Clubs and Ranges, by State:


(Check the Annual Matches and Shoots page for special ANNUAL shoots.)

Alabama, BirminghamSteel City Sports Shooting Association

Arkansas, Bryant, Benton Gun Club, NRA Silhouette matches will start February 28th at Benton Gun Club in Bryant, Arkansas, and continue the 4th Saturday of each month through October. Further information can be found at:

Arizona, Sierra VistaSierra Vista Shooting Range, BPCR shoots held on the fourth Saturday of each even-numbered month. Camping available, but call for details. Contact: Greg Cameron 520-803-0607.

Arizona, TucsonTucson Rifle Club, Southern Arizona Sharpshooters, BPCR shoots held the first Saturday of the month. Camping available..Contact: B.G. Blohm 520-591-4995, or J.A. Blohm 520-682-8559.

California, Avenal, Avenal Gun Club, Entry fee $20.00, Contact: Tom Patton 805-489-6726, or Bob Goodner 559-298-9230.

California, Bishop, Bishop Gun Club, Entry fee $12.00 for non-members, BPCR and Pistol Cartridge Lever Action Silhouette - Entry fee $8.00 for non-members. Contact:Robert Grider, PO Box 435, Independence, CA 93526; 760/878-2326.

California, SacramentoFolsom Shooting Club, Black Powder Cartridge Rifle Silhouette matches held the first Saturday of the month at 0900 all year.Contact: Arnold Moos at, 209-366-0715,  map to range

Colorado, Byers, Colorado Rifle Club, NRA approved matches. Entry fee $15.00 per shooter, Contact: Les Dillman 303-751-1116, Schedule

Colorado, Grand Junction, ISSA Rocky Mountain Regional Schuetzenfest, July 4, 5, 6,.Contact: Pat Weber, 18205 Hwy 141, Whitewater, CO 81527, phone 970-931-2836. Email: Meal for pre-registered shooters,

Colorado, Rifle, Rifle Sportsman's Club, shoots held on the 4th Saturday of the month at 0800. Contact: Michael Rix, 970-328-5915,, or Contact: Klaus Schattleitner, 970-945-8626 ext. 210,

Colorado, Watkins, Golden Gun Club, shoots held on the 1st Saturday of the month (weather dependent,) Contact: Charlie Semmer, 303-429-6947,, or Contact: Bill Mooney (work) 303-595-8820, (home) 303-690-7478,

Florida, Jacksonville, Gateway Rifle & Pistol Club, NRA sanctioned BPCR silhouette matchs held on the fourth Saturday of each month. Matches are shot a 200 meters - with the silhouettes reduced in size to represent the sight picture at their normal ranges. There is an informal BPRC shoot every Wednesday morning at 200 meters at an NRA 600 meter Bulleye reduced to present the appropriate sight picture for a target at 600 meters. Check web site for additional match dates, and directions to range. Visitors and competitors are always welcome,

Georgia, Cumming, River Bend Gun Club, BPCR Silhouette and Paper Target-Competition on the Fourth Saturday of each month, 40 shot NRA steel targets, swingers 200-300-600 yds. Feb. 25, Apr. 22, Jun. 24, Aug. 26, Oct.28, Dec. 23. 30 shot NRA approved Mid-range BPCR Target (position and prone) 200-300-600 yds Jan. 28, Mar. 25, May 27, Jul. 22, Sep. 23-24, Nov. 25. $20.00 Match fee for all competitions except September, two day registered Match $65. Target set up 8:00 am est, competition 9:00 am est. Call Jim Kidwell at 770-330-1505 or Info on range at under Buffalo Rifles

Georgia, Dawsonville, River Bend Gun Club, BPCR Silhouette and Paper Target-Competition on the Fourth Saturday of each month, 40 shot NRA steel targets, swingers 200-300-600 yds. Feb. 24, Apr. 28, Jun. 23, Aug. 25, Oct.27, Dec. 22. 30 shot NRA approved Mid-range BPCR Target (position and prone) 200-300-600 yds Jan. 27, Mar. 24, May 26, Jul. 28, Sep. 22-23, Nov. 24. $20.00 Match fee for all competitions except September, two day registered Match $75. Target set up 8:00 am est., competition 9:00 am est. Call Jim Kidwell at 770-330-1505 or Info on range at under Buffalo Rifles

Georgia, Dublin, MGGOA BPCR, (any powder) Silhouette 3rd Sunday 1:20 pm EST; Swingers NRA reduced size, except full size chickens osshand at 100 m, remaining silhouette reduced pig, 100 m, turkey 150 m, ram 200 m, sticks or prone except chicken; Contact: Bruce Hinson 478-237-6043

Georgia, Gainsville, Cherokee Gun Club, BPCR Silhouette – Every 2nd Saturday of each month. 40 shoots at reduced size NRA steel knock down targets @ 165-175-200-225 yds. Target set up at 8 am est. and match start at 9 am est. $15.00 match fee. Call Doug Gazaway at 770-983-3279 or email at

Idaho, Blackfoot, Cedar Hills Gun Club, BPCR matches held on the third Saturday of each month.

Illinois, Effingham, Effingham County Sportsman’s Club, BPCR matches sponsored by the The Prairie State Rangers, schedule and match results at club link, .

Kansas, Concordia, Tappan Hill BPCR, Inc., located just southwest of the intersection of Kansas highway 24 and US highway 81. BPCR shoots Sat. & Sun, fourth weekend, March through October. .22., pistol, and muzzleloader silhouette shoots also. Website at:

Kansas, Garden City, Sand & Sage BPCR Shoots, fourth Sunday of the month - March through October, Contact: Joe Scott 316-675-8239, or J.D. Perry 316-375-2846,

Kansas, Miller, BPCR, Inc., Shoots every third Saturday and following Sunday March through November. 60 shot match on the Saturdays in April, May, June, July, and October. All others will be a 40 shot match. Contact: Jim Jones 316-269-1366 or

Kansas, Parker, Free State Rangers, shoots are held on the 1st Saturday of the month. Shot at 100, 200, 300, 400 yards at steel targets, Contact: Phil Polley (aka Buffalo Phil SASS #11879,) 3213 W. 2000 Rd., Parker, KS 66072, 913-898-4911,

Michigan, Grayling, Michigan Rifle and Pistol Association, Black Powder Division: Black powder target rifle mid-range state championship, May 24-25, 2008, Cadillac, MI.----------Black powder target rifle ultimate long range championship, Jun 28-29 2008, Grayling, MI.--------Black powder target rifle long range regional championship, Aug. 16-17, 2008, Grayling, MI. Contact Paul Behe at or Ron Walters at

Minnesotta, Hibbing, Hibbing Rifle & Pistol Club,

Montana, Billings, Yellowstone Rifle Club,

Nebraska, Weeping Water, Weeping Water Gun Club

Nebraska, Alliance, Alliance Rifle Club, Contact: Jim Bourn 308-762-6997 Email:, or Steve Lickliter 308-762-3927,

Nevada, Boulder City, Boulder Rifle and Pistol Club, long range match every 3rd sunday, Silhouette rifle target shooting - steel silhouette chickens, pigs, turkeys, and rams, 200 to 500 meters.Contact the match director:, phone: 702-326-3405.,

New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico BPCR Club - Twice monthly BPCR matches, 1st Sunday and 3rd Saturday of each month at the City Shooting Range Park on the West Mesa at 0900. Contact Fred Seybert,, 505-896-1834. The club also puts on a Registered NRA BPCR two-day 120 round match over the Memorial Day weekend at Whittington Center, Raton.

New Mexico, Las Cruces, Picacho Gun Club

New Mexico, Raton, NRA Whittington Center, Phone: (505) 445-3615,

New Mexico, Rio Rancho, Del Norte Gun Club

New Mexico, Roswell, Roswell Gun Club, Second Saturday: Blackpowder Cartridge Silhouette. Range #8 Match starts following High Power Rifle Silhouette Match, approx. 10:00 AM, but may vary. Best to call ahead. 40 Rounds, NRA Rules Apply. Course of Fire: 10 shots each @ 200m chickens, 300m pigs, 385m turkeys, and 500m rams. Equipment: BPC rifle, hunting or military style single shot made prior to 1896 or reproductions thereof. Exposed hammer, maximum weight of 12 lb., 2 oz. Ammo: Plain base lead bullets, black powder or Pyrodex. Each competitor will be required to reset targets. Match fee $6.00. Match Director: Scotty Davis, 622-2498

New York, Gansevoort, Wilton Rod & Gun Club, 153 Edie Road, Gansevoort, NY 12831. Shoots every second Sun, Twelve months a year. 4 Banks of 10 each animal. Contact: Richard Donah 518-584-8193,

North Carolina, Salisbury, Rowan Wildlife, Old North State Posse, BPCR shoots on the third Saturday of the month, Entry fee for Non members $15.00, Contact: Bill Deaver, P.O. Box 132, China Grove, NC 28013, or call 704-857-1614,

Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma City Gun Club, The OKC Gun Club is 3 miles north of Arcadia, We shoot BPCR on the second (2nd) Sunday starting in March, and ending in November. The .22 BPCR we shoot on the third (3rd) Sunday of every month (weather permitting)

Oklahoma, Tulsa, Tulsa Red Castle Gun Club, located on the Zink Ranch, north west of Tulsa. We shoot BPCR on the first (1st) Sunday starting in March, and ending in October. 2007 NRA Approved Match Schedule Mar 4, Apr 1,
May 5 & 6, Jun 3, Jul 1, Sep 2, Oct 7, Match Director - John McBride - 21707 S. Winchester Ct., Claremore, OK 74019
(918) 342-2714 or

Oregon, Bend, Central Oregon Shooting Sports Association [COSSA], Several shooting disciplines: Muzzleloader, Cowboy Action, BPCR, IPSC, CPS, Lady Hawke (Women's shooting and Self Defense discipline.,) BPCR Buffalo Shoots are held April through October at 9:00 AM on the 4th Saturday of each month.We have life size steel Buffalo targets at 1000 yds, 900 yds, 800 yds, 700 yds, 600yds and 500 yds, and a "Quigley Bucket" at 400 yds. Located on Hwy 20 just before Millican, about 23 miles west of Bend. Contact: Bob at or Rod at rj_camp@msn.comfor info on the range and events.

Oregon, Burns, Eastern Oregon BPCR Sharpshooters, Long Range BP shoots on the second Saturday of each month, May-Oct, at 400, 600, 900, & 1000 yds, Contact: Charles Bartlemay 541-573-1451,

Pennsylvania, Midway, McDonald Sportsmen's Association,

Pennsylvania, Ridgway, Ridgway Rifle Club, "The silhouette capital of the eastern U.S." Regular Matches every fourth Sunday starting in April running to October. 40 Shot format 10 each Chickens, Pigs, Turkeys, Rams. Entry Fee $20. Matches start at 9:00 AM, practice starts at 8:00 AM. Range open Saturday also for practice.

Pennyslvania State Champions Ship match June 23-24. 60 shot format.
Eastern Regional Championship match September 29 - 30. 40 shot format.

For further match information please contact John at jodoak Please remove the space between name and @ sign when using email address.

Pennsylvania, Shippensburg, Shippensburg Fish and Game Association

South Dakota, Mobridge, Sage Brush Rifle & Pistol Club, BPCRS Matches held on: 21-May-06, 25-Jun-06, 13-Aug-06, 2-Sep-06 (Black Powder Cartridge Rifle Silhouette State Championship)

South Dakota, Wagner, 1st US Infantry of Ft. Randall, Monthly shoots year round (weather permitting) on the third Sunday of each month. In case of bad weather the shoot is postponed until the fourth Sunday. We are a Indian War reenactment group that has been shooting BPCR for over 10 years. We also sponsor also a yearly "Trapdoor- Only" shoot, and the SD NRA Mid-range BPCR Championship. Rifle shooting is in two classes: Springfield “Trapdoor”- original rifle, or carbine, lead bullets, black powder or pyrodex, and original sights. (No Tang Sights) Trapdoor completion is in four positions, Standing, Kneeling, Sitting, and Prone. Open class - Any period BPCR rifle or reproduction with a hammer, lead bullets, black powder or pyrodex and iron sights, any position, cross sticks allowed. So far no scope class. Bring it along and shoot anyway. All shooting is done at 200 yards at SR-42 targets, (we are working on our 300 yard target area). Shooting 4 series of 5 shots, scoring after each 5 shots. 20 shots for score total. Competition begins at 1:00 with sight in or practice prior to that.Both Classes shoot at the same time. After the rifle shoot is completed, a pistol shoot with period style, black powder cartridge or cap and ball revolvers will be held at the same SR-42 target at 25 yard range. Adjustable sight are allowed. We have a covered shooting area and clubhouse located at the Robert Wiechmann range. From Wagner, SD - 5 miles North, 2 miles East, then 1 mile North. Come join us for a fun day shooting, in the middle of “Trapdoor Country”. We are an NRA affiliated club, with a present membership of around 40. New memberships are welcomed. Contact: Keith Nash, PO Box 517, 605-724-2864, Armour, SD 57313,, or Don Hubbard, Box 130, Wagner, SD 57380, 605-384-5743,,

, Bon Aqua, Buffalo Chip Society of Tennessee
, Gallatin Gun Club, BPCR Match Aug 30-31, Oct 12, Nov 8-9, Dec 14, NRA membership required. Entry fee $20.00 for single day matches, $30.00 for two-day matches, Camping available, water and limited electric hookups, Contact: Harry McNutt, 120 Donelson Pike, Suite #102, Nashville, TN 37214, email:, 615-885-6400, Black Powder/Cast bullets - 1st Sunday of each month - Gallatin Range, BPCR Hunter & Silhouette Class on the second Sunday of each month, Bon Aqua Range. NRA members required. fees $10.00 per rifle/per match. Limited to the first 48 entries, advanced entries are recommended. Camping available with water and limited hookup. Campers must be self-contained. Youth and family encouraged, BPCR 1000 yd - 9-11 am on the second Sunday of each month - Bon Aqua Range,

Texas, Abilene, Fort Chadbourne Black Powder Silhouette Club, The club focuses on shooting NRA Black Powder Cartridge Rifle Metallic Silhouette Matches. The matches are held the second Sunday of each month, plus two-day matches are held in early October and early May. They start shooting at 9am. The range features 3 firing points each for 200m chickens, 300m pigs, 385m turkeys and 500m rams.

Texas, Alverado, .22 Long range silhouette match, On the third Sunday of each month. Range gate opens at about 7:30, Entry: $10.00 + 5.00 for the target setters, Time: 9:30 till it's over, Range: 80M chickens to 200M rams (2/5 scale of BPCS), Rifle: Any that can be loaded for single shot (We have found that it is the rifleman and not the rifle that makes the difference). Otherwise as called for in the BPCS rules., Contact:

Texas, Bronte, Ft. Chadbourne Silhouette Club, BPCR shoots every second Sunday, Contact: Garry or Karen Jennings 915-854-1893, or Ed Duncan 254-725-6530,

Texas, Coolidge, Heart of Texas Silhouette Association, BPCR shoots on the first and third Saturday of each month, Contact: Kent Ferrell 972-418-2801 Email: or David Barnes 254-765-3607, Map to range,

Texas, Fort Worth, Fort Wolters Shooting Club,

Texas, Houston, Yaupon Creek Silhouette Association, Yaupon Creek Silhouette Association holds an NRA registered BPCRS match the 2nd & 4th Saturday of every month with the exception of November and December. The regular schedule will resume in June on June 14 & 28. Only one match is held in November and December, Contact: Tom Berwick, Y.C.S.A., PO Box 1940, Bellaire, TX 77402,

Texas, New Braunfels, Central Texas Silueta Association, New Braunfels, TX,  The CTSA range is located near Dietz's Gun Shop & Range just a few miles west of New Braunfels, Tx off Hwy 46. Club matchs include rimfire, centerfire pistols and rifles for silhouette competitions primarily from February thru October. Competitions also include black powder and lever action shooting. The club is affiliated with both the NRA and IHMSA. There are also NRA highpower matches on some weekends.

Texas, Perryton, Perryton Rifle & Pistol Club, BPCR shoots every fourth Saturday starting in May. Contact: Bud 806-355-1683,

Utah, Promontory, Golden Spike Buffalo Range, Wahsatch Shooters Association, Long Range Buffalo Matches - Sept. 13-14. Match fee is $40.00 for both days or $25.00 for one day. Contact: Denny Wilcox 801-731-6789, email, or Peter Sodoma 801-546-0680, eEmail:

Washington, Machias, Seattle Rifle and Pistol Association, Contact: Steve Anderson 425-879-4590 or E-mail

Wyoming, Cody, Wyoming Schuetzen Union, Monthly Schuetzen Match first Sat of the month, about 9:00am Regional Match in the Spring, Contact: Steve Garbe at 307-587-4914, or Rick Patton 307-587-2459 (eve),

Wyoming, Powell, Heart Mountain Rod & Gun Club, NRA approved BPCR silhouette matches - 1st Saturday of each month starting January 1, 2005, Annual long range gong match - Saturday, August 20, Contact: Bob Smith (307-754-9492),