The below matches are part of the Combined Services Discipline Rulebook (2013 V3)

 

Match 1: Three Position Event (3P)

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Range: 300m, 200m, 100m
Ammunition: 30 Rounds
Target: Core Target
Position: Prone, Sitting/squatting/kneeling, Standing - all unsupported

Timing:
300m - 1 Minute
200m - 2 Minutes
100m - 4 Minutes

Procedure:

100 m -Competitors fire 5 rounds standing, 5 rounds sitting, squatting or kneeling and 5 rounds prone (a total of 15 rounds in 4 mins).

200 m - Competitors fire 5 rounds sitting, squatting or kneeling and 5 rounds prone (a total of 10 rounds in 2 mins).

300 m - Competitors fire 5 rounds prone.

Match 2: Long Range Event  

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Range: 500m or other selected distance
Ammunition: 8 Rounds
Target: 1 or 2 x 600mm diameter, OR 1 or 2 x Core targets 
Position: Prone Unsupported

Timing:
60 Seconds per phase

Procedure: 

Phase 1: A firing zone 3 m x 3 m square is marked out on flat ground. The competitor is given 1 minute preparation time from entry into the firing zone to make ready, load and fire.

Note: No range commands are given. The 60 second time limit commences from the sound of the first shot or end of the preparation time; whichever is first. The competitor fires a maximum of 2 shots at each target, unloads the rifle, leaves it on the ground in the firing zone and stands on both feet outside of the firing zone. The time stops when the competitor stands outside of the firing zone.

 

Phase 2: Repeat Phase 1.

Match 3: Rapid Fire A

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Range: 100 m (or other selected distance).
Ammunition: Unlimited
Target: 600mm Diameter OR Core Target
Position: Standing Unsupported

Timing:
A/B/H Bolt Action - 15 seconds
B4 - 7 seconds
D - 20 seconds
A/B/H Lever or Pump - 15 seconds

Procedure:
This event is shot individually in the ‘Standing Unsupported’ position under the supervision of the Range Officer. The competitor is taken through the ‘Commence Fire’ command. The Range Officer will clear each rifle after the ‘Cease Fire’ command. 

Match 4: Rapid Fire B

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Range: 100 m (or other selected distance).
Ammunition: 20 Rounds
Target: 600mm Diameter OR Core Target
Position: Prone Unsupported

Timing:
A/B/H - 50 seconds
B4 - 35 seconds
D - 60 seconds

Procedure: 
Competitors under direction of the Range Officer, take the rifle to the ‘Load’ state, place the rifle down, muzzle pointing down range, then stand up behind the rifle.

Phase 1: On command or appearance of the targets, competitors adopt the firing position and engage the target with 5 rounds. Reload once more with 5 rounds and re-engage the target. Total to be fired is 10 rounds. The Competition Officer clears each rifle and referees record any unfired rounds or late shots.

 

Phase 2: Repeat Phase 1.

Match 5: Rapid Fire C  

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Range: 100 m (or other selected range)
Ammunition: 20 rounds
Target: 600mm Diameter OR Core Target OR Mini Core Target
Position: Sitting/Kneeling/Prone Unsupported

Timing:
A/B/H - 60 seconds
B4 - 45 seconds
D - 70 seconds

Procedure: 
Competitors under direction of the Range Officer, take the rifle to the ‘Load’ state, place the rifle down, muzzle pointing down range, then stand up behind the rifle.

Phase 1: On command or appearance of the targets, competitors adopt the prone position and engage the target with 5 rounds. Leaving the action open and the rifle unloaded, adopt the sitting / kneeling / squatting position reload once more with 5 rounds and re-engage the target. Total to be fired is 10 rounds. The Range Officer clears each rifle and referees record any unfired rounds or late shots.

 

Phase 2: Repeat Phase 1.

Match 6: Snap A

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Range: 100 m (or other selected distance).
Ammunition: 10 Rounds
Target: 600mm Diameter OR Core Target
Position: Standing Unsupported

Timing:
5 exposures each of 6 seconds, with an interval of 5-15 seconds between exposures.

Procedure: 
Under the Range Officer’s direction, competitors go to ‘Instant’ readiness and adopt the ‘Alert’ position. On command or appearance of the target, engage it with 2 rounds per exposure, returning to the ‘Alert’ position between each exposure. Reload during the competition as required.

Match 7: Snap B

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Range: 200 m (or other selected distance).
Ammunition: 10 Rounds
Target: 600mm Diameter OR Core Target
Position: Sitting or Kneeling unsupported

Timing:
10 exposures of 3 seconds, with an interval of between 5-15 seconds between exposures.

Procedure: 
Under the Range Officer’s direction, competitors adopt the ‘Sitting’ or ‘Kneeling’ position and go to ‘Instant’ readiness.
On command or appearance of the target, engage it with 1 round per exposure.
Note: Competitors may remain on the aim between exposures and reload during the competition as required.

Match 8: Snap C

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Range: 300 m (or other selected distance).
Ammunition: 10 Rounds
Target: 600mm Diameter OR Core Target
Position: Prone unsupported

Timing:
5 exposures each of 6 seconds with an interval of between 5 to 15 seconds between exposures.

Procedure: 
Under the Range Officer’s direction, competitors adopt the ‘Prone Unsupported’ position and go to ‘Instant’ readiness.
On command or appearance of the target, engage it with 2 rounds per exposure.
Note: Competitors may remain on the aim between exposures and reload during the competition as required.

Match 9: Falling Plate / Balloon Shoot (Team Event)  

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Range: 200 m (or other selected distance - but a minimum of 200m for safety reasons).
Ammunition: 10 rounds per competitor.
Target: 10 metal plates each 300mm square, OR 10 light coloured balloons inflated to approximately 300mm diameter.
Position: Prone unsupported.

Procedure: 
Under the Range Officer’s direction, competitors take rifles to the ‘Load’ state, lay them on the ground, muzzle pointing down range, then stand up behind the rifles. On command, competitors adopt the prone unsupported position, take rifles to action, then instant and engage the targets.

Note: If a competitor actions their rifle before they are in the prone position, the team will be automatically disqualified.
The first team to knock down all the plates or burst all the balloons wins. In the event of a dead heat, the team with the most unfired rounds remaining shall be the winner.

Match 10: Deliberate

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Range: 300 m (or other selected distance).
Ammunition: 10 rounds.
Target: Core Target
Position: Prone unsupported.

Timing:
6 minutes.

Procedure:
The Range Officer is to position competitors, give commands through to ‘Commence Fire’, wait 6 minutes, then call ‘Cease Fire’. 

Match 11: Four Range Event

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Range: 300m, 200m, 100m, 50m
Ammunition: 40 rounds.
Target: 50 & 100m = Target C, 200 & 300m = Mayleigh Target
Position: Standing unsupported, standing post, sitting post, any field position, prone unsupported.

Timing:
50 m - 2 x 30 second phases.
100 m - 2 x 5 minute phases.
200 m - 2 x 5 minute phases.
300 m - 10 minutes.

Procedure: 
50 m Phase 1:
Competitors fire 5 rounds in 30 seconds from the ‘Standing Unsupported’ position, under the supervision of a referee. The action must be open, chamber empty, with butt of rifle visible below the elbow at waist height prior to the command ‘Commence Fire’.

50 m Phase 2:
Repeat Phase 1.

100 m Phase 1:
Competitors fire 5 rounds from the ‘Standing Post’ position in 5 minutes, under supervision of a referee.

100 m Phase 2:
Repeat Phase 1, using the ‘Standing Unsupported’ position.

200 m Phase 1:
Competitors fire 5 rounds in the ‘Sitting Post’ position, in 5 minutes, under supervision of a referee.

200 m Phase 2:
Repeat Phase 1, using any ‘Field’ position

300 m:
Competitors fire 10 rounds in the ‘Prone Unsupported’ position in 10 minutes under the supervision of a referee.

Match 12: Rapid Fire 50 Metres

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Range: 50 m
Ammunition: 10 rounds
Target: SSAA Target C OR Mini Core Targets
Position: Standing unsupported

Timing:
2 x 30 second phases.

Procedure: 
Phase 1: Competitors fire 5 rounds in 30 seconds from the ‘Standing Unsupported’ position under the supervision of a referee. The action must be open, chamber empty, with butt of rifle visible below the elbow at waist height prior to the command ‘Commence Fire’.

 

Phase 2: Repeat Phase 1.

Match 13: Action M

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Range: 100 m
Ammunition: 10 Rounds
Target: Core Target
Position: Prone – Standing – Sitting / Kneeling or Squatting – Standing – Prone (M)

Timing:
75 seconds.

Procedure: 
Start standing behind the rifle, loaded magazine of 5 rounds, bolt closed, chamber empty, muzzle to be pointing down range.

 

On ‘Commence Fire’ command competitor goes to the ‘prone position’ picks up the rifle and fires 2 shots, takes up the ‘standing position’ and fires 2 shots, goes to the ‘sitting, kneeling or squatting position’ and fires 1 shot, reloads the magazine with a further 5 rounds, fires 1 shot then takes up the ‘standing position’ fires 2 shots, and finally goes down to the ‘prone position’ and fires the remaining 2 shots.

Match 14: Three Range Event  

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Range: 300m, 200m, 100m
Ammunition: 30 Rounds
Target: Core Target
Position: Prone, Sitting / Squatting / Kneeling, Standing - all unsupported

Timing:
2 minutes at each distance.

Procedure: 
100 m - Competitors fire 10 rounds in the standing unsupported position.
200 m - Competitors fire 10 rounds in the sitting, squatting or kneeling unsupported position.
300 m - Competitors fire 10 rounds in the prone unsupported position.

Match 15: Long Range Sniper Event A (Class ‘F’ and ‘T’ Rifles) 

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Range: 500 m (or other selected distance).
Ammunition: 12 Rounds.
Target: 2 x 600mm diameter OR 2 x Core targets OR 2 x Mini Core Targets
Position: Prone supported.

Timing:
90 seconds each phase.

Procedure: 
Phase 1: A firing zone 3m x 3m square is marked out on the firing point on flat ground. The competitor is given 1 minute preparation time from entry into the firing zone to make ready, load and fire.

The competitor fires a maximum of 3 shots at each target, unloads the rifle, leaves it on the firing point in the firing zone and stands on both feet outside of the firing zone. The time stops when the shooter stands outside of the firing zone. Any reloading during the shooting time is to the discretion of the firer, but is included in the 90 seconds time limit.

Note: No range commands are given, but each competitor is to be supervised by a Range Officer. More than one competitor may fire the event at the one time. The 90 seconds time limit commences from the sound of the first shot or end of the preparation time; whichever is first.

Phase 2: Repeat Phase 1.

Match 16: Three Position Event (3P) for Class ‘E’ Rifle  

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Range: 300m, 200m, 100m
Ammunition: 15 Rounds
Target: Core Target
Position: Prone, Sitting/squatting/kneeling, Standing - all unsupported.

Timing:
100m - 4 minutes
200m - 4 minutes
300m - 4 minutes

Procedure: 
100 m - Competitors fire 5 rounds standing under the supervision of a referee.
200 m - Competitors fire 5 rounds sitting, squatting or kneeling under the supervision of a referee.
300 m - Competitors fire 5 rounds prone under the supervision of a referee.

Match 17: Long Range Event for Class ‘E’ Rifle  

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Range: 300 m (or other selected distance).
Ammunition: 8 Rounds
Target: 1 or 2 x 600mm diameter OR 1 or 2 x Core targets
Position: Free Style (including use of cross sticks).

Timing:
4 mins each phase

Procedure: 
Phase 1: A firing line is marked out on flat ground. The competitor is given 1 minute preparation time from stepping up to the firing line to make ready, load and fire.

The competitor fires a maximum of 2 shots at each target, unloads the rifle, leaves it on the ground at the firing line and stands on both feet well to the rear of the firing line. The time stops when the competitor steps to the rear.
Note: No range commands are given. The 4 minute time limit commences from the sound of the first shot or end of the preparation time; whichever is first.

 

Phase 2: Repeat Phase 1.

Match 18: Three Position Open (3P) Class ‘J’ Rifles Only

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Range: 300m, 200m, 100m
Ammunition: 30 Rounds
Target: Core Target
Position: Prone, Sitting / Squatting / Kneeling, Standing - all unsupported

Timing:
300m - 1 minute
200m - 2 minutes
100m - 4 minutes

Procedure: 
100 m - Competitors fire 5 rounds standing, 5 rounds sitting, squatting or kneeling and 5 rounds prone (a total of 15 rounds in 4mins).

200 m - Competitors fire 5 rounds sitting, squatting or kneeling and 5 rounds prone (a total of 10 rounds in 2 mins).

 

300 m - Competitors fire 5 rounds prone (a total of 5 rounds in 1 minute).

Match 19: 50 Metre Combined Rifle and Pistol Event

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Range: 50 m
Ammunition: 10 Rounds Rifle and 12 Rounds Pistol
Target: Mini Core Target & Military Pistol Target 2001
Position: Standing and Prone Unsupported

Timing:
3 Minutes

Procedure: 
Stand at firing line with all required equipment. (All firearms unloaded)

On start signal from the standing position, load the rifle and engage the 600 x 600 (Mini Core) target with 10 rounds.

 

After expending the 10 rounds, place rifle on ground with the action open, muzzle pointing down range and adopt the prone position. Load the pistol and engage the pistol target with 12 rounds.

 

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