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January 2, 2023

Desert Sharpshooters Winter Smallbore League, December Match Results

To all the shooters who came out and shoot our second winter league match, A BIG THANK YOU.

We had thirteen shooters Sunday on the BASF smallbore range. It was not such beautiful Phoenix day (cool and overcast) but not as much wind as last month. Check out the results HERE.

Our winners were:

F-Class: Jim Murphy   1588-114

Sling:   Rob Nabower 1589-90

Thanks again,

Nathan Funk, DSS Match Director

December 19, 2023

Desert Sharpshooters to Host 2024 NRA Metric Prone National Champiosnhip

The NRA has chosen the Desert Sharpshooters Rifle Club to host the 2024 NRA Metric Prone National Championship. The match will be held at the Ben Avery Shooting Facility's Smallbore Range on March 9th & 10th. You can find the program to the match HERE and can register online HERE. Also don't forget to check out the other March Smallbore matches at Ben Avery, including the Western Wildcat. Check them out HERE.

December 8, 2023

AZ Game and Fish Commission Honors Middleton Tompkins 

At the December 8, 2023 AZ Game and Fish Commission meeting, Middleton Tompkins was recognized by the Commission for his lifelong accomplishments and dedication to the shooting sports. Mid was joined by his wife Nancy, step-daughters Michelle and Sherri Jo, and Grandson Malachi when he received his recognition.

December 5, 2023

AZ State Palma Championships 

Beautiful weather and conditions made for a wonderful match. Thank you to all of the shooters that traveled from across the US and Canada to take part in the match.  View the full results Here. Congratulations to the winners;

Oliver Milanovic - Palma

Damon Martin- F-Open

Alan Barnhart- F-TR

November 27, 2023

AZ State Long Range Championships 

This past weekend consisted of some tough conditions and Ben Avery showed its teeth. This target tells the story of the conditions during the match, not bad waterline, but boy was it windy.  View the full results Here. Congratulations to the winners;

Oliver Milanovic - Sling

Bryan Blake - F-Open

Matthew Schwartzkopf - F-TR

November 22, 2023

Winter Smallbore League

12 participants came out for the November match last Sunday.  It was a beautiful Phoenix fall day with enough wind to make it challenging (except for Jim Murphy the F-class winner who only dropped two points ).  View the full results HERE.