Two Days-Two Pistol Competitions

SSG Medals on tableOKSS was busy this last weekend with our regular IDPA match and the Sunshine State Games Steel Challenge match. One of our regular competitors, Fred Rios, was hot this weekend and took First Place in both events.  

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Sunshine State Games Medal Winners: Ian Solender, Stephen Thomas, Fred Rios, Will Hill and Mike Hill.

In the Sunshine State Games Steel Challenge match, Fred turned in a 55.28, Jason Moore took Second Place with a 58.74 and Seth Gersten placed Third with a 62.96. This match was extra special for Will Hill when his son Mike Hill got a chance to compete alongside his Dad.

During Sunday’s match, Fred Rios just held onto First Overall in the International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA) match with a 85.85, with George Martinez taking Second Overall with a close 86.04. Bryan Wilmot took Third Place with a 90.22.

Will Hill and son Mike Hill

Will Hill and son MIke Hill both earned medals at the Sunshine State Games

The breakdown of all the scores for both of the matches can be found at When you get to the site, type in OKSS in the search box to locate all the matches held at Okeechobee Shooting Sports.

After Thanksgiving, we’re excited to be holding two more pistol matches on the weekend of November 26/27, 2017. We’ll kick off the weekend with our regular Steel Challenge match on Saturday and then on Sunday we are pleased to be again hosting the Sunshine State Games IDPA match. Registration for the Steel Challenge match can be accomplished on-line (preferred) on the Okeechobee Shooting Sports website. In fact, when you’re done reading this, you can sign up right now! Sunshine State Games is handling their own registration on-line. However, if you don’t get a chance to register on-line for the SSG match, you can do it on-site with an entry fee is $30.


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