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Sacramento County Sheriff’s Pistol Team


Sacramento Sheriff’s Reserves

June 4 -5, 2016



LOCATION:      California Highway Patrol Academy, 3500 Reed Ave, W. Sacramento, CA

                        For shooting times and registration contact Bob Yoshida at bob.yoshida@sbcglobal.net  


POSTAL SITE: Riverside Sheriff’s Ben Clarke Public Safety Training Center, 3473 Davis Rd, Riverside, CA

For shooting times and registration contact Jeremy David at jeremy.mdavid@gmail.com or (760) 636-8849.


ENTRIES:        Statistical office will open at 0800 hours each day with competition scheduled to begin at 0900 hours.  Relays will be fired on the hour with the last relay at 1300 hours each day.  Due to the limited number of shooting lanes available, reservations are highly recommended. 


AWARDS:        All awards will consist of either cash and/or merchandise. One award will be presented for every seven competitors in a class.


ELIGIBILITY:    Competitors must be eligible to compete per NRA rule 2.1 or 2.1.1 and 2.4 (a,b,c,d or e).

                          Eligibility authentication will be required per NRA rule 2.4.1.


ENTRY FEES:  Sacramento Sheriff’s Pistol Team                      Sacramento Sheriff’s Reserves


                        Each 1500 incl NRA Fee =        $35.00              Each 1500 incl NRA Fee =            $35.00

                        Service Revolver =                   $15.00              Stock Semi-Auto Pistol =            $15.00

                        Team Only (Match 5) =             $15.00              Team Only (Match 5) =             $15.00


All current NRA Police Combat Rules will govern these matches


CLASSIFICATIONS:     Individual competitors will be classed according to their most current NRA classification. Shooters must present their NRA classification card at registration, with proper police I.D. card. NRA membership application cards will be available at the range. 


CHALLENGES:             A challenge fee of $1.00 will be collected for each challenge made (refer to NRA rules for correct procedure).


CLASSIFICATION:       Individual competitors will be classified in six classes. High Master, Master, Expert, Sharpshooter, Marksman and Classified. Classification will be based on NRA Police Combat classifications, the scores of which are taken from NRA sanctioned Police Pistol Combat tournaments or registered leagues. Unclassified competitors, WITHOUT A TEMPORARY SCORE BOOK, are required to compete in the High Master class (Rule 19.2). Insufficient entries (less than 5) in a class may result in those competitors being moved to the next higher classification by the Match Director per NRA Rule 19.8


ARMS ALLOWED:        Rule 3.2 and 3.3 of the current NRA Police Combat Rule Book.


AMMUNITION:             Either hand loaded or factory loaded round nose, semi-wadcutter, full wadcutter. 32 cal. or larger, may be used. No high speed or magnum ammunition will be allowed (Rule 3.17 a,b).


FIRING METHOD:        “DA” will designate matches, which must be fired double action.  Matches designated with “SA” (single action) may be fired either double or single action.


LOADING:                    All loading will be with cartridges taken from the competitor’s pocket, cartridge                  belt, mechanical loaders or special pouch. Cartridge belts and special pouches may be used if they are practical for police duty use. It is the competitors’ responsibility to have sufficient ammunition in his possession to complete the event. If the equipment to be used is questionable, it should be submitted to the Match Director for a decision prior to firing the first match. All loading will be with six (6) cartridges. Time for reloading is included in the time for each match or stage.


TIME:                           Time will start with a loaded gun in the holster. No part of the competitor’s hand may touch the gun or holster until the command to commence firing has been given.


OPTICAL DEVICES:     No optical (other than normal glasses worn for corrective eyesight or                      Sunglasses) will be permitted on the range during match firing for use by competitors. Use of a mechanical iris, eye patch or eye cover is prohibited.


HOLSTER:                   A conventional right or left-hand holster must be used. For safety reasons shoulder, or cross draw, or holsters that require releasing by insertion of the finger within the trigger guard will not be allowed. Holsters cannot be tied down.


TARGETS:                   NRA B-27 targets. Hits in the 7,8,9,10 and X scoring area will be scored.


SIGHTING SHOTS:      No sighting shots will be allowed.


REFIRES:                     No re-fires will be allowed for defective guns or ammunition, or for other malfunctions of the shooters equipment. Competitors may clear jams or malfunctions provided all safety requirements are met.


SCORING:                   All scoring will be performed by the competitors. The use of plug type scoring gauges will be restricted to use by the Chief Range Officer or Match Supervisor.


Competitors will inspect their own targets after scoring, check scorecard for correctness and sign their scorecard to indicate acceptance of the score. If the competitor does not accept the score the Chief Range Officer will clip the scorecard to the target and the target will be moved to the Challenge area. See NRA rule 16.1 for challenge and protest procedure.


                                    If the score is accepted, scores will be checked by the Statistical Office and posted on the bulletin board. Competitors must sign their scorecards or risk not having scores accepted.


BREAKING TIES:         When two or more competitors have the same numerical score, scores will be ranked according to NRA rule 15.11


MATCH 1:                    Standing Without Support - DA

                        Stage 1: 7 Yards           12 Shots           20 Seconds

                        Stage 2: 15 Yards         12 Shots           20 Seconds


MATCH 2:                    25 Yards Kneeling and Standing – DA    90 Seconds     

                        6 Shots Kneeling

                        6 Shots Standing Left Hand Barricade               

                        6 Shots Standing Right Hand Barricade



MATCH 3:                    50 Yards Sitting/Prone/ Standing - DA/SA          2 Minutes & 45 Seconds

                                    6 Shots Sitting

                                    6 Shots Prone                                      

                                    6 Shots Standing Left Hand Barricade               

                                    6 Shots Standing Right Hand Barricade


MATCH 4:                    25 Yards Standing Without Support - DA

                                    Stage 1:                       12 Shots           35 Seconds

                                    Stage 2:                       12 Shots           35 Seconds


MATCH 5:                    National Police Course

                                    Stage 1:           A          7 Yards Standing 12 Shots - DA 20 Seconds


B          25 Yards Kneeling/Standing – DA – 90 Seconds

                                                            6 Shots Kneeling

                                                            6 Shots Standing Left Hand Barricade               

                                                            6 Shots Standing  Right Hand Barricade


Stage 2:           C          50 Yards Sitting/ Prone/ Standing - DA/SA

                                                            6 Shots Sitting

                                                            6 Shots Prone                                      

                                                            6 Shots Standing Left Hand Barricade               

                                                            6 Shots Standing Right Hand Barricade


D          25 Yards Standing Without Support – DA – 12 Seconds

                                                            6 Shots                                                


MATCH 6:                    Aggregate of Matches 1,2,3,4, & 5


TEAM MATCHES:        Aggregate of Individual Match 5 scores of all team members, two and four person teams.


NOTE: All teams must be declared with Bob Yoshida prior to the first member of the team firing a shot.  Failure to do so will result in the disqualification of the entire team.




STAGE 1                     3 yards, double action - 6 shots one hand standing without support, 8 seconds.


STAGE 2                     7 yards, double action - 12 shots, one or two hands standing without support,

                                    20 seconds, includes reloading for second 6 shot string.



STAGE 3                     15 yards, double action - 12 shots, one or two hands standing without support.

                                    Twenty seconds, includes reloading for second 6 shot string.


STAGE 4                     25 yards, double action - 18 shots, one or two hands; 6 shots kneeling, from

                                    behind the barricade for cover and support; 6 shots standing left hand from

                                    behind the barricade; and 6 shots standing right hand from behind the

                                    barricade. Ninety seconds, includes reloading for subsequent 6 shot strings.