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Central Arizona Cowboy Shooter News
March/April 2019
Current News

OPSA's 7th Annual Duel in the Desert will be held March 29,30 and 31st.  A 6 Stage Wild Bunch Match will be held on Friday, March 29. A 12 stage Cowboy match will be on the 30th and 31st, 6 stages each day. The Cowboy match will be a combination of retro and modern stages. The match will be held near Tombstone AZ at the Tombstone Livery. The application and more information may be found here.

Arizona Game & Fish 2019 Outdoor Expo – March 30-31 - Don’t miss this year’s Arizona Game and Fish Department Outdoor Expo.  This is the largest hands-on outdoor expo in the state! Admission and parking are free. ACSA is an exhibitor demonstrating Cowboy Action Shooting for the public. We also let the public experience Cowboy Action shooting with hands-on shooting of our revolvers, rifles and shotguns. The cost is $7 and for that you get 5 pistol rounds, 5 rifle rounds and 2 shotgun. Children can enjoy the sport as well with closely supervised shooting 22LR versions of our guns. Cowboy volunteers are always welcome to help out with the show. Contact me and I'll put you in touch with the right person - email More Expo info may be found here.

ACSA will no longer be hosting the Black Powder State Championship in November. OPSA has agreed to host this event and is making plans to do so. The event will be called 'Tombstone Thunder' and will be held the weekend after Bordertown, November 2-3, 2019. Info can be found on the SASS Wire here.

ACSA has recycled lead shot for sale. For members only, $34 a bag. Getcha some at the next match.

If anyone has news that would be of interest to the other Cowboy shooters in Arizona, please email me with details and I will publish the information in the next newsletter.

Popular Events Outside AZ
Comancheria Days, April 11-14. This is the Texas State Match held on the Stieler Ranch just north of Comfort TX - south of Fredericksburg TX. There will be 4 stages of WB, 3 stages of Plainsman, the usual side matches plus BAMM and Blazing Saddles, and then 10 stages of Cowboy. Great event hosted by the Texican Rangers.
Legends Four Corners Regional, Wild Bunch Territorial, April 22/23. Cowboy Action Four Corners Regional, April 24-27. This match is hosted by the Dixie Desperados just north of St George UT, west of Hurricane UT. There will be 10 stages of WB, Long Range single shot, 12 stages of Cowboy (4 a day), with 3 stages of Plainsman after the first day of Cowboy, Long Range lever action rifle caliber, and the usual Cowboy side matches. This is a not to miss match!
The Best Shoot By A Dam Site, is a two day, 10 stage match on May 4/5. This shoot is limited to 100 Shooters and is put on by the Eldorado Cowboys in Boulder City NV. Stages are a mix of modern and retro put together just for the fun of shooting!

(I'm shooting all of these and won't be in the valley for most of April and early May!)
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Event Listing
Rio Salado 1st Saturday Rio Salado East of Phoenix
CCSA 1st Sunday Cowtown North of Phoenix
Old Pueblo Shootist 1st Sunday Old Pueblo Near Tombstone
ACSA 2nd Saturday ACSA North of Phoenix
Pima Pistol Club Cowboys 2nd Saturday Email
Too Tall Bob
North of Tucson
Whiskey Row 2nd Sunday Whiskey Row Near Prescott
CCSA 3rd Saturday Cowtown North of Phoenix
Los Vaqueros 3rd Saturday Los Vaqueros Near Tombstone
Northern AZ Cowboys 3rd Saturday Email
Coconino Pistolero
East of Flagstaff
Yavapai Rangers 4th Saturday Yavapai Near Cottonwood
Dusty Bunch 4th Saturday Dusty Bunch Near Casa Grande
Old Pueblo Shootist Wild Bunch 4th Saturday Old Pueblo Near Tombstone
CCSA Wild Bunch 4th Sunday Cowtown North of Phoenix
Colorado River Shootists 4th Sunday Colorado River Shootists Near Yuma

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