USAS Rules

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.

2014 USA Shooting Rules are now available!!

USA Shooting General Regulation Rules (Unchanged from 2013)
• 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 Errata 1 (1/2013)

International Paralympic Committee - Shooting Rules

USAS-NRA Progressive Position Air Pistol Rules

2011 USAS-NRA Progressive Position Air Pistol Program and Sanctioning Guidelines

PPP Counterbalance T Stand Instructions

Range Development Guides

Indoor Range Development Guide
Outdoor Range Development Guide

National Shooting Sports Foundation