5.4 – Disqualification (DQ)

Disqualification means the shooter may not continue in any part of the IDPA match, may not reenter in another division, and may not shoot any side matches. The shooter’s score will be reported as DQ. A shooter must be disqualified for the following reasons:

  1. Unsafe firearm handling as defined in the Safety Rules Section.
  2. Unsportsmanlike conduct.
  3. Violations of the Shooter’s Code of Conduct as determined by the MD.
  4. Shooting at a steel target that is less than 10 yards from the shooter.
  5. Intentionally discharging the firearm at anything other than a target or an activator.

All DQs must be confirmed by the MD.


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