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COLORADO RIVER AREA PRACTICAL SHOOTERS

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Welcome to our website for the Colorado River Area  Practical Shooters.  Those that are interested in shooting with us must realize there is a skill level required to compete with an organized club such as CRAPS.  The rules of the USPSA are very clear regarding equipment, ammo, and most important … safety.  One must have the ability to complete the courses of fire safely USPSA Headquarters strongly recommends that individual clubs assign an experienced shooter/range officer to administer a basic safety program for shooters who have not completed in any action or practical shooting.We realize that each and every one of you wishes to shoot and compete to the best of your ability.  Perhaps, you just acquired a new pistol and need practice time to become comfortable with it, know its features, and have time to ask questions regarding features you are unfamiliar with.  As a precaution, the club and range officers have discussed the need for this training.

About Us

We are an independent club who adhere to all rules published by the USPSA (United States Practical Shooting Association) with an emphasis on safety.

Scores

We will post scores here as the matches take place.

Competition Rules

The Safety Protocols outlined below are designed to keep everyone safe. It is your responsibility to know them; someone’s life may depend on it. If you do not understand them, ask a Range Officer to go over them with you. Any violation of any safety rule is grounds for your immediate removal from the range for the day. A second offense will result in your permanent expulsion from club activity.

  • The 1st Law of Gun Safety -Keep The Gun pointed in a safe direction
  • The 2nd Law of Gun Safety – Keep your finger OFF the trigger until ready to shoot.
  • The 3rd Law of Gun Safety – Always Keep the Gun  unloaded until ready to shoot.

Shooter Requirements

All new shooters who have not competed in USPSA are required to participate in a Colorado River Area Practical Shooters Safety check. NO exceptions are made for law enforcement or military personnel.

Abbreviated Range Safety Protocols

A safety briefing will be given prior to the start of every club shoot. It is your responsibility to present and understand the day’s shooting requirements, as they do change with each location we shoot at.

  1. Know and identify the Range officers. They are here for your safety and to help you.
  2. We operate a Cold RangeIf you arrive with a loaded firearm, notify a range officer, and they will accompany you to a safety area to clear your firearm. You will never handle a firearm except under the direction of a range officer. (NOTE) No one may carry loaded firearms.
  3. You may load magazines/speed loaders in the shooter staging area.
  4. Prior to competing, your firearm and gear will be inspected for safety and compliance with USPSA regulations.
  5. Unsportsmanlike conduct is not tolerated.

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