Our safety and operating rules will be quite familiar to those who shoot USPSA or IDPA matches. Scoring is similar, each piece of steel knocked down earns 1 point. There are no failure to engage penalties.
In the event of a tie-breaker, ie: two or more shooters with the same number of points, then the tie-breaker stage is used.
The tie-breaker stage is timed, and 3 seconds is added to the time for every piece of steel left standing.
Any shot fired after 0.30 seconds after the fixed time or outside of designated shooting areas will incur a -1 point procedural penalty regardless if the shots were a hit or miss, and the shots fired will also not count.
Texas Steel Shootout Rule Book