Hi all, IDPA has a draft rule book that's out for public comment. A good friend of mine, Tony, did a quick look through and here's what he discovered as proposed changes: Sweeping one's leg on the draw while sitting clearly defined as a QD Range command COVER only only used at club matches Tactical Sequence gone (and no longer allowed). All targets tactical priority now Visible Cover reference lines may now be used Cover and reloads changed. can reload on the move, as long as not exposed to unengaged targets. 3 matches now before committing to IDPA membership Points down now = 1 second Clay birds are now a valid IDPA target New Penalty category: Flagrant Penalty (10 seconds). Used for intentional rules violations, gaming, cheating, intentionally breaking a rule/procedure to gain a competitive advantage, etc. FTDR still exists, but mostly for gross unsportsmanlike conduct. "Memory" Stages no longer allowed (another way of saying tactical sequence not allowed). Also states all targets in a string must have same number of shots, except one target. For example, first target gets 6, all others get 2 in the stage. Added Pistol Caliber Carbine Division (PCC)! Power factors have not changed. PCC PF is 135 Changed official chronograph rules/procedures. In Tier 3 (and above), chrono now has to be a stage, and the shooter's gun will be used to chrono the shooter's ammo. Ammo carriers may now used a mixed method - both pocket AND belt are allowed simultaneously. However, the locations may not change during a match; i.e you store one in pocket and rest on belt, they must always be stored that way for the match. Clarified that shooting a sanctioned match in last 12 months counts as a classifier for that division. Also cleaned up wording about applying one classification to multiple divisions. Classifier times have changed Classifier COF has changed (3 stages, 8 strings total, 72 rounds limited). Should make for running classifiers much faster. Rule book now has an index! I think the very worst of this is a proposed introduction of a pistol carbine into the play. IDPA is a pistol game, and providing the ability for a shoulder fired weapon is outside the cultural zone. The very best is allowing reloads on the move. Thoughts?