Joined: 03 Dec 2006
Location: Crockett County
|Posted: Sat Nov 08, 2014 12:17 pm Post subject: TG Summit Agenda update with results
|I'm still in SA but here are the results. #1,2,and 3 passed, 4,5,and 6 failed. More info when I get home.
January 2015 Territorial Governor's Summit
*Action Items require discussion and a vote for an official rule change/edit/clarification.
1) Should we institute the following standard for all style/costume categories when breaking them down by age?
The regulations for the base category will be applied first; THEN the age limits.
Reasons to do so:
"any legal revolver" is the criteria for the basic AGE-based categories ...which doesn't apply to FRONTIERSMAN (requires percussion ignition); CLASSIC (which has a caliber restriction), and GUNFIGHTER (which requires FIXED sights)...as does DUELIST
Other categories have restrictions regarding rifle model/caliber and additional equipment regulations.
...Senior Duelist currently being the only anomaly specifically listed as such (i.e. a "subcategory" of SENIOR instead of Duelist)
(Senior GF would be a Gunfighter 60+ years old, subject to Gunfighter category regulations)
PASSED takes effect 1-1-2016
2) Should we change Senior Duelist to comply with that standard?
Shooting STYLE = #1 determinant
Shooter's AGE = #2 consideration
3) Should we officially acknowledge the shooting category "Frontier Cartridge gunfighter" as a SASS sanctioned/recognized category?
The category would follow the firearm and ammo guidelines of the current "Frontier Cartridge" category and follow the shooting style and holster requirements of the current "Gunfighter" Category.
The main reason to add FCGF to the list of "officially recognized" categories is that it brings the BP categories up to par with the smokeless ones in regard to available shooting styles.
Smokeless = Open/age-based (two-handed); Duelist/Senior Duelist/Classic (one-handed); Gunfighter/B-Western (both hands)
Black Powder = Frontier Ctg (two-handed); Frontiersman/Frontier Ctg Duelist (one-handed);
FCGF (both hands).
4) Should the MSV penalty for retrieving a dropped or ejected round be removed if done SAFELY? i.e.:
24. Ammunition dropped by a shooter in the course of loading or reloading any firearm during a stage or "ejected" from any firearm may be SAFELY recovered; or replaced from the shooter's person or other area as required by stage description. If the round is not fired it is counted as a missed shot.
Keep in mind that current rules allow retrieval of dropped/ejected rounds after the shooter completes the stage...with NO RESTRICTIONS or PENALTY related to where the ammo may have landed or whether the shooter has firearms "in hand" or not.
5) Should conflicts on costume based shooting categories ("B"-Western Men's & Ladies and Classic Cowboy/Cowgirl) Costuming requirement determinations be relegated to the Costume Contest personnel/judges?
Where the competitors can battle it out in front of a panel of judges instead of bringing costume issues to the attention of Range Masters and Match Directors to decide if a shirt or boots are in compliance with the rules.
6) Should the Category of Grand Dame have the name changed to "Golden Girls"?
A petition was circulated with quite a number of signatures stating that the name of the category was too stuffy.