Scholastic Steel Challenge web site

Via the Steel Challenge Shooting Association:

To: ALL MEDIA
For Immediate Release

June 9, 2009

For more information contact:
Dave Thomas
­(360) 855-2245

­­Scholastic Steel Challenge Launches New Website

SEDRO-WOOLLEY, Wash. — The Scholastic Steel Challenge (SSC), the national team-oriented youth shooting program developed by the Steel Challenge Shooting Association (SCSA), announced that it has launched its new website at www.scholasticsteelchallenge.com.

The site features program information, team registration forms, scoring information, stage diagrams, program news and more. As the SSC program expands, participants will be able to track their scores against those of other teams from around the country and see who among them can claim the title of the nation’s fastest.

“The SSC website will play a key role in the program,” explained Scott Moore, director of SSC. “It will not only be the main information and resource center for coaches and parents, but because the SSC format allows shooters to directly compare their performance against that of others, we also expect teams to use the site to constantly track their progress and develop friendly rivalries with other teams around the country.”

“We also hope to expand the site to give competitors a community in which they can share information on shooting techniques and equipment as well as build the kinds of cross country friendships that many in the shooting sports already enjoy.”

The Scholastic Steel Challenge, which is funded in part by the firearms industry, is open to young men and women ages 12 to 20 and offers them the opportunity to compete as a four person team for a national title in the action pistol discipline of speed shooting.

Already SSC has received wide support from industry leaders such as the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), Smith & Wesson, the Outdoor Wire Digital Network, Action Target and Glock which have committed over $150,000 to the program.­

For more information on the Scholastic Steel Challenge and the Steel Challenge Shooting Association please visit www.steelchallenge.com.

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About SCSA: The Steel Challenge Shooting Association (SCSA) is the governing body of the sport of Speed Shooting and organizer of the Steel Challenge World Speed Shooting Championships. To learn more about the Steel Challenge Shooting Association and the Steel Challenge visit the Web site at www.steelchallenge.com. There you will find diagrams of the stages of fire, complete listing of past results, a list of past champions, world record times and more.