Single Action & Wild Bunch Shooting
Single Action Shooting (SASS) is sometimes referred to as a concept shooting discipline. Having evolved more than 25 years ago in the USA, SASS has grown into one of, if not the, fastest growing shooting competitions in the world today. SSAA Single Action Shooting - Australia is affiliated with the world governing body SASS - Single Action Shooting Society.
Matches are conducted using the International Rules of Single Action Shooting as promulgated by SASS.
The firearms used today are single action revolvers, lever action rifles and side-by-side shotguns without automatic ejectors. Essentially, the firearms and calibres used in competition are those commonly in use in the 19th century up until 1896.
Wild Bunch Action Shooting shares similarities to SASS Action Shooting. However, there are some notable differences. The match uses semi-automatic 1911 Pistols in .45 acp, Lever Action Rifles chambered for pistol caliber of .40 and above, and model 1897 12ga. Pump Shotguns. Sanctioned matches are designed specifically to provide stage scenarios which incorporate down range as well as lateral movement, more pistol and shotgun rounds fired per stage and a variety of reactive targets such as plate racks, dueling trees, moving targets and rifle/pistol knowckdown targets as well. The Match is a dynamic, fun, fast paced action shooting sport designed for the shooter.