Originally Posted by saddler
Rule changes that were approved are:
In GPs, instead of 8 25mm hitzones, there will now be a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 8.
Ungraded shooters will be placed in A grade for 3 shoots before moving to their appropriate grade.
Instead of being a suggestion, it now a requirement that targets are yellow/black or white/black.
During a competition, phones must be muted and no auditory obstruction (e.g. earphones) is permitted unless for medical reasons.
GP points will be equal to percentage scored.
Great changes but how does "no auditory obstruction" fit with ear defender protection? Some guns are really noisy and can trigger tinitus as well as pellets :-) Are they cleared for medical reasons?
Ear defenders cut the "crack" but do not inhibit normal conversation or safety whistles, etc.