Outer Limits is the only SCSA stage with movement on the clock and plate engagement requirements from each box. But what happens if the competitor doesn’t follow the stage procedure? In this Question of the Month we asked: In a SCSA match on the Outer Limits stage, a competitor shoots all plates from the left side shooting box during one string. How many penalties did the competitor earn?[Read more…] about Outer Limits penalties
Steel Challenge: Restart or 30?
There seems to be some confusion over what happens if a competitor in a steel challenge match reacts to the start signal, i.e., mounts the gun toward the target, pulls the trigger, etc., and nothing happens. It seems to be a fairly common idea that this competitor gets to restart that string, but there are no rules to support this action.[Read more…] about Steel Challenge: Restart or 30?
Steel Challenge Q&A:
Having been the RM for a recently completed SCSA Tier 3 match I got to answer a lot of questions, especially from folks who were not very familiar with SCSA rules. For competitors that are used to USPSA competition, there are some differences between the rules that can cause some confusion which can lead to a lot of questions. Let’s look at a few of the more common ones.[Read more…] about Steel Challenge Q&A:
Online Steel Challenge RO Endorsement Now Available!
SCSA, USPSA and NROI are pleased to announce that the Steel Challenge Range Officer Endorsement course is now available online![Read more…] about Online Steel Challenge RO Endorsement Now Available!
Coaching in Steel Challenge
Recently, there seems to be a trend developing of parents coaching their kids during their run at Steel Challenge matches. The Steel Challenge rules allow a limited amount of coaching by competitors at Tier 1 matches only, and that’s limited to calling misses, if requested by the competitor. Coaching by competitors or spectators is not permitted at higher tier matches, in any way, shape, or form.[Read more…] about Coaching in Steel Challenge