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Ankeny Ikes

by Scott Arnburg at 11:14 AM
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AIPS Action Steel

Every Tuesday night in October & November 5pm -9pm (last shooter registered at 8:40pm)

Each match will be 2 stages from 10 - 40 rounds per stage

Stages may have a mix of static and reactive steel targets

Setup will start at 4pm

Cost will be $5.00 per gun


· Open: Optics & Compensators allowed

· Limited: Iron Sights only, no optics or compensators

· Carbine/Rifle: Pistol caliber or smaller only

· Rimfire Carbine & Pistol

· All divisions limited to 10 rounds in the magazine at the start signal


We will be shooting on Bay 1 under the lights. This match will have a flexible start time. Competitors will be able to register anytime from 4:30pm to 8:30 pm. The stages will be run on a first come first served basis.

You may enter both divisions as time allows. The scoring will all be time plus penalty for misses. Movement may be required and targets may require multiple engagements.

If you have questions,...
by Kelly Christians at 5:14 PM
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September 24th match registration link.
  • Pre-Registration is required.
  • 5 total stages - 2 classifiers, 2 field, 1 shotgun only
  • 3 gun nation rule set
  • Setup is at 7:30 AM
  • Sign in closes at 8:30 AM
  • Shots fired at 9:00 AM

You do not need to be a member of 3gn to compete but you do if you want to get a 3gn classification.

Help with setup and tear-down is greatly appreciated as we are all volunteers.

REMINDER: There is NO brassing till the trailers are put away.

NOTE!!!: We will be enforcing a no steel ammo policy again this year. Check your rifle rounds before you come. If a magnet is attracted you will NOT be allowed to shoot our rifle steel, NO EXCEPTIONS. We use a very strong magnet to test.

Round count varies, couple hundred of each type and a dozen or two non-jacketed (lead only) slugs will cover you.
by Dean Madsen at 7:18 PM
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The Dragoon Trail Chapter is again sponsoring the Ankeny Area Whitetails Unlimited banquet on October 20th at the Vittoria Lodge. Half the proceeds from this fundraiser will go directly to support our youth programs at the chapter! Please consider attending and bring your friends!

Whitetails Unlimited is the nation’s premier nonprofit whitetail organization. Our mission is to raise funds in support of educational programs, wildlife habitat enhancement and acquisition, and the preservation of the shooting sports and hunting tradition for future generations.

This fundraising event will include a dinner, auction, and prizes with a wide array of products such as firearms, outfitter packages, hunting and outdoor-related equipment, artwork, and collectibles only available at WTU events. Check out www.whitetailsunlimited.com/events/event-merchandise/ to see what you could win!

Event Date: Oct. 20, 2016...
by Scott Arnburg at 9:27 AM
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2016 USPSA Iowa Section Championship.

Dates: September 16-18, 2016
10 Stages + Chrono
Round count 213
Match fee $50
USPSA level 2 match (approved)

Competitors have the choice of shooting the match on Saturday or Sunday.

Plaques only match
Lunches can be purchased through Practiscore.

Registration: https://practiscore.com/2016-uspsa-iowa-section-championship/register

I do have a few staff positions open, please contact me for details.

Scott Arnburg

by Michael Miller at 6:34 AM
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I'm late getting this post up, but I wanted to thank the leadership and members for allowing local area Cub Scouts and parents access to the Chapter facilities for their Cub Scout Day Camp at the end of June. I'm a new Ikes member and also helped run an activity station at the camp -ham radio. The kids had a great time and the adults were very impressed with the Chapter's facilities. It's no doubt an inconvenience to members for the range to be closed for three days. I can tell you from my experience that the Cub Scouts enjoyed the 3 day camp and it was a fantastic setting for their outdoor activities.