(Unsanctioned) Steel Challenge Match *Cancelled*

August 2, 2020 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

The Townsend Rod and Gun Club will be hosting (Unsanctioned) Steel Challenge Matches on the 1st Sunday of every month.

  • 4 Stages per match (min). Each stage is shot 5 times.
  • Cost $15
  • Registration and check-in begins at 8am.
  • Safety Brief will be held at 9am, with first rounds fired shortly after.

We will be following the Steel Challenge rule book for matches.  https://uspsa.org/viewer/2019_SCSA_Rulebook.pdf

Firearms that can be used in matches.

  • Centerfire Handguns and Revolvers (9mm / 38 special or greater)
  • 22LR Handguns and Revolvers
  • 22LR Semiauto Rifles
  • Pistol Caliber Carbines (9mm to 45ACP)

Recommended/Required Equipment

  • 5 Magazines recommended, 2 magazines can be used but you must have someone loading magazines for you while you’re shooting.  “Each competitor is expected to come to the firing line ready to shoot, with an appropriate amount of ammunition in an appropriate number of magazines or speed loaders or other loading devices.”
  • Holsters are required for Centerfire Handguns and Revolvers.  –  “In general, holsters shall be mounted at the waist, must cover the trigger, and must safely hold/retain the gun. All Centerfire handguns must be appropriate for holster use. Female competitors are permitted to wear a belt, holster and allied equipment at hip.”
  • If you do not have a holster, pistols must be transported around the range in a case.
  • Ammunition Carriers – Unlike USPSA competition where magazine placement varies by division, in Steel Challenge magazine carriers may be placed anywhere on the belt, regardless of division. For all divisions magazines may be placed on top of the barrel or table available at the shooting box. Magazines need not be transported in a magazine pouch.”
  • Ear and Eye Protection is Required for ALL competitors and spectators.
  • 250 rounds are recommended.  The minimum round count will be 100 rounds (if you have no misses).  “Any ammunition deemed unsafe or likely to damage the targets will be removed from use. Examples include, but are not limited to: Steel Jacketed, Steel core, tracer, and incendiary ammunition.”
  • Please wear weather appropriate clothing and bring the an appropriate amount of water to stay hydrated.
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