9.2 Scoring Method
The following general regulations of the scoring method that is applicable to courses of fire in IPSC matches. Match officials and competitors should be well versed in the scoring method during matches.
9.2.1 Comstock Scoring System
Unlimited time stops on the last shot, unlimited number of shots to be fired, stipulated number of hits per target to count for score.
188.8.131.52 Score Calculation
A competitor’s score is calculated by adding the highest value stipulated number of hits per target, minus penalties, divided by the total time (recorded to two decimal places) taken by the competitor to complete the course of fire, to arrive at a hit factor. The overall stage results are factored by awarding the competitor with the highest hit factor the maximum points available for the course of fire, with all other competitors ranked relatively below the stage winner.
9.2.2 Stage Result Ranking
Stage results must rank competitors within the relevant Division in descending order of individual stage points achieved, calculated to 4 decimal places.
9.2.3 Match Result Ranking
Match results must rank competitors within the relevant Division in descending order of the combined total of individual stage points achieved, calculated to 4 decimal places.