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25m Black Powder



The 25m  (Aggregate) Black Powder event combines both precision and rapid-fire, in two stages each of 20 shots:
Distance:  25 metres
Calibre:     maximum ·46 calibre, cap and ball revolver

Precision Stage
Number of shots/time:  20 shots, in four series of 5 shots, each series is 12 minutes
Precision Stage, target:10 ring of 50 mm diameter, each ring increases by 50 mm
After all competitors have completed the Precision Stage, they then fire the Rapid Fire Stage.

Rapid Fire Stage
Number of shots/time:  20 shots, in four series of 5 shots.
Each series consists of 5 exposures of the target, each exposure is for 3 seconds; the shooter fires one shot per exposure.
Rapid Fire Stage, target:10 ring of 100 mm wide x 150 mm high, each ring increases by 100 mm.


50m Black Powder

The 50m Black Powder event is based on the ISSF 50m Pistol match reduced to 40 shots:
Target: PA Black Powder Target
Distance:50 metres
Calibre:maximum ·46 calibre, cap and ball
Number of shots/time:40 shots in four series of 10 shots, each series is 30 minutes


The 13-shot Events

The 13-shot events provide a 13-shot event for virtually every type of black powder ‘cap and ball’ pistols.
Although this is an event of 13 shots, only the ten best scoring shots are counted for the shooter’s score.
There are four suggested ‘categories’: Replica single-shot, Fixed-sight revolver, Adjustable-sight revolver, and Modern single-shot pistol.

PA Affiliates may add further categories, but pistols must be black powder:
Target:    ISSF 25/50m Precision Target
Distance:  25 metres
Number of shots/time:  13 shots in 30 minutes

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