Ohio Rifle and Pistol Association

Cowboy Action Shooting

BillKnallGOA2012Cowboy Action Shooting is one of fastest growing disciplines in the shooting sports. Matches are designed around scenarios and firearms taken from the historic period of the 'Old West' in the United States.

Competition with Rifle, Shotgun and Pistol is governed by the Single Action Shooting Society (S.A.S.S.). Competition has the added facet of a living history aspect. Competitors must choose a singular 'Nickname' and develop a costume and persona to use during competition. If you are interested in getting involved in this sport go to SASS  for more information.

There are numerous categories in which to compete for men, women and youth.

Cowboy Match Bulletins

Cowboy Action Shooting Report - 2011

The Ohio Rifle and Pistol Association continued to promote and support Cowboy Action Shooting in Ohio throughout 2011. ORPA was once again the Presenting Sponsor of the 2011 Single Action Shooting Society (SASS) Ohio State Cowboy Action Shooting Championships June 10-12. The competition is sponsored by the Miami Valley Cowboys at the Piqua Fish and Game Hard Times facility. Hard Times was built under the guidance of the NRA and stresses safety by design.

Read more: Cowboy Action Shooting Report - 2011

Upcoming Cowboy Events

Cowboy Action Shooting Programs will be listed here when they become available.


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