When I got into the sport almost twenty years ago, match books were printed paper documents you received when you checked in at a Major match. Some majors might have a website with some stage diagrams but this was, at first, the exception. It was the rare local club that did a formal match book for local matches. With the integration of the Internet into daily life, match books became more electronic in nature; although printed match books still ruled the day for almost another decade. Nowadays, it is rare to find a printed match book being handed out. Instead, electronic match books rule the roost. Match books do serve a purpose and are an important part of Major matches. Let’s look at some dos and don’ts for these important documents.[Read more…] about Match Book Thoughts
Archives for September 2021
Do you know what DVC is? Have you noticed those letters on the bottom corner of the USPSA logo? Do you understand what they mean in relation to our sport?[Read more…] about Do you DVC?
Regardless if a gun is dropped during the course of fire, or outside a course of fire, it is the job of a Range Officer to oversee its retrieval and return to a safe condition (see 10.5.14). But how should a RO go about this?[Read more…] about Handling dropped guns
For the August Question of the Month, we asked you to score a target. Simple enough, right? Except one of the options we gave you was “Fix target, reshoot”. What? Yep…and, that was actually the right answer. Read on…[Read more…] about Target Presentation