Q. How many matches are taking place in the ELEY Speed Steel Challenge?

A. Three. The dates in 2020 are 25th April, 25th July and 10th October.


Q. Where are the events being held?

A. Stourport Pistol and Rifle Club.


Q. How much is it to enter a Speed Steel Challenge match?

A. LBP £30 per entrant, Mini Rifle £30 per entrant, Both disciplines £50


Q. What is included in my match fee’s?

A. 8 stages are included per entrant, per discipline, 5 runs per stage.


Q. Why are moderators not allowed?

A. Stourport Pistol and Rifle Club has limited space, therefore our stages are positioned closer than the traditional layouts. This will ensure accurate and consistent timing.


Q. What are the steel plate sizes and stage layouts?

A. Our stage layouts will be similar to the traditional USA layouts and plate sizes will be the same. 


Q. What are the rules?

A. Each competitor will be placed in a squad of 8 shooters. Each shooter will compete in 8 stages, each stage consists of 5 runs, shooting 5 plates. After completing a stage, the shooters slowest time out of the 5 runs will be eliminated. The four fastest times will be your time for that stage. The winner will be determined by the fastest time after 8 stages.


Q. Is the gun drawn from a holster?

A. No, Starting at 45 degrees or pointing at a mark on the ground, gun safety off and finger out of the trigger guard. You may engage the target after the buzzer sounds.


Q. Do I need a FAC and Competition licence?

A. FAC = Yes you will require to show your valid FAC licence at registration.

Competition licence = No.


Q. Can I hire a gun?

A. You can hire a rifle but you can not hire a pistol.


Q. Who is collecting payment and can I pay on the day?

A. Pre-registration is required via Stourport PRC’s PayPal account. The organiser is Rob Forbes and the club’s PayPal account is ‘English rob 54’ 


Q. How may entrants are you accepting?

A. 64


Q. Do I have to use ELEY ammunition?

A. We would love you to use ELEY ammunition but it is not compulsory. Any competitor finishing in the top three positions in either discipline using ELEY ammunition will receive an additional £100 to their prize money.


Q. What are the prizes?

A. LBP £250 first place plus 1000 rounds of ELEY action ammunition, £150 second place plus 1000 rounds of ELEY action ammunition,  £75 third place plus 1000 rounds of ELEY action ammunition.

Mini Rifle £250 first place plus 1000 rounds of ELEY action ammunition, £150 second place plus 1000 rounds of ELEY action ammunition,  £75 third place plus 1000 rounds of ELEY action ammunition.

£100 bonus for 1st / 2nd / 3rd place when using ELEY ammunition.


Q.  Is the prize money for each event or the whole series?

A. Each single event. Over 3k in cash prizes.


Q. How can I help advertise this event?

A. Please right click and save our social media advert at the bottom of this page and share it on your social media platforms. We appreciate your help in growing what we are determined to make the largest Steel Plate Challenge in the UK.


ELEY SPEED STEEL 2020 – Upcoming event dates.

April 25th | July 25th | October 10th

April event registration is now open. Select your discipline below. Payment will be collected through PayPal. ‘English Rob’ (Rob Forbes) is the Competition Secretary at Stourport on severn pistol and rifle club – Rob will be collecting payment on behalf of the club.

1x Entry to Long Barrel Pistol competition £30.00

1x Entry to Mini Rifle competition £30.00

1x Entry to both LBP & Mini Rifle competition £50.00

Complete your payment and receive a competition information pack by email prior to the event containing: Directions | Local hotels | Arrival times | Rules | Kit | Course of fire | Squads | Stage layouts

Limited number of entries available.

Get involved in the UK’s largest Steel Plate competition series.

£3K in prize money.

LBP £250 first place plus 1000 rounds of ELEY action ammunition, £150 second place plus 1000 rounds of ELEY action ammunition,  £75 third place plus 1000 rounds of ELEY action ammunition.

Mini Rifle £250 first place plus 1000 rounds of ELEY action ammunition, £150 second place plus 1000 rounds of ELEY action ammunition,  £75 third place plus 1000 rounds of ELEY action ammunition.

£100 bonus for 1st / 2nd / 3rd place when using ELEY ammunition.

All enquiries for April’s Speed-Steel event please contact Rob Forbes – Competition Secretary at Stourport Pistol and Rifle Club. Email. englishrob54@hotmail.co.uk

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