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BPSA March Monday Night Match Results

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We had 11 shooters come out for the March Monday Night Match, including two brand new shooters.  It went real smooth with all of us in one squad.  Not quite sure how it will work with a big turnout, so we are looking to limit it to 15 or 20 shooters next time.  No set schedule on the Monday night matches, they are more ad hoc as the folks who setup and run them are available and want to do it.  Check back here and we’ll announce them at least by the Thursday or Friday before.

Congratulations to the winners….
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BPSA Monday Night Match .. Monday March 30th!

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The Monday mini-match has returned. This Monday, March 30th at 5pm we will be having a mini-match consisting of one field course and one classifier.

The match is geared towards newer and beginner shooters, with a less intimidating atmosphere than our normal Saturday match, so if you know someone who has been wanting to get started in USPSA bring them out to the mini-match.

The match is limited to the first 15 people who register, plus 5 staff, for 20 total. We will be shooting it in one squad. Cost is $5.

We look forward to trying to do these frequently, so don’t worry if you miss out on this one.

BPSA Online Match Signup.

Incredible safety violation

March 26, 2015 Leave a comment

I almost never stray from the reporting of the local shooting news, but this warrants a deviation from that policy. By now, many of you have seen this video. If you haven’t, then please watch and learn from the mistakes that were made in this situation. It did not occur at any of the local clubs, and I have not seen any reference to where it did occur.

Everyone is responsible for safety on the range, but no one more so than the Range Officer. Many of us are formally trained, and many others handle the timer without the formalities of a USPSA RO class. Regardless of your training level, if you pick up the timer, you must pay attention.

We can debate who was at fault here, but the point is, someone could have been injured or killed, due to carelessness on the part of the RO.

 

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March 2015 Pearlington pistol match results

March 15, 2015 Leave a comment

The weather was nice and the shooting even nicer. Thanks to the classifier match at EAPS, we had a near record turnout, with a large, non-regular crowd from Louisiana making the trip. We’re always glad to have you and hope you keep us in mind in the future.

Since the webmaster was under the weather today, we are a bit light on the sparkling commentary. So, let’s get on to it.

The overall match winner was  Read more…

Pearlington March Pistol match… March 15, 2015

March 9, 2015 Leave a comment

This Sunday, the Pearlington club will host the regular USPSA pistol match. This month will be a regular match with four stages plus one classifier, instead of the classifier match, as we have done in past years. Word is, EAPS is having a classifier match this Sunday, so if you want to shoot a regular match, come on out!

We are also introducing online registration for the first time. Pearlington Online Registration  Click the link to sign up early and help the match crew out!

**Stage preview is now available** Click the stage picture at the right to see the stages for this month.

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BPSA March Pistol Match .. Saturday March 14! **CANCELLED*

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**UPDATE** The match has been cancelled, due to the rain expected all week. Sorry…

To sign-up, just click on this link:   BPSA Online Match Signup.  For those of you who don’t sign-up online,  we will be at the table at  8:30 – Safety Briefing and Hammer Down at 9:00.  Gate code is 4000.

The regular setup crew is going to be out of town this month at the Alabama Sectional, so no stage diagrams in advance this month.  Setup will be that morning instead.  Come on out early and lend a hand if you can, it will be much appreciated.

See you Saturday!

March 2015 Poplarville pistol match results

March 8, 2015 Leave a comment

Dawson PrecisionLast month, we set an attendance record for the past five years. Today, we nearly equaled that record. We had 29 shooters competing and, just as notable, we instituted online registration. Fifteen of the shooters pre-registered, which makes the final registration go much quicker. Look for this next month as well.

It would be hard to complain about the weather today, because it was just about perfect. We started on time and were pickup up and ready to go by 1 PM. Other than a few scoring setup issues (sorry about that), things went very smoothly. The squads never waited (unlike last month), and the pace seemed to be just about right.

The leader board looks fairly normal, with the overall winner also taking the Open division. Congratulations to  Read more…

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