Bighorn Steel Classic presented by Thunder Beast Arms

MATCH DIRECTOR: Chaz Macrander


Dates: March 3rd-4th
Registration: Opens January 10th at 12PM CST
Location: South east of 48th St. and Kime Rd, 1.5 miles south of Nehawka Nebraska. 40.805560,-95.983724

Round count will be 250 for the shoot, but bring more for zero, etc.

Limited spots available

We are excited to have the opportunity to bring the NRL to Nebraska for the 2018 season 
Shooters can expect distances from 200yds to 1,300 yds.
There is a velocity limit of 3,200fps for all calibers. Calibers allowed for this match are .224 to .308. 
This is a non-refundable event. You may sell your slot to another person. If the match is sold out, email to be added to a waiting list.


*All times are in CST*

Friday March 2nd

  • 12:00-4:00PM registration/sight-in (location will be emailed to competitors prior to the match)
  • 4:30PM mandatory safety brief (location TBD)

Saturday March 3rd

  • 7:00AM Range is open
  • 8:00AM Match starts
  • 12:00PM Lunch and drinks will be available for purchase. Water will be provided.

Sunday March 4th

  • 7:00AM Range is open
  • 8:00AM Match starts
  • 12:00PM Lunch not provided or available. You will be on your own for lunch.
  • Match completion, Trophies and prize table and dinner (location TBD)


Nehawka, NE

Winter Weather Advisory

3:36 PM CST on February 21, 2018
12:00 AM CST on February 23, 2018
Wednesday 02/21 70%
Snow. Lows overnight in the low 20s.
Ice Pellets
Thursday 02/22 60%
Ice Pellets
Some snow showers early will give way to a mix of wintry precipitation in the afternoon. High 31F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precip 60%. Snow and ice accumulations less than one inch.
Friday 02/23 10%
Sunshine along with some cloudy intervals. High 36F. Winds NNE at 5 to 10 mph.


Firehouse Grille
  • American Traditional
  • Hours: Tues – Thur 11:30AM–1:30PM, 5–10PM, Fri 11:30AM–1:30PM, 4:30–2AM, Sat 11AM-2AM, Sun 11AM-9PM
  • Prices around $10
Nehawka Bar & Grill
  • Sandwiches, Salad
  • Prices around $10



Lied Lodge
  • 12 miles from venue
  • Indoor pool
  • Airport Shuttle available
Best Western Nebraska City
  • 14 miles from venue
  • Indoor pool
  • Free breakfast
Super 8 Nebraska City
  • 14 miles from venue


Eppley Airfield (OMA)
  • 35 miles from venue
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Car rentals nearby


Lincoln Municipal Airport (LNK)
  • 40 miles from venue
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Car rentals nearby

Nearest Rifle Supplies

The Fort – Nebraska City
  • 17 miles from venue
  • Guns & Ammunition
  • Open 9AM-6PM M-SAT, 11AM-5PM Sun
  • 40min from venue
  • Guns & Ammunition
  • Open 9AM-9PM Monday-Saturday, 9AM-7PM Sunday

*All information provided as a service, we strongly advise that all potential competitors do their own travel planning and research to find what works best for them individually!