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Welcome to 3-Gun with WHSC

As the name indicates, a “3-Gun” a.k.a. "Multi-Gun" match challenges shooters to utilize three different types of guns (semi-auto rifle, semi-auto pistol, and a pump or semi-auto shotgun) in a controlled course of fire that simulates all sorts of different shooting scenarios. Shooting positions vary from standing, sitting, kneeling, or prone, and even moving/walking while shooting or running between shooting positions. Targets can be stationary or moving and either cardboard IDPA-style, steel plates or clay pigeons.

 

Match Details

We hold a 3-Gun match on the 2nd Saturday of every month.
These matches are open to the public & new shooters are welcome. 
Hammer down is at 9:00am & sign up begins at 8:30am.  Matches are usually over between 1 - 3 pm.
Please show up an hour early to help set up & stay to help tear down.

Minimum Ammunition to bring:

 

Rifle:        100 rounds
Pistol:       50 rounds
Shotgun:  Bird Shot (no larger than #4), 25 rounds
Shotgun:  Slugs, 5 rounds

 

Our safety rules are as follows:

  1. We maintain a COLD RANGE at all times.  All guns are to be unloaded, magazine out / magazine tube empty, and hammer/striker down.  Rifle & shotguns are required to have chamber flags (example here).
  2. If you have a loaded firearm on you when you arrive at the range (i.e. concealed carry weapon or law enforcement/armed security duty weapon), head straight to a clear and safe location (an unused shooting bay) and clear your weapon before proceeding to the match staging area.
  3. Always be aware of your muzzle direction. Handle rifles and shotguns in a muzzle UP or down orientation only. Keep pistols holstered when not in use.  If you must handle your firearm outside of the firing line, do it at the designated safe area muzzle pointed into the berm.  Ammunition is not allowed in the safe areas!
  4. Eye & ear protection is required at all times for the duration of the match by shooters and spectators, whether on the firing line or not. Bullet and bird shot fragments can easily ricochet off targets 30 yards away back to the staging area–it happens at every match. The fragments are usually harmless to your skin, but would be very unpleasant in your eye. Please don’t risk it and ruin the match for everyone else because of a lack of simple safety!
  5. Failure to follow any of these safety rules is grounds for immediate disqualification.

Chamber Flags are now required for all rifles & shotguns.  Empty brass, hulls or rope are no longer acceptable.  We will have some Chamber Flags available for purchase at the match, 1 for $2 or 2 for $3.  Your welcome to use your own but... Chamber Flags must be high visibility & extend into the chamber while preventing the bolt from closing. 

 

Division Cheat Sheet

  Pistol Rifle Shotgun
Open  Max mag. length is 170mm. No restrictions. No restrictions.
Tactical
Optics
No optics. No compensators.
Max magazine length 170mm single stack, 140mm double stack.
Only 1 optic with a reticle. Magnifiers are allowed for red dots. No bipods.
1" x 3" size limit on muzzle brakes.
Tube magazine only. No optics or porting. Shotgun mag. capacity is unlimited; however, only 8 rounds permitted in tube before start signal.
Tactical
Iron
Same as Tactical Optics. Same as Tactical Optics.
Except magnification is not allowed. Iron sights and or red dots only.
Same as Tactical Optics.
Heavy Same as Tactical Optics.
Except caliber must be .45acp.
Same as Tactical Optics.
Except caliber must be .308.
Same as Tactical Optics.
Except caliber must be 12ga.

 

 
THE 4 LAWS
OF
GUN SAFETY
The 1st Law
All Guns Are
Always Loaded!

The 2nd Law
 Never Point The Muzzle
At Something You Are
Not Willing To Destroy!

The 3rd Law
Keep Your Finger
Off The Trigger
Until Your Sights
Are On The Target!

The 4th Law
Identify Your Target,
And What Is Behind It!