PNTC Steel Challenge 6/3/17

Saturday 06/03/2017    |     08:00am   -   05:00pm

Event Group(s):

[ Competition ] [ Steel Challenge ]
If you are taking a Peacemaker training class and or shooting in a Peacemaker competition, WE WILL HAVE AMMO FOR YOU TO SHOOT. You can purchase your ammo on your training or match day at our HQ building!


Steel Challenge (SCSA) is a speed shooting handgun competition now governed by USPSA. PNTC is now holding monthly steel challenge events with 6 out of 8 steel challenge stages. Also, USPSA & Steel Challenge are offered on the same day in AM & PM squads. Shooter may now shoot both Steel Challenge &* USPSA in the same day or shoot either match twice!


If you have not shot steel challenge prior to this match, we will help you with the rules etc! Like all competitions at PNTC we welcome the safe, responsible and NEW shooters! Pleasantly friendly shooters and match directors will be on hand to help! You can shoot this match with your "Production" or IDPA/USPSA handgun. 


Note: We will provide all eight stages of steel challenge but rotate various stages in and out each month. 


When / Where


Registration Peacemaker National Training Center HQ Building:  1624 Brannon’s Ford Rd. Gerrardstown WV 25420  (Note: The actual location is in Glengary WV which is just west of Gerrardstown! Here are directions to the range complex:  The postal code can be confusing)


Doors Open 8AM AM Squad (PM Squad has a separate link.) Shooting starts at 9AM.  Phone 304-229-GUNS (4867) Please register online via this form to ensure your reservation. Payment is at the door! Call us for help if you are having trouble registering online. 


NOTE: We DO HAVE 38, 9, 40 & 45 at the door if you need it!




 In our monthly Steel challenge & USPSA matches we will have 6 out of eight possible stages of fire for you to test your skill. 


Equipment and Ammo

  • Minimum Ammo – approximately 150 rounds per match. 200 rounds suggested per match
  • 1 Semi-Automatic or Revolver Handgun
  • 1 High Quality Holster with Belt
  • 4 High Quality Magazines
  • 2 High Quality Magazine Pouches
  • Hearing & Eye Protection
  • Baseball cap
  • Range bag


Additional Match Information:


AM & PM Squads must all report first and complete registration at PNTC HQ 60-30 minutes prior to match start time! You will receive a match ID bracelet and a score sheet showing that you have completed registration properly. The safety briefing and squading starts at 15 prior to the match so please be on time.


Note: We will continue to allow shooters to register and pay at the door. However, in order for this to continue and not require payment up front, we are asking that you DO NOT sign up until you are certain you can make the match. Registering and taking up a spot hurts other shooters and the range, so please don’t sign up unless you fully intend on making the match.




Please no children under 10 years of age permitted as spectators or shooters! We will have special event days where children under will be permitted. Please do not bring a minor by yourself and shoot in the match. Minors must be under DIRECT SUPERVISON of a parent or legal guardian at ALL TIMES at PNTC. No junior Shooters under age 10. All junior shooters must remain with a parent and must show that they are able to be safe and have good conduct.



  • AM Match:
    • 8:00 AM Registration
    • 8:45 AM shooter’s meeting
    • 9:00 AM Match starts
  • PM Match: Separate registration
    • 12:00 PM Registration
    • 12:45 PM shooter’s meeting
    • 1:00 PM Match starts


Critical Safety Guidelines:

  • Note: New Shooters are welcome However: YOU MUST HAVE SAFE GUN HANDLING SKILLS! Drawing from a holster, re-holstering a loaded handgun, proper muzzle discipline, finger not on the trigger at various times etc. IDPA / USPSA / NRA Action Pistol etc, is not the place to "learn" basic safety skills. If you do not have these skills we will not be allow you to be on the range and participlate. Peacemaker has firearms training which we recommend you take if you are interested in obtaining safe firearm handling skills. 


  • Please keep your firearms UNLOADED and CASED upon arrival.
  • Please bring your CASED and UNLOADED firearms to the “Safe Area” which will be located on Range 1 / Stage 1. Other Safe Area’s will also be provided but please use Safe Area 1 upon arrival. NO AMMO is allowed in the “Safe Area!”
  • Ammo may be handled outside the “Safe Area.” Firearms may not be unholstered or loaded until on the line and under direction of a PNTC Range Officer.
  • Once in the “Safe Area” you may uncase and holster your UNLOADED firearm. Please keep your magazine out of your handgun, and DO NOT remove your firearm from your holster or attempt to load until on the firing line when instructed to do so by a PNTC Range Officer.
  • DO NOT handle firearms at your vehicles. Use the “Safe Areas” to case and uncase and or repair firearms.
  • Failure to abide by these rules will result in a match disqualification.


Match Fees/Cost:

  • Steel Challenge AM or PM Match Fee: $25 Peacemaker Members $30 Non-Members
  • SECOND GUN! If you are going to shoot an additional gun, PNTC will charge $18 for your second gun. Only two guns per shooter per AM or PM squad per match please.
  • NOTE: If you are shooting at PNTC and are not a member here is the membership registration link. Sign up as a member and begin saving now:

Registration Link and/or Instructions:

The registration period for this event is over.

Safety Language:
  1. Please ensure that your firearm is UNLOADED and cased prior to arriving at PNTC. Please leave your training firearm cased and in your vehicle upon arrival. We will tell you when it's time to get your firearm.
  2. Please do not bring a "concealed carry" firearm into the training room. No ammunition or loaded firearms of any kind are permitted in the training room.

PNTC Staff/Instructors reserve the right to the determine successful or unsuccessful completion of the course based on, but not limited to, safety, attitude and/or overall skill development.