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)

4/24 NRL22 Match [9:00 AM-2:00 PM]

5/1 USPSA/Steel Challenge Match [9:00 AM-3:00 PM]

5/22 NRL22 Match [9:00 AM-2:00 PM]

6/5 America's Rifle Challenge [9:00 AM-1:00 PM]

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Our next IWLA Steel Challenge dates is TBD. Bring 250-300 rounds and 4-6 detachable magazines/speed loaders. Pistols, revolvers, Pistol Caliber Carbines and .22 rifles/carbines allowed. Optics are allowed. Please arrive between 0800 - 0815 to register and attend the safety brief at 0830. This match is open to members and their families as well as member sponsored guests. Cost is as always - $20 for members - $30 for nonmembers and juniors are free.

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)