Claremore Daily Progress

Community News

April 27, 2014

J.M. Davis Arms Museum to host ‘Steel Challenge Shooting Match’

CLAREMORE — The J.M. Davis Arms and Historical Museum will hold a Steel Challenge Shooting Match next Sunday, May 4.

The marksmanship contest will be held at the United States Shooting Academy at

6500 East 66th street north in Tulsa. Registration begins at 9 am and competition at 10 am. Entry fee is $ 35.

Claremore Police Officer Lance Jensen is the Match Director.

The contest will have six stages of shooting; rim fire pistol open and iron sights, rim fire rifle open and iron sights, center fire pistol and iron sights

“This is a fun fund raiser for the museum,” said Davis Museum executive director, Wayne McCombs. “There are six stages of competition shooting and also for a junior division. Winners of all divisions will receive a custom made one of a kind trophy.”

Competitors must bring center fire pistol, rim fire pistol or rim fire rifle and a minimum of 150 rounds of ammunition.

A large group of raffle prizes will be available including a Savage model 10 FCP in .308, a precision bolt action rifle, CVA single shot rifle in .223, Quick Trip gasoline, a $ 250 Wal-Mart gift card and ammunition.

“The USSA is the best facility of its kind in the nation,” said McCombs. “Everything at USSA is first class from the shooting ranges to the club house. Every detail has been taken to be sure that whether a person is just learning to fire a weapon or if they are a skilled target shooter or hunter they will have a great experience at USSA.”

Concessions will be available on site and spectators are admitted free.

For more information visit the J.M. Davis Arms and Historical Museums’ web site at: thegunmuseum.com or call (918) 341-5707.

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