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Current News, Events and Information
Please check the Online Calendar before heading to the range. Ranges are sometimes closed for law enforcement training, special events, classes or maintenance. The most recent range Safety Operating Procedure rules have been updated and are posted on the range rules page, all members and guests are encouraged to review them.
Tri State Shooting Park- range opening conditions
1. Main gate to remain closed and locked at all times, except during public access days below.
2. Must practice social distancing guidelines, do not mingle in the club house.
3. Club will follow any future directions provided by the State Health department.
**Many Range Improvements made possible from NRA Grants**
OPEN TO PUBLIC: Thursday, Saturday, Sunday 8:00-11:30 Sept 10th
Tri State Shooting Park- Public Access Day Thursdays, Saturday, Sunday 8:00-11:30 am
The following rules are being established for a limited public range opening following best guidelines for health and safety during the Covid 19 epidemic.
- No large groups, 4 or less.
- If shooting rifle & pistol stop at Range Office on the 200 yard range to sign in and have a a bench assigned.
- Only 2 shooters per bench (no spectators) on the 200 yard range.
- When all benches are full no additional shooters allowed until a space is available, RSO will assign the benches. If full you need to wait in your car parked across from the 200 yard range.
- Must practice social distancing.
- If shooting shotgun proceed to the upper range and sign in if there is available trap/skeet openings.
The club is staffed by volunteers and these rules are for their safety as well as the general public.
Members Only: Rifle/Pistol Range Hours: Sunup to Sundown 7 days a week. Check calendar for any possible range closures.
Firearm Safety Seminar -.BASIC COMMON SENSE GUN SAFETY SEMINAR – New firearm owner? Attend our free 45 minute orientation seminar presented by NRA Range Safety Officers. Afterwards, we offer free supervised firing range session. Seminars are 9:00 AM third Saturday of the month in our training room adjacent to the main club house. Call Dave Pote (719) 580-0738 for more information. (limited to 4 guests)
Sunday Trap Derby is in progress! Come on down and shoot some trap! Hot lunch and drinks are available.
5-Stand- Tri State has a very challenging 5 -stand course open every Thur, Sat and Sun come out and try your shot gunning skills.
Trap – We have 4 trap fields, open every Thur, Sat and Sun, most Sunday’s have a 50 bird derby, also regular ATA shoots and Big 50 events check the calendar.
Skeet – We have 4 skeet fields open every Thur, Sat and Sun.
BLACK POWDER MUZZLE LOADER SHOOT – This is a new event! If you have a flintlock or percussion rifle hiding in your gun safe or closet bring it out for a fun shoot with other like minded shooters. This event is open to TSSP members and the public. We hope to have regular shoots to swap techniques, what works, what doesn’t and other ideas to make future events more fun. For more info call Dave Pote 719-580-0738
Hunter Education Field Days check club calendar and if interested sign up on line at AZG&F under Hunter Education.
More info on the Calendar HERE.
Updates at the Range
No alcohol allowed on the shooting ranges.
Facilities: Tri-State Shooting Park offers five trap fields with two skeet overlays, a “5 Stand” field, a 200 yard public pistol/rifle range with table (including a handicap table) and shade awnings, and a 50 yard members only pistol/rifle range with shade awnings. An archery field is ready for use.
Location: The Shooting Park is located at 4831 Boundary Cone Rd. Seven miles east of Hwy 95. You can look Here for map and detailed directions.
Programs and Activities: Tri-State Shooting Park has organized shooting opportunities for members and the public. AZ Game and Fish Hunter Safety courses, Youth Shotgun and Marksmanship “Quick Shots” programs, ATA Trap competitions, Defensive pistol and Steel Challenge competitions for shooters of all levels. Come on down, get involved, improve your skills, make new friends and create great memories!
Tri State shooting park is now a CMP (Civilian Marksmanship Program) associated senior club, our club number is 061096. http://thecmp.org/
Our CMP representative is Dave Pote. Dave is CRSO for lower ranges and teaches NRA Range Safety Officer courses. Contact him at email@example.com<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org> or (719)-580-0738.
Ladies, interested in shooting and personal defense we have a group of ladies at the club, call Krystal Potteet at 928-763 4328, they meet at the range the 4th Saturday morning of each month.
Public Range Fees: The public and visitors to the Tri-State area are welcome and encouraged to use the range! To help support operations there is a $5.00 per person daily fee for non-member use of the rifle and pistol ranges.
Public – trap/skeet = $5.00 per round for 25 clays.
Members trap/skeet = $4.00 per round / 25 clays
Membership: Annual family memberships (self, spouse/domestic partner, and children under 18) are $60.00 per calendar year and provide you with gate access to use the rifle/pistol ranges 7 days a week from sunup to sundown unless closed for special events, classes or law enforcement training. To mail in a application you can download an application and renewal form
General Meetings: Tri-State Shooting Park general meetings are held the first Thursday of every other month at the Gun Club at 9:00 . Please check the Calendar for dates and more information. Meeting suspended until Oct
Youth Activities: Our “Tri-State Quick Shots” shooting team and Scholastic Target and Shotgun programs are available to area youth from 5th grade through high school. Training is provided for all levels from beginner to competition. Guns and ammo are provided along with trained, vetted coaches. Parents are welcome! More info HERE
Pistol and Rifle Range News: There is a steel plate rack on the 50 yard range! Please ONLY use pistol or .22 caliber on the plate rack! No .223, rifle or magnum caliber rounds. NO SHOTGUNS! Please shoot no closer than 15 yards (the tables) any closer can be dangerous due to “splash back.” Please if you see someone abusing the equipment or being unsafe say something and report it to the Rangemaster.
Please Sign In: Please remember to sign in when using the 50 and 200 yard rifle / pistol ranges. There is a clipboard on the RSO shed, and in the clubhouse for trap and skeet shooters. Our funding depends on showing park usage.
Procedure Notice: The 200 yard range will be open to the public during public hours when there is a Range Safety Officer controlling range operations. Members can use either the 50 or 200 yard range.
ARCHERY – The archery range is open. You currently need to bring your own targets and stands. The club is looking for folks to volunteer to help Lee Test coordinate the archery range and programs. Please see Lee Test
USER GROUPS: Any group wishing to use the range (profit or Non profit) must firstcomplete the user agreement and provide the required certifications and proof of insurance. contact Kevin Ward email@example.com , 928-300-2831.
What is a User Group?
A User Group is any organization, club, business, or individual registered with the Tri State Shooting Park Range that; 1) provides the mandated insurance and Hold Harmless Agreement, and 2) is authorized to use the reserve specialty ranges and facilities for the purposes of competitive and recreational shooting, firearms training, qualifications, and/or education.
Volunteers: As we enjoy our amazing new range and shooting events please remember, everything at Tri-State Shooting Park is done by volunteers. We do not have any paid staff and this is a large operation. We need lot’s of folks willing to devote a little time to helping make this work. Please come on down, join the fun and get involved!
See you at the Range!