SIG SAUER Steel Challenge Competition

The SIG SAUER Steel Challenge Competition
First Event at the SIG SAUER Academy Well Attended.


EPPING, NH (August 17, 2010) – The world renowned SIG SAUER Academy, located in Epping, New Hampshire, hosted their first Steel Challenge Shooting Event on July 31, 2010.

The Steel Challenge is fast becoming one of the most popular shooting competitions in the country with scores based on skill and speed shooting.

A large turn-out of 57 competitive shooters turned up at the SIG SAUER Academy including Max Michel, the Team Captain for the SIG SAUER Shooting Team.

Six divisions were represented in Open, Rimfire Open, Limited, Production, Rimfire Limited and Revolver Open.

There were eight SCSA course-of-fire stages featuring targets anywhere from 7 yard to 35 yards.

Door prizes were awarded including a SIG SAUER P229 Airsoft pistol, a SIG SAUER Stoplight and laser and a SIG SAUER mini dot sight.

Winners were as follows:

  • Max Michel took the Open Division with a final total score of 80.76.
  • Dave Parker of Dracut, Mass., won the Rimfire Open Division with a final score of 85.73 and Revolver Open with a score of 115.35.
  • John Sardina of Billerica, Mass., took the Limited Division with a final score of 134.14.
  • Joe Quintillio of Surrey, NH won the Production Division with a score of 138.44 and the Rimfire Limited with a score of 154.58.

About SIG SAUER, Inc.
SIG SAUER, Inc. is the largest member of a worldwide business group of firearms manufacturers that includes J.P. Sauer & Sohn and Blaser GmbH in Germany and Swiss Arms AG in Switzerland. This global network of companies gives SIG SAUER a world-class firearms knowledge base, unparalleled design expertise, and extensive manufacturing capacity, enabling the company to respond quickly and effectively to changing market conditions and the needs of its military, law enforcement, and commercial markets worldwide. SIG SAUER is an ISO 9001: 2000 certified company with approximately 386 employees. For more information on SIG SAUER or any of its products, or the SIG SAUER Academy, log on to


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About the SIG SAUER Academy
The SIG SAUER Academy is located on 150+ acres in Epping, New Hampshire. In operation since 1990, the SIG SAUER Academy’s world renowned instructors provide courses for law enforcement, military and responsible citizens worldwide. Facilities include state-of-the-art shooting ranges and tactical training areas.

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11 years ago

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11 years ago

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11 years ago

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