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    • 25 Oct 2015
    • (PDT)
    • 26 Dec 2021
    • (PST)
    • 68 sessions
    • Winchester Canyon Gun Club

    Muzzle-loading rifles match. All levels of shooters welcome!

    Set up at 10:00a and match starts at 11:00a.

    • 05 Dec 2015
    • (PST)
    • 04 Oct 2025
    • (PDT)
    • 111 sessions
    • Winchester Canyon Gun Club

    Falling Plates

    • 19 Mar 2016
    • (PDT)
    • 21 Dec 2022
    • (PST)
    • 35 sessions
    • Winchester Canyon Gun Club

    All ranges are closed all day to all shooting activities.

    • 04 Jan 2020
    • (PST)
    • 27 Dec 2020
    • (PST)
    • 78 sessions
    • Rifle, Pistol and Shotgun Ranges

    All regular ranges are open to the public. Regular fees apply for members and non-members.

    • 05 Jan 2020
    • (PST)
    • 06 Dec 2020
    • (PST)
    • 10 sessions
    • 200 Yard Range

    Competitors use three different firearms -- a modern sporting rifle (MSR), that is, a rifle built on an AR-platform; a pistol; and a shotgun. Matches generally involve courses where the shooter must move through different stages and engage targets in a variety of different positions. Each stage will generally require the use of different firearms and require the shooter to transition between them.

    The targets might include clay pigeons, cardboard silhouettes, steel targets of varying sizes and anything else the match organizer designates as a target. Distances of the targets might vary from 1 yard to 200 yards or anything in between. The shooter who hits the most targets -- and avoids certain "no shoot" ones -- in the least amount of time is the winner.

    Match rules abide closely by those set up by the International Multi-Gun Association (IMGA) or the United States Practical Shooting Association 

    (USPSA), which regulates some matches. Each of these organizations has guidelines and rules, but the ability to adapt them for specific matches is what makes 3-gun competition dynamic and exciting.

    Just as it is with the practical pistol matches, 3-gun simulates combat or self-defense situations. A stage provides a certain scenario for using one or more of the guns in a specific sequence. Each stage is each match will usually be different than any you've shot before.

    Equipment

    • Rifles:
      Most serious competitors choose MSRs in .223 caliber with fairly short barrels in the 18- to 20-inch range and 10-round magazines. But any semi-auto that will handle larger magazines are normally permitted.
    • Shotguns:
      Any reliable autoloading or pump-action shotgun will work. For serious competition, it should have an extended magazine tube, a good set of sights and interchangeable chokes. Both shotshells and slugs are used in most 3-Gun matches.
    • Pistols:
      Most shooters use 9mm semi-autos, but the .38 Super and .40 S&W are also popular in some divisions.
    • Accessories:
      Each shooter needs a holster for the pistol and some sort of belt/pouch system to carry extra magazines and ammo.
    • Ammo requirement will vary by match. Contact Rob Holcombe prior to the match for the current month's ammo requirement.
    • 08 Jan 2020
    • (PST)
    • 30 Dec 2020
    • (PST)
    • 41 sessions
    • Shotgun Range

    Shotgun ranges are open to the public. Regular fees apply for members and non-members.

    Rifle and Pistol Ranges are not open to the public on Wednesdays.

    • 07 Mar 2020
    • (PST)
    • 07 Nov 2020
    • (PST)
    • 5 sessions
    • Winchester Canyon Gun Club

    Five Stand is very similar to Sporting Clays in that a wide variety of targets are thrown. No two five-stand events are exactly alike. There are five “stands” or stations to shoot from. There are 6 traps that throw targets in different presentations. Participants shoot in turn at each of the 5 stands and various combinations of targets are thrown from the traps. There is a menu card that will advise the shooter of the sequence of targets and whether its a single, report or true pair.

    Five Stand is a great way to get a Sporting Clays like experience in a small amount of space, with very little walking.

    • 08 Mar 2020
    • (PDT)
    • 01 Dec 2020
    • (PST)
    • 23 sessions
    • 200 Yard Range

    The 200 yard range is unavailable for use by members/guests due to a special event. Please use the 100 yard Rifle Range and/or the 50 Yard Pistol Range.

    • 15 Mar 2020
    • (PDT)
    • 20 Dec 2020
    • (PST)
    • 8 sessions
    • Skeet Field

    Skeet Field closed for a special event.

    • 06 Jun 2020
    • (PDT)
    • 27 Dec 2020
    • (PST)
    • 87 sessions
    • WCGC Clubhouse (Shotgun Range)
    • 6

    Due to the Covid-19 restrictions, we are not conducting most of the orientation in person at this time. Prior to coming to the range, you are required to view a presentation that you will attest to viewing when you arrive. You are still required to demonstrate your ability to safely handle a firearm. After doing so, we will give you a tour of the facilities. Sessions will be limited to a maximum of 4 attendees per session.

    In order to view the presentation, you must log in to the members only portion of the webpage. Your user ID is the email you used for registration. If you haven't created a password, or forgot yours, you can go here to reset it.

    Bring a firearm with you to do the safe-handling demonstration. Do not bring any ammunition with you to the orientation. If you plan on shooting after the orientation, please leave all ammunition secured in your vehicle.

    A mask is required to be worn at all times outside of your vehicle while on club property.

    This orientation is designed for new members (or those who have let their membership lapse). It covers the 4 basic rules of safe firearms handling, club and range specific rules/policies/procedures, and a hands on demonstration of proficiency of safe firearms handling. A tour of the facility and ranges is included.

    Mandated for all new members.

    Encouraged for all current members.

    Registration is required, as space is limited.

    • 21 Jun 2020
    • (PDT)
    • 20 Dec 2020
    • (PST)
    • 6 sessions
    • Winchester Canyon Gun Club

    Five Stand is very similar to Sporting Clays in that a wide variety of targets are thrown. No two five-stand events are exactly alike. There are five “stands” or stations to shoot from. There are 6 traps that throw targets in different presentations. Participants shoot in turn at each of the 5 stands and various combinations of targets are thrown from the traps. There is a menu card that will advise the shooter of the sequence of targets and whether its a single, report or true pair.

    Five Stand is a great way to get a Sporting Clays like experience in a small amount of space, with very little walking.

    • 27 Jun 2020
    • (PDT)
    • 19 Dec 2020
    • (PST)
    • 6 sessions
    • Trap Fields 2 & 3

    Open to all levels of shooters. Lewis class scoring.

    Shooters will shoot one round of trap at 16 yards and one round of handicap trap at 23 yards. Total of 50 rounds.

    Prizes will be award for top shooters in each class. The number of classes will be determined by the number of participants.

    Ties will be settled by last target broken.

    Registration starts at 8:00a and closes at 10:00a. Last round will start at 10:00a.

    Members - $25
    Non-Members - $35
    Junior (under 18) - $20

    Reminder that WCGC shotgun fields are non-toxic/lead free. Only steel or other non-toxic shot, size #6 or smaller is permitted. Shells available for sale on-site.

    • 15 Sep 2020
    • (PDT)
    • 21 Sep 2020
    • (PDT)
    • 7 sessions

    Pursuant to USFS Regional Order 20-12.

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