Action Pistol Shooting and Practical
Shooting are politically correct terms for Combat Shooting. This is a
fast moving event in which the participant must be able to draw, shoot,
move, and reload quickly and safely. There are many, many courses of
fire. Each match we will shoot from three to five courses or stages.
Each stage presents different shooting challenges and problems to be
solved. Both accuracy and speed determine the final score of the
For more information about this sport in general see the
the United States Practical Shooting Association (USPSA)
of which the Lewiston Pistol club is an affiliate,
or the International Practical Shooting Confederation
(IPSC) web site.
To join the email list for shooters at the outdoor range, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
For information specific to the
Lewiston Pistol Club events contact the Action Director, John Grimes
. You may also be
interested in some pictures and
from one of our events.
Action matches are scheduled on the first Sunday of the month.
All matches are at the Bernie Petersen Memorial Range
road outside of Moscow. Setup and registration starts at 9:00 AM with shooting starting at 10:00 AM.
The entry fee is $10.00. Participants should bring eye and ear protection, a sturdy holster, a reliable
handgun of at least .38 or 9mm caliber, magazines or speed loaders to
hold at least 24 rounds, and a minimum of 150 rounds of ammunition.
New shooters to the club shoot for free.
Our club's own Kevin Imel, NROI Range Master Instructor, has written a series of Stage Design Articles for USPSA's
Front Sight magazine. You should avail yourself of his vast knowledge here:
Check our club information and resources for Stage Design at the Petersen Memorial Range.
New Shooters, please see our New Shooter Instructions page. New shooters to the club shoot free!