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Shelton, WA 98584
At Port of Shelton, Sanderson Air Field

 

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Shooting Events

MCSA offers many differed shooting opportunities for organized shooting.  The shooting events range from casual to highly competitive.   

If you are interested in an organized shooting event, it is recommended that you bring proper ear and eye protection and first watch the event that you find interesting.  Talk to the shoot coordinator, talk to some of the participants, and most importantly watch how safe the event is and how much fun the shooters are having.

Check the calendar for event times. All shoots are at the club unless noted.

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USPSA

Shoot Coordinator: Greg Beck (360) 790-2683
Click here to email the Program Director
Usual days to shoot: First Sunday of the month
Starts 9:30 am
Type of firearms: .38 Special/9mm or larger
Type of holster: Holsters must draw from the side at the hip and must point down. No cross draws or shoulder holsters.
Reloading devices: You will need enough reloading devices for at least 30 rounds. Thats 5 speed loaders for revolvers, 3-4 magazines for pistols
Hearing and eye protection: Mandatory, a brimmed hat is recommended
How much ammunition: 110 rounds
Fee for shoot: $25.00

PPC: Practical Pistol Competition, for the new and intermediate shooter wishing to practice sight alignment and trigger control in a friendly and challenging series.

Program Coordinator: Jack Fitch (360) 426-2651 or Click here to email the PPC Program Director
Usual days to shoot: First Tuesday of each month.
Setup starts at 5-5:30 pm, shooting starts around 6:00 pm
Type of firearms: Center-fire pistols and six shot revolvers  To be competitive, a full size frame is recommended
Type of holster: Holsters must draw from the side at the hip and must point down. No cross draws or shoulder holsters.
Reloading devices: 3 reloading devices will be needed. 3 speed loaders for revolvers, 3 magazines for pistols
Hearing and eye protection: Mandatory, a brimmed hat is recommended
How much ammunition: 60 rounds
Fee for shoot: $8.00 members, $10.00 non-members, $12 two-guns for members, $24.00 for 5 matches (members only)

APL: Action Pistol League, for the new and intermediate shooter wishing to improve their combat shooting skills and move on to USPSA, IDPA and NRA Action Pistol Matches

Program Coordinator:
Click here to email the APL Program Director
Jack Fitch (360) 426-6251
Usual days to shoot: Second Tuesday of each month.
Setup starts at 5 pm, shooting starts at 6 pm
Type of firearms: Center-fire pistols and six shot revolvers  To be competitive, a full size frame is recommended
Type of holster: Holsters must draw from the side at the hip and must point down. No cross draws or shoulder holsters.
Reloading devices: You will need enough reloading devices to hold 24 rounds. For revolvers, that would be 4 speedloaders, for pistols 3 magazines @ 8 rounds ea
Hearing and eye protection: Mandatory, a brimmed hat is recommended
How much ammunition: 50 rounds
Fee for shoot: $8.00 members, $10 for non-members, $1.00 Juniors, $24 for 5 matches (members only)

Concealed Carry - Action Pistol League: For the new and intermediate shooter wishing to improve their combat shooting skills with their concealed carry firearm.

Shoot Coordinator: Click here to email the Program Director Jack Fitch (360) 426-6251
Usual days to shoot: Third Tuesday of each moth.
Setup starts at 5 pm, shooting begins at 6 pm
Type of firearms: Everyday carry style firearm: either a six-shot revolver or a center-fire pistol.
Type of holster: Holsters must be outside the waistband, draw from the side at the hip and must point down. No cross draws or shoulder holsters.
Reloading devices: You will need enough reloading devices to hold 24 rounds. For revolvers, that would be 4 speedloaders, for pistols 3 magazines @ 8 rounds each.
Hearing and eye protection: Mandatory, a brimmed hat is recommended
How much ammunition: 50 rounds.
Fee for shoot: $8.00 members, $10.00 for non-members, Juniors $1

Two-gun - Action Pistol League: For the new and intermediate shooter.

Shoot Coordinator:
Click here to email the Program Director
Jack Fitch (360) 426-6251
Usual days to shoot: Fourth Tuesday of each month.
Setup starts at 5 pm, shooting begins at 6 pm
Type of firearms: Center-fire pistols and six shot revolvers with the addition of a pistol caliber carbine.  To be competitive, a full size frame is recommended.
Type of holster: Holsters must be outside the waistband, draw from the side at the hip and must point down. No cross draws or shoulder holsters.
Reloading devices: You will need enough reloading devices to hold 24 rounds. For revolvers, that would be 4 speedloaders, for pistols 3 magazines @ 8 rounds each.
Hearing and eye protection: Mandatory, a brimmed hat is recommended
How much ammunition: 50 rounds.
Fee for shoot: $8.00 members, $10.00 for non-members, Juniors $1

Plate Race Match

Shoot Coordinator:
Click here to email the Program Director
Greg Beck (360) 790-2683
Usual days to shoot: Third Wednesday of each month
Description: This match is a head to head speed steel competition. Each division is run as a double elimination style tournament beginning with a best 2 out of 3 heat, followed by single elimination heats as competitors move through either the winners or losers tourney bracket. In each heat, shooters will, in a side by side race format, clear a 6 target plate rack and drop a popper, and attempt to do it faster than their competitor. Shooters may enter up to 3 of the 4 divisions at a cost of $3.00 for MCSA members ($4.00 for non-members) for EACH division they enter. Competitors may choose from the following divisions and must use a firearm and magazine capacity appropriate for the division. (All firearms must be a minimum caliber of 38spl/9mm.)
Division Sights Magazine Capacity Start Position
Revolver Iron Sights Only 6 rounds only - Unlimited Reloads
(Engage 5 plates and stop poppers.)
Low Ready
Limited Iron Sights Only 7 rounds ONLY - Unlimited Reloads Draw
Open Iron Sights Only No restrictions Low Ready
PCC No restrictions No restrictions Low Ready

Competitors over 65 may use electronic optics in any division.

Average ammo needed per division is approximately 100 rounds (if you're accurate and you win!)

This match is fast and furious, and you wil find yourself craving the speed of running the plates clean

MCSA initially will be offering this as a fun match, however, if interest exists this match may be modified over time to award prizes for division winners. Come join us and win some bragging rights!


Winchester/NRA Pistol Marksmanship Program

First Thursday, 6:00 to 7:30 pm
Pistol: Bring revolver or semi-auto .22 pistol and 200 rounds

Shoot Coordinator:
Click here to email the Program Director
Terry Miller (360) 229-9348 or training@masoncountysa.com for .22 pistol.
Usual days to shoot: First Thursday of each month from 6:00 to 7:30 pm.
Pistol: Bring revolver or semi-auto .22 pistol and 200 rounds
Type of holster: None, shoot from bench
Hearing and eye protection: Mandatory, a brimmed hat is recommended
Fee for shoot: $8.00 for members, $10.00 for non-members, $1.00 for Juniors
Description:

Develop the skills needed to participate in NRA Action Pistol competition, as well as the basic skills required for personal protection. The NRA Handgun Qualification Course provides the perfect self-paced shooting activity to help develop your skills and reward your achievements.

Go to the Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification Program page.

Awards: Qualification patch with first level. Skill rockers are added as qualified, one per shoot. Medal and medal bar are awarded when Distinguished Expert is achieved.

Steel Shoots

Shoot Coordinator:
Click here to email the Program Director
Dennis Boos/Bruce Clapp (360) 402-9555
Usual days to shoot: Second Thursday evening of the month.
Setup starts at 5:00 pm, shooting begins at 6:00 pm
Type of firearms: Center-fire pistols and six shot revolvers To be competitive, a full size frame is recommended
Type of holster: Holsters must draw from the side at the hip and must point down. No cross draws or shoulder holsters.
Reloading devices: You will need enough reloading devices to hold 24 rounds. For revolvers, that would be 4 speedloaders, for pistols 3 magazines @ 8 rounds each.
Hearing and eye protection: Mandatory, a brimmed hat is recommended
How much ammunition: 50 - 150 rounds (Match is generally 100 rounds, but shooters may shoot more or less as desired.)
Fee for shoot: $8.00 members, $10.00 for non-members, Juniors $1

Winchester/NRA Small Bore Rifle Marksmanship Program

Shoot Coordinator:
Click here to email the Program Director

Rich Weston (360) 426-7552 or training@masoncountysa.com for .22 rifle.

 

Usual days to shoot:

Third Thursday of each month, 6:00 to 7:30 pm
Small Bore Rifle: Bring your .22 rifle and 100 rounds and any equipment you need for rifle bench rest position

Type of holster: None, shoot from bench
Hearing and eye protection: Mandatory, a brimmed hat is recommended
Fee for shoot: $8.00 for members, $10.00 for non-members, $1.00 for Juniors
Description:

In the Smallbore Qualification Course, shooters develop smallbore rifle, 3-position and prone shooting skills.

Go to the Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification Program page.

Awards: Qualification patch with first level. Skill rockers are added as qualified, one per shoot. Medal and medal bar are awarded when Distinguished Expert is achieved.

Winchester/NRA Defensive Pistol Marksmanship Program

Shoot Coordinator:
Click here to email the Program Director

Terry Miller (360) 229-9348 or training@masoncountysa.com for Winchester Rifle.

 

Usual days to shoot:

Fourth Thursday, 6:00 to 7:30 pm
Defensive Pistol: Bring revolver or semi-auto .380 caliber or larger and at least 60 rounds.

Type of holster: No holster for Part I. Holster and cover garment for Part II - discuss holster with event leader before beginning Part II.
Hearing and eye protection: Mandatory, a brimmed hat is recommended
Fee for shoot: $8.00 for members, $10.00 for non-members, $1.00 for Juniors
Description:

Defensive Pistol I is designed to supplement Personal Protection in the Home courses, while Defensive Pistol II is designed to supplement Personal Protection Outside the Home. These two courses help participants become familiar with the pistol/revolver, and enhance their ability to react in any defensive situation that might arise.

Go to the Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification Program page.

Awards: Qualification patch with first level. Skill rockers are added as qualified, one per shoot. Medal and medal bar are awarded when Distinguished Expert is achieved.

Bullseye

Shoot Coordinator:
Click here to email the Program Director
Keith Vanderwal (360) 426-1114
Usual days to shoot: Fridays, 6:00 to 7:00 pm
Type of firearms: Revolver or semi-auto .22 pistol
Type of holster: None, shoot from bench
Reloading devices: N/A
Hearing and eye protection: Mandatory; a brimmed hat is recommended
How much ammunition: 60 rounds
Fee for shoot: $5.00 for members, $7.00 for non-members

Junior Division

Team Coach:
Click here to email the Junior Division Coach
Allen Bragg (360) 426-9157
Assistant Coach: Fred Nachbar
Team Administrator: Anita Madea (360) 432-0388
Usual days to shoot: School days, October-February
Type of firearms: .22 rifles and air pellet rifles
Hearing and eye protection: Mandatory
Match Dates: See the club calendar