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

CMP Western
                          Classic 2023
Service Rifle at CMP Western Classic at Ben Avery in Oct 2023

High Power Clinic at Rio
            Salado 2023
Instructor Team at the Rio Salado High Power Clinic Nov 2023 (who's the guy who forgot to ask what the Uniform of the Day would be?)

Offhand Shooter at Camp Perry 2023
Click here or on the picture above for write up and dozens of photos

Arizona Scorpions Junior Team at Camp Perry 2023.

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   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.

18-Nov, Sat, High Power Rifle Beginner's Clinic at Rio Salado RSSC
18-Nov, Sat, 1000yd Prone/F-class shoot at Ben Avery DSS   
18-Nov, Sat, Club Swap Meets, at BOTH PRGC and RSSC 
19-Nov, Sun, Smallbore Rifle Shoot at Ben Avery DSS   
24-25-26-27-Nov, AZ Long Range Championships at Ben Avery DSS   
26-Nov, Sun,   NRL-22 .22 rifle shoot at RSSC
2-Dec, sat, NRL22 prop open shoot practice day BASF pistol silhouette range.

1-2-3-Dec, AZ Palma Rifle (800-900-1000yd) Championships at Ben Avery DSS  

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: 21-Nov-23

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 
  • plus monday evening 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

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

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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