Welcome to Steel Challenge shooting
The 2017 steel season has come to a close, match scores for 2017 can be seen by searching “Colfax” on Practiscore at Practiscore.com . Watch the Colfax Sportsmen’s Club range calendar for more exciting events at our shooting complex. Typically 2018 season dates are posted by late February. Like the Colfax Sportsmen’s Club Facebook page for up to date information on events. Expectations are that the club will affiliate with the Steel Challenge Shooting Association which is part of USPSA so our future matches will be uploaded for nation wide ranking for those shooters interested and looking for skill confirmation.
WHAT IS STEEL CHALLENGE
STEEL CHALLENGE STAGES
Thursday night matches typically consist of three to four stages, arrive no later than 5:30pm. To be considerate of those arriving on time, shooters arriving after 5:30pm will not be squaded for participation. $5.00 per gun limit 3 for Thursday night matches, juniors 17 and under and working range officers shoot their 1st gun free. On Thursdays we only paint between squads changing stages.
Saturday six stage matches, range gates open at 8:00am, registration 8:15am – 8:45am, match starts at 9:30am rain or shine, covered firing points and concessions on site. Targets are painted between each shooter.
$25 Non-Club members
$20 Club members
$10 Juniors 17 & under and working Range Officers.
$10 Each additional gun, limit three.
Divisions you can participate in:
RFRI = Rimfire rifle Iron sights
RFRO = Rimfire rifle Optical sights
RFPI = Rimfire pistol Iron sights
RFPO = Rimfire pistol sights
PCCI = Pistol Caliber Carbine Iron sights
PCCO = Pistol Caliber Carbine Optical sights
CO = Carry Optic: production gun with dot sight affixed to the slide.
ISR = Iron Sight Revolver center fire
LTD = Limited Iron sighted, double stack, flared mag well
OPN = Open, Compensator, race holster
OSR = Revolver Open Optics
PROD = Production: Any DA or Safe Action Pistol on the USPSA gun list
SS = Single Stack 1911
If your not sure what division you would fall under don’t worry about it, we will squad you accordingly. We will help you out and make sure you are going in the right direction. Its all pretty simple all you need to do is show up with your pistol or 22 rifle, with ammo and magazines.
It takes 25 rds to complete a stage if you have no misses, plan for approximately 125rds for Thursday night practice, and 200 rounds for a full match. It does not hurt to bring extra as you can always take it home and use it next time, see the range hour calendar for Thursday night and match dates.
Holsters must cover the trigger and be carried external on a belt at waist level. No magnum center fire pistol calibers
Rimfire pistol and rifle starts from the low ready aiming at the aiming stake 10 feet in front of the shooters box. Tube feed 22 rifles, single shot rifles, and revolvers with single round loading gate are not allowed.
Each Stage is run five times in succession, the best four out of five runs are totaled and represent your score for that stage. All six stages are added together for your match score in your division.
Five magazines or speed loaders are recommend or assistance from other members in loading during the stage to keep the flow moving. Safety glasses with side shields and hearing protection is required for all shooters and participants.
Shooters disqualified for a safety or range violation will not be refunded entry fee’s and applies to all divisions you are participating in.
Questions regarding Colfax steel challenge can be sent to Jim at “email@example.com”