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USAS Rules

USA Shooting rules will aligned with the current ISSF Rulebook. Please note that these rulebooks are updated quite frequently so it is worth checking for updates on the ISSF website. These rules can be found at the following location:

ISSF RULEBOOK

Any rules not being enacted or that will be modified for a match will be posted as a match director's bulletin. 

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The below rules are the old USA Shooting rulebook which includes paper target regulations. As the new ISSF rulebooks do not address paper targets we have left these rulebooks below available to our member clubs. 

Get to know the rules adopted by USA Shooting. Click the titles below to download the full text of each section of the official rulebook.

 

USA Shooting General Regulation Rules
• Introduction
• Purpose and Authority
• Competition Sanctioning and Supervision
• Recognized Events
• Eligibility to Participate
• Shooter Classification
• National Records
• Anti-Doping Control

USA Shooting General Technical Rules
• General
• Safety
• Range and Target Standards
• Competition Officials
• Pre-Match Administration
• Equipment Control
• Scoring Procedures 
• Protocol: Awards and Records
• Media Relations
• List Of All Figures
• Index

USA Shooting Pistol Rules
• General
• Safety
• Range and Target Standards
• Equipment and Ammunition
• Competition Officials
• Shooting Event Procedures and Competition Rules
• Firing Point Allocation and Elimination Events
• Malfunctions
• Rules of Conduct for Shooters and Officials
• Equipment Control
• Scoring Procedures
• Tie-Breaking
• Protests and Appeals
• Finals In the Olympic Events
• Pistol Event Table
• Pistol Specification Table
• Drawings
• Index

USA Shooting Rifle Rules
• General
• Safety
• Range and Target Standards
• Equipment and Ammunition
• Competition Officials
• Shooting Event Procedures and Competition Rules
• Firing Point Allocation and Elimination Events
• Malfunctions
• Rules of Conduct for Shooters and Officials
• Equipment Control
• Scoring Procedures
• Tie-Breaking
• Protests and Appeals
• Finals In the Olympic Events
• Rifle Event Table
• Rifle Specification Table
• Index

USA Shooting Shotgun Rules
• General
• Safety
• Range and Target Standards
• Equipment and Ammunition
• Competition Officials
• Shooting Procedures 
• Match Administration
• Malfunctions
• Rules of Conduct for Shooters and Team Officials
• Targets, (Regular, Irregular, Hit, Lost etc.)
• Scoring Procedures
• Tie Breaking
• Violations, Penalties, Protests and Appeals
• Rules for Trap
• Rules for Automatic Trap
• Rules for Double Trap
• Rules for Skeet
• Finals in the Olympic Events
• Figures and Tables
• Index

USA Shooting 2015 Rule Update (3/2015)

USA Shooting Errata 1 (1/2013)

Internaional Paralympic Committee - Shooting Rules

5 Shot Air Pistol Rules

 

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