This match is shot by men at ISSF World Cups.
Centre Fire competitors use “Centre Fire” pistols (revolvers or semi-autos) with an allowable calibre of 7.62mm to 9.65mm (.30, .32, .38 and .357 calibre) to shoot precision and rapid-fire competition from a distance of 25 metres. Minimum trigger weight is 1360 grams and the pistol must fit in a box with a specific size.
The precision target has a 5cm 10-ring, while the rapid fire has a 10cm centre.
The 60-shot match is divided into 30 shots precision with preparation time of 5 minutes and 30 shots rapid-fire with the preparation time of 3 minutes. The precision, or slow-fire stage, is fired in six series of five shots and competitors have five minutes per series. In the 30 shot rapid-fire stage, competitors shoot strings of five shots. Three seconds are allotted for each shot, followed by seven seconds of rest. Allowable malfunctions are one per series.
600 is a perfect score, with 585 being world-class.
Shot every Saturday afternoon with Sport Pistol at 12.00pm