Shooting Categories

 

NOTE:  Double duelist is shooting right hand revolver with right hand and left hand revolver with left hand.  As with Duelist, revolvers are shot one at a time.  Shooter may not have two LOADED revolvers drawn at the same time.

Revolvers with fixed sights and adjustable sights now shoot in the same class except Frontier Cartridge and Frontiersman.  There is no modern class.

Buckaroo/Buckarette – AGE – up to and including 13 years old. 

Young Guns Girls/Boys- AGE – 14, 15, and 16 years old.

Cowboy/Cowgirl Traditional – 17 and older.  Use 2 handed traditional grip

Duelist – Use 1 handed duelist or double-duelist grip

Wrangler/Lady Wrangler Traditional– 36 and older.  Use 2 handed traditional grip

Forty-Niner/Lady Forty-Niner Traditional – 49 and older. Use 2 handed traditional grip.

Senior/LadySenior Traditional– 60 and older.  Use 2 handed traditional grip

Senior/LadySenior Duelist – 60 and older.  Use 1 handed duelist or double-duelist grip

Silver Senior/Lady Silver Senior Traditional – 65 and older. Use 2 handed traditional grip.

Elder Statesman Traditional (Men) – 70 and older. Use 2 handed traditional grip.

Grand Dames Traditional (Ladies) – 70 and older. Use 2 handed traditional grip.

Gunfighter/Lady Gunfighter – Any age.  Shoots with a revolver in each hand.  Must be cocked and fired one handed.

B-Western/Lady B-Western – Any age.  May shoot any style, traditional, duelist, double-duelist or gunfighter. May mix styles during a match.

Classic Cowboy/Classic Cowgirl – Any age.  Must shoot duelist  or double duelist style.

Frontier Cartridge/Lady Frontier Cartridge Traditional – Any age.  Use 2 handed traditional grip. Fixed sights.

Frontier Cartridge/Lady Frontier Cartridge Duelist – Any age.  Use 1 handed duelist or double-duelist grip. Fixed sights.

Frontiersman/Frontier Lady Traditional– Any age.  Use 2 handed traditional grip.  Fixed sights.

Frontiersman/ Frontier Lady Duelist– Any age.  Use 1 handed duelist or double-duelist grip.  Fixed sights.

Club Specific Classes

NOTE: Classes under this category are not officially recognized by SASS and are scored separately from the official SASS classes.

Sod Buster - Any age. Firearm requirements are reduced to 1 single action pistol (rifle and shotgun requirements are not changed) and may shoot in traditional or dualist style. Since there is only 1 single action pistol, stages which require 2 single action pistols is automatically cut in half.
 

Other requirements may apply to the classes.  For additional requirements for each category, please see the SASS shooters handbook.