This is the 11th Edition of the National Standard Three-Position Air Rifle Rules. This edition is valid for two years, from September 2016 through August 2018. All new rules or rules that were substantially changed from the 10th (2014-2016) Edition are underlined. Editorial or stylistic changes are not marked. These Rules incorporate numerous recommendations from junior shooting coaches and competition officials and have been coordinated with the 2017-2020 International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Rules.
The National Three Position Air Rifle Council operates a Rules Hotline to answer questions, offer advice on how to organize competitions or provide official rule interpretations on behalf of the Council. Any coach, athlete or competition official may request assistance from the National Council Rules Hotline by calling 419-635-2141, ext. 702 or 731, or via email at 3PAR@TheCMP.org.