Many of the best action pistol competitors in the U.S. will be in Cheyenne onAugust 26 and 27 competing in the 3rd “Steamboat Challenge” NRA Action Pistol Regional and Wyoming State Championship. The Championship will be conducted at the Otto Road Shooting Range in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Competition begins at 9:00 AM on each day and ends at 3:00 PM. Spectators are welcome and admission is free. Members of the US Army’s elite Marksmanship Unit from Fort Benning, Georgia will be competing along with the top tier action pistol competitors from Wyoming and the Rocky Mountain Region. The Steamboat Challenge Championship is sanctioned by the National Rifle Association of America and the Wyoming State Shooting Association.
NRA Action Pistol is best described as “Precision Pistol Shooting at Speed”— the targets are small and the shooting time allowed is very short so it demands a high level of expert marksmanship coupled with mental toughness to succeed and shoot championship scores.