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CFI National Recreational Action Pistol Program

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Match

A complete event as indicated in the program for the awarding of certain specific prizes. A match may consist of one or several stages. It may, in the case of aggregate matches, include the scores fired in several subsidiary matches.

  • Open Match-A match open to anyone, except that if so stated in the program an open match may be limited to one or any combination of the following: (a) Canadian Citizens; (b) members of the Canadian Firearms Institute; and/or (c) with respect to non- citizens, persons who are members in good standing of their respective National Shooting Federations or Associations.
  • Classified Match-A match in which awards are given to the winners and the highest competitors in several specified classes, such as Masters, Experts, Sharpshooters, and Marks- men. The classification of competitors may be accomplished by the National Classification System (Sec. 19) or by other means. The program for classified matches must specify the groups or classes in which awards will be made.
  • Invitational Match-A match in which participation is limited to those who have been invited to compete.
  • Squadded Individual Match-A match in which each competitor is assigned a definite relay and target, or shooting positions, by the Statistical Office. Failure to report on the proper relay or firing point forfeits the right to fire. All entries must be made before firing commences in that match, except when otherwise stated in the tournament program.
  • Unsquadded Individual Match-A match in which the competitor is not assigned a definite relay or target, or shooting positions, by the Statistical Office. The competitor reports to the Range Officer within the time limits specified in the program and is then assigned to a target and a relay in which to fire.
  • Squadded Team Match-A match in which the teams are as- signed a definite time to fire. Teams may be assigned one or more adjacent targets or shooting positions. All entries must be made before firing commences in that match. The entire team must report and fire as a unit.
  • Unsquadded Team Match-A match in which the teams may report at the firing line at any time within the limits specified in the program, targets or shooting positions being assigned by the Range Officer. The entire team must report and fire as a unit, unless the program provides otherwise.

Aggregate Match-An aggregate of the scores from two or more matches. This may be an aggregate of match stages, individual matches, team matches, or any combination, provided the tournament program clearly states the matches which will comprise the aggregate. Entries in aggregate matches must be made before the competitor commences firing in any of the matches making up the aggregate match.