Steel Challenge Shooting Association begins international shooting championship Nov. 1 with custom targets from Action Target
PROVO, Utah – The Steel Challenge Shooting Association recently named Action Target the official target of the 2012 Steel Challenge World Speed Shooting Championship. The championship, which is held in Frostproof, Fla., begins Nov. 1 and ends on Nov. 4. This year it will be held at the Universal Shooting Academy for the first time.
“Action Target is one of the premier suppliers of modern steel targets in the world,” said Dave Thomas, Executive Director of SCSA/USPSA. “The Steel Challenge is happy to recognize them as the official target of the World Speed Shooting Championship.”
Championship competitors will face eight shooting stages with five steel targets placed at various distances on each one. Action Target custom designed three targets for the competition featuring spring‐loaded armor steel head plates that provide extra bounce for immediate visual and audio feedback.
“We’re really excited to be a part of this,” said Chad Burdette, portable target specialist of Action Target. “The Steel Challenge World Speed Shooting Championship is a fantastic program and represents the potential this sport has.”
Shooters from all over the world are expected to attend this year’s Steel Challenge world Speed Shooting Championship which is the culmination of the steel shooting season worldwide. The match also features various walk‐up events where competitors and non‐competitors alike have the opportunity to shoot and win a variety of different guns.
The custom targets designed for the competition by Action Target will be available for sale on its online store beginning January 2013.
The Steel Challenge Shooting Association is a wholly owned subsidiary of the United States Practical Shooting Association (USPSA). SCSA expands the shooting opportunities for its affiliated clubs and individual members.
The United States Practical Shooting Association is a non‐profit membership association and the governing body for the sport of Practical Shooting in America. USPSA has over 22,000 members and nearly 400 affiliated clubs which host weekly matches throughout the country providing recreational shooters with the opportunity to test and refine their shooting skills in a safe, competitive environment. USPSA is also the US Region of the International Practical Shooting Confederation (IPSC), which is comprised of approximately 67 nations. For more information, visit www.uspsa.org.