These were written to protect the spirit of the event and will be strictly enforced to ensure a fair competition.
Each competitor must have a valid PAL or other legal authorization to possess a firearm.
Any safety violations may result in competitor removal from the match.
Mistakes or Non-Compliance in the firing procedure will result in no score.
Rifles must not be brought to the firing line until instructed to do so by the Range Officer.
Rifles must have a chamber flag inserted in the chamber before leaving the firing point.
When not on the firing line, all rifles will be racked in the racks provided with magazines removed, actions open and chamber flags inserted or stored in their case.
Stages will be timed, however there will be no running allowed in the shooting area .
While on the firing line, rifle muzzles will be kept pointed down range at no more than approximately 45 degrees from dead down.
No rounds will be fired until the Range Officer gives the instruction to commence firing for that stage. Should a round be fired outside of this instruction the competitor will be scored 0 for that stage and a second offense will mean disqualification for the entire match.
When moving your rifle, it will be held by the barrel or forestock with the muzzle pointing upwards.
Before moving from the firing line, the shooter will take the magazine out and make sure the bolt is out and the empty chamber flag is in.
Each shooter is responsible to have a chamber flag that will not fall out when the rifle is being moved.