Specializing in the delivery of goods and services from 10 meters to 1000 yards

Arizona Pistol Shooter Jay Shi has qualified for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro
Here he is at PRGC practicing his 50 meter "Free Pistol" event.
He came in 7th at an ISSF World Cup earlier this spring! (Video)

WBM 2016
Washington's Birthday Match Feb 2016


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 Conventional NRA Service Rifle & Highpower Rifle often called: " National Match Course", CMP matches, "Palma Match" and NRA & ISSF/Olympic Smallbore rifle & NRA & ISSF/Olympic Pistol Shooting. But I will add information of other shooting disciplines as it becomes available.


if you email me,
use a real relative subject line, if it says "question" or "info please" I think it might be a spam email

These coming Months' Schedules:

All times are "shots fired" (check club website to confirm) Arrive 1 hour early for set up!

Jun 2016
  • 25-Jun, Sat, 0730, 500yd prone/F-class at  RSSC 
  • 26-Jun, Sun, 0730, two 200yd C&R shoot at PRGC
  • 26-Jun, Sun, 0830, BPCR at  RSSC 
Jul 2016
  • 2-Jul, Sat, 0730, 80-shot NRA/CMP high power at  PRGC
  • 9-Jul, Sat, 0730, 500yd prone/F-class at PRGC 
  • 16-Jul, Sat, 0800, 30-shot C&R/M1 shoot at  RSSC 
  • 17-Jul, Sun, 0700, 1000yd prone/F-class at BASF 
  • 17-Jul, Sun, 0730, 500yd prone/F-class at PRGC
  • 17-Jul, Sun, 0700, smallbore prone 1200 at PRGC
  • 23-Jul, Sat, 0700, 1000yd prone/F-class at BASF
  • 23-Jul, Sat, 0730, 500yd prone/F-class at  RSSC
  • 30-Jul, Sat, 0700, 1000yd prone/F-class at BASF
  • 31-Jul, Sun, 0700, smallbore prone 1200 at PRGC

ALWAYS goto the club website and confirm before driving!:
Recurring weekly evening shoots:
  • Tuesday 6:30PM, Bullseye Pistol PRGC
  • Tuesday 5:30PM, IDPA Pistol PRGC 
  • Tuesday 3PM open, Steel Pistol RSSC
  • Wednesday 6PM, 10m Air Pistol RSSC
  • Thursday 4:15PM open, Steel Pistol PRGC
  • Tuesday  & Thursday 6:30PM Junior Smallbore Rifle BASF contact:
Weekday daily oct thru may:
  • Wedneday 9AM High Power XTC 200/300/600yd practice BASF
  • Wedneday 9AM smallbore prone 50-100yd practice BASF
  • Wedneday 9AM High Power 600-1000yd practice BASF

Check Arizona Traffic before you drive to the match:

Weather at Ben Avery Range:

Rifle Shooting Championship Matches in Arizona:

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

Arizona State Junior High Power Rifle Team
2016 Washington's Birthday Match

Results are posted!

Latest update: 19-Jun-16

Aux Armes Citoyens!

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

Safari big bore
safari winner
Safari Winner and his new Pith Helmet
Safari Rifle shoot at PRGC
2016 shoot:  26-Mar-16, see website for results

animals at PRGC
its a zoo out there!

Hunting Rifle Shoot at PRGC
2016 shoots have been completed, stand by for future shoots
Come on out! we need better turn out!

 some of these are old and need to be re-written!

Match Shooting Disciplines:

Clubs & Organizations

  • Palma, (800, 900 and 1000 yds)

  • Here is a list of clubs outside AZ & SW  US - getting out of date, I have not reviewed that list in years

  • Hong Kong
Ranges &  Match Schedules

Phoenix area:



(I buy from and have had good luck with those listed below)


Junior Programs (.22) :
    these are .22 programs for absolute beginners aged 10-20.
  • Rio Salado east Mesa (thurs  eves)
  • Ben Avery for details & dates most tuesday & thursday evenings 6:30-8:30, contact:
  • PRGC Club calender lists a junior smallbore program 2nd saturday and some 4th saturdays in 2016, no details available.

Additional Technical Info Highpower etc Articles by others Reference:
  • Here is an Excel spreadsheet for keeping scores at matches. Try it and tell me what you think. 
  • There's a REALLY good book called "Modern Highpower Competition"; by Randolph Constantine. Look for it.

other books:

Misc info on related matches & rifles. Links

Match Results


NOTICE: This website is now:
my old URL has been sold, without my permission, to a cybersquatting spammer

I would REALLY like to have match programs, Links, schedules, range directions, Photos etc, any additional information you may have regarding our sport. I will include as much as I can on this site, with Olympic,  NMC and Palma taking priority. Please send me any stuff you may have! The more .html-ized it is, the sooner I can add it to the page!

I will add links to related pages. I typically do not accept paid commercial advertisements. I maintain this web-site as a public-service of my own devising. It might complicate things if I were obligated to others. My out of pocket expenses for this site are less than I spend on tumbling media and resizing lube per year, and no-one could afford to pay me my hourly rate for the amount of effort I put into this. Contact me.

Oh, by the way, some people have written to as tho they were writing to a huge corporation, "Dear Sirs, ..." and all that..... Arizona Rifle shooting is ME, one guy, no business, no profit, no Java programmers, no office, no professional webmasters, no expenses other than the $100 or so a year hosting fee.... That's all. 

Hey! if you find this website useful, email me and let me know! I've had several people come up to me and say "oh, you're the guy with the web page"! I add new photos from time to time too!

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