Black Rifle Action Shooting Society

  

 

B.R.A.S.S. reserves the right to change or modify rules if necessary as deemed appropriate; it is the duty of the competitor to be familiar with each and every rule. In the event a rules change is made, a notification shall be issued.  Rules shall not be changed during an event.   These rules shall go into effect 1-1-2015
· SAFETY RULES
· Ammunition:
· ·                                 Two (2) hits anywhere inside of the edge perforations of the target=No Penalty
· ·                                 Penalties will apply as follows:
· ·                                 No hits on paper but target was engaged=5 Second Penalty  
· ·                                 Target (of any sort) was not engaged=10 Second Penalty (includes 5 second miss+ 5 second FTE)
· ·                                 Target (of any sort) set beyond 40 yards that was not engaged=15 Second Penalty (includes 10 second miss + 5 second FTE)
· ·                                
 Tracer, incendiary, armor piercing, green tipped or steel/tungsten core ammunition is specifically prohibited. Any competitor found in violation shall be assessed a $100 fee for each steel target or prop engaged and/or damaged.  Fines will be made payable the day of the offense.
 
1) "Hearing protection, safety glasses and ball cap, patrol cap(with brim extending past eyewear) are required at
ALL matches. No sandles, flip flops, open toed shoes or low cut shirts.
 
2) All long guns must be stored vertical on racks or carts, with a chamber flags. If you don't have one, we will provide
you with one. NO laying firearms on shooting benches.
 
3) All firearms MUST be handled in the safe zone if they are being worked on. NO ammo is allowed in the safe
zone!
 
4) This is a cold range. No exceptions! You may only load a firearm under the direction of a range officer.
 
5) All shooters and equipment are subject to inspection by RO or MD at any time.
 
6) Transitions between firearms MUST be done with safety on *when aplicable. **Firearms with passive safeties
(ie. Glock) may be transitioned or reholstered with the finger out side of the trigger guard.
 Stowing or abandoning a firearm must be done with either the safety on or unloaded.
 
7) The "Hot Line" is an imaginary 180 "degree line that follows the shooter down range paralel to the rear berm of
the bay. If the muzzle of a firearm is within reasonable distance of the hot line the range officer will call
"MUZZLE" or "180". If the muzzle of the firearm crosses the hot line, the competitor is subjet to disqualifiacation.
 
8) In the event of an negligent discharge of a firearm during the COF the shooter will be disqualified. A ND is defined as
any shot not taken while sighted and intended on engaging a target. Any round that impacts the ground within 10 feet of
the competitor. "burning" rounds into a berm is permitted.
 
9) In the event of a prop or equipment failure, a reshoot may be given under the discretion of the RO.
 Any malfunctions that prevent the shooter from clearing the
firearm in a safe manner, the shooter will turn over the firearm to the RO with the safety on, muzzle down range
and finger out of the trigger guard. The shooter will then follow the ROs instructions clearing any other firearm
s and exiting the range area until the RO can make the range safe.
 
10) Any participate suspected of being under the influence of alcohol or drugs will be ejected from the property.
 
11) Disruptive behavior or un-sportsmans like conduct detramental to the sport, by any participants, or
spectators will be ejected from club property.
 
12) Range Officer's have the right to make cases by case judgment/discretion for safety volition's.
 
13) All Shooters Must obey Range Officer's at all times on COF.
 
14) If there is a problem with a stage description or anything during the event. Take it up with the Range Officer's
before leaving.
 
15) Anyone can call for a “ceasefire” during the COF, for a good reason. Use good judgment. Everyone is a
"Range Officer".
 
 
 
Stage prep. For shooter:
 
When shooter is called to the hot line, he or she will be asked:
 
1) Does the shooter understand the COF? If no indication is made by the shooter, the RO is to assume ready.
2) Range Officer will give the command, load & make ready. No sight pictures are permitted with loaded
firearms before the start signal.
3) Range Officer will say “shooter stand by”.
4) At the buzzer the shooter may start.
 
Stage Disclosure for shooter:
 
1) Range Officer will ask” is the shooter done?
2) Shooter will unload all weapons and show the Range Officer the weapon is clear.
3)Range Officer will check and verify, insert chamber flag, then give command range is cold/ clear.
 
 
Holsters for handguns:
 
Active or passive retention holsters must be used. The holster must allow freedom of movment and must be able
to retain the pistol during such activities as running, jumping and droping to prone position. No cross draws,
horizontal MOLLE or shoulder holsters. All equipment used is subject to inspection by a Range Officer.
 
 Divisions:
   Tactical Optics:
Rifle: Service rifle caliber equipped with (1) optical sight, use of magnifiers is permitted, Compensators may not
be larger than 1" diameter and/or 3'long. Monopods, bipods and supporting devices are not permited.
 Shotgun: Must be conventional, tubular magazine fed, 20 gauge or larger.
No Tactical division shotgun may start with more that 9 rounds in the gun total.
 Electronic or optical sights are not permitted.
 Pistol: Electronic or Optical sights are not permitted.
Single stack magazines may not exceed 171.25mm OAL, Double stack magazines may not exceed 141.25mm OAL
 
 Tactical Irons(limited):
Rifle: Service Rifle caliber, may be equipped with (1) non-magniified optical sight. Compensators may not exceed
1" diameter and/or 3" long. Monopods, bipods and supporting devices are not permitted.
 Shotgun: Same as Tac Ops
 Pistol: Same as Tac Ops
 
Rimfire: 
Rifle: Rimfire caliber, Optics permitted.
Shotgun: .410 bore or larger with conventional tubular magazine. Electrical or optical sights are not permitted.
Pistol: Same as Tac Ops
 
Heavy Metal:
 Rifles must be a .308 Winchester (7.62x51 NATO) minimum.  Rifle magazines must not be loaded with more than twenty (20) rounds.  (1) non-magnified optic is permitted. Supporting devices are not permitted.
Shotgun: 12 Gauge, tubular mag fed PUMP shotgun ONLY.  Electrical or optical sights, comps and ported barrelsare not permitted.
 Pistol: .45 acp or larger, magazines may not loaded with more than 10 rounds. Electrical or optical sights, extended sights, ports and comps are not permitted.
Heavy Metal Optics: Same as heavy metal with (1) magnified optic permitted on rifle.
 
Open: 
Rifle: No limitation on optics or accessories
Shotgun: No limitation on Optics or Accessories.  Shotgun speed loaders must be the new type, or modified old style with primer relief cut. 
Pistol: No limitations on Optics or Accessories. Magazines may not exceed 171.25mm
 
Scoring:
 Scoring per stage will be straight time plus penalties
 Any Target designated as a “shoot” target must have either one (1) 
 
“Center” hit in the 8” perforated circle OR have (2) hits anywhere inside the   the edge perforations of the target to avoid penalty.  Paper targets may be engaged with slugs, rifle or handgun unless otherwise specified in the stage instructions.  A shot hole touching or breaking a perforation is counted as a hit. A tear/rip radiating from a shot hole or a “grease ring” of a shot hole is not considered part of the hole for the purposes of scoring the target. No overlay cards or measuring devices will be used to score paper targets.
 
Examples of scoring targets include:
 One (1) hit in the “Center” (8” circle)=No Penalty
 One (1) hit on the target not in the “Center” (8” circle)=5 Second Penalty 
 
 
Shooter may re-shoot due to range equipment failure ,or if the Range Officer stops the COF with justified cause
due to safety issue. Match director has final say.
 
*All shooters are expected to act in accordance with the game spirit and good sportsmanship.
 
**NFA restricted firearms: B.R.A.S.S. B.O.D. amended policy hearby allows the use of legal sound suppressors.

B.R.A.S.S. reserves the right to change or modify rules if necessary as deemed appropriate; it is the duty of the competitor to be familiar with each and every rule. In the event a rules change is made, a notification shall be issued.  Rules shall not be changed during an event.   These rules shall go into effect 1-1-2015

 

Scoring:

 Scoring per stage will be straight time plus penalties

 

 A shot hole touching or breaking a perforation is counted as a hit. A tear/rip radiating from a shot hole or a “grease ring” of a shot hole

is not considered part of the hole for the purposes of scoring the target. No overlay cards or measuring devices will be used to score

paper targets.

 

  Scoring: Paper targets designated as "shoot" targets must have either 2 hits anywhere inside the outer perforation

or 1 hit inside the "zero"  area to be neutralized.

                   Steel "KD" knock down plates must fall to score, Non-KD or auto-reset steel plates must be hit twice to score.

(KD plates that are engauged/hit and turned to present less than 25% of the target area will count as neutralized)

                   Clay Shotgun targets must have at least one visible pellet hole through the target. Ariel Clays must bet visibly

hit in the air. 

 

Scoring Index:

FTN-Faliure To Neutralize (one hit outside zero area, unbroken clay or standing steel that has been engauged) 5 Seconds

FTE-Failure to Engauge (Any target not engauged) 15 Seconds

NS-No Shoot (Any target designated as a No Shoot in the written course disctription) 10 Seconds per hit

Pro-Procedural ( Failure to follow written course discription or verbal "walk through" instructions) 5 Seconds

 

Notes: Any score discrepencies that are not in agreeance with both stage RSOs will be scored with benifit going to the

shooter.

 Any target that does not present a opportunity for a make up shot such as ariel clays, clamshells, drop turns..ect will either be scored as Neutralized or FTN(no FTE may be assed)

 Bonuses and Procedural penaties may be subject to change in the written course discription. 

 

· ·                                 

 Ammunition:

Tracer, incendiary, armor piercing, green tipped or steel/tungsten core ammunition is specifically prohibited. Any competitor found in

violation shall be assessed a $100 fee for each steel target or prop engaged and/or damaged.  Fines will be made payable the day of the

offense.

 

1) "Hearing protection, safety glasses and ball cap, patrol cap(with brim extending past eye protection) are required at

ALL matches. No sandels, flip flops, open toed shoes or low cut shirts.

 

2) All long guns must be stored vertical on racks or carts, with a chamber flags. If you don't have one, we will provide

you with one. NO laying firearms on shooting benches.

 

3) All firearms MUST be handled in the safe zone if they are being worked on. NO ammo is allowed in the safe

zone!

 

4) This is a cold range. No exceptions! You may only load a firearm under the direction of a range officer.

 

5) All shooters and equipment are subject to inspection by RO or MD at any time.

 

6) Transitions between firearms MUST be done with safety on *when applicable. **Firearms with passive safeties

(ie. Glock) may be transitioned or reholstered with the finger out side of the trigger guard.

 Stowing or abandoning a firearm must be done with either the safety on or unloaded.

 

7) The "Hot Line" is an imaginary 180 "degree line that follows the shooter down range paralel to the rear berm of

the bay. If the muzzle of a firearm is within reasonable distance of the hot line the range officer will call

"MUZZLE" or "180". If the muzzle of the firearm crosses the hot line, the competitor is subject to disqualifacation.

 

8) In the event of an negligent discharge of a firearm during the COF the shooter will be disqualified. A ND is defined as

any shot not taken while sighted and intended on engaging a target. Any round that impacts the ground within 10 feet of

the competitor. "burning" rounds into a berm is permitted.

 

9) In the event of a prop or equipment failure, a reshoot may be given under the discretion of the RO.

 Any malfunctions that prevent the shooter from clearing the

firearm in a safe manner, the shooter will turn over the firearm to the RO with the safety on, muzzle down range

and finger out of the trigger guard. The shooter will then follow the ROs instructions clearing any other firearm

s and exiting the range area until the RO can make the range safe.

 

10) Any participate suspected of being under the influence of alcohol or drugs will be ejected from the property.

 

11) Disruptive behavior or un-sportsmans like conduct detrimental to the sport, by any participants, or

spectators will be ejected from club property.

 

12) Range Officer's have the right to make cases by case judgment/discretion for safety volition's.

 

13) All Shooters Must obey Range Officer's at all times on COF.

 

14) If there is a problem with a stage description or anything during the event. Take it up with the Range Officer's

before leaving.

 

15) Anyone can call for a “ceasefire” during the COF, for a good reason. Use good judgment. Everyone is a

"Range Officer".

 

 

 

Stage prep. For shooter:

 

When shooter is called to the hot line, he or she will be asked:

 

1) Does the shooter understand the COF? If no indication is made by the shooter, the RO is to assume ready.

2) Range Officer will give the command, load & make ready. No sight pictures are permitted with loaded

firearms before the start signal.

3) Range Officer will say “shooter stand by”.

4) At the buzzer the shooter may start.

 

Stage Disclosure for shooter:

 

1) Range Officer will ask” is the shooter done?

2) Shooter will unload all weapons and show the Range Officer the weapon is clear.

3)Range Officer will check and verify, insert chamber flag, then give command range is cold/ clear.

 

 

Holsters for handguns:

 

Active or passive retention holsters must be used. The holster must allow freedom of movment and must be able

to retain the pistol during such activities as running, jumping and droping to prone position. No cross draws,

horizontal MOLLE or shoulder holsters. All equipment used is subject to inspection by a Range Officer.

 

 Divisions: See 2016 3 Gun Nation Club Series Rules for divisions.

 

 

 

 

 

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B.R.A.S.S. reserves the right to change or modify rules if necessary as deemed appropriate; it is the duty of the competitor to be familiar with each and every rule. In the event a rules change is made, a notification shall be issued.  Rules shall not be changed during an event.   These rules shall go into effect 1-1-2015
· SAFETY RULES
· Ammunition:
· ·                                 Two (2) hits anywhere inside of the edge perforations of the target=No Penalty
· ·                                 Penalties will apply as follows:
· ·                                 No hits on paper but target was engaged=5 Second Penalty  
· ·                                 Target (of any sort) was not engaged=10 Second Penalty (includes 5 second miss+ 5 second FTE)
· ·                                 Target (of any sort) set beyond 40 yards that was not engaged=15 Second Penalty (includes 10 second miss + 5 second FTE)
· ·                                
 Tracer, incendiary, armor piercing, green tipped or steel/tungsten core ammunition is specifically prohibited. Any competitor found in violation shall be assessed a $100 fee for each steel target or prop engaged and/or damaged.  Fines will be made payable the day of the offense.
 
1) "Hearing protection, safety glasses and ball cap, patrol cap(with brim extending past eyewear) are required at
ALL matches. No sandles, flip flops, open toed shoes or low cut shirts.
 
2) All long guns must be stored vertical on racks or carts, with a chamber flags. If you don't have one, we will provide
you with one. NO laying firearms on shooting benches.
 
3) All firearms MUST be handled in the safe zone if they are being worked on. NO ammo is allowed in the safe
zone!
 
4) This is a cold range. No exceptions! You may only load a firearm under the direction of a range officer.
 
5) All shooters and equipment are subject to inspection by RO or MD at any time.
 
6) Transitions between firearms MUST be done with safety on *when aplicable. **Firearms with passive safeties
(ie. Glock) may be transitioned or reholstered with the finger out side of the trigger guard.
 Stowing or abandoning a firearm must be done with either the safety on or unloaded.
 
7) The "Hot Line" is an imaginary 180 "degree line that follows the shooter down range paralel to the rear berm of
the bay. If the muzzle of a firearm is within reasonable distance of the hot line the range officer will call
"MUZZLE" or "180". If the muzzle of the firearm crosses the hot line, the competitor is subjet to disqualifiacation.
 
8) In the event of an negligent discharge of a firearm during the COF the shooter will be disqualified. A ND is defined as
any shot not taken while sighted and intended on engaging a target. Any round that impacts the ground within 10 feet of
the competitor. "burning" rounds into a berm is permitted.
 
9) In the event of a prop or equipment failure, a reshoot may be given under the discretion of the RO.
 Any malfunctions that prevent the shooter from clearing the
firearm in a safe manner, the shooter will turn over the firearm to the RO with the safety on, muzzle down range
and finger out of the trigger guard. The shooter will then follow the ROs instructions clearing any other firearm
s and exiting the range area until the RO can make the range safe.
 
10) Any participate suspected of being under the influence of alcohol or drugs will be ejected from the property.
 
11) Disruptive behavior or un-sportsmans like conduct detramental to the sport, by any participants, or
spectators will be ejected from club property.
 
12) Range Officer's have the right to make cases by case judgment/discretion for safety volition's.
 
13) All Shooters Must obey Range Officer's at all times on COF.
 
14) If there is a problem with a stage description or anything during the event. Take it up with the Range Officer's
before leaving.
 
15) Anyone can call for a “ceasefire” during the COF, for a good reason. Use good judgment. Everyone is a
"Range Officer".
 
 
 
Stage prep. For shooter:
 
When shooter is called to the hot line, he or she will be asked:
 
1) Does the shooter understand the COF? If no indication is made by the shooter, the RO is to assume ready.
2) Range Officer will give the command, load & make ready. No sight pictures are permitted with loaded
firearms before the start signal.
3) Range Officer will say “shooter stand by”.
4) At the buzzer the shooter may start.
 
Stage Disclosure for shooter:
 
1) Range Officer will ask” is the shooter done?
2) Shooter will unload all weapons and show the Range Officer the weapon is clear.
3)Range Officer will check and verify, insert chamber flag, then give command range is cold/ clear.
 
 
Holsters for handguns:
 
Active or passive retention holsters must be used. The holster must allow freedom of movment and must be able
to retain the pistol during such activities as running, jumping and droping to prone position. No cross draws,
horizontal MOLLE or shoulder holsters. All equipment used is subject to inspection by a Range Officer.
 
 Divisions:
   Tactical Optics:
Rifle: Service rifle caliber equipped with (1) optical sight, use of magnifiers is permitted, Compensators may not
be larger than 1" diameter and/or 3'long. Monopods, bipods and supporting devices are not permited.
 Shotgun: Must be conventional, tubular magazine fed, 20 gauge or larger.
No Tactical division shotgun may start with more that 9 rounds in the gun total.
 Electronic or optical sights are not permitted.
 Pistol: Electronic or Optical sights are not permitted.
Single stack magazines may not exceed 171.25mm OAL, Double stack magazines may not exceed 141.25mm OAL
 
 Tactical Irons(limited):
Rifle: Service Rifle caliber, may be equipped with (1) non-magniified optical sight. Compensators may not exceed
1" diameter and/or 3" long. Monopods, bipods and supporting devices are not permitted.
 Shotgun: Same as Tac Ops
 Pistol: Same as Tac Ops
 
Rimfire: 
Rifle: Rimfire caliber, Optics permitted.
Shotgun: .410 bore or larger with conventional tubular magazine. Electrical or optical sights are not permitted.
Pistol: Same as Tac Ops
 
Heavy Metal:
 Rifles must be a .308 Winchester (7.62x51 NATO) minimum.  Rifle magazines must not be loaded with more than twenty (20) rounds.  (1) non-magnified optic is permitted. Supporting devices are not permitted.
Shotgun: 12 Gauge, tubular mag fed PUMP shotgun ONLY.  Electrical or optical sights, comps and ported barrelsare not permitted.
 Pistol: .45 acp or larger, magazines may not loaded with more than 10 rounds. Electrical or optical sights, extended sights, ports and comps are not permitted.
Heavy Metal Optics: Same as heavy metal with (1) magnified optic permitted on rifle.
 
Open: 
Rifle: No limitation on optics or accessories
Shotgun: No limitation on Optics or Accessories.  Shotgun speed loaders must be the new type, or modified old style with primer relief cut. 
Pistol: No limitations on Optics or Accessories. Magazines may not exceed 171.25mm
 
Scoring:
 Scoring per stage will be straight time plus penalties
 Any Target designated as a “shoot” target must have either one (1) 
 
“Center” hit in the 8” perforated circle OR have (2) hits anywhere inside the   the edge perforations of the target to avoid penalty.  Paper targets may be engaged with slugs, rifle or handgun unless otherwise specified in the stage instructions.  A shot hole touching or breaking a perforation is counted as a hit. A tear/rip radiating from a shot hole or a “grease ring” of a shot hole is not considered part of the hole for the purposes of scoring the target. No overlay cards or measuring devices will be used to score paper targets.
 
Examples of scoring targets include:
 One (1) hit in the “Center” (8” circle)=No Penalty
 One (1) hit on the target not in the “Center” (8” circle)=5 Second Penalty 
 
 
Shooter may re-shoot due to range equipment failure ,or if the Range Officer stops the COF with justified cause
due to safety issue. Match director has final say.
 
*All shooters are expected to act in accordance with the game spirit and good sportsmanship.
 
**NFA restricted firearms: B.R.A.S.S. B.O.D. amended policy hearby allows the use of legal sound suppressors.