RULEBOOK

SECTION IV– TITLE COMPETITIONS

The results for targets shot in a given year become final (as recorded on the IR5050 website) as of December 31 of that year.  IR5050 headquarters must be notified in writing or e-mail of any discrepancies prior to December 31.  Requests for changes in the spelling of names must be made by December 31 as well.

Shooter of the Year (SOTY)

Contested at 50 yards outdoors. There must be a minimum of ten clubs at the end of the year who have contested the SOTY for the National SOTY titles to be recognized. A total of four matches must be scheduled by a sanctioned club for SOTY eligibility. Matches must be held between January 1 and December 1 of the current year. Dates must be sent in advance to USRA-IR50/50 for approval. If a Range schedules more than 5 SOTY matches the first 5 matches shot will count as SOTY.

Rangemasters are to keep a record of total scores for each competitor. Match results, along with registration fees, must be sent in within 30 days after each match is held. The five matches must be shot by an individual competitor at the same club. A score shot at one club will not be recognized and cannot be part of a total score shot at another club. A competitor can shoot at more than one club, but scores will be totaled separately for each club.

Shooter of the Year titles contested:

• National Shooter of the Year

• National Class Grand Champions

• Club Grand Agg Champions

• Club Class Champions- Sporter, 10.5, 13.5, UL, Sporter Match

• SOTY/Grand Agg Champions

 

3-GUN

The highest total of the best four agg scores from the four or five scheduled SOTY matches at each range will determine the winner. An agg score is the total of the scores shot for all three classes at one day’s match. A competitor who shoots all five matches will drop his worst total one day agg score. A competitor must shoot at least four matches, shooting all three classes, to be eligible.

The winner at each sanctioned local club will be awarded the title “Club Grand Aggregate Champion”. Perfect score is 3000-300x’s.

The National “Shooter of the Year” will be the 3-Gun Club Grand Agg Champion with the highest agg score. In case of a tie, the results of the first match, beginning with the Sporter Class, will be checked. Highest score shot in Sporter Class at first match will win. If a tie still exists, the results of the 10.5, and then the results of the 13.5 will be checked. If tie still exists, the results of the second match, beginning with the Sporter Class, will be checked and so on.

Sporter Match

The highest total of the best four agg scores from the four or five scheduled Sporter SOTY matches at each range will determine the winner. An agg score is the total of the scores shot for all three classes at one day’s match. A competitor who shoots all five matches will drop his worst total one day agg score. A competitor must shoot at least four matches, shooting all three classes, to be eligible.

 

The winner at each sanctioned local club will be awarded the title “Club Grand Aggregate Champion”. Perfect score is 3000-300x’s.

The National “Shooter of the Year” will be the Sporter Match Club Grand Agg Champion with the highest agg score. In case of a tie, the results of the first match, beginning with the Sporter-1 Class, will be checked. Highest score shot in Sporter-1 Class at first match will win. If a tie still exists, the results of the Sporter-2 Class , and then the results of the Sporter-3 Class will be checked. If tie still exists, the results of the second match, beginning with the Sporter Class, will be checked and so on.

Unlimited SOTY/ Unlimited Club Champions:

Five Unlimited SOTY matches must be scheduled. Best four agg scores from the four or five scheduled Unlimited SOTY matches will determine the winners. An agg score is the total of the scores shot for all three targets at one day’s match. A competitor who shoots all five matches will drop his worse total one day agg score. A competitor must shoot at least four matches, shooting three targets at each match, to be eligible. There will be three “Unlimited Club Champion” titles contested at each club: 1st place, 2nd place, and 3rd place. Perfect score is 3000-300x. The National “Unlimited Shooter of the Year” will be the Unlimited Club Champion 1st place winner with the highest agg score in the country. In case of a tie, the results of the first SOTY match, beginning with UL-1 target, will be checked. Highest score shot on UL-1 target will win. If a tie still exists, the UL-2 target will be checked for highest score. If tie still exists, the UL-3 target will be checked for highest score. If tie still exists, the results from the second SOTY match, beginning with UL-1 target will be checked and so on.

3-Gun Class Grand Champions / Club Class Champions

The highest total score for each 3-Gun class for the best four of four or five SOTY matches will determine the three winners. Competitors must shoot four matches to be eligible per class contested. The winners at each sanctioned local club will be awarded the title “Club Class Champion”. Perfect score is 1000-100x’s.

The three National “3-Gun Class Grand Champions” will be the 3-Gun Club Class Champions with the highest total score in each class. In case of a tie, the highest single score shot will determine the winner. If a tie still exists, the next highest score will be used and so on.

SCORELINE

Sporter Match Scoreline

The total of the highest 12 individual targets shot at any Outdoor Sporter Match between January 1 and Dec 31. Tiebreaker: the highest single score shot. If a tie still exists, the next highest score will be used and so on.

Sporter Scoreline: The total of the highest 7 individual Sporter targets shot at any Outdoor 3-Gun match between January 1 through December 31. Tiebreaker: The highest single score shot. If a tie still exists, the next highest score will be used and so on.

10.5 lb. Scoreline: The total of the highest 7 individual 10.5 lb targets shot at any Outdoor 3-Gun match between January 1 through December 31. Tiebreaker: The highest single score shot. If a tie still exists, the next highest score will be used and so on.

13.5 lb. Scoreline: The total of the highest 7 individual 13.5 lb targets shot at any Outdoor 3-Gun match between January 1 through December 31. Tiebreaker: The highest single score shot. If a tie still exists, the next highest score will be used and so on.

Unlimited Score Line: The total of the highest 12 individual targets shot at any Outdoor Unlimited match between January 1 through December 31. Tiebreaker: The highest single score shot. If a tie still exists, the next highest score will be used and so on.

THE LIST

The List is a point based ranking system that determines the top 250 USRA-IR50/50 competitors across the United States. The Sporter, 3-Gun and Unlimited Lists are contested on a yearly basis within a specific time frame, called The List season. The List season is April 1 through October 31. If April 1 is Sunday, March 31 will be included. If October 31 is Saturday, November 1 will be included. Competitors are awarded List Points every time they compete at a designated List sanctioned match within The List season. Points are based on the total number of competitors, the place the competitor finishes, and the competitor’s score for each of the following classes: Sporter, 10.5, and 13.5. Bonus points are awarded when a competitor competes at State or Regional Championships and The Nationals. Each Club can designate up to 7 List Matches within the List Season. 

The following are the Championship titles contested:

  • Sporter Match List Champion
  • The 3-Gun List Champion
  • The Unlimited List Champion

REGIONS

Northeast
Maine
New Hampshire
Vermont
Massachusetts
Connecticut
New York
New Jersey
Rhode Island

Eastern
Delaware
Maryland
Pennsylvania
West Virginia
Ohio

North Central
Minnesota
Iowa
Indiana
Wisconsin
Illinois
Michigan

Mid-Atlantic
Virginia
Kentucky
Tennessee
North Carolina
South Carolina

South Central
Kansas
Arkansas
Texas
Missouri
Oklahoma

Gulf Coast
Florida
Georgia
Alabama
Mississippi
Louisiana

Southwest
California
Utah
Colorado
Nevada
Arizona
New Mexico

Northwest
Washington
Oregon
Montana
Idaho
South Dakota
North Dakota
Wyoming
Nebraska