Smith & Wesson Takes On Steel Challenge for Boy Scouts

The Steel Challenge Shooting Association (SCSA) announced that the Scholastic Steel Challenge will be featured at the Las Vegas fundraiser for the Boy Scouts of America. The fundraiser is sponsored by Smith & Wesson and this marks the first year that attendees will be shooting pistols as part of the event.

The 4th Annual Las Vegas Boy Scouts Sporting Clays and Smith & Wesson Steel Challenge will take place Friday and Saturday, April 8-9 in Las Vegas. Events kicks off in Las Vegas on Friday with an auction hosted by Land Rover Las Vegas. Then on Saturday participants will head to the Desert Hills Shooting Club in Boulder City for a day of sporting clays and Steel Challenge shooting.

“Smith & Wesson has been a strong supporter of the Boy Scouts of America and we’re thrilled that they have invited the Steel Challenge Shooting Association to be part of the this year’s fundraiser,” said Scott Moore, director of the Scholastic Steel Challenge.

“The Scholastic Steel Challenge is the ideal format for introducing new shooters to pistol competition and, with Smith & Wesson M&P pistols in hand, I’m sure it will be a big hit.”

The 4th Annual Las Vegas Boy Scouts Sporting Clays and Smith & Wesson Steel Challenge will feature the stage Smoke & Hope, just one of the four stages used in the Scholastic Steel Challenge, and the fastest.

The Scholastic Steel Challenge is a national team-oriented youth shooting program developed by the Steel Challenge Shooting Association and funded in part by a grant from the National Shooting Sports Foundation. The program 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.

For more information on the Steel Challenge and the Steel Challenge Shooting Association, visit, follow @ScholasticSteel or @SteelChallenge on Twitter, find the Steel Challenge on Facebook or visit the Steel Challenge blog.

The Steel Challenge Shooting Association (SCSA) is the national governing body of the sport of Speed Shooting and organizer of the Steel Challenge World Speed Shooting Championships and the Scholastic Steel Challenge. For more information please contact us at (360) 855-2245.

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