Lafayette Rod & Gun Club

Competitions Available at Lafayette Rod & Gun Club
The following events scheduled for 2013 are open to the public.  For additional information please contact the match director for that event.

Cowboy Action - Rocky Branch Rangers  - Old west style firearms are used for this competition. Different scenarios are created each match to challenge your proficiency with your single-action revolver, lever-action (pistol caliber) rifle, and double barreled shotgun. SASS (Single Action Shooting Society) is the governing body for this competition. Learn more about this type of shooting by visiting the SASS website at www.sassnet.com.  Cowboy Action events are held the 1st Sunday of each month March through December. (Consult our Match Schedule for possible exceptions.) Contact match director Scott Siegfried at (660) 909-6519 or siegfried@ctcis.net for additional information.

Sporting Clays - Challenging shotgun scenarios will test your shotgun skills and improve your hunting success. Sporting Clays begins at 2:00 pm the last Sunday of each month from March through October. (Consult our Match Schedule for possible exceptions.) For more details contact match director Jim Mistler 660-238-1498.

USPSA - Practical Shooting attempts to measure the ability to shoot rapidly and accurately with a full power handgun. Those three elements - speed, accuracy, and power - form the three sides of the practical shooting triangle. By design, each match will measure a shooter’s ability in all three areas.

To do this, shooters take on obstacle-laden shooting courses (called stages) requiring anywhere from six to 30+ shots to complete. The scoring system measures points scored per second, then weights the score to compensate for the number of shots fired. If you miss a target, or shoot inaccurately, points are deducted, lowering that all-important points-per-second score.

If shooting has an “extreme” sport, USPSA-sanctioned practical shooting is it. Competitors move, negotiate obstacles, run, speed-reload, and drive their guns through each of several courses as fast as their skills will allow. Matches are held outdoors, in all weather, further taxing competitor skill.

These events are held on the 3rd Saturday of the month from March through October. (Consult our Match Schedule for possible exceptions.) For details contact match director Scott Lane at 660-631-2584.

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