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Old August 2, 2010, 11:40 AM   #1
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Any Matches near Fort Bragg, NC?

I'm pretty much new to competitive shooting - I shot 3-position rifle back in college in the 90s, and made one trip to the All Army matches, both rifle and pistol - three years ago. So I'm open to just about anything I can do without specialized guns/gear.

My big limit is time/distance - I'm not going to drive for hours for a match, and anything requiring an overnight stay is out. I live about halfway between Ft Bragg and Sanford, NC, and the southern portion of Raleigh/Durham would be about my limit.

Are there any groups that hold matches of any sort in the greater Ft Bragg/Fayetteville area?
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Old August 2, 2010, 11:54 AM   #2
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Talk to Martin over at Guns Plus in Sanford. I'm sure he'd be able to tell you who does matches these days. I used to do 3 gun shoots out at Range 1 in Bunnlevel but I think they're closed down now, the website's gone and it was for sale when I was stationed at Bragg.

Also check out the Carolina Shooters Forum:
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Old August 2, 2010, 12:48 PM   #3
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Drake Landing holds IDPA and 3 gun matches. About 40 miles north of Fayetteville.

Further up the road is Personal Defense & Handgun Safety Center. They hold an indoor IDPA match once a month. In the off season, they also hold rim fire steel matches.
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Old August 2, 2010, 03:23 PM   #4
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There is a nice range on Pope. Check w/ them for matches. I have shot there w/ son-in-law-AF LTC-MD.

Guns Plus is a nice place. Range is way too noisy for me but we shot there also.
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Old August 3, 2010, 08:50 AM   #5
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Hope the following Sites Help:
Shows a weekly listing Shooting Matches for IDPA & USPSA and other interesting sites.
The Site of the Cowboy Wire if you are interested
in SASS. A bunch of SASS Cowboys are out of Bragg.
Great clubs at Wagram & Wilmington

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