Promoting safe and efficient use of guns and equipment suitable for self-defense
and providing opportunities to practice safely in a sporting atmosphere.




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Match Cancellation Policy

There is one way to CHECK and one way GET cancellations.

The way to CHECK for a cancellation is to look at the dark box in the upper left corner on the home page of the website.  If a cancellation has been posted then it will be posted in the gray twitter feed box.

The way to GET a cancellation is to receive a text to your mobile phone when we cancel a match.  If you would like to sign up for this simply send an SMS text to 40404 saying follow WestHoustonSC, to receive text messages to your mobile phone in the event of a cancellation.  After you sign up for this you may receive unsolicited text messages from twitter.  If you follow the instructions to opt-out of the unsolicited messages & are still receiving them then contact Arthur & he will help you resolve the problem whidpaweb@gmail.comYou do not need a Twitter account to receive these texts.  The only thing you need is a mobile phone capable of receiving texts.

If the decision is made to cancel the match it will be posted in the Twitter feed -- no later than 5:00pm for Wednesday matches & 10:00pm the Friday before for a Saturday match.  We try to cancel hours before these times so that you don't waste time driving out to the range.

Put your big boy pants on and check the Twitter feed for a cancellation before heading out for a match.  It's your responsibility.



Our regularly scheduled matches are...

  • Weekly Wednesday IDPA  - sign-up from 5:30 - 5:45 PM; match begins 6:00 sharp!  Match usually ends around 8. 

  • Monthly First Saturday IDPA - sign-up 8:30 AM; match begins at 9:00.  Match usually ends around 1 & 2.

  • Monthly Second Saturday 3-Gun - sign-up 8:30 AM; match begins at 9:00.  Match usually ends around 1 & 2.


Match Fees & Memberships

Here is the waiver for the club.  Waiver Form  Everyone must have a properly signed waiver on file with the club before they can shoot with the club.

West Houston Shooters Club yearly membership is $60.  
Benefits of the club membership include: a significant reduction in match fees, voting privileges.
 If you are interested in becoming a West Houston Shooters Club member please fill out this "editable" PDF version of the Membership Form (all fields of the form are editable expect the signature line) then print it out & bring it with you to the match. However, you do not have to be a West Houston Shooters Club member to shoot with us.

All shooters pay a $15 yearly insurance fee.  Unless you paid the $60 membership fee which includes the insurance fee.


  • $15 for West Houston Shooters Club members and $20.00 for non-members.


  • $20 for West Houston Shooters Club members and $25.00 for non-members.
     ------Chamber Flags, 1 for $2 or 2 for $3------

Youth Shooters (under 18 & accompanied by a legal guardian) - only pay $10 range fee on Wednesdays & $12 range fee on Saturdays.
Safety Officers - only pay $10 range fee for Wednesdays & $12 range fee for Saturdays.
Match Directors
- pay nothing.

According to the International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA) rule book “Contestants may only shoot one IDPA match as a non-IDPA member. Competitors wishing to shoot additional matches must become IDPA members.”  (This rule does not apply to 3-gun.) 

 Click on the following link to become an IDPA member - https://www.idpa.com/join-now

 Any questions regarding this please contact us at - whidpa@gmail.com


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!