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.


Mass produced (at least 1.000 produced) factory manufactured (catalogue item) centre fire semi-automatic pistol
designed for police, military or civilian use cal. .35 or larger barrel length not to exceed 5,5 inches the only modification or
replacement part allowed is the magazine bumper pad, grips/stocks which may be modified or changed because of
the size of competitor’s hand or to facilitate loading.


48Rounds. Factory or Hand loaded ammunition must have same energy as factory loads.


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.