UCOA Shooting Events

Pistol Training

Students will be required to demonstrate safe gun handling skills such as muzzle awareness and trigger finger discipline during dry fire and live-fire drills at the beginning of class. This is not a class for beginners. Best if you have completed a CCW class.

Topics covered:
Draw from a holster
Drawing from concealment
Shooting Skills
Clearing malfunctions
Shooting on the move
Use of Cover

Gear Requirements:
Modern defensive pistol
Holster (OWB, IWB, Appendix) - no shoulder, cross draw, Serpa, or middle-of-back styles
At least two (2) magazines, a mag pouch, and a sturdy gun belt
ELECTRONIC ear protection
Eye protection
Ammo: 350 rounds
Weather appropriate clothing, concealment garment - We shoot rain or shine
Billed hat
Lunch, snacks, and hydration        

Range Information:
Dedicated Range time
This is not a CCW class
Portable restroom facilities on-site
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Course Cost:
$120 per person, which includes instruction, targets, and range access.Class size is limited so call 419-889-9930 to register.

​Clubhouse Rental:

$250 per day + $250 security deposit which will be returned if left in the condition they found it.


Currently suspended 4/14/22, will post when matches resume
Fourth Sunday of the month. Registration at 9:00 am - shooting at 10:00 am. Multiple stage, using IDPA targets, steel poppers and plates. Fee $20 per person. Contact: Tom Patton @ 419-308-7460 or UCOAIDPA@hotmail.com.   Discounted fee if you help set-up and tear down. Ask about IDPA membership and youth discounts.

UCOA Monthly 75 Bird Trap Shoot:
The third Sunday of every month. Open to the public.
75 Bird program (25 @ 16 yards, 25 @ 20 yards, 25@ 23 yards)
Practice traps open at 11:00 am, program starts at 12:30 pm

Trap and Skeet Practice:
Every Thursday and Friday, starting at 5:00 pm, the trap and skeet range is open to the public for practice. The trap and skeet range are lighted. Each round is $5.00. 

NRA Basic Pistol:
The UCOA offers shooters a NRA Basic Pistol class. Anyone that has an interest in learning about pistols and shooting or want to apply for an Ohio CCW license can take this class. Check the Calendar for dates for upcoming classes or contact Joe Dippelhofer @ 567-525-4664.

Intermediate Pistol Class:

This class is the next logical step for pistol training. The NRA Basic Pistol class provided you a sound foundation, now is the time to think about being prepared to conceal carry with your handgun. This class will reinforce safe gun handling skills, proper how-to draw from a concealed holster, proper loading and unloading, clearing malfunctions, shooting while moving and the use of cover. This is a one day course spent on the range. Course requirements; belt holster, magazine holder, at least 3 magazines and 250-300 rounds of ammo. Contact – Jon Nelson 419-889-9930 for registration