WORLD SLINGSHOT FEDERATION RULES ITALY 2018

Categories Men
Senior category – over 15 years old
Junior category – up to 14 years old

Women:
Senior Women Category – over 15 years old
Junior Women Category – up to 14 years old

Technical rules to be observed for the sling
• The sling should be made of a “fork”, at the ends of which there is an elastic.
• The fork can be made in the form of a single body, or by the union of a central body called “handle” on which are inserted the curved bows at the ends of which the elastic is secured.
• The frame may be of any material and form; It can not have any kind of support (see note *) that increases its stability. No wrist rockets.
• -Exception of all kinds of systems is prohibited.

(*) this means any attached device and / or connected to the sling that goes beyond the wrist and contrasts the force of the elastic, which is to ensure stability.
Slab size: Maximum height 30 cm. – Maximum width 25 cm.

Ammunition:
Ammunition must be of spherical shape made of Steel / Iron / Glass / Lead.

Targets
Dropdown Type
The target must be on a stable base and will consist of 5 disks
The 5 disks will have different sizes:
First left disk diameter 10 cm – Scoring value 2 points
Second left disk diameter 9 cm – Value 4 points
Third disc from left diameter 7 cm – Value 6 Points
Fourth disc from left diameter 6 cm – Value 8 Points
Fifth disk from left 4 cm – Value 10 Points

Fig. 1

Ring Target Type.

Concentric color circles:
Red diameter 4 cm
Yellow diameter 8 cm
Blue diameter 12 cm
With Score
10 points – 9 points for the Red sector
8 points -7 points for the Yellow sector
6 points -5 points for the Blue sector

Fig. 2

Foul line distances
A) Standard Distance – 10 Meters
(For all championships):
Each shooter must stay with both legs behind the foul line or face disqualification.

Shot Series and Run Time
Dropdown Target Figure 1
Each shooter will have 5 shots (one sphere for each shot) and will have 3 minutes to complete. – Any shot taken after time limit will be considered null and not counted.
The time to make the shots will only start when the Field Judge gives the start signal and will be stopped only when the same judge signals the end of the 3 minutes.
A) The score assigned for each shot made will be that of the disc affected – see as described in Sect. Targets.
The disk is considered hit if it is completely knocked down.

Ringed Circular Target Fig. 2

Each shooter will have 10 shots (one sphere for each shot) and it will have 5 minutes to complete. – Any shot taken after the time ends will be considered null and not counted.
The Judge will give the start and end of the five minutes.
The shooter will have to make 5 shots for each round and at the end will be counted the total score of 5 shots.
If there is more than 5 shots in a round , the 5 lowest scores will be considered.
If a shot is between two sectors but cutting the line, the higher score will be awarded.

World Championship
The championship will be divided into two phases
First day
First Phase
A single round of 10 shots on the Ringed Circle Target and 5 rounds of 5 shots on Dropdown Target
Total of 6 Rounds

Second Day

Second phase
A single round of 10 Shots on Ringed Circle Target and 5 rounds of 5 shots on Dropdown Target.

Total 6 Rounds

A World Champion will be awarded to whoever scored the highest in the overall Two Days combined score.

In the case of a tie between two or more shooters, a series of Dropdown Target Match Games will be played.

World Team Championship
Each team will consist of 4 shooters, – Each participating National will be able to present at most two teams.
progress (Each team will be formed by the best shooters in the ranking of the absolute).

Each shooter of each team will be called to perform no. 3 Falling Target Series at the end of the series, the scores scored by the 4 shooters of each team will be summed up.

The winner will be the winner, who will have the highest overall score.

In the case of Equality between multiple teams, to declare the winner, he will go back to shoots until a team scores higher than the other in the case of more teams.

In the case of Parity between two or more teams, a shot will be made by each member of each Falling Fig.1 target team starting from the first left target or the two-point target to the left.

Each shot must be made within 30 seconds.

Times to show up on the Tire line

For each shooting series and for each type of target each shooter will have 2 minutes, starting from when the call was made by the Board Judge, to present himself on the shooting line and start the shooting series. The shooter who does not show up or shows up for more than two minutes will receive zero points for that shooting series

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