Our rules do allow for scoring and no-shoot cardboard targets to be cut, but there are some rules about the cut edge that need to be followed. Let’s look at some examples and the rules which are involved.[Read more…] about Cutting targets
Archives for June 2023
In this NROI Tips video we look at some of the basic things that Steel Challenge ROs need to watch for. The video covers start positions, timer positioning, assisting vs. coaching, and the new rimfire commands.[Read more…] about NROI Tips – Steel Challenge ROs
There’s a short video in the level one presentation that shows a competitor in a different country leaning on a wall while he engages targets. The wall subsequently falls down as he shoots and he rides it down to the ground, hammering away at the targets. He doesn’t drop his gun, and seems to get a kick out of the experience, as does his fellow competitors in the peanut gallery. The point of the slide is that props need to be built to withstand their intended use, as specified in the rules.[Read more…] about Build It Right
Inspired by RMI George Jones, let’s test your scoring skills. Below is a picture of a target. It shows an A-zone with C-zone below, flanked by no-shoots on both sides. We give you a list of different scoring situations in the poll below. Can you score 100%?[Read more…] about Can you score this?
Gun problems during a course of fire are not fun. Squibs, jams, broken parts and other ammo issues will cause any competitor to stress. This Question of the Month specifically talks about a situation with a confirmed squib, but also applies to any situation where the competitor’s firearm or ammunition has become unsafe and leads to the RO stopping the competitor.[Read more…] about Squibs and strings