It’s hard to believe, but our 2023 shooting season is just one week away – Sunday, April 16. Registration opens at 8:00 a.m., with a Safety Meeting at 9:15 a.m.
In keeping with recent custom, we are making our stages available for download. Click here or on the links below.
It wouldn’t be an Illowa Irregular post if we didn’t mention our upcoming State Championship. Registration is open for the SASS 2023 Illinois State Championship scheduled for August 18-20, 2023. If you’ve yet to register, there’s no time like the present. We’re pleased to offer two registration options – our traditional paper form and our new Online Registration and Payment option. Click here for more information.
Other matches in our area to consider:
There are a couple of other large matches coming up the summer we encourage you to consider as well.
2023 Iowa State Championship: Fort Des Moines Ranges are hosting the 2023 Iowa State Championship Memorial Day Weekend, May 26-28. FDMR puts on a really nice match, and they are conveniently located in Central Iowa. Click here for more information.
Reckoning on the Rock: Rock River Regulators, located in Beloit, WI is holding their 3-day extravaganza June 3-5, 2023. If you’re looking for a spectacular shoot, you’d do well to stop by here. Click here for more information.
’23 Battle for Baldknobber’s Ridge in Branson, MO: Bear Creek’s annual 3-day cowboy shoot will be held June 16-18, in beautiful Branson, MO. If you’re looking for a mid-June match, take a look at this one – it’s going to be bigger than ever this year. Click here for more information.
Other Friends Near Us: If you find yourself in the upper Midwest (Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin, and Missouri) and you are looking to attend a shoot, check out the following clubs. Lots of friendly folk and good shooting is available all around us. Check them out.
Iowa/Illinois Cowboy Action Shooting Clubs
- Border Bandits, Rockford, Illinois
- Chillicothe Sportsman Club, Chillicothe, Illinois
- Fort Beggs Shootout, Plainfield, Illinois
- Fort Des Moines Rangers, Indianola, Iowa
- Good Guy Posse, Winnebago, Illinois
- Kishwaukee Valley Regulators, Waterman, Illinois
- McClean County Peacemakers, Bloomington, Illinois
- Long Nine Cowboys, Springfield, Illinois
- Midwest Gunfighters, Sparta, Illinois
- Outlaws Run, Red Oak, Iowa
- Turkey Foot Cowboys, Evansdale, Iowa
- Zen Shootists, Nevada, Iowa
- ZNZ Ranch, North Liberty, Iowa
Regional Cowboy Action Shooting Clubs
- Bear Creek Volunteers, Walnut Shade, Missouri (near Branson)
- Bristol Plains Pistoleros, Bristol, Wisconsin
- Butterfield Trail Cowboys, Walnut Shade, Missouri (near Branson)
- Old West Shootists, Glenwood City, Wisconsin
- Rock River Regulators, Beloit, Wisconsin
- Western Wisconsin Wild Bunch, Holmen, Wisconsin