When competitors follow the stage procedure, everyone is happy because no extra penalties are applied. But when a competitor does an action contrary to the stage procedure, then range officials need to determine how many penalties apply. Let’s look at this Question of the Month and the answer.[Read more…] about Following the stage procedure
Question of the Month Results
Squibs are serious. We teach Range Officers to “Say STOP when you hear a POP!” And once the competitor is stopped and the squib is confirmed, then comes the task of scoring the stage as shot which was the focus of this Question of the Month.[Read more…] about When is a shot, a shot?
Before we dive too deep into this post, I want you to say with me, “Fixed Time is Virginia Count with a time limit.” The only penalty unique to Fixed Time is the overtime shot, which we will discuss in a bit. The goal of this Question of the Month is to dispel some misunderstandings about how to score Fixed Time stages.[Read more…] about Fixed Time isn’t hard to score
Stages where the firearm starts on a table usually raise some questions because they are not as common as starting with the handgun holstered or holding the PCC with stock on belt. The most common question is what about magazines? Where do they start when the gun is on a table? That is what we were asking in this Question of the Month.[Read more…] about Where do the mags start?
One of the many things ROs are supposed to watch is target engagement so when a competitor fails to engage a target, they know when to apply a Failure To Shoot At penalty. For this Question of the Month we are going to discuss FTSAs and when they should and shouldn’t be applied.[Read more…] about To FTSA, or not to FTSA
In this Question of the Month, we scored an array of targets from a Virginia Count course of fire. Did you score the two targets correctly?[Read more…] about Was that an extra hit?
How is your USPSA Multigun rules knowledge? Have you kept up on the recent updates? If you haven’t, you probably got this Question of the Month incorrect. Let’s take a look at the question and the results.[Read more…] about Intentional grounding
I think I heard more comments about this Question of the Month during the voting period than any other. This is probably due to the fact that everyone wanted to know what the correct answer is. Well, the wait is over but first let’s review the question.[Read more…] about Is it a DQ or not?