Three Positional Core Event “3P Core”
Military Class 1 service pistol is shot with standard military service issued pistols.
New sporting pistols can be used but will fall under Class 2, during the individual events, shooters need to develop a rapport with their Pistol in order to depend on it and their own ability.
The rules call for a CORE event, Just like rifle it is a three position event consisting of:
- Sitting, kneeling or squatting
- and Standing
The 3P Core is the principal event that is shot within the discipline and is shot with a standard as issued military type pistol to establish a competitors grade for class 1 as well as class 2. It is shot at ranges of 50, 25, 15 and 7 metres using black service pistol targets with a white aiming square as the X ring.
The time for each distance varies depending on how many rounds are shot for each distance.
Who shoots 3P Core?
Military service rifle or combined service discipline “CSD” is suitable for male and female shooters of all ages and abilities, juniors are encouraged to participate.See you on the firing line..
Targets used are mainly standard SSAA military service/targets, with a large white X aiming mark.
These targets are clearly visible and shot to 50m
Scores are taken at target value using a “X” bull, A Shot that touches the target line is given the higher value.
Events are shot to 50m in the prone, sitting and standing positions, the events are very challenging .
Guns and Ammo
Nothing fancy with no secret recipes. Ammunition used can be military or reloads that are close to mil-spec, all ammo used is relatively cheep, your ability and knowledge of your firearm is important.
If you have a standard military service pistol with iron sights, you will be able to shoot all of the events if you have a modern hand gun you can compete in class 2 events.