Black Powder

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The 25 m  (Aggregate) Black Powder event
This event combines both precision and rapid-fire, in two stages each of 20 shots:

Distance 25 metres
Calibre = maximum .46 calibre, cap and ball revolver
Precision Stage
Number of shots/time  = 20 shots, in four series of 5 shots, each series is 12 minutes
Precision Stage, target =

10 ring of 50 mm diameter, each ring increases by 50 mm

 After all competitors have completed the Precision Stage, they then fire the Rapid Fire Stage.

Rapid Fire Stage

Number of shots/time  20 shots, in four series of 5 shots
Each series consists of 5 exposures of the target, each exposure is for 3 seconds; the shooter fires one shot per exposure.
Rapid Fire Stage, target = 10 ring of 100mm wide x 150mm high, each ring increases by 100mm

The 50 m event
This event is based on the ISSF 50m Pistol match reduced to 40 shots:

Distance 50 metres
Calibre = maximum .46 calibre, cap and ball revolver
Number of shots/time  = 40 shots, in four series of 10 shots, each series is 30 minutes
Target =

PA Black Powder Target


The 13-shot events
These events  provide a 13-shot match for virtually every type of black powder ‘cap and ball’ pistols.
Although this is an event of 13 shots, only the ten best scoring shots are counted for the shooter’s score.
There are four suggested ‘categories’: Replica single-shot, Fixed-sight revolver, Adjustable-sight revolver, and Modern single-shot pistol.

PA Affiliates may add further categories, but pistols must be black powder:

Distance 25metres
Number of shots/time  = 13 shots, in 30 minutes
Target =

ISSF 25/50m Precision Target