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Welcome to the State Association Divisions and State Services Page!

We urge you to contact the Division Directors on this page or the Directory Page or go to our Events Page  (coming soon) for matches, practices, and other events. If you cannot find a division or discipline you are interested us for help.
asrpatrainingdivision(at)   Some services and other ASRPA groups are on the DIRECTORY PAGE. 

ASRPA Black Powder Cartridge.  bpcr
The Black Powder Cartridge Division offers silhouette matches for black powder cartridge and vintage sniper rifles.  BPCR matches are shot with period correct reproduction buffalo rifles or original rifles of that time period.  Vintage sniper weapons used to participate in this match must follow CMP rules for participation.  The matches are shot as a team sport with each participant shooting and then spotting for their team member in a rotating fashion.  Targets are shot at four distances (200M, 300M, 450M and 500M).  200 Meter targets are shot offhand.  The other distances are shot in the prone or sitting position.  Cross sticks are used for rifle support at the longer distances.   Vintage rifle participants may use sand bags or cross sticks but bipods are not allowed.  Matches are held at the Ben Avery Shooting facility in Phoenix.  Match schedules can be found on their website. Contact Bob De La Torre for further information:

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The Cast Bullet Division  competes with various rifles using cast lead bullets fired at 100 and 200 yards.  The Benchrest section shoots modern and antique  cartridge rifles fired from the bench.  The Schutzen section  shoots separate loading (breech seating) single-shot rifles fired off-hand and from the bench.  The Rimfire Schutzen section shoots .22 rimfire single shot schutzen rifles fired off-hand and from the bench at 100 yards.  Cast Bullet Division typically shoots three matches each month.  Contact Dan Walliser at
dwalliser648(at) for further information.


The ASRPA Junior Program is supervised by Randy Jackovich, Junior Coordinator, contact Randy at

ASRPA Junior High Power Team. (Scorpions)Scorpions
The Team is comprised of juniors which have graduated from small bore and basic marksmanship training and wish to compete in a serious national competitive environment.  The course of fire is usually NRA Cross-The-Course however there are some other variations which the team uses such as the Rattle Battle and fixed longer range competition. The Team represents the State Association at the National Matches in Camp Perry Ohio every summer.  Participants (juniors and parents) are required to adhere to stringent guidelines of safety, firearm storage, hand loading, personal development commitment to the team.  Academic standards in school must be high throughout the program. Equipment is provided by the State Association.  Parental involvement and support is also a must. The ASRPA Junior High Power Team (Scorpions) attends the National Matches at Camp Perry, Ohio every year. 
Contact Randy Jacovich rjackovich(at)

ASRPA Junior Marksmanship Program.jr mks 2
Junior Smallbore Rifle Marksmanship Program--Providing training for boys and girls ages 10 - 21 in prone, sitting, kneeling and standing positions.  .22 caliber target rifles, ammunition and all equipment are provided.  Participants earn NRA classifications and are awarded certificates, patches and medals.
Jr Mks 1Programs are in place to graduate young shooters into our ASRPA Junior High Power Program.  Parental involvement and support is also mandatory.
Contact Noble C. Hathaway at asrpatrainingdivision(at) 


ASRPA Lever Action Rifle   Lever 1There are three classes of lever action rifles (LAR), all shooting is done from the offhand position.  Lever Action Rifle is any center fire .25 caliber or larger with a tubular magazine of original manufacture or replica thereof, using a flat nosed bullet.  Target distances are 50-100-150-200 meters.  Pistol Cartridge LAR is any PCLAR with tubular magazine using round or flat nosed bullet.  Target distances are 40-50-75-100 meters.  lever 2Smallbore Cowboy Rifle is any lever action, pump, or semi-auto rimfire rifle with a tubular magazine.  Only .22LR ammunition is allowed.  Hyper velocity ammo is prohibited.  Target distances are 40-50-75-100 meters.
Contact Jeanie Hershey at cowgirl3220(at) for more information.

ASRPA Pistol Silhouette - pistol sil
Pistol Silhouette is all about shooting handguns at longer than usual distances. The targets are steel silhouettes of animals: chickens, pigs, turkeys, and rams. The small bore animals are 25-100 yards and big bore are 50-200 yards. Shooters are given 2 minutes to fire 5 shot strings for a total of 40 shots per match. If you have a handgun, come on out and shoot with us.
Contact :  Shelley Sansom  Shelleysansom(at)

ASRPA Education and Training.
Noble C. Hath ar15 101The E and T Division offers ASRPA, NRA,  and CMP Training on all levels including NRA Instructor, Range Safety Officer, CMP M1 Garand and Small Arms Course
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The E and T also offers ASRPA proprietary courses such as the Civilian Anti-Terrorist (Active Shooter) Survival course (CATS), AR15/10 101 and 102, a beginners guide to the modern sporting rifle, the ADM (Arizona Defense Match) a training exercise with rifle and backpack, and the original Defensive Use of Firearms course by Michael P. Anthony (original Arizona DPS CCW course from 2005 which is updated after each legislative year.  Contains 3 hours of law, videos, scenarios, and firearm safety with an emphasis on fun and smiles for everyone.
We work with individuals and groups such as churches, schools, community centers, and just about anywhere in the State. If you are planning or would like information on a group training, shooting, or lecture event, please contact us for ideas, pricing, and other pertinent information which would make your event a hit.
Click on the picture of the AR101 training to be directed to the Education and Training Page and contact information for Division Director Noble C. Hathaway  asrpatrainingdivision(at)

ASRPA Womens Division.Womens Division
The ASRPA Women's Division will continue to do educational classes for women using NRA classes and our own. Giving women a solid shooting platform with developing skills in pistol and rifle. Exposing them to the  world of Personal Protection for themselves and family. We encourage women to enter the different competitions to re-enforce their education, have fun while making new friends. 
ASRPA Women's Division will be reaching out to other areas of the state of Arizona helping and teaching women who don't have access to this education.
We are here for them, because this division is all about them. 
If you your womens shooting group would be interested in a unique experience
Contact Carol Ruh at carolruh(at)

ASRPA Vintage and Specialty Match snip
The V and S Division offers out of the box matches, events, CMP Vintage Rifle, CMP Vintage Sniper, Pistol, Shotgun, Three Gun, Big Game, Sniper, and just about anything you can think up to have a good time with your firearms.  Usually associated with food.  Also, the Division will offer some traditional NRA, CMP, and other types of events.
Contact - David Geyer -

ASRPA Action Pistol. Action Pistol
Action Pistol includes run and gun€ť competitions such as USPSA matches that require shooter movement and magazine changes, as well as “stand and deliver” matches like Steel Challenge where a stage is shot from a single position with no movement or timed reloads. Depending on the match and location, stage targets are paper, steel, or a combination of the two. All matches emphasize accuracy and speed. There are divisions for all types of handguns, including .22s and revolvers. Contact James Walliser at
jwalliser(at) for more information

ASRPA Bullseye Pistol. Bullseye team
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many different disciplines in Precision Pistol. The one commonality in them all is each is shot one handed and with both slow fire and sustained fire with fixed time limits. Some disciplines require the use of iron sights and some allow optics and both semi-automatics and revolvers are used.
The most common type of Precision Pistol is Bullseye, generally with optic sights (much easier to see), which is fired at 50 yards slow fire, 10 shots in 10 minutes and sustained fire courses at 25 yards of timed fire 5 shots in 20 seconds twice and rapid fire 5 shots in 10 seconds twice as well. The General course is 10 slow, 10 timed and 10 rapid which we call a National Match Course.  We attend the National Matches at Camp Perry, Ohio as the ASRPA Bullseye Team.

Contact: Phillip Meyer at philliprmeyers(at)

ASRPA Shotgun.
The ASRPA Shotgun Division hosts three registered sporting clay bustersclays tournaments annually in the fall.  All three are charity events. The September competition, “100 Big Bangs for Freedom,” is held in commemoration of Patriot Day to honor those lost on 9/11, and is held as close as possible to a 9/11 date.  Arizona Elk Society’s Heroes Rising Outdoors/Hunts for Heroes, a program for disabled Arizona Veterans, is the recipient of this fundraiser. On the first weekend of October, ASRPA’s Shotgun Division holds “Blue Ribbon Clays” to benefit the Prostate Cancer Foundation.  A 2-event competition format on Saturday, 100 NSCA registered target shoot is held in the morning and followed by an optional 50 targets for Super Sporting.  Sunday’s 100-target event, “Pulling Together for SCTP” benefits the Scholastic Clay Target Program.  In March, the Shotgun Division hosts the Arizona Senior Olympics for Trap, Skeet and Sporting Clays.  Additional outreach programs are held as NRA Day events to promote the clay target sports.  ASRPA Shotgun Division is a sponsor for the Arizona Sporting Clays Association and hosts a shoot-off at the annual statewide SCTP Commissioner’s Cup for an academic scholarship for a graduating high school senior. Contact:  Larry Welton

ASRPA High Power Rifle.
We are a group of long-range enthusiasts. We shoot from 600 yards to 1000 yards. IMG_0358 (002)Our main focus is  iron sites Palma rifle or F class competition. The iron sights X ring target at 1000 yards is 10 inches round or one minute of angle. For a F-Class the X-raying is 5 inches wide or a half minute of angle. ASRPA HP photoWe are always looking to exchange information and help our fellow shooters. If you would like to come out and join us, we ask is that you bring a proven firearm (without muzzle break) which can reach out to 1000 yards.

Contact Allan Rosenthal  allan(at)

Small Bore Rifle.
Steve Perkins 1Small Bore Rifle Division encompasses seveSteve Perkins 2ral small bore disciplines including the Western Wildcat and Black Widow State Matches, the Steel Challenge, the AR Smallbore Platform Course, and some competition under ARA rules.
Contact: This Division iseeking a new Division Director.  Contact Noble C. Hathaway

ASRPA operates the Joe Foss Range Complex in Buckeye, AZ under a Special Use Permit with Maricopa County Parks and Recreation
The Complex comprises 500 acres, A 200-yard Public Range with 40 Shooting Lanes, A 50-yard Public Training Range with 40 Shooting Lanes, A Public Trap & Skeet Shotgun Field, A Public Archery Range and Hunter Education Trail, Open to the Public every Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Hours of operation are 7:30 AM to 1:30 PM, Range Fees are discounted for ASRPA Members
Classrooms and Range available for User Groups and Certified Trainers  asrpajoefossrange(at)


Frank DeSomma Rifle Silhouette Range Rifle Silhouette.
Newly remodeled 500 meter Animal and Gong Range named after the founder of Patriot Ordnance Factory, Frank DeSomma
The range features multiple steel Animal Silhouette targets out to 500 meters as well as various steel plates and gongs for your enjoyment.

John Mullins johnwes121(at)

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