Tri-City Gun Club

Introduction To Practical Pistol and 3 Gun Discussion

  • 07/19/2018 7:50 AM
    Reply # 6388638 on 6096914

    As Jamie mentioned, since we're not a sanctioned match, we're not bound by all the regulations that are in the lengthy manual, as that covers a lot of administrative rules as well as minute details in regards to separating out the various classes of firearms.

    We don't test for major or minor caliber power factors or get hung up on the various classes of firearms. It's "Run what you brung."

     We do follow their rules as far as safety.

     In its simplest form, you'll start out standing in a shooter's box marked out on the ground, draw your firearm when the timer sounds, engage both half silhouette paper targets and steel. When you're "off the clock" you'll make your firearm safe and return it to your holster.

     We have three bays at the end of the Long Rifle Range with three different courses of fire, with typically each course of fire requiring the shooter to move from one shooter's box to the other.

    Paper targets have an A through D zone, so the scorekeeping software will factor in your time and accuracy.

    Minimal equipment required is a holster which covers the trigger guard area. Hip holsters and thigh rigs only. No cross drawing.

    A minimum of two large capacity magazines, with a third recommended. I tell people to bring 150 rounds just to play it safe.

    It's a very laid back and friendly atmosphere, with everyone there willing to help you out and talk you through it, and a very diverse range of skill levels.

    Just come out and do it!

  • 07/18/2018 3:30 PM
    Reply # 6387913 on 6096914

    Rules guided by U.S. Practical Pistol Shooting Association

    3rd paragraph of description for Practical Pistol on our website.   However, TCGC is not as stringent on pistol classes.    Come on out!

  • 07/17/2018 11:14 AM
    Reply # 6385521 on 6096914

    I was wondering if there is a link to the rules for Practical Pistol? 

  • 04/12/2018 2:16 PM
    Message # 6096914

       This is a brand new forum and you all are welcome to start up new topics as you wish.

       By and large, PP and 3G are closely related at TCGC, but there will be topics that just pertain to Practical Pistol or just to 3 Gun, so feel free to create topics as you feel is necessary.

       At this time one has to be a TCGC member in order to sign in and post but I hope to get that changed.

       Thank you!

       Eric Bauman

       3 Gun Match Director


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Norman, OK 73072

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