Steel Challenge

Match Director - Frank Ghilarducci

As of Jan 2018

Hernando Sportsman’s Club is now an official affiliated Steel Challenge Club! Our club # is SCSA247.

Our monthly matches consist of a minimum of 4 classifier stages this allows a shooter to become classified by shooting just one of our regular monthly matches.

Steel Challenge consists of 8 nationally recognized stages; each stage has a 5 target array of steel plates that are engaged by each shooter for five consecutive timed runs. The best 4 out of 5 timed runs of each stage are totaled for the shooter’s score. The lowest overall time in each class wins.

 Competition schedule: Match day Registration begins at 8:15am, Safety Briefing at 9:00 & commence shooting @ 9:20. Shooters must attend the Safety Briefing to be eligible to shoot. Entry fee is $11 for club members and $16 for nonmembers, optional second gun/class is $6.00  each.

Pre signup is highly recommended and can be done from here @

Classes: Classes include Centerfire handguns, Rimfire handguns and rifles and PCC (pistol caliber carbines).

Shooting the match: Rimfire Handguns and Rifles and Pistol Caliber Carbines begin from the low ready position. Centerfire handguns will be drawn from an approved outside the belt holster, bring at least 200 rounds of ammo for the match.

Club facilities feature: Food and refreshments, restrooms and a small pro shop with reloading supplies.