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Your Appleseed State Board => California (bob 210 and Camljr) => Topic started by: bob 210 on June 23, 2008, 10:43:38 PM

Title: Steel Challenge at Piru
Post by: bob 210 on June 23, 2008, 10:43:38 PM

  Have you ever heard of Steel Challenge? It is one of the biggest hand gun competitions in the country with $360,000 in cash and prize awards. It is held at Wes Thompson's Piru Rifle Range every year and will be there August 14-16, 2008. In fact, they will be using the RWVA-Piru Range as one of the firing lanes in the event. USPSA has graciously given RWVA a place on their "Sponsor Boards", which are walls composed of banners with the sponsors name on them. We will be in the company of names like Colt, Gerber, PMC, Browning, Rock River Arms,Taurus, and many others. We have also been given a table in the vendors tent to hand out flyers, target, etc. and to promote the Appleseed Program. Did I mention this event is televised? Michael Bane of Shooting Gallery will be there filming the event!!
   In addition, they will be having the "First Shots" program on Friday and Saturday. For the cost of $3, you will be given ammo, instruction, a pistol to use as you are entered in an amateur competition. For that same $3 you will also be given a raffle ticket, that enters you to possibly win the hand gun you were using in the competition. Did I mention that they will have 11 different pistols that you can try this with!?!?
  This is something you won't want to miss. All the big names in Pistol competitions will be there, so come on out and join us and make sure you wear your Appleseed T-shirts!!! ;D If you are interested in helping out at the vendors tent, let me know.

Bob 210
Title: Re: Steel Challenge at Piru
Post by: voortrekker on June 23, 2008, 11:08:29 PM
Bob 210,

Sounds like a great time.

Thanks for your efforts in California, Texas is watching closely.

Let us know when they will hold rifle contests.  No bench stuff, you know what I'm talking about.

If he's willing, I'll pay for WCMartin1's flight to compete with his AR-15.

The man can shoot his rifle.

Did I mention he's from Texas?


Good stuff!

Keep on, keeping on!

Title: Re: Steel Challenge at Piru
Post by: wcmartin1 on June 23, 2008, 11:26:06 PM

Thanks, Brett.

I don't know what to say to that, bud.

I don't consider myself a crack shot, just another Rifleman among many here.

I'm proud to be in their company.

But then again...



I do love to shoot!  ;)

Bob, thanks for your team's efforts in California. 

Sounds like y'all got it goin' on. 

Whatever the circumstance I'll have to come experience it myself someday.
Title: Re: Steel Challenge at Piru
Post by: SavageShootr on June 23, 2008, 11:40:03 PM

I am really looking forward to this event.  ;D

I am available to help out on Friday August 15th and could help Saturday the 16th as well. I am in school on Thursday August 14th but could maybe blow it off.

Title: Re: Steel Challenge at Piru
Post by: bob 210 on July 07, 2008, 04:37:56 PM
OK folks, this is coming up quickly. Who is available to work the table at the Steel Challenge on Aug 14-16? Please send me a PM.

Bob 210
Title: Re: Steel Challenge at Piru
Post by: SavageShootr on July 07, 2008, 06:23:06 PM

I am available to work the Steel Challenge on Thursday August 14th. and/or Friday, August 15th, and/or Saturday, August 16th. I guess that should cover my availability. Just let me know when you want me there. I plan to be there either Friday or Saturday, have to get in on the "first shots" program, but can do Thursday as well.  ;D ;D

Title: Re: Steel Challenge at Piru
Post by: bob 210 on July 22, 2008, 05:58:23 PM
So far, I've got four volunteers for this promotional effort and we need a couple more, so that we can have two/day. Who else is gonna step up? 8) You don't want to miss this opportunity. The chance to enter the first shots program and win a handgun! The possibility of appearing on TV for the Appleseed Program! Don't miss out....send me a PM and we'll see you at Piru.