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Description: Monthly on the first Sunday. 7:00 am – 13:00
Three Gun is a centerfire pistol, rifle, and shotgun event. There are 3 stages set up with a mixture of paper and steel targets. Scoring is based on a combination of time, knocking down steel, and score on paper. (All scoring done minor, HITS + TIME). Minimum round count varies depending on stage layout. You will be shooting from various positions and on the move. We recommend bringing a minimum of 100 rounds for pistol & rifle, and 50 birdshot #7 1/2 or 8’s for shotgun. (No steel/bimetal core or steel shot is allowed). Ear and eye protection for spectators as well as footwear that encloses the toes are mandatory (no sandals). Cross draw, inside the waist band, and shoulder holsters are not permitted. CCW holders cannot carry during the match. *rifle and shotgun chamber flags are mandatory*
Daylight Savings Match time: set up begins at 7:00 am (Standard Time starts one hour later that Daylight Savings time)
Sign-up at 8:00 am, closes around 8:45 am or after set-up is complete.
Safety Briefing is around 9:00 am or after set-up is complete. If you miss the Safety Briefing you do not shoot!
Club member $5.00
Jr’s 17 and under are fee with paid parent.
Please bring exact change.
Match Director: Jeff Shell
Personal Defensive & Carry
Description: Monthly on the first Saturday. Set up 7:00 am – Start 8:00 am
Personal Defensive & Carry is conducted under Apple Valley Gun Club Rules and is a defensive centerfire pistol or revolver event. This event may also have a separate defensive long gun stage for those who choose to participate in that. Stages are set up on Pistol Bays 1-3, with a mixture of paper and steel targets, that reward accuracy and speed. Scoring is based on a combination of time, knocking down steel, use of cover, and scores on paper. All paper targets are normally shot twice, but may vary, and all steel targets must be knocked down. Minimum round count varies depending on the number of stages and how they are configured but with a maximum of 150 rounds. Minimum equipment is: centerfire 9mm, 380 Auto pistol or 38 Special revolvers, holster & belt, four magazines or speed loaders, magazine pouch & concealment vest.
Juniors are free with a paid parent
Match Director: Sam Martinez
Description: Monthly on the second Saturday of the month. Set up at 7:00 am. Match from 8:00 – 13:00
Match Director: Matt McCourt
CMP GSM Rifle Match
Description: Monthly on the first Saturday. 8:00 – 13:00
Civilian Marksmanship Program – Promoting firearm safety and marksmanship training with an emphasis on youth. Our match allows for vintage military rifles and current as issued military rifles. We have two relays with the Safety Briefs at 8:00 am and 10:00 am. We are not offering the shooting clinics at this time.
Match Director: Alex Montenegro
Two Gun Rimfire
Description: Monthly on the third Saturday. 7:00 am – 12:00 pm
This is a Defensive Two Gun Rimfire match using both a handgun and rifle. This match is a great way to get involved in competition style shooting matches with a minimal cost. Two Gun Rimfire is conducted under Apple Valley Gun Club rules and includes a rimfire pistol or revolver and a rifle.
This is a volunteer club and we put these matches on with team effort. Without your participation with set-up, tear-down, being an RO, scoring, taping & resetting targets and/or other tasks, we would not be able to host these events.
Daylight Savings Time: set up begins at 7:00 am sharp. Sign-up closes sharply at 7:45 am. Safety Briefing is at 8:15 am or at the completion of set-up and is mandatory to participate in the event.
Match Director: Mike Wilcox Sr.
Steel Plate Rack Practice
Description: Generally monthly on the fourth Saturday (watch the calendar) on Pistol Range P1. Setup & Sign In at 7:00AM, Mandatory Safety Briefing at 7:45AM with Shooting 8:00AM to 10:00AM. Please allow a little extra time to help with break down and clean up.
AVGC’s Steel Plate Rack Practice features racks of 8” steel plates. We will be using two sets of 12 plates, with a tie breaking popper in the middle. The minimum setup distance of 30 feet.
This event is open to members ($5) and nonmembers ($10).
While shooters will shoot two at a time, head to head, this will be a practice format and not a competitive elimination. Everyone will shoot on every rotation.
This format includes a random drawing for shooting order & pairings on each round. Depending on the number of participants, you will shoot 6 to 8 rotations. Depending on your skill (accuracy), estimated round count will be 104 to 175±.
Shooters will be starting from the holster, and concealment is optional. You may bring as many magazines (10 round max.) as you need, and magazine holders are recommended.
Newer shooters are always welcome, but we reserve the rights to start you from low ready on initial round(s).
Match Director: Jonathan Weldy
Description: Monthly on the last Sunday. Daylight Savings Time 7:00 – 13:00. (no matches in November or December due to the holidays). Set up begins at 7:00 am. Sign up begins at 8:00 am and closes at 8:45 am. Safety Briefing is at 9:00 am. If you miss the Safety Briefing, you do not shoot! Standard Time will start 1 hour later than Daylight Savings Time.
Practical Pistol is a centerfire pistol or revolver event. There are four or five stages set up with a mixture of paper and steel targets. Scoring is based on a combinations of time, knocking down steel and score on paper. (All scoring done minor, HITS + TIME). Minimum round count varies depending on stage layout. You will be shooting from various positions and on the move. Bring a minimum of 200+ rounds. Ear and eye protection for spectators as well as footwear that encloses the toes are mandatory (no sandals). Cross draw, inside the waistband, and shoulder holsters are not permitted. CCW holders cannot carry during the match.
Jr’s 17 and under free with paid parent.
Please bring exact change.
Match Director: Jim Dilley