Southwest Region Events
Shooters must use an 1896 or prior, American design, single-shot rifle with an exposed hammer. Examples include hiwalls, rolling blocks and the classic 1874 Sharps carbine. Both originals and reproductions are allowed. Only black powder or pyrodex may be used and gas checks are prohibited. Allowed calibers include but are not limited to .38-55, .40-65, .45-70 and .45-90.
Don't miss it! This month, the 500-meter range at BCR will be open for public use from 8:00am to 6:00pm.
A Range Officer will be on site to direct shooters in a safe manner.
Gong and paper targets will be used at marked distances of 200, 300, 385 and 500 meters. Hollow point, soft point or cast bullets only.
The main (200-yard) range will be closed for the day while shooters use the 500-meter range.
In cooperation with Black's Creek Public Shooting Range, the Idaho Automatic Weapons Collectors' Association (IAWCA) will host the Great Pumpkin Fun Shoot at BCR on Saturday, November 3rd from noon to 4:00 pm.
The Great Pumpkin Fun Shoot is a full-auto machine gun shoot that often includes WWII-era belt fed machine guns, classic submachine guns like the Thompson “Tommy Gun” and Uzi and modern weapons in current use around the world like the MP5, AK47 and M16. If you have ever wanted to watch real full-auto machine guns in action, this is the event for you.