At age 11, Randi began Cowboy Action Shooting with her grandfather. She moved away from Colorado after earning a degree in Business Marketing and began her career with GLOCK in Georgia. A few years back she left GLOCK, relocated to Texas, and now works as Marketing and Sales Manager for Comp-Tac Victory Gear and shoots on their team. By the end of last year, she had amassed more than 35 world and national titles in seven disciplines.
On October 3, Ammo Alley Sporting Center and Training Academy in Hartsburg, Missouri hosted an introduction to competitive shooting class they call “Gun Fun.” The shooting discipline explored in this particular class was NRA Action Pistol. The folks at Ammo Alley are committed to teaching prospective competitors how to use firearms safely and effectively at their indoor shooting range.
The most basic skill set required of action pistol competitors is the one that will begin over 80 percent of all courses of fire—facing the first target in the array, then drawing and engaging it with two rounds when the buzzer sounds.
The Bianchi Cup, presented by MidwayUSA, will have a format change for 2016. Everyone will complete the normal 1920 aggregate. The top individuals will compete in a second Championship Event to determine the Cup winners. This change will not affect anything won in the first aggregate and the only competitors affected are the top individuals.
Team SIG Captain Max Michel, Jr. won the Steel Master title, along with all three division titles, at the 2015 World Speed Shooting Championships. Michel set a world record in his first-ever Production Division win using a SIG Sauer P320.
Changes might also be forthcoming to Camp Perry in 2017 as CMP evaluates the use of electronic targets. Should CMP decide to install electronic targets at Camp Perry, all championships will utilize those targets and all paper targets will be discontinued. This is a monumental change that is welcomed by some and not by others.