Action Pistol Rules

 


ALLOWED PISTOLS Any and all semi-automatic handguns in .380 cal. or larger in safe working order

 

CLASSIFICATIONS:

 

  • 1911 CLASS Any Colt style 1911 chambered in 45 ACP with fixed or adjustable rear sights (limited to 8 round capacity) No exterior modifications of any kind. (i.e. extended slide releases, extended magazine releases, magazine wells etc).

     

  • REVOLVER CLASS Any double action revolver with fixed or adjustable sights .38 cal or larger.

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  • LIMITED 10 CLASS Any double or single action semi automatic pistol with fixed or adjustable sights. Some exterior modifications are allowed, (i.e. extended slide releases, extended magazine releases, magazine wells etc…) NO Optics, ported, or compensated barrels are permitted.  Maximum magazine length is no more than 141mm oal.

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  • LIMITED CLASS Any double or single action semi automatic pistol with fixed or adjustable sights.  Some exterior modifications are allowed, (i.e. extended slide releases, extended magazine releases, magazine wells, etc...) NO! Optics, ported, or compensated barrels are permitted.  Maximum magazine length is no more than 141mm oal.
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  • OPEN CLASS Any revolver,double action or single action semi automatic pistol with fixed or adjustable sights.  Exterior modifications are allowed, (i.e. extended slide releases, extended magazine releases, magazine wells, Optics, ported, or compensated barrels, etc...)  Maximum magazine length is no more than 171mm oal.
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  • LEOS ONLY This class is for our Law Enforcement Officers Only.  Competitors are required to compete with their duty weapons and complete duty gear.  It is not required to be in uniform.

     

  • MAGAZINE CAPACITY

     

    • 1911 you may load up to 8 rounds in the magazine and one in the chamber to start the stage.
    • Limited 10 you may load up to 10 rounds in the magazine and one in the chamber to start the stage.
    • Limited you may load the magazine to capacity and one in the chamber to start the stage. Maximum magazine length is no more than 141mm oal.
    • Open you may load the magazine to capacity and one in the chamber to start the stage. Maximum magazine length is no more than 171mm oal.
    • LEO you may load the magazine to capacity and one in the chamber to start the stage.

     

    You may carry as many magazines on your body as you feel necessary.  All magazines will start from the body.

    ALLOWED AMMUNITION All Lead, Copper Washed, or Jacketed ammunition with a maximum velocity of 1400 fps.  No half jacketed, steel core or steel jacketed ammunition is allowed.

    HOLSTERS Any holster capable of holding your pistol safely worn at or around the waist will be allowed.  No shoulder holsters are permitted.

    STARTING THE COURSE OF FIRE When the shooter comes to the firing line the R.O. will instruct the shooter to MAKE READY. On this command the individual will then and ONLY then load his or her weapon.

    STARTING POSITIONS Weapon loaded, safety's engaged and holstered.

    “OR”

    The “Low ready” position.  The “Low ready” position is defined as: The gun pointed at a 45 degree downward angle, magazine inserted, a live round in the chamber, safety's engaged! and your finger outside the trigger guard.

    FINISHING THE COURSE OF FIRE Upon completion of the stage, the shooter, BEFORE turning around, will “UNLOAD AND SHOW CLEAR to the R.O. Then and only then may the competitor holster his or her firearm.

    DISQUALIFICATIONS Dropping a firearm, whether loaded or unloaded will result in an immediate disqualification from the match.


    Breaking of the 180 degree plane will result in an immediate disqualification from the match.

     

    COLD RANGE The Deadwood Boys range is ALWAYS considered a cold range.  At no time will any person carry a loaded firearm.  While carrying a side-arm a magazine may not be inserted into the weapon.  All handling of firearms will be done in a designated safe area.

    These rules are based on USPSA pistol rules.

    For more information you can go to:  www.uspsa.org