Fort Smith, Arkansas

Ruger Rimfire Challenge 2013

Old Fort Ruger Rimfire Challenge

Ruger Rimfire Logo

May 25th & 26th 2013

On May 25th and 26th Old Fort Gun Club was host for the 2013 Old Fort Ruger Rimfire Challenge. 107 competitors traveled to the area from across the country to compete for top honors and thousands in prizes.  Tim Norris 2012 2nd place World Champion traveled from California but a disqualification in the first stage placed Tim in the spectator area.  Top Honors went to Dwight Stearns of Iowa who completed the 60 strings of 5 targets with an average time of 2.29 seconds per string. A close second was Barry Steffan also from Iowa who followed Dwight by a mere 2 seconds in total time with a 111.91.  Allie (Allie Cat) Barrett took home the top lady class when the 17 year old from Stockton Missouri completed the course in a blistering 124.04 seconds.  First place in the Junior class (13-18 year old) went to Caleb Partch also from Missouri as he finished the course with a total time of 125.73 seconds.  Top youth shooter (12 and under) went to John Hughes of Oklahoma with a total time of 145.13 seconds.  The competitors both beginning and Pro’s all agreed that this was one of the best matches they had ever competed in and planned to return next year.

2013 Ruger Rimfire Challenge – Final Scores

Top 5 from Each Division covered by our local paper The Southwest Times Record

2013 Old Fort Ruger Rimfire Challenge Match Photos

Official Rules are available HERE


Official Match Stages











bresser logo

MGM Logo

volquartsen logo

tactical Solutions logo


Safe and Sane Logo

Allchin Gun Parts Logo





Sierra 3 Group

Hogue Logo