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how many grains of lead must have the cartridge in the competition sporting clays and how many grain of powder?
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In sporting clays "open" competition, you may use shells with up to 1 1/8 ounces of shot. There is no minimum amount required. There is no requirement (maximum or minimum) on the amount of powder in any gauge.

For "sub-gauge" events, you have the following maximums on the amount of shot:

20 Gauge ----- 7/8 oz
28 Gauge ----- 3/4 oz
.410 Bore ----- 1/2 oz (Note: the .410 shell cannot exceed 2 1/2 inches in length when fully open.)

Lead shot sizes cannot be larger than #7 1/2 nor can they be smaller than size #9.
thanks a lot
For 12's I think its an ounce and a quater.
According to the NSCA rule book (Rule IV.E.4.b. on page 33 of 2003 Official Rules and Regulations), the maximum amount of shot allowed in a shell is 1 1/8 ounce for Sporting Clays. :!:

FITASC rules allow 1 1/4 ounce of shot, but Rod asked about Sporting Clays competition, not FITASC. :!:
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