Archive for May, 2016

Welcome to the West Point Gun Club

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This website is the new online home of the West Point Gun Club.

The West Point Gun Club is located about 6 miles outside of West Point, Virginia. We hold monthly SASS Cowboy Action Shooting, Double Action Steel, High Power Rifle and Rimfire Steel matches that are open to the public, otherwise the range is reserved for it’s members and their guests and is not open to the public.

WPGC is currently at our membership capacity limit, perspective members will be placed on a waiting list.  In order to be placed on the waiting list perspective member must submit a completed application along with all of the supporting documentation,  see the Membership Section of this web site for additional details.  Perspective members will be processed in the order that the completed applications are received when openings are available.

This website is the new online home of the West Point Gun Club. The West Point Gun Club is located about 6 miles outside of West Point, Virginia. We hold monthly SASS Cowboy Action Shooting, Double Action Steel, High Power Rifle and Rimfire Steel matches that are open to the public, otherwise the range is […]

Cowboy Match Scores – Saturday May 28th, 2016

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Cowboys & Cowgirls,

The Mattaponi Sundowners held their monthly 4th Saturday match today at the West Point Gun Club.

Congratulations to Cold Blue Mike our only Clean All Day Shooter !! Congratulations to Cody Maverick our Top Overall Shooter !!

The scores are attached in PDF format from ACES.

05-28-2016 CleanShootersNoMissNoProc.pdf
05-28-2016 DetailedMatchResultsByRank.pdf

Safe Travels,

Striker

Cowboys & Cowgirls, The Mattaponi Sundowners held their monthly 4th Saturday match today at the West Point Gun Club. Congratulations to Cold Blue Mike our only Clean All Day Shooter !! Congratulations to Cody Maverick our Top Overall Shooter !! The scores are attached in PDF format from ACES. 05-28-2016 CleanShootersNoMissNoProc.pdf05-28-2016 DetailedMatchResultsByRank.pdf Safe Travels, Striker

WPGC Rimfire Steel Match Announcement for WED, 01 JUN

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Hello, shooters!!

Our next Rimfire Match will be on WED, 01 JUN.  The forecast for WED shows a 5 to 10% chance of rain and in the upper 70’s during our match.  So dress accordingly.

Refer to http://www. westpointgunclub.com/shooting- programs/rimfire-steel/  for a description of these matches and equipment requirements. In addition, the Open class will be available. In addition to that, the Cowboy Class will allow two Single-Action revolvers to be fired “gunfighter style” (one in each hand).

Gates open at 8:30 a.m.; match starts at 10.  Hope to see you all there!
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  Hello, shooters!! Our next Rimfire Match will be on WED, 01 JUN.  The forecast for WED shows a 5 to 10% chance of rain and in the upper 70’s during our match.  So dress accordingly. Refer to http://www. westpointgunclub.com/shooting- programs/rimfire-steel/  for a description of these matches and equipment requirements. In addition, the Open class will be […]

Important Update – Saturday May 28th, 2016

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Cowboys & Cowgirls,

If you are coming to our match on Saturday, there is a great opportunity to help out an amazing cause and get an all you can eat breakfast buffet as well.

Nick’s Spaghetti / Steak Restaurant ( the place where we go after the matches ) and the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life Benefit are holding their annual:

All You Can Eat Breakfast Buffet

Saturday, May 28th, 2016

7:00 am till 10:00 am

$10.00 Donation

A good number of cowboys have participated in prior years and everyone has always enjoyed great food and lot’s of it. So, come on out again this year and Eat a good breakfast, Support a great cause and Work off those extra calories shooting a cowboy action match.

The attached PDF flyer has additional information.

Memorial Day Breakfast Flyer.pdf

Safe Travels,

Striker

Cowboys & Cowgirls, If you are coming to our match on Saturday, there is a great opportunity to help out an amazing cause and get an all you can eat breakfast buffet as well. Nick’s Spaghetti / Steak Restaurant ( the place where we go after the matches ) and the American Cancer Society’s Relay […]

Cowboy Match – 4th Saturday May 28th, 2016

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Cowboys & Cowgirls,

The Mattaponi Sundowners will be holding their monthly 4th Saturday match, this Saturday, May 28th, 2016 at the West Point Gun Club.

We will start shooting at 10:00 am with the gates opening at 8:00, registration running from 8:30 till 9:30 and the mandatory safety meeting at 9:45 am. The costs of the match is $15.00 for non members and $0.00 (free) for members of WPGC.

Additional information is available on our NEW WEB SITE located at: WestPointGunClub.com

The stages have been written by Flatboat Bob and are attached in MS Word and PDF formats. The stage drawings are in a separate PDF document.

STAGES FOR MAY 28, 2016 (Reprised).doc
STAGES FOR MAY 28, 2016 (Reprised).pdf
WPGC Stage Drawings 05-28-2016.pdf

A couple of things about this match….

First, Flatboat Bob, Sassy Shooting Sours and Potter County Kid will not be at the match they are going to be shooting the Pennsylvania State Match this weekend,. So, if you need to get a hold of someone about the match, or need to contact us the day of the match, please call myself at 804-339-8442.

Second, this weekend is Memorial Day Weekend, and the Interstate Highways are going to be very busy, you should allow extra time for traveling or consider taking alternate routes.

The last item of business, our Smoke on the Mattaponi IX match, the Virginia State Blackpowder Shootout, the registration deadline is June 1st, nine days from today. I have attached the registration application to this email.

2016 SOTM – Shooter Application.pdf

Safe Travels,

Striker

Cowboys & Cowgirls, The Mattaponi Sundowners will be holding their monthly 4th Saturday match, this Saturday, May 28th, 2016 at the West Point Gun Club. We will start shooting at 10:00 am with the gates opening at 8:00, registration running from 8:30 till 9:30 and the mandatory safety meeting at 9:45 am. The costs of […]

Cowboy Match Scores – Sunday May 15th, 2016

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Cowboys & Cowgirls,

The Mattaponi Sundowners held their 3rd Sunday match today at the West Point Gun Club.

Congratulations to Cody Maverick, Cotton Connie, Doc Pill Filler, Flatboat Bob, Judge NO Hart, Kid At Heart, Lefty Spurmaker, Major BS Walker, One Eyed Rooster, Prairie City Slim and Ricochet Kid as our Clean All Day Shooters. Congratulations to Doc Pill Filler our Top Overall Shooter.

The scores from ACES are attached in PDF format.

05-15-2016 CleanShootersNoMissNoProc.pdf
05-15-2016 DetailedMatchResultsByRank.pdf

Remember, this is an odd month in terms of 3rd Sundays, 4th Saturdays, etc., This coming weekend is a 3rd Saturday / 4th Sunday and is KC’s Thunder in the Brush, hope to see you all there. The following weekend after that is a 4th Saturday / 5th Sunday and the Mattaponi Sundowners will be shooting their 4th Saturday match.

Safe Travels,

Striker

Cowboys & Cowgirls, The Mattaponi Sundowners held their 3rd Sunday match today at the West Point Gun Club. Congratulations to Cody Maverick, Cotton Connie, Doc Pill Filler, Flatboat Bob, Judge NO Hart, Kid At Heart, Lefty Spurmaker, Major BS Walker, One Eyed Rooster, Prairie City Slim and Ricochet Kid as our Clean All Day Shooters. […]

Double Action Match Scores – May 12th, 2016

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Congrats to Flatboat as the overall winner of the main match, the J frame and the 1911 stages. Way to go !!!!
Congrats to VA Rifleman as our only clean shooter.
The day was overcast but it never rained which made for a great day of shooting. There were eleven shooters including Drifter a first timer to our double action match. Welcome Drifter!!!!!
The scores are attached.

West point Double Action Scores May 12 2016.pdf
West point Double Action Scores May 12 2016.xlsx

Slim

Congrats to Flatboat as the overall winner of the main match, the J frame and the 1911 stages. Way to go !!!!Congrats to VA Rifleman as our only clean shooter.The day was overcast but it never rained which made for a great day of shooting. There were eleven shooters including Drifter a first timer to […]

Double Action Steel Match – Thursday May 12th, 2016

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The West Point Gun Club will be having their monthly Double Action match this Thursday, May 12th. The gates open at 8:00 AM, setup starts at 8:30 AM, sign up starts at 8:30 AM and shooting starts at 10:00 AM. In addition to our 6 stage Double Action match, we will be having the following:

– 20 round J-Frame (5 shot, short barrel) stage
– 20 round 1911 stage using Wild Bunch Rules (smaller frame carry 1911’s are OK to use)
– We will also be shooting a 29 round stage (24 with normal DA Firearm then 5 rounds with a J-Frame) this will be one of the 6 DA stages

As normal all stages are shot using adult caliber firearms (center fire) and no lasers, red dot or other optics are allowed.

Prairie City Slim

The West Point Gun Club will be having their monthly Double Action match this Thursday, May 12th. The gates open at 8:00 AM, setup starts at 8:30 AM, sign up starts at 8:30 AM and shooting starts at 10:00 AM. In addition to our 6 stage Double Action match, we will be having the following: […]

Cowboy Match – 3rd Sunday May 15th, 2016

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Cowboys & Cowgirls,

The Mattaponi Sundowners will be holding their monthly 3rd Sunday match on May 15th, 2016 at the West Point Gun Club.

The match will start shooting at 12:30 pm with the gates opening at 10:00, registration running from 10:30 till 12:00, and the mandatory safety meeting at 12:00 Noon. The costs of the match is $75.00 for non members ( not, just checking to see who is reading this, real costs is $15.00 ), and $0.00 (free) for members of WPGC. Additional information available on our new web site at www.WestPointGunClub.com.

The stages have been written by myself and are attached in both MS Word and PDF formats.

Mattaponi Stages 05-15-2016.docx
Mattaponi Stages 05-15-2016.pdf

Safe Travels,

Striker

Cowboys & Cowgirls, The Mattaponi Sundowners will be holding their monthly 3rd Sunday match on May 15th, 2016 at the West Point Gun Club. The match will start shooting at 12:30 pm with the gates opening at 10:00, registration running from 10:30 till 12:00, and the mandatory safety meeting at 12:00 Noon. The costs of […]

West Point Rimfire match scores for May 4, 2016

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We had 10 shooters for today’s match. We did not get rained on but sometimes it misted.

The overall winner and Open class winner was Nutmegger.

The Limited class winner was Kidd at Heart.

The scores are attached in PDF and Excel format.

Slim

West Point Rimefire Match Scores May 4 2016.pdf

West Point Rimefire Match Scores May 4 2016.xlsx

We had 10 shooters for today’s match. We did not get rained on but sometimes it misted. The overall winner and Open class winner was Nutmegger. The Limited class winner was Kidd at Heart. The scores are attached in PDF and Excel format. Slim West Point Rimefire Match Scores May 4 2016.pdf West Point Rimefire […]