IBS Matches

600 Yard 
Bench Rest Competitions



Long Range 
Shooting Practice






Long Range Qualification Class











Balloon Shoot

































Monday Night Upper Range League


IBS 600 Yard competitions are held throughout the summer.
 Click below for the schedule and information.

Benchrest Match Flyer 2018

Registration Form for the IBS Matches


600 Yard Shooting and Practice dates will be announced to members who have passed the training class. If you are interested in learning more about shooting on the 600 yard range or would like to be notified of the practice shooting times so you can observe contact Gray Giesfeldt 608-335-5833

Shooting on the 600 Yard Range from open benches  is only allowed under the supervision of a Range Safety Officer on pre-announced shooting or match dates. 

Members who have qualified may shoot on the upper range tube range 8am to sunset whenever the upper range is open.   Be aware other events take place on the upper range and it will be closed on occassion

See the range rules for details

Anyone caught shooting on the 600 yard range from the open benches any time other than a competition or Scheduled shooting date will have thier membership revoked.


Long Range Qualification Class:

Next Long Range Qualification class will be on Sunday August 5, 2018.

Items needs for class:

A notebook, pen, calculator for classroom.

A rifle capable of shooting 1 MOA  (1" at 100 yards) with a scope appropriate for shooting 350-600 yards. Scope turrets should match the scope reticle.

Elevation chart for your rifle and ammo.

Email: Gray Giesfeldt
Phone: 608-335-5833

Contact Gray if you are interested in taking the long range training class.

Long Range Class Application  

Long Range Class: What you need


Flyer for Balloon Shoot match July 20 & 21 & 22 2018

Friday July 20th. 22 Limited Class, 8:00 am. Registration, 8 – 11practice,11:30

Saturday July 21st. Custom Classes, 8:00 am. Registration, 8 – 11 practice, 11:30 Shooting 

Sunday July 22nd. Factory Class, 8:00 am. Registration, 8 – 11 practice, 11:30 Shooting

Payouts daily for completed matches. Lunch is available at range. 

Factory Class: Factory stock, barrel, action and trigger. Blueprinting, timing and truing of actions permitted. Re-crowning of barrels permitted. Bedding of actions permitted. No other modifications permitted. No custom shop or specialty rifles (i.e. Cooper, Dakota, Bear, etc.) 

22 Limited: Limited to calibers 22 or less, no other restrictions. 

Custom Class: Restricted to 30 caliber or less, no other restrictions. 

Shooting: Contestant, scorers, and spotters permitted on the firing line during relays. Top 10 scores go to the shoot off using the same balloons. Contestant and scorers only permitted on the firing line during shoot offs. 20 Minute relays. Ties broken by 5 shots for score at 600 yards. Entries limited to twice per class. $25.00 per entry. 50% of net income payout paid 5 places, 25%, 10%, 5%, 5%, and 5%. 
Balloons: 4@350, 5@440, and 5@540: 14 balloons 17 rounds of ammo. 4” minimum balloon size. Balloons held in netting.

Registration Form for Balloon Shoot

Liability Release for Balloon Shoot


Columbus Sportsman’s Club

Wisconsin State Benchrest Championship

June 2nd , June 3rd , July 7th , August 4th , September 1st


Points will be awarded for participation, small group, high score, and overall combined winners for each class/series. Classes shall include A, B, and Factory. Class A shall include anyone shooting 2 or more targets of 3” or less. Class B will include competitors shooting targets greater than 3.00. Factory class shall consist of factory produced rifles*. Custom shop rifles, Cooper, 40X, and similar rifles may compete in class A or B. Once a competitor has achieved two or more targets of less than 3” they shall remain in class A for the year. Notwithstanding they may compete in the Factory class. The first series of targets shall be for rifles of 17 pounds or less (light gun). The second series of targets shall be for any rifle that qualifies for IBS, NBRSA, or Williamsport rules (light/heavy gun). The third series of targets if needed, will be for factory class. Entry fees shall be $25 for one gun, and $10 for each additional gun for CSA members, Non-member fees shall be $35 for one gun and $10 for each additional gun. One point shall be awarded for participation in Light Gun, Any Gun, and Factory classes. One point shall be awarded for Small Group, High Score, and Overall in classes A, B and Factory. Points will be awarded for each series of targets. A Factory Gun may be shot in all classes. All Club IBS matches shot at CSA are included for points earned. The State Championship will be awarded at the last match of the year. *Rifles from manufactures producing 5,000 or more rifles per year.


2019 Monday Night Long Range League and Practice Match

Monday Nights at 5:30PM [March 11 – October 28]

The Long Range League and Practice match is open to CSA members and non-members with Long Range
Training and experience.

This League is also open to CSA members and non-CSA members that do not have Long Range Training or
experience shooting organized matches at ranges exceeding 500 yards but requires that a mentor
supervise each shooter. Space for non-qualified shooters is subject to availability. Those without
experience MUST contact Jeff Western (Contact info below) to confirm enough mentor(s) will be
available for inexperienced shooters.

There will be competitive events including timed steel shot at all distances, paper scoring at 400,
500 and 600 yards, Sniper Shoot and more. In addition to the events, the league is open for those
that just want to shoot paper and steel at their pleasure.

Equipment requirements are:

A rifle and ammunition combination that is capable of 1 MOA

A scope with matching reticle and turrets (MOA or MIL) that are adjustable for elevation and

Ballistic information for the ammunition used

A front rifle rest or bipod and rear bags for support

Rifle should be zeroed at 100 or 200 yards.

Fees: $5.00 for Members / $15.00 for Non-Members

League format:

  • Every Week there will a competition alternating between several formats. Including:
    • Target for Score - Paper targets placed at: 400, 500 & 600 yards [pending conditions].  Five (5) shots per target, targets will be scored, miss = 0, Max. =50 x 3= 150 total.  Unlimited sight in shots allowed (clay pigeons, golf balls at 600 and steel) at each distance.
    • Steel Challenge  Cold bore (no sight in rounds) timed steel shoot at 350, 400, 450, 500, 550 and 600 yards.  Maximum of 3 rounds at each distance.  Spotters/recorder assigned to help each shooter. Scoring based on number of shots and total time.
    • Sniper quest  **Details being developed**
  • All CSA Range / Safety Rules Apply. An RSO will be on duty. If RSO isn’t available shooting will be done through the “Tubes” by qualified members only.
  • Any firearm that is allowed by club rules is allowed, no weight or optic limitations League Fees will be $5 members and $15 for non-members.

If you have questions about the Monday Night League Shoot, please contact:

Jeff Western 608-692-8414

Ray Weitzel 608-628-9820

Gray Giesfeldt 608-335-5833



Open Trap runs on Thursday nights at 7pm and starts in 2018 on May 24th and runs through September.  Members and the general public are welcome.   For more info contact Dean Haseman at 920-344-0656

Shotgun Patterning Board available during all open Trap sessions.  Also available by appointment.  Click to contact Dean Haseman      

Paper is 48"x48"  Cost is 50 cents per sheet. 

Click here for some links to articles on shotgun patterning or just Google Shotgun Patternig for a ton of info.














Outdoor 22 pistol league starts with a organizational meeting and practice on Sunday January 31st.  League starts on Sunday February 14th, 2018 and runs  once per week for 8-10 weeks on Sunday afternoons from 1:00 to ? pm. 

The course of fire is:

Slow Fire -10 shots in 5 minutes
Timed Fire- 10 shots in 20 seconds
Rapid Fire- 10 shots in 10 seconds.    

Two courses are done at 7 yards and 10 yards.  Lots of fun!

A Steel Challenge Event will follow.  Five to Seven Steel plates.  Score is your time so shoot fast and don't miss!  Great practice for the rimfire challenge!

Print out your own targets for the event or for practice.

Contact Larry Haseman for more information:  920-344-0656 and check this page for updates on future leagues.


Outdoor 22 rifle league will be held at the pistol range.  League starts on Sunday April 15th, 2018 and runs  once per week for 4 weeks, starting at 1:00 to ? pm. 

NSSF Rimfire Challenge

The NSSF Rimfire Challenge is a .22 rifle and pistol program created to introduce new people to the shooting sports and provide a pathway to shooting competition. The NSSF Rimfire Challenge can provide individuals or families with a fun and exciting first-time shooting experience.  The event consists of shooting steel plates with a 22lr pistol and a 22lr rifle.  Speed and accuracy are the name of the game!  
  Click here to visit the NSSF page on Rimfire Challenge

Friday Sept. 7 - Setup for registered match, all ranges closed all day

Saturday Sept. 8 - Registered match, all ranges closed all day

Flyer for 2018 Rimfire Challenge with map.

Register online here.

Ammunition available for purchase.

Practice matches 

May 12 Rimfire Challenge Monthly Match Upper range closed 8am to 4pm

June 23 Rimfire Challenge Monthly Match Upper range closed 8am to 4pm

July 21 Rimfire Challenge Monthly Match Upper range closed 8am to 4pm 

August 12 Rimfire Challenge Monthly Match Upper range closed 8am to 4pm 

Contact Jerry here with any questions


Action Rifle League

Action Rifle League runs on the first 3 Tuesdays of each month from 5-2 to 9-19.  Starts at 6pm.  There will be multiple drills for participants to run on the clock.  Any semi-automatic with a removable magazine in any caliber can be used.  Usual round count in 60 to 100 rounds.  Expect some interesting shooting positions!  A fun event that is also good training.


Our 3-D and indoor archery range is available for youth shooters! Contact Bob Wierough


22 LR Silhouette Shoot

at CSA

Date Pending
Starts at Noon.

This is a fun event for all shooters:  young and old,  men and women! 
 Come on out and knock over some metal silhouettes!   

Each match consists of 20 rounds.  Five targets are fired upon from each of four distances.  5 Chickens at 25 yards, 5 Pigs at 50 yards, 5 Turkeys at 75 yards, and 5 Rams at 100 yards.  Targets are fired in banks of five from left to right.  One shot at each target.  

  Only 22 LR standard and high velocity ammunition may be used. Stingers and other hyper-velocity ammo are not permitted.  Any type of rifle and scope or open sites are allowed.
The event can be shot from any position.  Offhand, Bench, Sitting or Kneeling or Prone.  

For Bragging rights shoot the course offhand and with a time limitation of 1 minute for 5 shots!

Cost is 3$ for CSA members and 5$ for non-members.  You may shoot as many courses as time allows.  Matches start at 12:00 noon.  If time allows you can shoot until they are all down.  

Safety is our primary concern on the range.  There will be NO HANDLING OF FIREARMS AT ANY TIME WHEN THE RANGE IS CLOSED.  Action open indicators will be required and available at the shoot.  Hearing and eye protection is required.

So… If you have a little rifle with a big scope, come out and join 

Click here for a entry form
Click here for pictures
Click here for a Chicken target

Click here for a Pig target

Click here for a Turkey target

Ram targets will not fit on normal paper click to e-mail me if you want Ram targets