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PA Matches

The PA Matches include Service Pistol, Service Pistol Unrestricted and Service Pistol 25 yards.  These are excellent matches for revolvers and the variety of distances and styles of shooting provide an interesting challenge.

Service Pistol

 

The Service Pistol event for 9mm and ·38/·357 pistols consists of 90 shots fired at distances varying from 50 to 7 yards with the pistol holstered at the commencement of each series. 

 

Shooters must hold a current PA Holster Accreditation to compete or train in this event.  PA Service Pistol targets are used for this event and set in a bank of four targets per shooter.

24 shots @ 50 yards

  • 6 shots prone

  • 6 shots sitting or kneeling

  • 6 shots right side of barricade

  • 6 shots left side of barricade

 

24 shots @ 25 yards

  • 6 shots right side of barricade

  • 6 shots left side of barricade

  • 6 shots from each the right and left side of barricade

 

12 shots @ 25 yards

  • 3 shots on each of two targets

  • shots on each of three targets

 

18 shots @ 10 yards

  • shots on a target

  • 6 shots on a target, three shots with each hand only

  • 3 shots on each of two targets

 

12 shots @ 7 yards

  • 6 shots on each of two targets with the pistol below the shoulders.

 

Service Pistol Unrestricted

The Service Pistol Unrestricted event using calibres ·32 to ·38 has the same course of fire as Service Pistol.  This event does not use holstered pistols at the commencement of each series.

25 Yards Service Pistol

The 25 yards Service Pistol event for calbres from ·32 to ·38/·357 pistols consists of 65 shots fired at distances varying from 25 to 7 yards.

 

25 shots@ 25 yards

  • 5 shots prone

  • 5 shots sitting

  • 5 shots kneeling

  • 5 shots right side of barricade

  • 5 shots left side of barricade

 

15 shots @ 25 yards

  • 5 shots with three on one target and two on another

  • 5 shots with one on one target, one on another, and two on another

  • 5 shots on one target

 

15 shots @ 10 yards

  • 5 shots on one target

  • 5 shots with the weak hand on one target

  • 5 shots with three on one target and two on another

 

10 shots @ 7 yards

  • 5 shots on each of two targets with the pistol below the shoulders

 

The International Rapid Fire targets are used for this event and set in a bank of five targets per shooter.

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