We are proud to host silhouette shooting competitions for shooters of all skill levels. Our silhouette shooting competitions are a great way to challenge your accuracy and precision with a firearm. We offer a range of silhouette shooting disciplines, including rifle, pistol, and shotgun.
We look forward to seeing you at our next IPSC handgun shooting competition!
What is Silhouette Shooting?
Silhouette shooting is a type of competitive shooting sport in which participants are required to shoot at metal cutout targets that are shaped like animals or other objects. The targets are typically set up at various distances and angles, and shooters are scored based on the number of targets that they hit.
Silhouette shooting can be done with a variety of firearms, including rifles, shotguns, and handguns. It is a discipline that emphasizes accuracy and precision, as shooters must be able to hit small, moving targets at long distances.
Silhouette shooting is a popular activity among recreational shooters and is governed by organizations such as the International Handgun Metallic Silhouette Association (IHMSA) and the Single Action Shooting Society (SASS).
Key Features of Silhouette Shooting:
Metal cutout targets: Silhouette shooting involves shooting at metal cutout targets that are shaped like animals or other objects.
Distance and angles: The targets in silhouette shooting are typically set up at various distances and angles, and shooters are required to engage them from a variety of positions.
Accuracy and precision: Silhouette shooting emphasizes accuracy and precision, as shooters are scored based on the number of targets that they hit.
Variety of firearms: Silhouette shooting can be done with a variety of firearms, including rifles, shotguns, and handguns.
Competition: Silhouette shooting is a competitive sport, and participants are typically scored based on their accuracy and speed.
Safety: Silhouette shooting places a strong emphasis on safety, and participants are required to adhere to strict safety rules and protocols.
Sportsmanship: Silhouette shooting values sportsmanship and fair play.
Recreational and competitive: Silhouette shooting can be done for recreational or competitive purposes, and there are various organizations and clubs that support and promote the sport.
Rules and regulations: Silhouette shooting is governed by a set of rules and guidelines that are designed to ensure the fair and safe conduct of the event.