I was introduced to Cowboy Action Shooting in 2005 by a good friend ( now deceased) Cowboy Butch aka Butch Powell. Since that first shoot in Feb. 05 I've found that this is the most fun I've ever had while shooting. I shoot with the Watrace Regulators in Wartrace Tennessee. SASS, Single Action Shooting Society, is the governing body of this sport.
At a monthly match we typically shoot 5 Stages (courses of fire). At each stage we shoot 2 single action revolvers, a lever action, or pump action rifle, and a double barrel, lever action or pump action (1897 Winchester or clone only) shotgun.
All of our guns are of a design made prior to 1900.
I hope you enjoy the pictures I've posted and if you're interested in Cowboy Action Shooting click on one of the links above and come out and watch a shoot near you.
2016 SENIOR DUELIST WORLD CHAMPION,
2007, 2008, 2009 Tennessee "B"-Western State Champion,
2008, 2009 Tennessee Black Powder "B"-Western State Champion,
2011 Tennessee-Kentucky Black Powder Shoot-Out Duelist Champion,
2011,2012 Tennessee Double Duelist State Champion, 2013,2014,2015,Senior Duelist State Champion,
SASS # 64903
NRA Life Member
13 Cowboys rode into Wartrace for our final match of the year. No Cowgirls made it to this one and we missed them. Papa Dave started us with a brief Safety Meeting and after a prayer and the pledge we headed out to shoot.
This match was free to all who came out to join us on a really nice December day. We had sunshine, very little wind and 40's. The Cowboys shot the same stages we shot on the December 5th match and for a little twist the Wild Bunch used their 191l 's for the rifle targets also. For each stage they had to have 4 magazines minimum. Most said it felt funny walking to the line without a rifle. They all seemed to enjoy it but there were more misses than usual.
Cumberland Drifter was the Top Gun of the day followed by Randy Saint Eagle, Grey Horse, Gun Butcher and PeDe rounded out the Top 5 Cowboys.
Frank Buckshot was the Wild Bunch Top Gun and he was Clean up to the last stage. Frank was followed by CW Knight, Dobber and Papa Dave.
Grey Horse and Nantahala Ned shot "Clean Matches".
The next Cowboy Match at Wartrace will be Jan. 2nd and hopefully we'll be as lucky with the weather as we have been the end of this year. For more information about Wartrace and Cowboy Action Shooting always check out our website.