Steel Challenge: Attendance Doubles at 2018 World Speed Shooting Championship

by
posted on June 25, 2018
jessie_harrison_uspsasteelchallenge1.jpg

Earlier this month, USPSA (the United States Practical Shooting Association) hosted over 250 steel shooting enthusiasts at the Talladega Marksmanship Park in Talladega, AL, for the 2018 World Speed Shooting Championship. A sport the group bills as “the fastest sport in practical shooting competition,” Steel Challenge attracts competitive shooters from around the world with its unique mix of accuracy, speed and steel. So, it’s no big surprise that the 2018 contest was the biggest Steel Challenge match ever, with twice the amount of total shooters attending this year over last year.

K.C. Eusebio is the 2018 World Speed Shooting Champion, winning by a margin of .59 seconds over runner-up B.J. Norris. Eusebio’s best stage score was the Roundabout. Shooting Open Rimfire Pistol, his Roundabout stage time was 5.77. His best open stage time was 7.30 for Stage 3: Smoke and Hope. Max Michel finished in third place, also setting a new world record-breaking time of 81.38 for the match in Carry Optics. Not to be outdone, Eusebio shot a world record time of his own, 67.91 for the match, in the Pistol Caliber Carbine Optics division.

The Rimfire Rifle division had the most shooters at the match with 152 participants. Ethan Inocando, a junior competitor, was the top shooter in Rimfire Rifle with a time of 64.84. His best stage was Stage 3: Smoke and Hope with 6.22.

View the full results of the 2018 SIG Sauer/USPSA World Speed Shooting Championship on the Practiscore website. Dates have already been set for next year’s Steel Challenge World Speed Shooting Championship, which will be held at the same venue as this year—May 15-19, 2019.

Latest

SCTP ACUI Join 1
SCTP ACUI Join 1

ACUI Clays, SCTP Announce New Partnership

ACUI Clays and SCTP announce new partnership to enhance collegiate shooting sports programs

Johnathan Dorsten Receives 2022 Dr. Carolyn Hines Memorial Scholarship

The $5,000 Dr. Carolyn Hines Memorial Scholarship is awarded annually by the Civilian Marksmanship Program

Winchester Signs Para Trap Competitor Sophia Bultema

Sophia Bultema, an 18-year-old trapshooter from Colorado Springs, Colorado, will now shoot Winchester’s AA target loads

USA Shooting Nationals: AMU’s Maddalena Wins Two Rifle Titles

U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit competitor Sagen Maddalena earns Air Rifle and Smallbore gold medals at the 2022 USA Shooting National Championships

Daniel Horner On SIG’s New M400-DH3: ‘This Is My Rifle’

Polymathic competitive shooter Daniel Horner of Team SIG spent two years using this exact rifle build to win multiple titles

Silencer Central Opens New Headquarters

Silencer Central is celebrating the grand opening of its new headquarters in South Dakota

Interests



Get the best of Shooting Sports USA delivered to your inbox.