Specializing in the sport of precision marksmanship from 10 meters to 1000 yards.

WBM2024 scorpions
AZ Scorpions at the 2024 Washington's Birthday Match
Winning team and top junior team.

  Camp Perry 2023 very soon we'll have 2024 pictures to post!
Click here or on the picture above for write up and dozens of photos
and for 2024 National Rifle Matches:  
National Matches for Pistol occur the week before Rifle   

Arizona Scorpions Junior Team at Camp Perry 2023.

Fund Raising M1 Raffle

   Click here for More info about the Scorpions team  

National Matches at Camp Perry, OH
     Write up & Photos of the 2023 AZ team trip to the National Matches    

Upcoming Events:

Note: Most High Power prone and service rifle shoots meet up in the pits,
the area where we set up targets,
so when you get there the firing line will be empty,
just make your way to behind the berm with the number boards.
Most PRS/NRL shoots and a few state HP or LR championships
require advanced sign-up on Practiscore.

20-Jul, Sat, 1000yd Prone/F-class DSS
tentative 20-Jul, Sat, 200yd CMP Games style Mil/Milsurp shoot PRGC
21-Jul, Sun, NRL22 .22 match BASF 
Likely cancelled 27-Jul, Sat, 200/300/600yd Service Rifle DSS 
27-Jul Sat, 500yd prone/F-class RSSC 
28-Jul, Sun, 600yd prone/F-class DSS 
28-Jul, Sun, NRL22 .22 match RSSC 

The Arizona State Rifle team and the Arizona Scorpions Junior Rifle team
will be at Camp Perry for the National Matches!

likely cancelled 3-Aug, Sat, 200/300/500yd Service Rifle PRGC 
3-Aug, Sat, 800/900/1000yd Palma/F-class DSS 
4-Aug, Sun, 1000yd Prone/F-class DSS 
4-Aug, Sun, NRL22 .22 match PRGC

Contact if you would like to learn more about competition shooting.
Especially if you want to attend Camp Perry for Service Rifle week next year!

Latest update: 16-Jul-24

found online somewhere

Death before F-class
Welcome to This web-site will provide match descriptions, tutorials, and other information including match schedules and announcements on competitive rifle shooting in and near Arizona. The primary emphasis of this site is Convention NRA/CMP Service Rifle, Vintage Rifle, Mid-Range, Long-Range and "Palma" Rifle as well as NRA & ISSF/Olympic Pistol and smallbore rifle. Occasionally other shooting disciplines, such as F-class & Tactical  Rifle and Hunting Rifle.

Typical Club Shoot/Match Schedules:

All events are open to everyone. Some require advance entry on Practiscore or other method.
Arrive 1 hour early for set up! Always bring 10 extra round for sighters. Always show up at the listed "pits" time or an hour early.AZ

NRA/CMP High Power or Service Rifle (200-300-600yd, standing, sitting, prone, slow & rapid fire, bring 100rds):

NRA Prone/F-class (500, 600, 800, 900 and/or 1000yd prone, bring 100rds)   

CMP "games" style rifle match, 200yds, prone & standing for mil and mil-surp rifles, bring 70+ rds

PRS/NRL style rifle shooting (various positions and distances, time pressure, CF or .22 bring 100rds)  
NRL pictures

NRA/Olympic style pistol (25 to 50 yds/meters slowfire or rapid/timed fire, .22, .32, .38, .45, bring 100rds each)

  • Some match or practice almost every weekend, thursday morning & wednesday evening at PRGC 
  • Monday evenings at   RSSC 

      NRA/Olympic Style smallbore Prone Rifle 50yd, 50m, 100yd .22 rifle including F-class        

We are actively recruiting new Junior shooters for the Scorpions team, must be large enough to hold up an AR-15 and under 21. Team will provide coaching and equipment.

We are actively recruiting new adult shooters to this sport. Experienced shooters will coach new shooters and loaner equipment is available!

Contact if interested!

Arizona Clubs with shooting competitions.
ALWAYS goto the club website and confirm before driving!:

Other Notes and links

"D.O.P.E." is a Backronym

Active Competition Shooters love coaching beginners new to the sport!
for more info!
Entrenamiento disponible en español también.


NRA style Rifle Shooting Championship Matches in Arizona:

  Arizona's two main 2nd amendment oriented civil rights advocacy organizations:
and AZCDL.

AZ shooting notes

Arizona State Junior High Power Rifle Team
more info here

Washington's Birthday Match: 24-25Feb2024
    The 2023 Washington's Birthday Match results and photos
  used to be on the
ASRPA website.
GREAT article by Serena Juchinowski in Shooting Sports USA!

Descriptions of many common shooting events. More coming.
NRA/CMP Service & High Power Rifle
Rattle Battle/NTIT CMP M1/C&R Mid/Long Range & Palma and F-class
NRA Smallbore & Olympic
NRA Bulleye & Olympic Pistol
Tactical Precision aka NRL or PRS

SouthWest Nationals
Scene from the awards at the South West Nationals long range match 2024

Mid Tompkins & family being honored by AZGFC for his service to the shooting sports. Dec 23

2024 M1 Raffle Winner
Winner of the 2024 Scorpions Fund Raising raffle rifle

Scenes from other shooting disciplines

Shooters who have left the Range

NOTICE: This website is duplicated at 2 URLs:

Last modified by:  Bill Poole (see above date). (c)

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