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Due to the fire restrictions in the National Forests, our Sniper Challenge Matches will be cancelled until further notice. The club's 3 Gun Matches will be held at the Second Knoll Range until further notice. Thanks for everyone's patience.


Subject: Match Changes

  • WMPS has made a few changes in our match schedule that we need to pass along to our members
  • Moved our Steel Challenge from 1st Friday PM to 1st Sunday PM (12-4)
  • Added a BUG (Back Up Gun) match after 4th Saturday Pistol Match PM (as soon as first match is over)
  • Added a 22 LR match after 2nd Saturday Carbine Match PM (as soon as first match is over)
  • Also our setup time will become 8 AM starting at the 1st of May with 8:30AM sign in shooting @ about 9AM

We are expanding our Matches this year:

  • USPSA Pistol matches will be held on the second Sunday and fourth Saturday of every month. They will start around 8 am depending on the time of year. This match will be held at the Second Knoll Range.
  • Rifle matches will be held on the second Saturday of every month. They will start around 8 am depending on the time of year. This match will be held at the Second Knoll Range.
  • 3 Gun matches will be held on the first Saturday of every other month starting in January. They will start around 8 am depending on the time of year. This match will be held in the local area, usually at the Lone Pine Dam location.
  • All Classifier matches will be held on the first Saturday of every other month starting in February. The match will start around noon. This match will be held at the Second Knoll Range.
  • Steel Challenge match will be held on the first Friday of every month. It will start around noon. This match will be held at the Second Knoll Range.
  • Sniper Challenge matches will be held on the third Saturday of every month and these will start around 8 am depending on the time of year. This match will be held in the local area.

There will be a new Membership form distributed, we need all club members to fill this out and either mail it back to us or bring it to the next club match. Please be sure to include your email address as this helps us get news to all of you. 


***Sniper Challenge Update***

Division Equipment-

As always you can use as much gear as you want. Whatever gear you start with you must have with you on every stage, you don’t have to use everything but it must be with you. This includes, bags, stabilization devices, magazines, you get the picture.

Division Rifle Requirements-

• Precision Bolt - a customized stock with detachable magazines. At this time we cannot allow any cartridge
   larger than 300 Win Mag.

• Precision Gas - .24 caliber or larger

• Hunter - Stock Rifle with blind mag or hinged floor plates. No detachable mags allowed.

• Quigley - Any single shot Rifle.

• Infantry - Any semiautomatic Rifle in .223 or 5.56. Your rifle may be customized as you see fit.

• Super Sniper - this is a tri-entry Division. You must compete with an Infantry style rifle or Precision Bolt,
   Precision Gas or Hunter. This division requires 2 entries and you will be scored in 3 Divisions.

Match will begin at 10am Saturday, December 16. There will be 6 stages and 2-3 squads. Round counts are 1-10 rounds per stage as well as a PAR time. Directions-From Hwy 260 in Heber take Hwy 277 approximately 5-6 miles to Halter Cross Rd., turn left and follow the signs approximately 2 miles. Please do not use a low clearance vehicle.

-Bo Cox

President/WMPS


Phew! PRS/Carbine Match completed!!!

Please take a moment to thank the Hub for its support of this club and the shooting sports! If you’re close by stop in and say thanks and check out everything they have to offer the shooting community in the White Mountains!

A huge thank you to all who showed up and an even bigger thank you to everyone who helped tear down. This was not a short match and some lessons were learned by shooters and director. The next match is sure to be even more awesome!!

Thank you to all the new shooters who showed up and shot this beast!

Here are the final scores:

  • 1st – Kreiger (PB) 740
  • 2nd – 2 Old Guys (PB) 780
  • 3rd – Lefties (PB) 800
  • 4th – Trin-A-Saurus (2) (PB) 859
  • 5th – Don’t Care (2) (PB) 910
  • 6th – Cougars (PB) 910
  • 7th – Trin-A-Saurus (PB) 925
  • 8th – Cougars (2) (PB) 955
  • 9th – Don’t Care (H) 965
  • 10th – Lost in the Sauce (PB) 975
  • 11th – Hancocks (PB) 1000

The range is located 4.5 miles east of the intersection of 77 and 60, on 60. When you see the 'Truck Crossing' sign, slow down, the range is on the next road to the right (South). It is Forest Service road 206. If you reach Bourdon Ranch Road, you have gone about 1/2 mile too far.


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