11.2 Composition Of Committee
The following general regulations of course construction list the criteria, responsibilities and restrictions applicable to courses of fire in IPSC matches. Course Designers, host organizations and officials are governed by these regulations.
11.2.1 Level 3 or higher Committee Composition
Level III or Higher Matches – The composition of an Arbitration Committee will be subject to the following rules:
The IPSC President, or his delegate, or a certified Match Official appointed by the Match Director, (in that order) will serve as Chairman of the committee with no
Three arbitrators will be appointed by the IPSC President, or his delegate, or by the Match Director, (in that order), with one vote each.
18.104.22.168 Arbitrator Preference
When possible arbitrators should be competitors in the match and should be certified Match Officials.
22.214.171.124 Decision Circumstances
Under no circumstances must the Chairman or any member of an Arbitration Committee be a party to the original decision or subsequent appeals, which led to the arbitration.
11.2.2 Level 1-2 Committee Composition
Subject to the direction and approval of the Regional Director, stage(s) or range specific muzzle angles (reduced or increased) may be permitted. Violations are subject to Rule 10.5.2. Full details of the applicable angles and any conditional factors (e.g. a reduced vertical muzzle angle only applies when a finger is inside the trigger guard), should be published in advance of the match and must be included in the written stage briefings (also see Section 2.3).