RO1 & Refresher Course; Jan 22, 2022

Illowa Irregulars Cowboy Action Shooting Club is sponsoring an RO1 course scheduled for 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., January 22, 2022 at the Milan Rifle Club indoor range.  The course is limited to the first 25 people to sign up. As of today, we only have 8 slots remaining. If you’re need an RO1 or Refresher Course, here’s your chance, but don’t wait too long.

Course instructors are Flyin Shootist and Turkey Legs.  The cost is $10 payable on site.  The SASS ROI Course handbook will be provided.  Please bring pencil and paper for note taking.    (We  include an estimated end time, but that is just a best guess.) 

The course is designed to help attendees interpret and understand the SASS Handbook’s safety rules.  This course also qualifies as a Refresher Course for current RO1’s.  SASS members who receive this Range Operations Basic Safety Course training will be awarded a SASS pin as evidence of satisfactory course completion.  If you are interested, follow these steps: 

  1. Click here to be taken to the sign-up website;.
  2. Check the “Sign Up” box as shown in the image below; then,
  3. Click the Submit and Sign Up box at the bottom of the page.
  4. Enter your name, alias, and email address in the form, and indicate if this is your first RO1 course or a Refresher Course in the comment section at the top (see second image below); then
  5. Click Sign Up Now box at the bottom of the form. 

If you have difficulty signing up using the link above, you may also register via email by clicking here. Please include your name, alias, and let us know if this is your first RO1 course or if it s Refresher course.

Sincerely,
Illowa Irregular

November 2021 Match Highlight Video – Closing time

I had the wrong link in my earlier post. This corrects it. Sorry for the confusion.

Illowa Irregulars’ last of the year, was held Sunday, November 7, 2021. Badlands Charlie put together a great mix of stages.

Click here to view a short match highlight video and photos, with a little music thrown in here and there. Be sure to watch the last couple of minutes. We think you’ll enjoy it.

Cowboy Christmas Party: llowa Irregulars is holding its annual Christmas party Saturday, December 4th at City Limits Saloon & Grill, 4514 9th St, Rock Island, IL 61201. The festivities begin at at 6:00 p.m. Cowboy attire encouraged. Join us for our last event as we close out 2021 and look forward to 2022. The club will provide some hors d’oeurvres. If you plan to attend, please RSVP to Daisy Ann via email by clicking here. Include your name and number of people attending

Illowa Irregular November 2021 Cowboy and Wild Bunch Match Results are Posted

November 6’s Wild Bunch and November 7’s Cowboy results are available on the Illowa Irregulars Scores page. Please note that the Overall, Category, and Clean Match Results are in a single file. for both matches. It was a beautiful November day and a great day to sign our of our 2021 shooting season.

Congratulations to Daisy Ann and JW James for winning winning overall women’s and men’s, as well as to our 5 clean shooters – Arkansas Lew, Fatboy Harley, Partner’s Partner, Montana Slim, and Penny Ante, for the Cowboy Match, and to Montana Slim and Daisy Ann for winning overall mens’ and women’s categories in Wild Bunch.

A couple of other bits while I have your attention.

Cowboy Christmas Party: llowa Irregulars is holding its annual Christmas party Saturday, December 4th at City Limits Saloon & Grill, 4514 9th St, Rock Island, IL 61201. The festivities begin at at 6:00 p.m. Cowboy attire encouraged. Join us for our last event as we close out 2021 and look forward to 2022. The club will provide some hors d’oeurvres. If you plan to attend, please RSVP to Daisy Ann via email by clicking here. Include your name and number of people attendingChristmas Party: Fall day on the range. Started out in the mid 40’s and ended in the upper 60’s. Just one more match this year – Sunday November 7, 2021. Please note this is NOT our normal weekend.

Illinois State Match: As you may have heard, Illowa Irregulars will host the SASS 2022 Illinois State Championship, July 15-17, 2022. If you’ve not gotten your registration in it’s never too early. We’re over 40% full. Click here for more information and to download Registration and/or Sponsor forms.

Join us this weekend for our last Wild Bunch (Saturday) and Cowboy Action Shooting (Sunday) events of the year

This weekend’s weather is looking  like it will be an absolutely wonderful set of Fall days for our last Cowboy Action and Wild Bunch shooting events of the year, with temps starting out in the upper 40’s, rising to the mid-60’s both days.  Join us for one last late Fall hurrah.  What a way to end the year! 

Wild Bunch Details (Saturday, Nov 6):

  • Registration starts at 10 a.m., match begins at 10:30 a.m.
  • 3 classes
    • Traditional
    • Modern
    • Open
  • Click here to download the WB stages

Cowboy Action Details (Sunday Nov 7):

  • Registration opens at 8:00 a.m. with a 9:15 a.m. Safety Meeting 
  • Badlands Charlie is November’s Match Director
  • No advance registration required; just show up and be ready to have a great time
  • Click here to download the Cowboy Action Shooting stages

MATCH SETUP: Setup for both matches will be on 9:00 a.m. Saturday, November 6. If you’re able to help us set up for the matches please do so.  Also, don’t forget we tear things down and put targets away at 9:00 a.m. Monday.

On another note, we’re holding our annual Cowboy Christmas party Saturday, December 4th at 6:00 p.m. Click here for the details.