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Pistol Competition Saturday October 23rd

Events Coordinator, Chris Hopkins has announced a Pistol Shoot Competition for Saturday, October 23rd

Any questions, contact Chris Hopkins (940) 445-0599 or Jeff Geer (940) 445-1942

Skeet Shoot – October 22nd

Events Coordinator, Chris Hopkins has announced the next Skeet Competition for Friday, October 22nd

Any questions, contact Chris Hopkins (940) 445-0599 or Jeff Geer (940) 445-1942

Trap / Quail Walk Results

Saturday’s Trap/Quail Walk was a well attended shoot. with 19 participants. Here are the results from that shoot. Any questions may be directed to Events-Coordinator, Paul (Chris) Hopkins. 940-328-9011 or chrishopkins67@att.net

Quail Walk Results

Happy Birthday to Ed “The Sheriff” Yowell


On behalf of the Brazos River Gun and Archery Club, I wanted to wish a Happy 80th Birthday to Ed Yowell. He was just elected to an unprecedented 15th term as the Club’s Range Officer. He is a prominent face of the Club and he keeps the Range in line and operating smoothly.

Take time to congratulate him on his re-election to the Range Officer position and wish him a Happy 80th Birthday.

Palo Pinto County/ Santo 4H Shooting Team Resume Shooting Practice on Sundays

The Palo Pinto County/Santo 4H Shooting Sports team has returned for the fall season training.

Practices will run from Sunday, October 1st through Sunday, November 19th. Practice hours typically run from 1:30pm until 6pm.

The 4H Shooting Sports team utilizes the range between the Cowboy Action Range and the Skeet Range.

All BRGAC Members are encouraged to WELCOME the 4H Shooters and their PARENTS and team Coaches while they are on the Club’s property.

for any questions regarding the 4H Shooting Sports practices, Please contact the 4H Shooting Sports spokesperson, Edie Molder 817-243-6493 or email edie@6Mfirearms

4H Shooting Practice Schedule:
4H Fall Season Schedule

June 28th Shooting Event Brings Out 6 Competitors

The results are in from Saturday’s rifle Shooting Event. 6 Members competed in the shoot which featured 3 stages.
The first stage which was timed, the second stage which included steel and clay targets, and the third stage which included playing cards to make a poker hand.

Here are the point/score totals: Round Two Score Sheet

This is the second match in this series competition, here are the overall totals:BRGAC Shoot-Off Points Capture

Here are some photos from this Match:

Below are the announcement fliers from this round:
Here’s the event Flier: Round 2

Here are the particular rules: BRGAC Round 2 notes

Pistol Match brings out 9 competitive shooters

The Pistol Match this past Saturday, had 9 competitors. The match which consisted of 3 rounds began with stationary clay and steel knock-down targets for the first 2 rounds.

The 3rd round was a lot more challenging with each participant choosing an odd-ball target and the shooting distance to the target. Eric Felt, the Club’s Event Coordinator, designed the shoot with elements similar to the Shooting Gallery competition seen in “Top Shot”.

Odd ball targets that were chosen included soda bottles filled with colored water, Small bottles filled with jelly beans or paintballs, tennis balls, balloons, pencils and even bottle caps. It was fun and challenging.

Below are the 9 competitors and their final scores:

1st – Darrin Olsovsky 20 points – .45 $50 Academy Gift Card / Box of Ammo
2nd – Doyle Fain 16 points – .45 $30 Academy Gift Card / Box of Ammo
3rd – Bob Ellis 15 points – .38 Super $29 Academy Gift Card / Box of Ammo
4th – Larry Waddle 11 points – 9mm Box of Ammo
5th – Terri Blevins 10 points – .45
6th – Rob Tyner 9 points – .45
7th – Ty Fain 8 points – .45
8th – Jeff Geer 7 points – 9mm
9th – Kevin Geer 6 points – 9mm

Eric is thinking of the next shoot being a rifle shoot, watch our site to find out details as they are available

4H Shooting Sports to hold County Match at BRGAC Range

The 4H Shooting Sports team will be holding its’ county match TODAY, April 19th on the BRGAC Range.
It’s expected to start at 8am (Registration) and go through 4pm (Awards) They will be utilizing the south end of the Range facilities including the Cowboy Action Area and the Clubhouse facilities during their competition.

BRGAC Members are asked to PLAN ACCORDINGLY any trips to the Range today. The Cowboy Action Area will be CLOSED, but ALL other areas will be OPEN.. Rifle Range shooters today, please remember to use the Signal Horn when going downrange.

BRGAC’s President, Terri Blevins will be at the Range all day, should any member have any questions, concerns, etc.

Quarterly Meeting Tonight – 7pm in the Clubhouse

All Members be advised the Re-Scheduled Quarterly Meeting will be tonight at 7pm in the Clubhouse.

As a reminder, this is a “Members Only” meeting

Topics to be discussed include:

– Range Rules

– Projects

– Upcoming application period

– More topics TBA

Hope to see you there

April Quarterly Meeting Postponed 1 Week

Due to some unforeseen circumstances, April’s Quarterly Meeting, scheduled for April 8th, has been postponed 1 week.

The meeting will be held in the clubhouse on Tuesday, April 15th at 7pm

The Club Secretary will be sending out an email advising of the postponement.

Members with questions may contact the President.

4H Shooting Sports Spring Practice Begins on BRGAC Range

On Sunday, February 16th the Palo Pinto / Santo 4H Shooting Sports started their Spring 2014 season practice on the BRGAC Range. In the summer of 2013, the 4H Shooting Team lost its’ range and was in need of a range to practice for their County and District competition. After interviewing the Shooting Team Leadership and reviewing the group’s business plan, an agreement was made between BRGAC and the 4H Shooting Sports to use the area of the Cowboy Action range just south of the skeet field.

The 4H Shooting Sports group is well organized and very professional in their approach to the shooting sports and shooting disciplines they embrace. The young people involved with the team receive invaluable instruction and practice while participating.

Members should be aware of the BRGAC’s commitment to the shooting team. And ask that any members be aware of the their scheduled shooting dates and times. They will only practice on Sunday afternoons between 1pm and 6pm. The one exception will be their County competition which is scheduled for Saturday, April 19th. (more details on that day later). Below is their scheduled practice dates. If any Member has questions, they may be directed to the BRGAC President, Terri Blevins (940) 452-0331.

Sunday, March 2nd
Sunday, March 9th
Sunday, March 16th
Sunday, March 23rd
Sunday, March 30th
Sunday, April 6th
Sunday, April 13th
Saturday, April 19th – County Competition at BRGAC Range

2014 Concealed Handgun Class Schedule

Here are the CHL Classes Scheduled for 2014

All Classes are open to any persons who are at least 21 years of age and are not prohibited by law to own a firearm or prohibited from carrying a firearm. You may register for any of the classes listed below, as space permits. Classes are typically filling up a month in advance, please plan ahead !

March 30th
April 27th
May 25th
June 29th
July 27th
August 31st
September 28th
October 28th
November TBA (Due to Thanksgiving Holiday)
December TBA (Due to Christmas Holiday)

Our next CHL Class is scheduled for September 28th, to register for this class, or any other class…Please contact President, Terri Blevins 940-452-0331

For any questions regarding the concealed handgun license, requirements, etc., please go to the Texas DPS website:

Texas DPS CHL Link


We are not accepting any Applications at this time

Below are the New Member Application and Background Check Release form. PLEASE READ INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY

To submit an application to the Club, print out ALL 3 PAGES from the 2 links below.

2021-2022 Application

BackGround Check Release

(if you have an LTC, you may submit a photocopy of your license in lieu of the Background Check Release form)

Completely FILL OUT all 3 pages and put in an addressed envelope with your payment and take it to the Mineral Wells Post Office and give to a window clerk asking them to “keep it Local” (This prevents the application from going to Ft Worth for processing, losing a day or more to return to Mineral Wells.) Your application must include our club address, and postage is required.

Brazos River Gun and Archery Club
P.O. Box 224
Mineral Wells, TX 76068

On July 1st, we will fill any openings with the New Member Applications in the order they were received. New Members will be notified by mail with a “New Member Packet” as quickly as possible. Please be patient.

No funds will be deposited unless membership is achieved.

IF Membership is not achieved, your funds will be returned you.

2021-2022 Club Membership

Club Member renewal applications were mailed out on May 20th.

If you have NOT received your renewal application, please contact the Club Secretary, Clark Wraight 940-325-1550

New Member Applications will be available on this website on Tuesday, June 1st Prospective New Members should read the instructions carefully and submit their applications as soon as possible to have a chance at obtaining membership. ONLY 2021-2022 Applications will be ACCEPTED. No past years’ versions will be accepted.

Gate Protocol Sign

Signs have been added to the front gate to remind Members to “walk” the gate open. Some have been letting the gate swing open freely and this can cause damage to the gate or to vehicles. Also, it is important to secure the gate open to avoid the gate swinging out toward the road and becoming stuck on the entrance. PLEASE take notice of the gate usage protocols.

Rifle Range Buzzer

ALL Members need to take notice of some of the new Signage being installed at the Range.

At the rifle range, Shooters must sound the Buzzer before going down-range to insure that all other ranges have ceased shooting. Shooters must also sound the Buzzer after returning to signal all clear.

4H Shooting Sports Practice

4H Shooting Sports Spring Practice

The Santo 4H Program will resume it’s Shooting Practice on Sunday, February 14th at 1pm. They will be on the South Range, in the area designated for their usage. Members should plan Range usage accordingly


A reminder to Members, we DO NOT ALLOW pets on the Range. It is detrimental to their health. Please do not bring your pets to the range