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.


Revolver max. 4 inches capable of chambering and firing 38 special loads.
Factory manufactured, with no external modifications except: for grips/stocks which may be modified or changed because of the size of competitors hand or to facilitate loading. No chamfered cylinders are allowed.


48Rounds. Bullets must be .38spl- 148/158 grs round nose or semi-wadcutter. Reloaded ammo must have factory style energy.


Pistols with double action capability must shoot the first shot of each stage double action.


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
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.


A conventional right-or-left-handed holster must be used. For safety reasons, shoulder cross draw holsters will not
be allowed. Holsters must completely cover the trigger guard. in some competitions only duty style holster are


Any system of recoil control based on compensators, barrel venting or barrel porting, weighted Grips or grip panels,
full length Bo-Mar type ribs on the slide, trigger shoes, extended slide release, extended magazine.


The NRA 27E. One per competitor.


There is no allowance for malfunctions.

Ready Position

Firearm in holster pistols may be loaded and cocked but without a round being chambered.
The competitor must stand erect with arms hanging at sides. Not touch the gun or holster, before targets start to turn, the shooter must rack the slide.

Course of Fire (48 rounds)

Stage 1

6 rounds at 3 meters in 8 seconds, standing, one hand, double action.

Stage 2

12 rounds at 7 meters in 20 seconds, standing, one or two hands, double action.

Stage 3

12 rounds at 15 meters in 20 seconds, standing, one or two hands, double action.

Stage 4

18 rounds at 25 meters in 90 seconds, 6 rounds kneeling, 6 rounds left handed from the
left side of a barricade, 6 rounds right handed from the right side of a barricade, one or two hands, double action.