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How do I set up Orion to score multiple shots per bull?

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Orion can be configured to score 1, 2, 5, or 10 shots per bull. By default, Orion expects 1 shot per bull. The expected number of shots per bull may be adjusted for the overall match, for an individual shooter, or for an individual target.

Shooting multiple shots per bull, when the shots overlap, will diminish Orion's scoring accuracy. If the skill level of a shooter is low enough, shooting multiple shots per bull is an effective way to reduce target costs; however, if the shooter's skill level is high, it may be better for the shooter to keep to 1 shot per bull for air rifle and 50ft smallbore, or at most 5 shots per bull for air pistol and 50m smallbore. BB gun should never be configured to score more than 1 shot per bull.

Change the Expected Number of Shots per Bull for the Match.

  • Open up Match Properties by going to 'Match' and then 'Match Properties.'
  • Click on the 'Course of Fire' tab.
  • Modify the 'Shots per Bull' to the appropriate value.
  • Click 'Save.'

Change the Expected Number of Shots per Bull for a Competitor.

NOTE: This only changes the expected number of shots per bull for existing targets assigned to the shooter.

  • Select the 'Match Scoring' tab.
  • Select and right click on the shooter's name for whom you want to change.
  • In the menu that opens, modify the 'Shots per Bull' to the appropriate value.

Change the Expected Number of Shots per Bull for a Target.

  • Select the 'Match Scoring' tab.
  • Select and right click on the target to change.
  • In the menu that opens, modify the 'Shots per Bull' to the appropriate value.