American Sportsman Club
Bowling Pin Shooting Rules
Goal: Bowling Pin Shooting was created to provide a fun environment where people can learn gun handling. Improve their marksmanship skills and learn how to better manage recoil in a cooperative environment with other shooters.
• “If clear, hammer down and holster or bag it“ While continuing to point the gun safely downrange, the competitor must preform a final safety check as follow:
Pistols (including rimfire): Release the slide and pull the trigger, without touching the hammer, if any. The gun must dry fire or have a chamber flag inserted before competitor can leave the firing line.
Revolvers: Close the empty cylinder
If The gun proves clear, the competitor must then holster or case the
If gun does not prove to be clear The RO will resume the commandsfrom “ if you are finished, unload and show clear” and the competitorwill be disqualified for an accidental discharge.
6. Scoring. Participants compete head to head against another shooter as well as the clock.