Wideners Blog Logo

Category: Competition Shooting

From the GSSF Glock matches to the exciting courses of the USPSA and IDPA, competitors sometimes find the world of competition shooting challenging to navigate. If you’ve got what it takes to complete, then we’ve got the competition shooting guides to get you there. Are you looking to get into a local 3 Gun Match? We’ve got a guide for that as well! So grab your pistol, shotgun, or rifle, and check out one of the articles below.

 

On your way to a Cowboy Action Stage? Do you need a quick guide to get you started? Yee-Haw partner! We’ve got you covered. We’ll help you choose your leather rig, as well as set up your guns and even pick your cowboy name. Plan ahead and start smart with our easy-to-use guide.

 

If you’re headed to shoot at a competition, you need to be sure you have the right ammo for the event. Our competition ammo guide makes it easy to be sure you have ammo that matches the required power factor to compete. Be sure to check out our competition shooting guides and share the information with your friends and fellow competitors if you find it helpful.

a photo of a woman shooting a competition shotgun

Choosing A Competition Shotgun

Guest Writer: Kenzie Fitzpatrick Choosing a shotgun for competition is a process that only you can make the final decision on. It takes small tweaks and adjustments to fit a shotgun to your face, eyesight, and grip before you’re ready to compete. You should also enjoy the shotgun you’re shooting and be able to manage […]

SCSA Steel Challenge Guide

Guest Writer: Kenzie Fitzpatrick The best introduction to the competitive shooting world is an SCSA Steel Challenge Match. No matter your age, gender, height, athletic ability, this sport is for everyone. The best part about shooting a steel challenge match is the variety of divisions and the low barrier to entry. Just about any pistol, […]

Must Have AR-15 Accessories

Must Have AR-15 Accessories

Guest Writer: Kenzie Fitzpatrick So you’ve purchased a new AR-15, or at the very least, you’ve been window shopping. Buying your first rifle can be exciting, but there are still several factors to consider. What you may not know is which must have AR-15 accessories you need to customize your rifle to you. Upgrading a […]

photo of supplies needed for shooting at a gun range

Shot Timers And Their Uses

By Guy J. Sagi A basic shot timer measures and records how long it takes to deliver shots—or audibly signal when shooting can begin and must end. The versatile tool offers much more than a yardstick for competitive shooters or SWAT teams, though. The applications are ideal for gun owners with concealed carry permits and […]

a photo of a female shooting guns at 3 gun competition

3 Gun Competitions

Guest Writer: Kenzie Fitzpatrick Getting started with 3 gun competitions can be a slow process, but don’t let that stop you from joining in on the fun. Finding where to sign up, deciding what to bring, and learning the rules are common questions. Many beginners pack everything and the kitchen sink for their first 3 […]