Steel Challenge

General Overview & 2024 match Schedule

Our mission is to provide a venue for Steel Challenge (SCSA) shooting and matches and to promote safe, fair and fun participation in Steel Shooting competition. Pioneer’s outdoor shooting bays are well suited for steel challenge stages, and we have first-class equipment that allow us to offer up to eight standard Steel Challenge stages at every match. We’re known for our capable, experienced and friendly staff.

Steel challenge is a unique shooting discipline in many ways. The simple and consistent layout combined with a mostly stationary shooter and multiple strings is well suited to shooters of all ages and levels. In addition, the many divisions offered means that virtually any style gun may be used for competition as long as they are rim fire or pistol caliber. Each division is scored separately so shooters can directly compare themselves with their peers. Although the stages are rather simple, the goal is to shoot each stage as quickly as possible and even the quickest and most experienced shooters continue to strive to overcome their limitations and improve their performance.

Matches are typically held the first Saturday of every month April through November.

We offer all divisions: Carry Optics, Iron Sight Revolver, Limited, Open, Optical Sight Revolver, Production, Single Stack, PCC Iron, PCC Optics, RF Rifle Iron, RF Rifle Open, RF Pistol Iron, RF Pistol Open.

Each match usually has 5 standard Steel Challenge stages and 1 to 2 "outlaw" stages to keep things fun and interesting.

The public is welcome at all matches, our basic requirement is proper equipment and safe gun handling.

2024 Match Schedule

April 6

May 4

June 8

Jul 6

Jul 30 - Aug 4 (Area 7)

Sep 7

Oct 5

Nov 2

Note: Match and Range specific rule (violation subject to match DQ):

Cold range; empty magazine well and no rounds in chamber.

Please observe PSI range rule of muzzle direction kept below top of berms, even when reloading.

Match Policies and Procedures 

Pre-registration and early registration only. No walk-ons after start of match.

Pre-registration and scores at

Check-in from 7:45 AM to 8:45 AM at clubhouse on match day

Assigned and roaming squads (based on gun count instead of shooter count)

Only one gun/run allowed on match day; staff helping with set-up can shoot a second gun then. Please register each gun on

Match fees (all guns/runs): $25 for PSI members, $30 for non-members, juniors (under 18 on first day of match) shoot free, USPSA certified staff shoots free

Note: You must be an approved member of "Pioneer Sportsmen Steel Challenge Club" to receive the PSI discount

PSI members can apply to join the Pioneer Sportsmen Steel Challenge Club through Practiscore; Pick "Clubs" on Practiscore, then search and find "Pioneer Sportsment Steel Challenge" and "Click here to join our club"

You must be a PSI member in good standing to join and you must wait for approval before registering to get your member discount.

Safety briefing at 8:45 AM and match begins at 9:00 AM

Six to eight stages depending on match (typically seven)

Scores will be uploaded to USPSA and count toward shooter classification (if SCSA/USPSA member)

Please contact Doug Fuller for additional information