Texas Steel Competition ("TSC") is an independent, all-steel-target, "not for profit," pistol
and carbine shooting club hosted by Match Director, Paul Delmas. The club holds two distinct steel matches each month (the center fire or big bore, 38-45 cal., and the .22LR), both of which are more fully described on this website. All TSC matches are only $15/$10
for 2nd firearm, with special additional discounts available. There are no club fees. The stages are designed to promote safe shooting, familiarization with firearms and enjoyment of our sport, as well as improving speed and accuracy. Shooters of all expertise are welcome, including new shooters. Our friendly seasoned shooters will be there to guide you through the beginnings of this exciting sport. Come see for yourself!
SETUP NOTICE: Remember shooters...this is an all volunteer sport. Please email Paul at "(You can count on me)"
early, the week of the match and let him know he can count on you.
MATCH TIMES: Our match registration is at 9:15AM and hammer down on or about 9:45 AM, following a short informational briefing.
EQUIPMENT: Minimum number of rounds required is generally around 150, however, you better bring lots more unless you are perfect (200 recommended).
Pistols will need at least 5 magazines or more, especially for the .22 match. You will need proper holster/belt, magazine holders, shoes (no sandals), (ladies, no scooped tops)...ejected shells can be hot enough to stick to your skin.
And don't forget to bring your firearm.
All magazines, any size, are limited to 25 Rounds in the magazine (no
bunny rounds). Carbines must be bagged to
NO CLUB FEE! TSC
match fees only $15
($10 for ladies, military, LEO, and setup crew). Some clubs charge as much as $25 or more.
A second firearm is $10. Your participation allows TSC to remain a non-profit club with the lowest match fee available. In addition, summer matches feature shaded canopy covers for protection and comfort from the sun, free cold bottled water, a variety of steel targets, and mostly...a lot of fun! Come on out and see for yourself. (click here for setup details)
MATCH CANCELLATIONS? Texas weather is, well...Texas weather, so keep an eye out for TXIPSC email notices
and notices on this site. Texas Steel does not hold matches when the temperature is below 40 degrees at START time or when the range is muddy. Any changes or cancellations will be posted
on or before 7AM the morning of the match. You are advised to keep an eye on this website and register for email notices at www.txipsc.net.
SUPPRESSORS: Regarding Suppressors/Silencers, check "Suppressors"
Texas Steel Competition
The 2nd Saturday of every month
Minor loads only PLEASE
Next Big Bore match is
Texas Steel Match is for large bore pistols
and carbines, .32 to .45 caliber. (No major loads are allowed to protect the steel targets...power factor must be less than 165) .22 cal. rim fire pistols are acceptable to encourage new shooters, but are scored separately. The Texas Steel Match is held on the second Saturday of every month.
Texas Steel .22 Pistol/Carbine Competition
The 4th Saturday of every month (Nov,
Next .22 match is
"Texas Steel .22 Caliber" Pistol
& Carbine Match (strictly .22's, no magnums, 10 round magazines
for pistols) is held on the 4th Saturday of every month (note: November and December matches are always TBA ).
The cost is $15 for the first firearm and an additional $10 for a second firearm. All Ladies, Juniors (12-17), Active Military and LEO
(with active I.D.s)
and the setup crew shoot for $10,
Schedule registration is at 9:00 and hammer down
immediately following closing of registration and a short briefing.
Cedar Ridge Range
All matches are held at the Cedar Ridge Shooting Range (directions). The gate opens
and registration begins at 9AM. A short safety briefing is held just prior to start of the match. NOTE: New shooters will also receive a short explanation of match procedure and rules.
For more info contact Paul Delmas at 830.980.3481 or e-mail
Please, Due to the likelihood of hot spent shells (safety hazard) NO Sandals, and ladies please no scooped neck blouses for the same reason.
encourage assistance in setting up the stages.
If you can help out, please click
here. Discounts are available for shooters that arrive by 7:50AM in time for the 2 minute gate opening for the setup team.
Setup crew shoots for only $10.
Pistol caliber Carbines have been added to
all TSC matches(.22LR-.45 non-magnums). Check
"carbines" or the General Rules link for
additional detailed information on the use of carbines.
Specific to all firearms: "calamity"
stages require a minimum of one magazine change prior to the last shot.