What is the North-South Skirmish Association or the N-SSA? The N-SSA has almost 3500 individuals in 13 different regions that compete in skirmishes throughout the eastern half of the country. The Western Region is one of the 13 regions within the N-SSA and focus on the area of Wisconsin, Illinois and Iowa. Click below to find out more about the N-SSA.
Celebrating 25 Years of Skirmishing
The N-SSA: Preserving America's Civil War Heritage through Black Powder Shooting Sports since 1950.
Keeping history alive, one target at a time.
You can come out to any of our skirmishes and witness history replaying itself for free. There is no cost to watch. Please check the Western Region skirmish schedule for dates and locations. Want to find out more before heading out? Click below to contact us. We will try to answer any of your questions.
Illinois, Wisconsin and Iowa
Due to the Covid 19 Virus the April Skirmish has been cancelled. Check back for more details about our next skirmish.
Site last updated March 6, 2020
Individual and Team Marksmanship/Live Fire Competition using Civil War Small Arms and Artillery. Rifled Muskets, Carbines, Revolvers, Smoothbore Muskets, Spencers, Repeaters, Cannons, Mortars, and Pistols .
of the North-South Skirmish Association