I've been reading the CMP rules and so far see nothing against using gloves (such as a golf glove).
Gloves are not allowed for NRA or CMP pistol matches.
Originally Posted By danpass:
Please point me to the CMP section about the gloves.
I'd like a reference and I've been looking (and looking ... and lol)
CMP rules do not address the use of gloves for pistol shooting. What CMP rules say about the matter is:
5.1.2 NRA Rules
Applicable NRA Pistol or High Power Rifl e Rules shall apply in all areas that
are not covered by CMP Competition Rules.
NRA rules prohibit gloves for pistol shooting.
5.2 Artificial Support - Artificial support is defined as follows:
(a) Any supporting surface, except the ground, not specifically authorized for use in the rules for the position prescribed.
(b) Any garment which can be interpreted as providing artificial support.
(c) Any glove on the shooting hand.
(d) Any band on the shooting arm (includes wrist watches) that are within two (2) inches of the wrist joint. The term artificial support shall not apply to the "tennis elbow" type strap or band if worn on the forearm no closer than two inches from the wrist or elbow joint. This rule recognizes that such a strap or band merely allows a competitor to compete up to their normal ability and offers no advantage to a shooter with no physical problems.
(e) Other devices which can be interpreted as artificial support. (See Rule 3.18).
Use of artificial support is prohibited except as individually authorized for a physically disabled shooter. (See Rule 5.5)
NRA Pistol Rulebook
I've been shooting leg matches since 1987, and I've NEVER seen a pistol shooter wearing gloves.
ok, perfect. thanks