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

The Arizona Teams (The Phoenix Rod & Gun Club Team and The Arizona Scorpions) at Camp Perry 2021
Write up        Pictures
 Adult Arizona Team
Arizona's adult team, the Phoenix Rod & Gun Club Rifle Team at Camp Perry

AZ Jr team 2021
The Junior rifle team, the "Arizona Scorpions"

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. Active shooters will coach new shooters and loaner equipment is available!

Contact if interested!

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.


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

  • The FIRST SATURDAY, 6-Nov 730AM  of most months at: PRGC
  • The THIRD SATURDAY of most months 20-Nov at: RSSC
  • The FOURTH SATURDAY of most months (none scheduled for November due to long range champs) at: DSS-BASF
  • The FOURTH SATURDAY of most months at: TRC
  • Most Wednesdays Oct thru May practice at DSS-BASF

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

  • The LAST SUNDAY 28-Nov 730AM  of most months at:  PRGC

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

  • Desert Sharpshooters schedules some prone/F-class shoot at 600yds, 1000yds or combo 800-900-1000 yds almost every weekend & some weekday events: DSS-BASF
  • The SECOND SATURDAY of most months 13-Nov 0730 at:  PRGC
  • The FOURTH SATURDAY of most months (cancelled for October) at: RSSC
  • 1000yd prone 20-Nov DSS-BASF
  • Arizona 600yd Championships 6-7-Nov DSS-BASF
  • Arizona Fullbore & Longrange championships 26-27-28-Nov DSS-BASF
  • Arizona Palma Championships 3-4-5-Dec DSS-BASF

NRA style Smallbore Rifle (.22 prone 50-100yds)

  • No regular schedule, many week-day shoots in the cool months run by: DSS-BASF  also several big matches almost every weekend in March each year.

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

  • NRL22 FIRST SUNDAY 7-Nov of most months at: PRGC
  • PRS SECOND SATURDAY of most months at:  Cowtown AZLRPS
  • PRS called "4-peaks" SECOND SUNDAY of most months (cancelled in November) at:  RSSC
  • NRL22 The FOURTH SUNDAY 28-Nov of most months at: RSSC  

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 sat 6-Nov, Sun 7-Nov, sat 20-Nov at PRGC  
  • Arizona Internatioanl Pistol Championships Sun 14-Nov at PRGC 
Other shooting events
  • PRGC club swap meet 13-Nov
  • Two Sporting Clays Tournaments in November!
  • Rifle and Pistol Metallic Silhoutte at Rio Salado 21-Nov and Ben Avery
  • Black Powder/Muzzleloaders  at BASF is run by "Cactus Cappers" 6-Nov, 21-Nov
  • Black Powder/Muzzleloaders THIRD THURSDAY & FOURTH SUNDAY 18-Nov & 28-Nov almost every month at: RSSC
  • QUAIL season opened 15-Oct, continues into February!

ALWAYS goto the club website and confirm before driving!:
Recurring weekly evening shoots:
  • Wednesdays about 6PM, Bullseye Pistol outdoor in nice weather, indoor 50' in hot summer and cold winter months,  PRGC
  • Mondays about 5PM Bullseye Pistol.22 at RSSC
  • Tuesdays before 5:30PM, IDPA Pistol PRGC 
  • Tuesdays 3PM open, Steel Pistol RSSC
  • Thursdays 10am (earlier in summer) Bullseye pistol at PRGC 
  • Wednesdays 6PM, 10m Air Pistol RSSC
  • Tuesdays  & Thursdays 6:30PM Junior Smallbore Rifle BASF contact:

Check Arizona Traffic before you drive to the match:

Weather at Ben Avery Range:

NRA style Rifle Shooting Championship Matches in Arizona:

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

Arizona State Junior High Power Rifle Team
Washington's Birthday Match
  The 2022 will return to the February Calendar!!

Latest update: 01-Nov-21

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

Below are 2019 pictures
          Perry 2019

Camp Perry 2019

July PRGC High Power Match 2021
High Power Rifle shoot at PRGC July 2021

e-targets at PRGCe-targets at PRGC
PRGC High Power Division is the first club in AZ to go 100% electronic targets.  We have 2 or 3 shoots every month.

Scenes from other shooting disciplines

              rifle shoot 2018
Annual Safari Rifle shoot at PRGC
winner gets a pith helmet (and has to wear it every subsequent shoot!)

Tentative Next shoot: TBA, Spring 2022.

animals at PRGC
its a zoo out there!

Hunting Rifle Shoot at PRGC
Next shoot: TBA

John Martin
John Martin, with a 1903A3, at Rio Salado in a 2002 photo
John Martin passed away in late July 2016.

Arizona Pistol Shooter Jay Shi came in 14th place in the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro
Here he is at PRGC practicing his 50 meter "Free Pistol" event.

 I deleted a whole bunch of stuff here

NOTICE: This website is duplicated at 2 URLs:

Last modified by:  Bill Poole (see above date). (c)
Back to
To Bill's homepage:

az rifle logo

बिल  पूल   

ਬਿਲ  ਪੂਲ


బిల్ పూల్

بل  پول

that page of quotes

miss my X-ring targets? click here