Organizing Committee: Shooting Federation of Montenegro (SSCG)
Technical Director Air Rifle/Pistol: Savo Milasinovic
Technical Director Shotgun: Nikola Markovic
ISSF Official Technical Delegate: Draguting Vrbek
GSSE Technical Delegate: Damien Desprat
DATES AND SCHEDULE
Air rifle/air pistol
Official / Pre-Event Training 29th MAY
Technical Meeting 29th MAY at 18h
Competitions 30th - 31th MAY
Official / Pre-Event Training 28th MAY TRAP
Official / Pre-Event Training 30th MAY DBTRAP
Technical Meeting 28th MAY at 13 h
Competitions 29th - 31st MAY
The Competition Schedule is attached to this Gener-al Information.
The Final Competition Schedule will be distributed on Official Arrival day.
The latest Schedule updates will be provided at the Technical Meeting.
Each country may enter a maximum of two (2) ath-letes for each individual event.
In case there is not a sufficient number of competitor centered for a women’s or a men’s event, the com-petition will be open for men and women together. In such a case, in each event, each participating coun-try may enter a maximum of two (2) competitors, who could be either two (2) men or two (2) women, or one (1) man and (1) woman.
10m Air Rifle Men
10m Air Pistol Men
10m Air Rifle Women
10m AirPistol Women
Air Pistol and Air Rifle men’s events:
60 shots qualification + final (8 shooters)
Air Pistol and Air Rifle women’s events:
60 shots qualification + final (8 shooters)
Trap men event:
125 clays qualification + finals (6 shooters)
Double Trap men event:
150 clays qualification
RULES AND REGULATIONS
All shooting events will be conducted according to the ISSF Rules and Regulations “Edition 2017 – Sec-ond Print V1.1 01/2018”. Detailed information is available on the ISSF website www.issf-sports.org.
Juries (Jury of Appeal, Competition Jury, RTS Jury, and Equipment Control Jury) will be designated by the OC to supervise the events. Qualified Range Of-ficers holding applicable ISSF licenses will conduct the competitions.
All results protests must be submitted within a maxi-mum of ten (10) minutes after the preliminary scores are posted on the Main Scoreboard. The time of the scoring Protest Time ends must be shown on the Main Scoreboard, immediately after the posting has been completed.
Any written protests must be notified in English or in French and be submitted to the Official Technical Delegate of the ISSF within twenty (20) minutes after the end of the round in which the incident is alleged to have occurred.
VENUES AND EQUIPMENT
Air Rifle and Air Pistol competitions will take place at the SC Rea, Budva; 1,2 km from the Athletes village. Trap and Double Trap competitions will take place at the Shooting Range in Markovići , Budva 9 Km from the Athletes village.
All ranges comply with the ISSF (International Shoot-ing Sports Federation) technical specifications.
The Air Pistol, Air Rifle stands will be operated with SIUS electronic target systems
An air tank for filling is provided on the premises. Changing rooms are available for all participants at the shooting ranges. Shotguns/Rifles/Pistols Armory is set near the athletes village .
The shooting range is equipped as follows:
10m hall electronic targets, SIUS AG
Finals hall 10m electronic targets, SIUS AG
trap Electronic , ELFIPA, double
final t/dt EUROTARGET SAGGITARIO
The shooting range has combined range for Trap/Double Trap
The shooting range is equipped with FAB machines and Elfipa acoustic release
All ranges are equipped with Elfipa electronic score-boards.
The targets used for the events are eco-friendly from Eurotarget, standard orange for the Qualification and for the Finals.
The guns and equipment control will be conducted during all trainings and competitions days.
RIFLE / PISTOL EQUIPMENT
Equipment Control will be conducted according to ISSF Rules using approved, calibrated instruments. Pre-competition testing is not mandatory, howev-er, athletes are responsible for competing with le-gal equipment and clothing. All athletes are urged to submit any doubtful equipment and clothing to Equipment Control for checking before the compe-tition. All athletes are subject to being selected for random post-competition testing and will be disqual-ified if their equipment or clothing is not legal ac-cording to ISSF Rules.
All rifle athletes must have ISSF seals with serial num-bers on their jackets and trousers. Any rifle jacketsor trousers that do not have ISSF seals must be submit-ted to Equipment Control for inspection and the af-fixing of a seal before the athlete’s first competition. Jackets and trousers that were previously inspected and have an ISSF seal continue to be valid except that athletes with more than one jacket or trousers must report to Equipment Control before their first competition to confirm which jacket and which trou-sers they will use. All other seal numbers for that ath-lete will be cancelled. Athletes that wish to replace a registered jacket or trousers with a new clothing item must bring that item to Equipment Control for inspection and a new seal. Previous seals will then be cancelled. Rifle athletes can have only one active jacket and trousers at any time.
RIFLE CLOTHING POST-COMPETITION STIFFNESS TESTING
If one panel of a rifle jacket or trousers tests 2.9 or lower, the stiffness device must be recalibrated and the panel must be retested. If it fails again, but all other panels pass, the athlete will not be disquali-fied, but a written warning must be given to the ath-lete and the ISSF seal must be cut off. The athlete can continue using this clothing for that day in that event. If two or more panels fail, the athlete must be disqualified (DSQ).
AIR OR CO2 CYLINDERS
It is the athlete’s responsibility to ensure that any air or CO2 cylinder is still within its validity date. This may be checked by Equipment Control.
Equipment Control will be conducted according to ISSF Rules using approved, calibrated instruments. Pre-competition testing is not mandatory, howev-er, athletes are responsible for competing with le-gal equipment and clothing. All athletes are urged to submit any doubtful equipment and clothing to Equipment Control or the Shotgun Jury for checking before the competition. All athletes are subject to be-ing selected for random testing during the competi-tion. Athletes found to be in violation of the rules for guns or marker tapes will be disqualified.
During Qualification, athletes whose cartridges are to be tested are selected by a computer draw. Be-tween 10% and 18% of the athletes participating in an event will be selected for cartridge testing. Two (2) plus four (4) cartridges will be selected from each athlete and placed in separate labeled envelopes.
The two (2) cartridges must be tested, first. If both cartridges weight 24.50 g or less, no further action will be taken. If one (1) or both cartridges weight more than 24.50g, then the four (4) cartridges in the second envelope must be tested. If the average of the six (6) cartridges weight more than 24.50 g, then the athlete must be disqualified (DSQ).
During Final, all six (6) finalists must be tested using the same procedure. The Finalists or their Coaches/Officials must bring, as early as possible, but not lat-er than 30 minutes before the scheduled start of the Final (Reporting Time), all the cartridges that will be used during the Finals and place them in separate Cartridge Control Boxes on the Finals field of play. The Finalists must report at least 15 minutes before the start of the Final. The Equipment Control Jury will take the necessary samples from the boxes, and the boxes will be sealed. The boxes must be left under the supervision of Equipment Control Jury Member on the FOP. Once ammunition is placed in the box and sealed, only the Equipment Control Jury or the Finalist can remove ammunition from the box. No additional cartridges are brought to a Finalist during Finals. All cartridge controls must be completed be-fore the start of the Presentation of the Finalists. Any disqualified (DSQ) athlete will not be allowed to par-ticipate in the Finals (There will be no elimination for 6th place; the first elimination will be for 5th place).
Only transparent or translucent wads with no color may be used.
If an athlete uses ammunition that is not in accord-ance with Rule 18.104.22.168 a), then the athlete must be disqualified (DSQ).
TRAVEL AND TRANSPORTATION
Guns Importation and Customs Clearance:
All delegations will be welcomed by the Organizing Committee staff at the exit of your arrival gate at Tivat or Podgorica airport.
STORAGE OF GUNS AND AMMUNITION
Storage of guns and ammunition will be situated within short distance from the official hotel.
Before the arrival at the hotel, all participants will be accompanied by staff members to place their fire-arms and ammunition at the official armory .Official storage is equipped with particular security and 24 h vigilance. The firearms and ammunition are to remain in the official storage during all time except when on training and in competition.
AIRPORT PICK UP – TRANSPORTATION TO THE OFFICIAL HOTEL
Airport pick up service will start on the Official Arrival Day. For delegations that arrive earlier or leave after the Official Departure Day , the Organizing Com-mittee will arrange airport pick-up service at a rea-sonable cost. It will be subject to the type of vehicle. All participants to the GSSE will be welcomed by the Organizing Committee staff at the exit of your arrival gate at the airport. Staff member will take you to the official storage to deposit firearms and ammunition. After depositing the firearms and ammunition at the storage, you may proceed with the accommodation
LOCAL TRANSPORTATION – SHUTTLE SERVICE
For delegations that accommodate at official ho-tels through the Organizing Committee, free shuttle service will be provided between the hotel and the shooting range from 28 MAY – 31 MAY 2019. The shuttle schedule will be available at the official hotel.
COMPETITION RELATED PROCEDURES AT THE SHOOTING RANGE
The Technical Meetings will take place at the respec-tive shooting ranges on MAY29 th 2019, FOR AIR RIFLE/AIR PISTOL at 18 h, and on MAY 28 th FOR TRAP/DOUBLE TRAP at 13 h
Each participating ISSF Member Federation is kindly requested to have at least one representative present at the Technical Meeting to receive updated information regarding Final Competition and Training Schedules, draw procedures and other important is-sues related to the GSSE. The time of the meeting will be confirmed after the Final Entry Deadline.
LOCAL TRANSPORTATION – SHUTTLE SERVICE
To ensure the safety of Firearms and Ammunition of athletes participating at the GSSE, all participants should follow these regulations:
All athletes must go directly to the customs after bag-gage claim at arrival to verify that the serial numbers of their own firearms are identical with the ones de-clared in advance. Please note that any firearm and ammunition that was not declared in advance on the Firearm and Ammunition Form or was not correctly declared cannot be released.
The Organizing Committee staff will assist firearms clearance at the airport. Buses and personnel will be arranged for team members and ammunition. Fire-arm and Ammunition are not allowed when taking public transportation and taxi.
During your stay in Budva, all firearms and ammu-nition must be deposited in the armory, which is lo-cated within short distance from the hotel complex. The armory will open two hours before competition and training.
We suggest not to take any firearms and ammuni-tion out of the shooting range unsupervised.
Ammunition can be pre-ordered from the price list below and purchased at the shooting range. Pur-chase is cash only.
GECO 1/500 6,70 eur
UMAREX 1/500 6,50 eur
DIANA 1/500 6,50 eur
Fiocchi 24 g 1/25 7,20 eur
Vušir (CRO) 24 g 1/25 6,50 eur
Belom (SRB) 24 g 1/25 6,75 eur
Please send your pre-orders and specific ammuni-tion requests to
Equipment and facilities used for training will be the same as competitions.
DOPING CONTROL TESTS
The Organizing Committee will conduct Doping Controls Tests according to the ISSF Anti-Doping Rules and the ISSF Test Distribution Plan 2019 under the supervision of the ISSF Technical Delegate. Ceremonies
The Victory Ceremonies will take place at the Ath-letes village.
During the ceremonies the athletes are required to present themselves in their official national uniform or national tracksuits (tops and bottoms).
FLAGS AND ANTHEMS
Two flags (1m x 1.5 m) and a CD of anthem (the time is about 40-50 seconds) have to be provided by each delegation.
During the GSSE , the temperature is expected to be 24°C – 28 °C during the day with precipitation possi-bility for the entire trap/double trap events duration. The average speed of the winds is low.
All Media representatives must register for the events by using the Media accreditation Form .
Media representatives can use the following facilities for free: wireless and wired networks and office.
No press conference will be held.
As firearm and equipment repair services are not available at the range, for more info
All necessary Registration Forms are previously sent to the participant countries.
SUMMARY OF DEADLINES
The Summary of Deadlines was previously sent to the participant countries.