There are two types of Black Powder matches, the Aggregate Match and the 50 Metre match.
Cap and ball revolvers must be used in the Aggregate match, while single shot handguns are permitted in the 50 metre match.
The Aggregate match is identical to the Centre Fire match except that it consists of 20 Precision shots at 25 metres on a standard Precision target and 20 shots Rapid Fire on a standard Rapid Fire target.
The 50 Metre Match consists of 40 shots in 4 stages, fired in 2 hours on a 50 yard target. The 50 metre match can be shot with revolvers, but some interesting hybrid single shot pistols are also used in this match.