Welcome to Pistol Silhouette and Cowboy Lever Action

Match Director: Jeff Segal

Match Information:

  • Match Date: 1st Sunday of the month
  • Match Time: starting at 9:00 am. (there is some setup time before the match)
  • Match cost: $7.00 for Members 1st firearms and then $3.00 for each other one used. Non-Members of RSSC are $10.00 for the first gun and $4.00 for each other one.

Available Matches:

  • Hunter’s Pistol:
    • The course of fire: 40 shot match. Ten (10) shots (two banks of five) on each 1/2 size steel animal.
    • Legal Cartridge & Caliber: 22LR to 45 Long Colt.
    • Targets: The targets and ranges are as follows;
    • Chickens at 40 meters
    • Pigs at 50 meters
    • Turkeys at 75 meters
    • Rams at 100 meters
  • Smallbore Pistol:
    • The course of fire: 40 shot match. Ten (10) shots (two banks of five) on each 1/2 size steel animal.
    • Legal Cartridge & Caliber: 22LR, .22Long, & .22Short.
    • Targets: The targets and ranges are as follows;
    • Chickens at 40 meters
    • Pigs at 50 meters
    • Turkeys at 75 meters
    • Rams at 100 meters
  • Long Range Pistol:
    • The course of fire: 40 shot match. Ten (10) shots (two banks of five) on each Full size steel animal.
    • Legal Cartridge & Caliber: Any caliber except .223.
    • Targets: The targets and ranges are as follows;
    • Chickens at 50 meters
    • Pigs at 100 meters
    • Turkeys at 150 meters
    • Rams at 200 meters
  • Cowboy Lever Action Smallbore
    • Course of Fire: 40 shot match. Ten (10) shots (two banks of five) on each 1/2 size steel animals.
    • Legal Cartridge & Caliber: 22LR, .22Long, & .22Short.
    • Targets: The targets and ranges are as follows; Chickens at 40 meters
    • Pigs at 50 meters
    • Turkeys at 75 meters
    • Rams at 100 meters
  • Cowboy Lever Action – Pistol Cartridge:
    • Course of Fire: 40 shot match. Ten (10) shots (two banks of five) on each 1/2 size steel animal.
    • Legal Cartridge & Caliber: 22LR to 45 Long Colt
    • Targets: The targets and ranges are as follows;
    • Chickens at 40 meters
    • Pigs at 50 meters
    • Turkeys at 75 meters
    • Rams at 100 meters
  • Cowboy Lever Action – Rifle Cartridge:
    • Course of fire: 40 shot match. Ten (10) shots (Two banks of five) on each Full size steel animals.
    • Legal Cartridge & Caliber: Any centerfire rifle .25 caliber or larger with a rimmed case. (.35 Remington is the only exception)
    • Targets: The targets and ranges are as follows;
    • Chickens at 50 meters
    • Pigs at 100 meters
    • Turkeys at 150 meters
    • Rams at 200 meters

Related Information and Links

International Handgun Metallic Silhouette Association

The IHMSA organization started in 1976 with the purpose of promoting handgun silhouette competition. The object of the competition is to knock down metallic silhouettes (chickens, pigs, turkeys and rams) at various ranges to a maximum of 200 meters.

The sport has spread to many countries and matches are shot all over the USA. Many different types of matches are shot and there is always one to suite any member of the family. The matches vary according to handgun type (.22 to big bore) and shooting position (standing to freestyle).





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