Alexandria Chapter of the Izaak Walton League

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Steel Challenge

Upcoming Events:

Shooting Ranges Open this week [9:00 AM-] (except as noted in events)

10/23 NRL22 Match [9:00 AM-2:00 PM]

11/5 CMP Rifle Match [8:00 AM-3:00 PM]

11/27 NRL22 Match [9:00 AM-2:00 PM]

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Our next Steel Challenge is TBD.

Please show up at 0800-0815 in order to register and attend the safety brief at 0830, we will go hot at 0900. You must be present for the safety brief in order to participate in the match. If you would like to help set up , come down earlier, I will be there at 0730. Bring your firearm in good working condition and 250 rounds of the proper ammunition for it. There will be a mix of static and reactive steel targets. We will have two stages on the rifle range and two stages on the pistol range. If you're using a center fire pistol bring multiple mags and a holster, you are not required to use a holster if you're using a rimfire pistol. Rimfire rifles and PCC's require an empty chamber indicator. If you don't have one we will give you one. As always the cost of the match is $20 for members and $30 for nonmembers, Jr's are free. Hope to see you all there this is always a fun match! Ed MacBride edmacbride[AT]comcast[DOT]net

Steel Match - October 2017

Competitors firing - Steel Match Dec 2017

Ed MacBride delivers quick, well-aimed shots

Top competitors - Steel Match Dec 2017
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The Steel Challenge match draws top shooters from a broad spectrum of shooting sports, including USPSA, IDPA, SASS, GSSF and others.

The match is highly spectator-friendly and the competition is easy to understand - it is all about the speed. And by maintaining consistent challenges from year to year, the competition lends itself to the notion of setting - and breaking - speed records, which greatly adds to the excitement for shooters, spectators and media.

Steel shooting offers a port of entry to the shooting sports that is far less intimidating than practical shooting. Steel shooting provides an excellent starting place for young or beginning shooters. It also provides a soft way for those who have begun to suffer the problems associated with ageing a vehicle to remain involved in the shooting sports. All this provides an alternative for those who might otherwise be lost to shooting.

For more information, contact:
Ed Macbride, Rifle & Pistol Range Committee Chair , Send Message , (Log in to see additional contact info)