Friday, March 8, 2019 8:00 am - Saturday, March 9, 2019 2:00 pm
Fort White Cowboy Cavalry,
18808 Highway 47
Fort White
United States

International Black Powder Championship

International Black Powder Championship

A Dark Day On The Santa Fe



March 8th – 9th, 2019

10 Stages

Limited to The First 180 Shooters



Read the front page article Tennessee Tall and Rio Drifter wrote about A Dark Day in the June 2017 Cowboy Chronicle.







2019 Match Application

2019 Vendor/Sponsor Application

Shooters List (Updated 10/3/18)

Banquet Directions

2019 Match Schedule

2018 Scores


We are offering three “Specialty” categories.

There must be three shooters in Specialty category for it to be honored. 


Special ammo requirements only apply to

Sultan of Smokeand King of Kaboom


**Sultan of Smoke** (Specialty)

Shooters from the SASS BP Match definition of the categories of FCD, Frontiersman, Duelist, Sr. Duelist, Classic Cowboy and Others are eligible. ie One Handed only. All pistols are shot in the SASS Duelist category manner. Double Duelist is allowed. Real black powder or sub is allowed. 

Pistols and Rifle:40 cal and up – 200 grain and up – 25 grains of powder and up 38-40 cal – 180 grain and up – 30 grains of powder and up Cap and Ball – 44 cal round ball and up – 30 grains of powder and up

Shotgun: 1 1/8 oz shot, 60 grains of powder. Double barrel and 87 only


**King of Kaboom** (Specialty)

Same rules as Sultan of Smoke, however, Two Handedor Gunfighter shooting styles is allowed.


Outlaw (Specialty) 

Any Main Match fixed sight model revolver. Revolvers must be shot Duelist Style, Gunfighter Style, or Double Duelist style. Revolvers will be shot below chest level with elbows bent, without aiming or sighting down the barrel.

Rifle: Any SASS Legal rifle. Rifle may be shouldered and aimed or shot off the shoulder and from the hip. (See Shotgun description below.)

Pistol: SASS legal .32 caliber or larger.

Shotguns: SASS legal shotgun. Shotgun will be shot “from the hip,” which means off the shoulder without aiming or sighting down the barrel.

Outlaw Styling: Outlaws may choose to engage the targets in an aggressively athletic manner. (e.g., On one or both knees, under a table, duck & cover) The stage scenario must be followed accurately to avoid a Procedural. Gun safety must be maintained.



For those shooters who do not what to come to the “Dark Side” but still want to come out, shoot and have a good time. All SASS rules apply, Friday night banquet and Saturday lunch is included. Certificates given to 5th place for Mens & Ladies.  Entry fee is reduced to $65.


Here’s some of the fun from 2015!


 2019 Round Count: 100 Rifle, 100 Pistol, 50 Shotgun

This is Not a Lost Brass Match



2019 Main Match Sponsors

Circle Fly Wads

Action Shooting Network

2019 Shooter Book Sponsors



2019 RO Sponsor



2019 Shooter Badge Sponsors



2019 Match Sponsors

Bullets by Chance



2019 Stage Sponsors

Memory of Brucester Diamond


2019 Vendors

Bullets by Chance




Lodging Information

Holiday Inn Express & Suites
16367 NW 167th Blvd
Alachua, FL 32615
(386) 518-6777
Country Inn & Suites 
350 SW Florida Gateway Drive
Lake City, FL 32024
(386) 754-5944
Quality Inn
15960 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615
(386) 462-2244
Econo Lodge
15920 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615
(386) 462-2414

Camping Information

Ichetucknee Family Canoe and Cabin Campground
8587 S.W. Elim Church Road
Fort White, FL 32038
(386) 497-2150

High Springs Campground

24004 NW Old Bellamy Road
High Springs, FL 32643
(386) 454-1688
Travelers Campground
17701 April Blvd
Alachua, FL 32615
(386) 462-2505
Questions Contact
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A Dark Day On The Santa Fe, the S.A.S.S. International Black Powder Championship Join us for the largest Black Powder match in SASS! This years theme is The Good, The Bad and The Ugly! Friday & Saturday 10 stage Main Match

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