4.2 IPSC Approved Targets (Paper)
The following dictate the approved paper based targets and their specifications for IPSC matches.
4.2.1 Approved Paper Targets
There is only one paper target approved for use in IPSC Action Air matches (see Appendix B).
4.2.2 Target Scoring Lines
Paper targets must have scoring lines and 0.5 cm (Mini Targets 0.3 cm) non-scoring borders clearly marked on the front of the target. However, scoring lines and non-scoring borders should not be visible beyond a distance of 10 meters. The scoring zones reqard power in IPSC Handgun and Rifle matches.
Paper targets must have scoring lines and 0.5 cm (Mini Targets 0.3 cm) non-scoring borders clearly marked on the front of the target. However, scoring lines and non-scoring borders should not be visible beyond a distand of 10 meters.
18.104.22.168 No-Shoot Scoring Lines
The front of paper no-shoots must include a sufficiently distinguishable non-soring border. In the absence of perforations or other suitable markings, the Range Master must ensure that all affected no-shoots have a replacement 0.5 cm (Mini Targets 0.3 cm) non-scoring border drawn or fitted thereon.
4.2.3 Partially Hidden Target Scoring
When the scoring area of a paper target is to be partially hidden, Course Designers must simulate hard cover in one of the following ways:
22.214.171.124 Obscuring With Hard Cover
126.96.36.199 Cutting Paper Targets
By physically cutting targets from edge to edge to remove the portion deemed to be hidden by hard cover. Such targets must be fitted with a replacement 0.5 cm (Mini Targets 0.3 cm) non-scoring border, which must extend the full width of the edge of the cut scoring area (see Rule 4.2.2); or
188.8.131.52 Painting / Taping Paper Targets
By painting or taping, with a sharply defined boundary, the portion of the target deemed to be hidden by hard cover with a single and visibly contrasting color.
184.108.40.206 Paper Targets Zone Visibility
When paper targets are partially hidden, physically cut, painted and/or taped, at least a portion of all scoring zones must remain visible.
4.2.4 Paper Targets Scorable Visibility
Hard cover (and overlapping no-shoots) must not completely hide the A zone on a partially hidden paper target.