P.O. Box 1098
Kodiak, AK 99615

Steel Challenge 2018 Season

Shoot Dates and Season
The Steel Challenge Season consists of 7 Matches from January 2018 through March 2018
  • See online calendar: January 5 & 19, February 2&16, March 2, 16 and 30, 2018
  • Friday nights 5:45 p.m safety briefing with matches from 6-9 p.m. at the KISA Indoor Range
  • Competitors must participate in at least 5 of 7 the scheduled matches for their chance to participate in the Finals.


League Entry Rules:
  • The Steel Challenge League consists of 9 Divisions
    1. Rimfire Rifle
    2. Rimfire Rifle Masters
    3. Rimfire Pistol
    4. Rimfire Pistol Masters
    5. Centerfire Pistol
    6. Centerfire Pistol Masters
    7. Junior Rimfire (Ages 8-12)
    8. Lever Action Rifle
    9. Centerfire Carbine
  • Adult Steel Challenge competitors in Rimfire Pistol, Rimfire Rifle and Centerfire Pistol will compete in one of two divisions. Masters or Standard.
  • The Masters Division will consist of shooters scoring under the following times for each discipline
  • Center Fire Pistol 6 seconds
  • Rimfire Pistol 5 seconds
  • Rimfire Rifle 4 Seconds
  • The intent of the Masters division is to allow non-competitive shooters into the league and not to be intimidated by those with more experience or range time.
  • Once a shooter qualifies in 3 matches with a masters score, they will then be considered in the masters league.
  • Juniors, regardless of time, will remain in the Junior Rimfire Division.
  • There are NO rules of firearms modifications; aftermarket sights, triggers, barrels etc are all permitted. However the firearm must be legal and safe; at the discretion of the CRO.
  • Any adult shooter may compete in any or all of the five disciplines.
  • Junior Rimfire Shooters, ages 8-12, may compete in Center Fire Pistol, Centerfire Carbine or Lever Action Rifle; however there will be no consideration for their age in that category. Junior Rimfire competitors must be accompanied by an adult during their session.
  • Shooters may shoot as many Courses of Fire on each day as they wish. Their best Course of Fire score for each Division will be recorded as the Match Score.
  • A total of each competitorís Match Score (for each Division) will be aggregated for their placement at the Steel Challenge Finals. Shooters may choose to compete in all 7 matches; their best 4 Match Scores will be aggregated for their final score.
  • Standard Match fees apply. $10 to enter, $5.00 to re-enter

Steel Challenge Finals
The date for the Steel Challenge Finals will be determined at the end of the season to ensure that all finalists will be available for the Final Match.
  • The Final Match will consist of the top 4 shooters for each Division, both standard and Masters
  • These competitors will shoot against each other for final placement and declaration of the Steel Challenge Champion for that division
  • Prizes will be announced by the February Match
  • Prizes will be supplied by KISA and its sponsors
  • Anyone wishing to be a sponsor to event may contact the President of KISA.
  • There will be a fund established for a pool of sponsorships to be combined for Prizes for the winner of each division.
  • Prizes will be based on the amount of income raised during the season

Match Rules
  • One falling plate Course of Fire consists of 4 Strings of Fire
  • Shooters will shoot at a plate rack of 5 falling plates at 45 Feet
  • A String of Fire consists of one attempt to hit all 5 plates
  • The shooter will have time to reload and prepare before each string;
  • An Average of your best 3 (of 4) Strings of Fire times will be your Course of Fire score
  • Shooters must shoot from a standing position, (exceptions may be made for those who cannot shoot from the standing position, i.e. shooters in a wheelchair)
  • All shooters will start from a low ready position (guns touching the bench); if the shooter (juniors) cannot start from a low ready, accommodations will be made so that they can. The Firearm MUST Clear the bench while firing.
  • The Range Officer commands are as follows: "Shooter to line and load"
  • At that point the shooter will load the firearm and make ready for the String "Is the Shooter Ready"
  • Give the RO a yes or a head nod, or some indication that you are ready "On the Beep"
  • Shooters will wait for the beep and are allowed to raise the firearm off the rail to fire only after the beep
  • When the "BEEP" goes off the shooter will begin the string of fire.
  • The electronic timer starts on the Beep and detect shots fired.
  • Shooters will fire until all plates are knocked down, the timer will detect the last shot and scorekeepers will record that score.
  • The Scratch Time (not all plates are knocked down) is 30 seconds:
  • If the shooter does not knock down all the plates in 30 seconds, 30 seconds will be their score.
  • All Shooters are required to wear eye and ear protection
  • Only the Range Officer and Shooters (plus adult supervision for Juniors) are allowed on the line, exceptions will be made to those needing assistance to complete the match
  • There are no alibis; malfunctions, jams, misfires, and the like are all part of the match, it is your responsibility to know the operations of your firearms and keep them maintained.
  • Permitted Cartridges
  • Pistol: 22 LR, 22 WMR, 17HMR, 17HM2, 32ACP, 380 ACP, 38 Special, 38 SUPER, 9MM, 40 S&W, 44 Special, 45 ACP, 45 AUTO RIM, 45 Colt
  • Rifle: 22LR, 22MAG, 17M2, 17HMR
  • Centerfire carbine: See centerfire pistol cartridges above