I can hardly believe that we have been producing this blog for five years, but in February 2019 we set up this website and started releasing blog posts. Let’s look at some of our stats for the past 5 years![Read more…] about The NROI Blog is 5 years old!
In 2023, there was a change in the rules as to the legality of using steel plates in upper level USPSA Competition matches. Most Area and National matches already avoided using steel plates to minimize reshoots to ensure the match stayed on schedule, so most competitors probably didn’t even notice the change. But we wanted to quiz our rules aficionados and see if they noticed the change in the January Question of the Month.[Read more…] about Plates and major matches
We often get emails asking about how to register for seminars and the qualifications to take the classes. Let’s review where you can find that information and how to register for a seminar.[Read more…] about NROI Certification Courses
Our rulebook talks about range equipment failure and what to do when that happens. The rulebook also covers when the firearm breaks or the ammunition has issues (squibs). But what happens when other competitor equipment fails?[Read more…] about Competitor Equipment Failure
Okay, the December Question of the Month posed an unusual situation, but something that could happen at a match. During a course of fire, a competitor’s belt comes loose and falls off with a loaded and holstered handgun. As the RO, what is your call?[Read more…] about My pistol was there a second ago
I am trying to build a list of clubs and match directors who hold multigun, 2-gun, or even shotgun- or rifle-only matches. Since we don’t have a mechanism to upload multigun scores to the USPSA website, we really don’t have a way to reach out and ask questions to those clubs. Even if your club hosts multigun matches and you don’t use USPSA rules, I am looking for input.[Read more…] about Does your club host Multigun matches?
For the November Question of the Month we posed a question about penalties for a Fixed Time Speed Shoot. Why? Because we know everyone can use a bit more practice with Fixed Time penalties.[Read more…] about Fixed Time Fun
As with any sport, the more involved you get with it, the more gear and gizmos you invest in. Many competitors eventually start loading their own ammo and if you have ever worked up a new load for a new firearm, caliber, or powder you know that having a chronograph is a handy tool. But which gives the best readings?[Read more…] about Chronograph comparison