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Texas CHL Shooting Proficiency Test

Texas CHL Shooting Proficiency Test

CHL targets

 

CHL SHOOTING TEST 3 yards, 20 rounds 1 shot, 2 seconds, 5 times 2 shots, 3 seconds, 5 times 5 shots, 10 seconds, 1 time 7 yards, 20 rounds 5 shots, 10 seconds, 1 time 2 shots, 4 seconds, 1 time 3 shots, 6 seconds, 1 time 1 shot, 3 seconds, 5 times 5 shots, 15 seconds, 1 time 15 yards, 10 rounds 2 shots, 6 seconds, 1 time 3 shots, 9 seconds, 1 time 5 shots, 15 seconds, 1 time
Scoring 8,9 and 10 rings = 5 points 7 ring = 4 points on target, outside rings = 3 points

All strings start from ‘low ready’. All shooting may be done with one or two hands. Until 2006, the test was shot using the TXPT target shown in the photos. The 5 point area on the target is approximately 12″ across. Starting in 2006 the traditional B27 target will be used for CHL qualification. Both the older TXPT and B-27 targets are of similar size and the scoring zones are roughly the same, with the main difference that the B-27 zones are mid-torso whereas the TXPT 5 point ring was more correctly placed upper-torso where vital organs on a human are actually located. (In our opinion the decision to go backward to the older, less anatomically correct B-27 target is a bad idea). There is no requirement to qualify with the gun you intend to carry. You get three attempts to pass. A 70% score (175 points) is a passing score, but in our opinion anyone that cannot pass with a 90% score on the first try should seriously consider additional training to improve shooting ability.

 

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