If you’re a paid-up member of the Long Nine Cowboys OR if you registered for our June Match which was Rained Out [in a drought?!?], we invite you to take advantage of a FREE LUNCH in July which includes rib eye steak sandwiches. [If you don’t fit either category, you can also purchase lunch].
We’re starting EARLIER
Registration is 8:05 am to 9:00 am
Side Match runs from 8:05 – 9:00 am
New Shooter’s Meeting starts at 8:45 am
[Please let us know at registration if you are a new shooter]
Mandatory Shooter’s Meeting starts at 9:00 am
Shooting begins at 9:15 am
Cost is $10 for Members, $12 for Non-members
July Stages are posted for your enjoyment. They are the same ones we would have completed in June if lightning hadn’t stopped the match.
Suggestion A: Go through Chatham. Starting at Exit 93 on I-72, go south on Veteran’s Parkway [Highway 4] approximately 5 miles into Chatham. Turn right [west] on Walnut Street across from the BP gas station [Walnut Street becomes County Hwy 5 or East Loami Road]. Take it into Loami and see additional directions below**.
Suggestion B: Go past Curran. Starting at Exit 91 on I-72, go south on Old 54 past Curran. Look for Farley road on your left. Go left [south] on Farley Road. Make a left [east] onto Irish road. Turn right [south] on Lead Line road until you reach Mansion road. Turn right [west] on Mansion Road and follow it til you get to Loami-Bates road. Turn left [south] on Loami-Bates Road which takes you into Loami. See additional directions below**.
** From either route, find you way out of bustling downtown Loami heading west onto West Loami Road [across from the gas station]. Turn left [south] on Rhea Park Road for a mile or so. The road to the Lefthanders range is on your left. The SPEED LIMIT IS 10 MPH going into the range.
Side Match #1 – Read more about the Long Range Side Match run by Marshal J.D. Oak.
Side Match #2 – You can also try your hand on the Fast Draw Machine with wax bullets [provided]. Look for Brisco Big’n and a new cowboy shooter, Log Cabin Lawman who are running this event.
Side Match runs from 8:05 – 9:00 a.m.
We will be offering complimentary bottled water on ice for all registered shooters.
We’ll try to shoot 5 stages before breaking for lunch.
Our Match Director this month is Don Jorge.
If you can help set up for the shoot at the Lefthander’s Gun Club in Loami, it’s happening on Saturday at 8:30 a.m. If you’re a member of Lefthander’s Gun Club, set-up hours for the Long Nine matches count toward membership work hours.