Announcements & News

Check back here ever-so-often... for updates, news and announcements!

August 3, 2017

As many of you know, we have been working on a getting and installing a compressor here at the range for about a year. 

We have worked very hard to secure the finest air compressor a club could have.  This took time, patience, fundraising, and fortitude to bring you the BEST product out there. 

With the help of you the competitor, in addition to the following people, donors, and organizations, we have put together the most incredible fill station a club could possibly dream of. 


February 27, 2017

Our March match is scheduled for the third Saturday of the month. March 18th. 

This is anticipated to be the most scenic matches of the year. All the spring greenery and wildflowers are out. This is the one to make!  

Sight in and registration opens at 0800

Registration closes 0900

Match Start 0930. 


Garrett Kwakkestein

Phoenix Airgun Club

January 17, 2017

Congratulations to Andy Parcard for winning Rio Salado's Volunteer of the Year award.  He has participated in too numerous to count events, in addition to being a Match Director for 50y and 75Y matches.  He has immersed himself in the scoring process and occasionally runs the pistol events.   He also participates in powder burning matches as well.  A true example of an outstanding member.  He was awarded by Terry, the President of Rio at the Annual Membership Dinner and meeting.  Next...

December 22, 2016

Ok not really the Electoral College but we have an offical count and the winner is

Garrett Kwakkestein for Club President

December 4, 2016

In December we had 2 members move up in there Shooters ranking for 25m Benchrest


Brian Miller                                   moved up to                                   Sharp Shooter

David Hartsoch                             moved up to                                   Sharp Shooter...

November 6, 2016

In November we had 2 members move up in there Shooters ranking for 25m Benchrest


Scott Seyler                              moved up to                               Expert

Jim Cantillo                               moved up to                               Sharp Shooter...

October 16, 2016

In September we had 4 members move up in there shooter rankings for 25m Benchrest


Mark Buchanan                  moved up to                 High Master

Garrett Kwakkestein          moved up to                 Master

Allen Surratt                       moved up to                 Expert...

October 15, 2016

We are proud to announce that we have been selected to host the 2017 AAFTA Field Target National Championships next fall here at Rio Salado. 

As with every major event, we will need participation of our members to make this a memorable event. We have some preparation that needs to be done to the range, and we'll be getting started on that soon.  If you are interested in volunteering, please respond or see Garrett. 

We have created a page on our site where you can always find the la...

October 15, 2016

OMG Totally 

September 27, 2016

On the first day of competition was Open Class and our own Garrett Kwakkestein won First Place.  The second day was Light Varmint Class and the Phoenix group did not do as well, with the best place being 12th with Dave Litt.  On the third day was Heavy Varmint Class we had three members from our club to get medals 3rd place went to Scott Seyler, 4th place went to Allen Surratt and 5th went to Mark Buchanan.  For results look under match reports

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