Service Pistol/Service Pistol Unrestricted/Service Pistol 25 Yards

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Pistol Australia Service Matches comprise the following three competitions:
• Service Pistol which requires a Pistol Australia Holster Qualification.
• Service Pistol Unrestricted which follows the same course of fire as Service Pistol but a holster is not used during the match.
• Service Pistol 25 Yards which is a different course of fire to the two previous matches and a holster is not used during the match.
 
Service Pistol/Service Pistol Unrestricted

The Service Pistol event for 9mm and .38/.357 pistols consists of 90 shots fired at distances varying from 50 to 7 yards with the pistol holstered at the comencement of each series.  Shooters must hold a current PA Holster Accreditation to compete or train in this event.  PA Service Pistol targets are used for this event and set in a bank of four targets per shooter.

 

24 shots @ 50 yards 

  • 6 shots prone
  • 6 shots sitting or kneeling
  • 6 shots right side of barricade
  • 6 shots left side of barricade


24 shots @ 25 yards 

  • 6 shots right side of barricade
  • 6 shots left side of barricade
  • 6 shots from each the right and left side of barricade


12 shots @ 25 yards 

  • 3 shots on each of two targets
  • shots on each of three targets

 

18 shots @ 10 yards 

  • shots on a target
  • 6 shots on a target, three shots with each hand only
  • 3 shots on each of two targets


12 shots @ 7 yards

 6 shots on each of two targets with the pistol below the shoulders.


The Service Pistol Unrestricted event for calibres allowed are .32 to .38 has the same course of fire as for Service Pistol.  This event does not use holstered pistols at the commencement of each series.

Service Pistol 25 Yards

This event for calibers from •32 to •38/•357 pistols consists of 65 shots fired at distances varying from 25 to 7 yards.

25 shots@ 25 yards 

  • 5 shots prone
  • 5 shots sitting
  • 5 shots kneeling
  • 5 shots right side of barricade
  • 5 shots left side of barricade


15 shots @ 25 yards 

  • 5 shots with three on one target and two on another
  • 5 shots with one on one target, one on another, and two on another
  • 5 shots on one target


15 shots @ 10 yards 

  • 5 shots on one target
  • 5 shots with the weak hand on one target
  • 5 shots with three on one target and two on another


10 shots @ 7 yards 

  • 5 shots on each of two targets with the pistol below the shoulders

 

The International Rapid Fire targets are used for this event and set in a bank of five targets per shooter