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Reminder: Wed 6:00pm
Handgun Mastery Wednesday

* Introduction to Handgun w/ Ken Nelson (ladies only 1st Wed of month)
* Intermediate Handgun w/ Brian Nelson (all welcome)
* Competition Practice w/ Glen Wong (all welcome)

Suggested donation is $10. RSVPs welcome, please include how many are coming and if you need to borrow a gun.

Why the pic of a dog licking a cute little girl? Made you look!
P.S. That's Ken's daughter Jenny about 12 years ago!
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Southern Utah Practical Shooting RangeLove the picture!6 hours ago
Pam MillerLadies intro, I will be there! Can't wait.9 hours ago   ·  1
Drew WhitingWork is slowing down! Should be able to make it @6pm for competition practice with Glen.9 hours ago   ·  1

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Yes! Yes! It time for Tuesday Night Steel!

The next SUPS Tuesday Night Steel event is scheduled for September 30, 2014 4:00-7:30pm. This match is open squadding. Last registration is 6:15pm.

*** Please note time change ***

Come out and have fun shooting these fast paced stages. Bring 150 rounds (match will require <100, but 150 will allow you to reshoot as necessary, participate in an after match drill/challenge, or to reshoot stages after the regular match).

Check in to register with range staff, Brian Hess or Mark Armstrong BEFORE you go to stage.

Special Note Regarding Brass: This is not a lost brass match so please feel free to pick up your brass or an equivalent number of brass that you shot. Please leave the rest to the range staff.

* When you check in with Brian Hess or Mark Armstrong, pay your $10 match fee and they will squad you
* iPads and timers will be at each stage (they stay on the stage and do not travel with the squad)
* When your squad gets to the stage confirm that the iPad is on the correct stage, select your squad
* If a squad member is missing, sync with the MASTER iPad only. Please DO NOT enter names yourselves on the Stage iPads.
* After you shoot, CONFIRM that your time has been recorded

Several Items to Note:
* Juniors shoot free
* 1st time to TNS? Match fee is $5
* Only the first time through score will be recorded as match score. If you want to shoot it a second time, please be sure there is not a long list of shooters and shoot it after you complete all stages. Do not delay your squad

Please spread the word about SUPS and TNS! We would love to get more shooters out!
Start time is targeted for 4:00pm, but if the stages are ready before then, you may shoot then. Arrive prepared with your gun oiled and magazines preloaded. That will save you time to gear up and you can start shooting that much faster. Expect to shoot right AFTER you sign in. If you are a new shooter to TNS, please see one of the TNS Match Directors.

The cost for the event is $10. Additional donations to the range are welcome and help to support matches like these and other community service events.
We look forward to seeing you there!

If you would like to be added to the email distribution list, please send an email to:

Your dedicated TNS Match Directors, Glen Wong, Chris Bain, Andrew Workman
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We had a very successful USPSA Nationals event last week. It was cool to see so many of the public that shoot with us come out and see the event.

Starting 0800 today, we returned to normal operations. So Tuesday Night Steel is on, Wed Night Handgun Mastery is on, and our first match in October is a USPSA pistol match on Saturday at 0900 (0830 checkin).

Thanks to all those who helped with the event. Competitors came from around the world and were very impressed with our facility, and the way our community supports it and their championship.
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Chad Kelly LarsonWill the Saturday match use some of the National stages?16 hours ago
Southern Utah Practical Shooting RangeAttendance is better later We can start an early squad if u want to organize one.14 hours ago
Jeff BaileyIf anyone wants to start the match at 0800. I will be there to run a squad. Reply to this so I will know who to wait for.12 hours ago
Jeff BaileyWhy are we starting so late. When we start at 8 am we usually get done around 1230 and home soon after.14 hours ago
Drew WhitingAwesome job everyone!17 hours ago

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45ACP High Capacity Springfield Armory pistol for Sale

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Springfield Armory .45 High Cap

S&A mag-well

Ed Brown High Rise Beaver Tail

STI trigger (2-2.5 LB pull)

STI Rear adjustable sight

Dawson Precision Optical Front Sight (dove tailed fitted)

Kart National Match Barrel with National Match bushing

Lowered ejection port

3 Mec-Gar Mags with Dawson Precision extended tool-less base pads (16 rounds)

Gun never fired

Gun built by Barlow Custom Guns (Salt Lake City)


Contact Gary Powell

Prefer email

Or text 435-773-2076

No phone calls initially, his job doesn’t permit phone calls.

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Pistol Match, Saturday, 0800

First shots, 0800. Register, 0730.

5 stages, about 135-145 rounds.


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Pistol Match, Saturday, 0800 start

What: 6 stage pistol match
When: 0730 register, 0800 first shots, this Saturday

Round count… tbd, but probably in the 150 range.


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Next Match: 15 March 2014

Register: 0830
Start: 0900

As is our tradition, in this great weather, the stages get bigger and more fun!

Round count at 142.  There will be no shoots, hard cover, far shots, near shots, and decisions to confound the shooter.  Stage instructions and Numbers are posted on each stage.

The gully stage is spread out and somewhat athletic.

Stage 1, Bay 7:  24 rounds, 12 metric targets + no shoots
Stage 2, Bay 8:  30 rounds, 15 metric targets + no-shoots
Stage 3, Bay 9:  28 rounds, 8 metric targets, 12 pepper poppers + no-shoots
Stage 4, Bay 10:  The Gully, 24 rounds, 12 metric targets + no-shoots
Stage 5, Bay 12:  Classifier 99-11, El Presidente, 12 rounds, 3 metric targets.
Stage 6, Bay 13:  (narrow bay) 24 rounds, 12 IPSC Classic (turtle) targets, plus no-shoots

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Next Match: Sat 0900

We will have our next pistol match on Saturday. 0815 register. 0900 first shots.

The weather forecast is iffy… so please check the website to look for changes.

6 stages, largely derived from the Dixie Cup stages.


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Dixie Cup 2014


We sure appreciate you coming and hope you had a great time!

The final scores can be seen here:

Bob Krogh won the shoot-off afterwards, winning  1000 rounds of D.O.A. ammunition 9mm.
Here is an aerial photo of the going ons today:

A reminder that our next big match is the first weekend of April. It is a 12 stage, 1.5 day all steel fest, sponsored by Berry’s Manufacturing. It will have dedicated ROs, 4 stages like our all steel Dixie Cup stage 8 (sans Dixie Cups), 4 stages of par-time steel, and 4 bays doubled of the complete Steel Challenge suite of stages. 
Sign up at:

Please share with your friends and clubs.

Thanks to our helpers

Big kudos to Jon Christensen and Denny Struss for designing our Dixie Cup 2014 stages. Jon is an original member of our club, and Denny a newcomer. Good job!

Also, special thanks to Bob Wolf, Brian Hess, and Eric and Linda Stidham, for building our shoot-off stage today.


Ken N.

Match Director
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Reminder: Annual Club Meeting 6PM Thu

Currently planned for Berry’s Pavillion 6pm @ the Range. We will make adjustments if wind drives us away.
You can join/renew prior (5PM on).  The cost is $10.  Note this is a meeting of the members of the non-profit Southern Utah Practical Shooters. The main purpose is to elect officers and conduct other business as the quorum requires.

Current Officers:

Ken Nelson, President
Jeff Bailey, VP
Bob Wolf, Treasurer/Secretary
Jim Meade, Board Member
Chad Larsen, Board Member

All current board members and officers wish to run again, except for Chad Larsen. Chad has been elected President of the Dixie Desperado’s cowboy club. We wish Chad the best!  Fortunately, he has no plans to give up Practical Shooting!   Glen Wong has expressed interest in running for that seat. And of course anybody in good standing is welcome to run for any office.  The by-laws do require board members to become USPSA RO certified within the year they serve.

Elected officers will then continue executing our three fold mission:

  • promote practical shooting
  • promote shooting education
  • support and defend the 2nd Amendment to the Constitution

After the meeting, the Competition Clinic scheduled will take place.


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Dixie Ciup Build help welcome this week

Jon & Denny will lead the build 0900 to 2PM daily.

Help welcome. Not a lot of building, more target movement and placement.

RSVP if you can assist.


Ken N.

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Match Results: 15 Feb 2014

Very large turnout yesterday – awesome!

Thanks to Jeff Bailey as MD!

And special thanks to Denny Struss and Jon Christensen for setting up this match.

The multiple personalities (or Divisions) of Vegas shooter John McClain won the top 3 spots of this Special Classifier. (-:

Next up this week, Tuesday Night Steel, and then the Dixie Cup!


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