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Here is your chance to compete on a national level in your own backyard — for cash prizes and bragging rights! The AG & AG Quarterly Match is held at one of your regularly scheduled chapter events. Each Match event will be predetermined by the National Match Director to ensure that it is fair for all chapters (See “Scoring and Rules,” below). Register to participate in the competition so that your scores can be compiled across all of our members! The more members that register the larger the pot, and the more YOU could win! Good luck!

Quarterly Match

1st Quarter 2021 Deadline: Mar 31, 2021

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1Q 2021 Quarterly Match

Participation Deadline: March 31, 2021

Registration:

  • Each entrant must be an active AG & AG member on or before the participation deadline date.
  • Adult, Youth and Facilitators are eligible.
  • No Practiscore registration. Divisions are to be clearly indicated on the scoresheet. See acceptable abbreviations in the Pistol Divisions section below.

Match Fee & Payment:

Pistol Divisions (acceptable abbreviations in parentheses – division MUST be indicated on scoresheet):

  • Centerfire Irons (CFI)
    • Non-optic, Notch and post type (fixed or adjustable)
  • Centerfire Optics (CFO)
    • Red Dot Sights or Variable Power Scope capable of 1.0X setting (MUST be set at 1.0X for match)
    • No laser sights
  • Rimfire Irons (RFI)
    • Non-optic, Notch and post type (fixed or adjustable)
  • Rimfire Optics (RFO)
    • Red Dot Sights or Variable Power Scope capable of 1.0X setting (MUST be set at 1.0X for match)
    • No laser sights

Required Items for Match:

  • Participant
    • Copy of email receipt for proof of match fee payment(s)
    • Required pistol for each registered division
    • Eye & ear protection
    • 18 rounds of ammunition
    • 1-3 magazines (reloading between strings is NOT done on the clock)
  • Facilitator/A-Team Member
    • Eye & ear protection
    • AG & AG Match Target #1 (may charge entrants up to $1 each target)
    • 2021 – 3 String Score Sheet (found in Facilitator Tools)
      • REVISED for 2021
      • PLEASE DO NOT USE PAST VERSIONS OF THE SCORESHEET
    • Standard shot timer (no smart phone apps allowed)

Scoring:

  • Time Plus (Final Time = Raw Time Total + Penalty Time Total)
  • Participant’s times MUST be witnessed by the Facilitator and 1 A-Team, Adult chapter member or RSO employed at the host range.
  • Witnesses are to sign in the appropriate signature boxes on the REVISED scoresheet.
  • Penalties
    • Missing the intended shape = 3 seconds per miss (ex. if a shot hole touches the shape, it counts as a hit)
    • Not following the course of fire = 5 seconds per string (ex. shooting the shapes out of order)

Match Criteria:

  • Round count = 18 rounds total (6 rounds per string)
  • Distance = Varies, see each string description
  • Firearm start condition & position:
    • Firearm is laid on work surface, slide locked back and chamber facing up.
    • Magazine(s) staged on work surface.
    • Mechanical safety/decocking lever engaged, if pistol has either.
  • Shooter start position = Arms relaxed with hands down at sides

String Descriptions (see diagram after each string description):

  • String 1 – 1 magazine/6 rounds, target at 5 yards/15 foot distance from shooter
    • Firearm and shooter in designated start condition and position as described in Match Criteria above.
    • Shooter picks up pistol, loads magazine and stands at compressed ready position.
    • On the buzzer:
      • Side step to the right.
      • Present pistol on target, acquire sights, disengage mechanical safety (if needed).
      • With BOTH hands, shoot 2 rounds in the #2 circle and 1 round in the #4 circle.
      • Index trigger finger along side of frame and return to compressed ready position.
      • Side step to the left.
      • Present pistol on target and acquire sights.
      • Shoot 1 round in the #3 circle and 2 rounds in the #1 circle.
    • Say aloud, “Clear and make safe the gun” while doing so and return pistol to work surface with magazine out and slide locked back.
    • Reset and prepare for String 2.

  • String 2 – 1 magazine/6 rounds, target at 5 yards/15 foot distance from shooter
    • Firearm and shooter in designated start condition and position as described in Match Criteria above.
    • Shooter picks up pistol, loads magazine and stands at compressed ready position.
    • On the buzzer:
      • Side step to the left.
      • Present pistol on target, acquire sights, disengage mechanical safety (if needed).
      • With BOTH hands, shoot 2 rounds in the #3 circle and 1 round in the #1 circle.
      • Index trigger finger along side of frame and return to compressed ready position.
      • Side step to the right.
      • Present pistol on target and acquire sights.
      • Shoot 1 round in the #2 circle and 2 rounds in the #4 circle.
    • Say aloud, “Clear and make safe the gun” while doing so and return pistol to work surface with magazine out and slide locked back.
    • Reset and prepare for String 3.

  • String 3 – 1 magazine/6 rounds, target at 5 yards/15 foot distance from shooter
    • Firearm and shooter in designated start condition and position as described in Match Criteria above.
    • Shooter picks up pistol, loads magazine and stands at compressed ready position.
    • On the buzzer:
      • Present pistol on target, acquire sights, disengage mechanical safety (if needed).
      • With BOTH hands, shoot the following sequence:
        2 rounds in the light green star
        2 rounds in the light green rectangle (see BONUS info below)
        2 rounds in the orange square
      • Index trigger finger along side of frame and return to compressed ready position.
    • Say aloud, “Clear and make safe the gun” while doing so and return pistol to work surface with magazine out and slide locked back.
    • BONUS: For step 2 of the shooting sequence, shooter will receive a 1 second bonus for each shot in or touching the edge of the green rectangle.
      • Enter 0, 1 or 2 in the String 3 Bonus column on the scoresheet
      • DO NOT include a minus sign when entering values directly into the 2021 – 3 String Score Sheet excel document (formula for Raw Time Total will calculate correctly).

Definitions:

  • Chapter Winner = member with the lowest total time in the chapter.
  • Division Winner = member with the lowest total time in a division.
  • 1st Overall Winner = member with the lowest total time of all participants.
  • All Star Level = members who place 1st Overall for the second time within the next 4 matches they participate in.
  • All Star Period = the next 3 matches the member participates in after becoming an All Star. An All Star member will be eligible to win 1st Overall prize again after the All Star period ends.
  • All Star Winner = All Star who places 1st Overall during their All Star Period.
  • Performance Star Levels = All other members (not including All Star Level members) divided into 4 even numbered groups. If there are an odd number of participants, the 1 Star Level will have one additional person. Performance Star Levels provide 3 additional members an opportunity to receive prizes for their training progress.

Examples of how the new All Star Level works

  • Member becomes an All Star
    • Member places 1st overall in 1Q 2020 and wins 1st Overall cash pot. She participates in the 2Q & 3Q 2020 matches and places in the top five, just missing the win. She skips the next 2 matches and doesn’t participate again until 2Q 2021 where she places 1st overall again. Since 2Q 2021 is the 4th match she has participated in, she is now an All Star and wins the All Star prize and the 1st Overall cash pot will go to the next eligible participant.
      • #1 = 1Q 2020 – 1st Overall Cash Pot win
      • #2 = 2Q 2020 – 3rd place overall
      • #3 = 3Q 2020 – 2nd place overall
      • N/A = 4Q 2020 – did not participate
      • N/A = 1Q 2021 – did not participate
      • #4 = 2Q 2021– Becomes an All Star and wins the All Star prize!!

NOTE: If a member doesn’t participate in quarterly matches after winning the 1st Overall Case Pot for any reason, those matches do not count towards determining when she becomes an All Star.

  • All Star member becomes eligible to win 1st Overall Cash Pot again
    • Member became an All Star in 2Q 2021. She participates in 3 of the next 4 matches and won the All Star prize twice during her All Star period. She participates in 3Q 2022 and placed 1st Overall once again. This time she is eligible to win the 1st Overall Cash Pot!!
      • 2Q 2021 – Became an All Star
      • #1 = 3Q 2021 – 3rd place overall
      • N/A = 4Q 2021 – did not participate
      • #2 = 1Q 2022 – All Star Winner and won the All Star prize
      • #3 = 2Q 2022 – All Star Winner and won the All Star prize
      • #4 = 3Q 2022 – placed 1st Overall and won the 1st Overall Cash Pot

NOTE: If an All Star member skips a quarter for any reason, that match is not counted as part of her All Star period.

Prize Pot Definitions:

  • Chapter Winner Prize = $14 store credit
  • Division Winner Prize = $25 cash
  • All Star Prize (when applicable) = $50 cash + $50 AG & AG store credit
  • Performance Star Level Prize Pots
    • 4 Star Prize Pot = 70% of total prize pot (divided as follows)
      • 1st Place Overall = 50%
      • 2nd Place Overall = 30%
      • 3rd Place Overall = 20%
    • 3 Star Prize Pot = 1st Place = 15% of total prize pot
    • 2 Star Prize Pot = 1st Place = 10% of total prize pot
    • 1 Star Prize Pot = 1st Place = 5% of overall prize pot

Result Reporting:

Good luck!!