Current Rules


1st version

Anti-Doping Rules

The main changes for 2017 Rules


4th Official version of the 2013 rules

3rd Official version of the 2013 rules

2nd Official version of the 2012 rules

1st Official version of the 2013 rules

Changes in the pistol rules (1st edition) compiled by Spencer Tweedie and reproduced here with his kind permission.

Summary of rule changes for 2013 (1st edition)



2009 Rules 3rd Printing

2009 Rules 2nd Printing

2009 Rules

Combined Index for sections 6 & 8

Equipment Control Guidelines updated

Manual for ROs and Judges

Clothing updated

Guidelines for Finals ranges etc


2005 Rules

Pistol ROs and Judges Manual (2006)

ISSF Rules Latest Amendments

Anti Doping

2005 Pistol Malfunction rules

Guidelines for Pistol Equipment

2005 Rules 3rd printing


2001 Rules

2001 Rules 4th printing

These files are included here for your reference but the BPC cannot guarantee that they are the latest edition

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