AUSTIN GUIDE TO SHOOTING RANGES AND GUN CLUBS

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PUBLIC RANGES, AUSTIN AREA

Eagle Peak Shooting Range (267-1400), 20300 Lindeman Lane off Hwy 1431. Open daily 10 am - 8 pm. Rifle, pistol, and shotgun ranges.

Red's Indoor Range (892-4867), 6200 W. Hwy 290 in Oak Hill. Open daily 9 am - 9 pm. Rifle, pistol, and shotgun. Large selection of rental guns. Monday ladies shoot for 1/2 price, rental guns are free. Thursday night is full-auto night. Memberships, CHL and NRA Basic classes.

Red's Indoor Range North (512-251-1022), 516 FM 1825 West, Pflugerville, TX 78660. Open daily 9 am - 9 pm. 100 yd indoor range including a special area with computerized moving targets. Memberships, CHL classes.

Capitol City Trap and Skeet Club (272-4707), 8707 Lindell Ln open Wed-Sun, Noon-dark. Skeet, trap, sporting clays, crazy quail,wobble trap, 5 stand.

Lone Star Gun Range 3795 Dry Creek Road   Lockhart, Texas 78644 Office-1-512-801-2624 Fax-1-512-398-9088  John Sizemore. Pistol range,100 yd rifle range, Fri-Sun, other days by appointment.

Best of the West 19500 W. SH 29 Liberty Hill, TX 78642 512-355-3486 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday email info@texasshootingrange.com. Pistol, rifle, shotgun, IPSC, IDPA, multi gun competition.

Copperhead Creek 6 miles South of Marble Falls on Hwy 1431. 7030 E. FM 1431, Marble Falls, Texas 78654 (830) 265-4950 100 yard, 300 yard rifle range, 25 yard pistol range, skeet, trap, archery. Full club house, NRA instructors on staff as well as Texas Parks and Wildlife Hunter Education. Only 30 minutes from South Austin.

The Firing Line - 10 minutes north of Georgetown on FM 972 east off IH35 and west of Walburg, TX. The facility has multiple tactical bays for pistol, rifle and shotgun use, a standard 25, 50 and 100 yard commercial shooting range, and a CHL bay available for rent. The 25, 50 & 100 yard Ranges are available to Members & their guests at all times. Tactical Bays A-E are available to Members & their guests for $10.00 per use when not otherwise reserved or in use by Instructors & organizations.

PUBLIC RANGES, SURROUNDING AREA

Astro Shooting Range - 300 US Highway 183. Florence, Texas 76527 Office: 512-489-2061 Cell: 512-966-6118. Take 183 North past CR 138 (Florence) and 0.25 mile past CR 243 (Burnet) on the left. 2 pistol bays with 10 lanes. 2 rifle bays with 12 leans. 1 shotgun bay with an electric shotgun trap thrower. 10 position CHL bay (for instructors only). 17 position training bay. Law Enforcement/military discount. Men's, women indoor bathrooms. Coming soon: 10 ft platform for archery practice (simulated tree stand), 6 competition bays.

Fayette County Gun Club 3.5 miles north of La Grange on Highway 77. Open Tues, Thurs and Sat. Hours vary with season. Check their website for more information. Pistol, Rifle, Skeet, Trap and Country Doubles ranges. Rifle ranges go out to 300 yards. Memberships available.

Stan's Guns and Range (254-793-3906), off Hwy 183 north of Austin past Seward Junction, 7 days/week. 25 yard pistol, 25 yard .22 cal, 100 yard rifle, clay thrower ranges.   Hunter safety classes 4th weekend. $12/day per shooter. Formerly known as Tony's Guns and Range.

Cedar Ridge (830-980-4424). Previously known as La Paloma, just north of San Antonio. 7110 FM 1863 Bulverde TX 78163, 2 miles west of the 3009 intersection on the way toward Bulverde (map). Closed Mon-Tue, open Wed-Fri noon-dusk, Sat-Sun, 9-dusk. Sporting clays, 5-stand, rifle and pistol ranges.

Central Texas Rifle and Pistol Club near Waco, has monthly matches at its outdoor range on Range Road, off Wortham Bend Road (FM 2490) near China Spring, TX. Regular matches include IPSC Pistol, .22 Junior Rifle, CMP High Power Rifle, NRA Bullseye, Black Powder, .22 Silhouette, Int'l Rimfire 50/50 and Ladies Handgun. Matches are open to the public (club membership not required to compete). NRA membership required to join the club.

Sanborn Shooters (360-4894), in Smithville off Hwy 95. 50 yd pistol, 200 yd rifle range. This is a private range, available for rental by instructors, groups, law enforcement officers, customers of Sanborn Shooters gun/ammo sales and graduates of courses taught by KR Training at Sanborn Shooters. Class III (full-auto) rentals and instruction. All range visits are by appointment only.

L.T. Dillon Shooting Sports Facility, near Lake Waco. 972-874-5253. 200-1000 yard rifle ranges, other ranges under construction. The facility is presently leased to T.I.G.E.R. Valley, LLC. Contact John Tillman, T.J. Pilling or call 972-874-5253

Chandler's Gun Shop and Shooting Ranges 'just over the hill from the Texas White House' 1-(800) 527-2403 Valley Mills, Texas, just west of Waco, Tx. , Clubs: I.D.P.A., C.M.P., Boy Scout Firearms Counselors, Police Certifications, T.S.R.A. & N.R.A. Booster Club. Discounts for above Club Members and Your Clubs are welcome to Host Shoots here...Pistol-Rifle-Shotgun, night lighted, tactical run & shoot, steel silhouette or static. Long range/precision rifle, towers: 100, 125, 140, 175, 220, 325, 400 yards. C.H.L. Courses / Instructor: D.P.S. -Law Enf.& C.H.L.-, T.C.L.E.O.S.E., N.R.A., A.S.P.,

Bullet Hole 2715 Grosenbacher Rd. San Antonio, TX  78245 210-679-6781. Open 7 days, 10a-8p. CHL classes, pistol league, gun rentals. IPSC matches 1st and 4th Saturdays.

PUBLIC AND PRIVATE RANGES, BRYAN/COLLEGE STATION  AREA

Gunsmoke 8 miles West of College Station on Highway 60 -  8/10 of amile West of Highway 50 & 60 Intersection, South on County Road 295. Rifle, pistol, 5 stand, trap, sporting clays. 979-272-3300 gunsmokerange@earthlink.net

Arrowhead - 979-279-9402. 12459 Arrowhead Rd, Bryan, TX 77807. Rifle and pistol ranges.

Champion Firearms - 10 am to 6 pm Mon-Sat, 1925 Texas Ave S, College Station, TX 77840. 979-693-9948. Indoor pistol range. Concealed Handgun License training.

Brass Valley - private training facility in Iola, Texas, offering classes in shooting and combatives. 979-220-3386 email brassvalleyshooting at yahoo.com

Cawthon Cartridge Club - private training and competition facility between College Station and Navasota. Hosts classes from guest instructors, 3-gun match 4th Sat and Sun (shoot either day). Rifle, pistol., shotgun.

 


The Central Texas Match Schedule (listing of IPSC, IDPA, Steel Challenge, NRA Action, 3-gun and multi gun matches) is now available in a handy tabular format. Click this link to see it.

CLUBS and COMPETITIONS, AUSTIN AREA

Austin Rifle Club (private range near Manor), The regular matches are held as follows : 1st Sunday, NRA Highpower Rifle; 2nd Sunday, Pistol Silhouette; 3rd Sunday, Conventional Pistol (2700) and Rifle Silhouette; 4th Saturday, Smallbore 3-Position Rifle;, 4th Sunday, Black Powder.

Austin Lone Star Practical Pistol Club, dues $30/yr, IPSC Pistol, 1st Saturday. Steel Challenge, 4th Sunday. IPSC 3-gun, 5th Saturday. Join the Central Texas IPSC discussion list. Now shooting at the Austin Rifle Club and at Best of the West.

Capitol City Trap and Skeet Club (272-4707) Skeet, Trap, Sporting Clays, crazy quail, 5 stand, and wobble trap competitions.

UT Rifle Club (UT ROTC rifle range), Phil Winsborough (463-8425) The UT junior shooting program is run by Austin Rifle Club.

Travis County Regulators (Sanborn Shooters annex), Greg Lazar 512-835-9197. Cowboy Action shooting, 2nd Saturday.

Tejas Caballeros, Cowboy Action shooting, 3rd Saturday. In Driftwood, near the Salt Lick BBQ.

Hunter Safety Program, Texas Parks and Wildlife (389-4999), or education@austinrifleclub.org

Travis County 4-H Shooting Sports, dues $5/yr, open to anyone ages 3rd grade to 19 years of age. Meets the 3rd Wednesday of every month. We shoot Rifle, Shotgun, Pistol, Archery and have a Hunting & Wildlife group. For more information about the club, contact Wayne Harlow at 512-585-5730.

Texas MultiGun, IDPA, IPSC, MultiGun, Precision Rifle and Low Light matches, many monthly matches held at Best of the West range in Liberty Hill. Contact Sheldon Carruth at scarruth1@austin.rr.com.

CLUBS and COMPETITIONS, SURROUNDING AREA

Central Texas Silueta Association (Dietz Range, New Braunfels) NRA Rifle Silhouette, 1st Sunday, IHMSA Silhouette, 2nd Sunday NRA Highpower and smallbore Silhouette, 4th Sunday.

Blanco County Sportsman's Club, Tommy Thurlkill (210)-868-0232, private range in Johnson City near 290 and 281 intersection. Practical & Action Pistol, High Power Rifle, Blackpowder, and other events.

River City Shooters runs IPSC matches on the 4th Sunday of every month at Blackhawk Range south of San Antonio. president@rcsctx.org

Alpha Mike Shooters - IPSC matches on the 3rd Sunday, monthly at Cedar Ridge. Don Hardy.

Alamo Area Moderators. Cowboy Action, 4th Saturday at Cedar Ridge north of San Antonio(map). Joe Neuman 210-493-9320

American Action Shooting Association Plate rack "man on man' shootoff matches. Contact Ted Bonnet for more information. 2nd Saturday Bullet Hole Range, San Antonio

Alamo Sport Shooters Club. ICORE and Steel Challenge affiliated club. 1st Sunday at Cedar Ridge(map) Jamie Foote (email)

Texas Steel. Steel Challenge style pistol competition. 2nd Saturday at Cedar Ridge north of San Antonio (map) email Marisa.

Texas Tactical. Call Michael 'Iron Mike' Webb (210) 317-9554 or email texastactical@yahoo.com. IDPA and carbine matches. Multiple matches monthly at the Austin Rifle Club and at Best of the West.

Central Texas Rifle and Pistol Club, High Power Division. Matches held at the L.T. Dillon Shooting Sports Facility. Contact Larry Fobb at 254-776-7314 or email jknight@texasinternet.com.

Brazos Valley Service Rifle Association. High Power rifle, shot at the Schoppe Range in Somerville, 3rd Saturday. Jrfrench@aol.com.

Brazosland Pistoleros. IPSC club shooting at Gunsmoke range in Snook.. Kevin Jimmerson, 979-220-8700. 4th Sunday

South Texas Marksmanship Training Center. STMTC is a non-profit membership club that sponsors a variety of competitions, including many different rifle and pistol matches, junior and 4-H events, and other programs.

Temple Gun Club - monthly IDPA, service rifle and other matches. rangemaster@templegunclub.com

Copperas Cove Pistol Club - pistol and 3 gun matches monthly.


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