6 shot (double action only) standing without support.

Score target


There is no allowance for malfunctions.