In the 2020 rulebook, some changes were made to section 9.9 that changed how certain activated targets are scored if the target is never activated. We wanted to see how many folks noticed the change and as a result asked the following Question of the Month: The Max Trap in the picture is activated by a stomp pad. The competitor shoots the target putting two hits in the upper A-zone and never activates it. How do you score the target?[Read more…] about Activating activators
USPSA is pleased to announce that the ninth video in the Practiscore Training series is now available on the USPSA website. This installment covers how to correctly enter a classifier re-entry. Not a reshoot required by the rules, but the single, same division, optional reshoot that a competitor can do on the classifier for a better score.[Read more…] about Classifier re-entries
Pistol Caliber Carbine has been a USPSA Division since 2016, but there are still some folks who are against PCC. Yes, we are allowing people to use a rifle in handgun matches. And yes, PCCs aren’t compatible with holsters so the gun handling rules are different. But, USPSA matches have some of the most strict gun handling rules in the shooting sports so why is there so much hate towards PCC as a Division?[Read more…] about PCC is not a crime
This question was taken from a thread on the Enos forum. The responses as to which rule applied were varied and there was much disagreement – perfect for a Question of the Month: At a USPSA match, a PCC competitor is given the “Make ready” command, loads and applies the PCC safety, and assumes the start position. After the “Are you ready?” command, but before the start signal, the competitor fires the PCC and the shot impacts the rear berm. As the RO, what is your call?[Read more…] about False start or DQ?
A new Practiscore training video that details how to setup a match in the Practiscore App is now available to USPSA members. This is the eighth video in the series and all the videos can be accessed on the Practiscore Training page on the USPSA website. The new video demonstrates how to create a new match, add stages, and add/squad shooters. There are more videos in the works for release later this year.[Read more…] about Match Setup in Practiscore
NROI released a new training video to teach members the multiple ways that the digital rulebooks can be accessed and easily searched. A link to the video can be found on the rules pages of the USPSA and SCSA websites under the videos section. Members must be logged into either site to view the video.[Read more…] about How to use the rulebooks video
Have you ever had to score a target from a drop turner where the bullet sliced across the target face? Did you make the right call? The April Question of the Month asked everyone how they would score the below target.[Read more…] about Scoring Skimmers
We decided to test everyone’s knowledge about Virginia Count penalties in two different scenarios for the March Questions of the Month. A lot of votes were cast on these questions, and now we can see who was correct![Read more…] about Virginia Count Penalties