May Upcoming Events

RPGI Cinco De Mayo match

Early registration opens 12/1/2023. More details to come soon.

May 04, 2024, 8:45 AM – May 05, 2024, 4:30 PM

Pistol Safety / Guns 101

Perfect for the true beginner, this course has been designed for the first-time firearms user. This is a low-stress course that will provide general guidance regarding ranges, etiquette, and safety. It also will provide an introduction to pistol operation and the basics of pistol shooting.

May 04, 2024, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Pistol - Level 1

Training for real-world preparedness. Acquire essential skills for the real-world pistol usage. Suitable for beginners or those who want to refresh their skills. Scroll down for more information.

May 04, 2024, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Pistol - Level 2

Move up from basic firearms operation to more advanced skills such as drawing from a holster, strong hand only / support hand only shooting, target transitions, shooting on the move, alternate positions and reloads. No classroom, all range learning and drills. Continue for more info.

May 04, 2024, 12:30 PM – 5:00 PM

Carbine - Level 1

Designed for individuals with no prior experience or those who would like to reinforce the fundamentals. Explore the considerations for using deadly force. Master rifle fundamentals, including proper slinging, loading, and unloading techniques. Continue for more info.

May 05, 2024, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM

JJ Racaza Training Course

Silver in the Open division at the 2011 IPSC Handgun World Shoot, Silver in the Production division at the 2014 Handgun World Shoot, The number one qualifier of the US Gold Team for the 2010 ISSF World Shooting Champ., 3rd place in season 1 of History Channel's Top Shot. Cont. for more info.

May 09, 2024, 8:00 AM – May 10, 2024, 4:00 PM

Room Clearing - 1 / Close Quarters Battle - Level 1

Gain skills for navigating confined spaces safely. Prepare for potential home defense or emergency situations. Learn techniques for room entry, identify potential hiding spots or intruders. Held in the simulated munitions house with marker rounds. Scroll for more info.

May 11, 2024, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

USPSA

This is a dynamic shooting sport. This is a four-hour format with squads available on Sat and Sun. The squad selected will determine the day/time that you shoot. USPSA level 1 match. One classifier. Round count: approximately 160.

May 11, 2024, 9:45 AM – May 13, 2024, 4:30 PM

Room Clearing - 2 / Close Quarters Battle - Level 2

Prereq: SHD CQB 1. Gain skills for navigating confined spaces safely. Prepare for potential home defense or emergency situations. Learn two-person techniques for room entry, identify hiding spots for intruders. Held in the simulated munitions house with marker rounds. Cont. for more info.

May 12, 2024, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Concealed Carry - Level 1

Training for real-world preparedness. Gain crucial insights into the use of deadly force and understand safety rules to ensure responsible carry. Scroll down for more information.

May 18, 2024, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Concealed Carry - Level 2

Enhance your shooting skills by letting you experience target transitions, shooting from alternate positions, shooting on the move, and identifying shooting angles. Continue for more info.

May 18, 2024, 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Steel Challenge Friday

This is a one day format. The squad you select determines the day and time that you shoot. All eight stages. Approximately 200 rounds. Pay at the door. Second gun 1/2 price. Steel Challenge is a shooting sport focused on speed. It consists of standardized stages with steel targets.

May 24, 2024, 3:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Steel Challenge

This is a one day format. The squad you select determines the day and time that you shoot. All eight stages. Approximately 200 rounds. Pay at the door. Second gun 1/2 price. Steel Challenge is a shooting sport focused on speed. It consists of standardized stages with steel targets.

May 25, 2024, 9:45 AM – May 26, 2024, 4:30 PM

Pistol Safety / Guns 101

Perfect for the true beginner, this course has been designed for the first-time firearms user. This is a low-stress course that will provide general guidance regarding ranges, etiquette, and safety. It also will provide an introduction to pistol operation and the basics of pistol shooting.

May 26, 2024, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Pistol - Level 1

Training for real-world preparedness. Acquire essential skills for the real-world pistol usage. Suitable for beginners or those who want to refresh their skills. Scroll down for more information.

May 26, 2024, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

SHADOW HAWK DEFENSE

The Area's Premier Firearms Education & Training Center

436 Apple Harvest Drive, Hedgesville, WV 25427

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MAY Upcoming Events

Concealed Carry - Level 1

Training for real-world preparedness. Gain crucial insights into the use of deadly force and understand safety rules to ensure responsible carry. Scroll down for more information.

May 18, 2024, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Concealed Carry - Level 2

Enhance your shooting skills by letting you experience target transitions, shooting from alternate positions, shooting on the move, and identifying shooting angles.

May 18, 2024, 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Steel Challenge Friday

This is a four hour format separate from the weekend match. Five stages. Approximately 150 rounds. Pay at the door. Second gun 1/2 price. Standardized stages with steel targets in three sizes: 10” circular, 12” circular and 18” x 24” square targets. Each stage is shot 5 times (5 strings) .

May 24, 2024, 3:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Steel Challenge

This is a one day format. The squad you select determines the day and time that you shoot. All eight stages. Approximately 200 rounds. Pay at the door. Second gun 1/2 price. Steel Challenge is a shooting sport focused on speed. It consists of standardized stages with steel targets.

May 25, 2024, 9:45 AM – May 26, 2024, 4:30 PM

Pistol Safety / Guns 101

Perfect for the true beginner, this course has been designed for the first-time firearms user. This is a low-stress course that will provide general guidance regarding ranges, etiquette, and safety. It also will provide an introduction to pistol operation and the basics of pistol shooting.

May 26, 2024, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Pistol - Level 1

Training for real-world preparedness. Acquire essential skills for the real-world pistol usage. Suitable for beginners or those who want to refresh their skills. Scroll down for more information.

May 26, 2024, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

June MATCHES

2-Gun

PCSL ruleset. Pistol + Rifle (or Pistol + PCC) match with CQB style stages. Rules are available at https://www.pcsleague.com/. This is a one-day match with squadding available on Saturday or Sunday. Or, if you're energetic and want to shoot the match twice you can register and shoot both days.

Jun 01 - 02, 2024

USPSA

This is a dynamic shooting sport. This is a four-hour format with squads available on Sat and Sun. The squad selected will determine the day/time that you shoot. USPSA level 1 match. One classifier. Round count: approximately 160.

Jun 08, 2024, 9:45 AM – Jun 09, 2024, 4:30 PM

AJ Zito: Red Dot Pistol Fundamentals

The Modern Samurai Project Red Dot 2-Day fundamentals course. Instructor AJ Zito. AJ holds a “Master” classification in USPSA Single Stack Division, as well as in multiple divisions of IDPA.

Jun 15, 2024, 8:30 AM – Jun 16, 2024, 5:00 PM

IDPA

Six stages. Held on the third Saturday of each month (except April). Match fee is $40, payable at the door. Match is free for pre-registered, selected Safety Officers (SO’s). If you are interested in this, please email Virginia at [email protected] prior to the match.

Round count: approximately 100.

Jun 15, 2024

PCSL Pistol / PCC

PCSL is a dynamic shooting sport. This is a half day match. Eight stages. Rules are available on the www.PCSLeague.us website.

Jun 16, 2024

Steel Challenge Friday

This is a four hour format separate from the weekend match. Five stages. Approximately 150 rounds. Pay at the door. Second gun 1/2 price. Standardized stages with steel targets in three sizes: 10" circle, 12" circle and 18" x 24" rectangles.

Jun 21, 2024, 3:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Steel Challenge

This is a Sanctioned Steel Challenge match, your scores will be uploaded to SCSA for your national classification. This is a one day format with 8 stages. The squad you select determines the day and time that you shoot. Approximately 200 rounds. Pay at the door. Second gun 1/2 price.

Jun 22, 2024, 9:45 AM – 4:30 PM

Steel Challenge

This is a Sanctioned Steel Challenge match, your scores will be uploaded to SCSA for your national classification. This is a one day format with 8 stages. The squad you select determines the day and time that you shoot. Approximately 200 rounds. Pay at the door. Second gun 1/2 price.

Jun 23, 2024

USPSA Master's Elite

Don't let the name fool you, this match is for all levels of USPSA shooters. "Master's Elite' is drawn from Randy's Ninjutsu (traditional spelling) martial arts studios. His Master's Elite classes were comprised of those who had a strong desire to be challenged and grow. At this match we're going to do our best to challenge you! We'll be pulling the most challenging elements from our matches and putting them into one, fun match.

Ten stages, round count approx. 240 (final TBA).

Jun 29 - 30, 2024

July MATCHES

2-Gun

PCSL ruleset. Pistol + Rifle (or Pistol + PCC) match with CQB style stages. Rules are available at https://www.pcsleague.com/. This is a one-day match with squadding available on Saturday or Sunday. Or, if you're energetic and want to shoot the match twice you can register and shoot both days.

Jul 06 - 07, 2024

USPSA

This is a dynamic shooting sport. This is a four-hour format with squads available on Sat and Sun. The squad selected will determine the day/time that you shoot. USPSA level 1 match. One classifier. Round count: approximately 160.

Jul 13, 2024, 9:45 AM – Jul 14, 2024, 4:30 PM

IDPA

Six stages. Held on the third Saturday of each month (except April). Match fee is $40, payable at the door. Match is free for pre-registered, selected Safety Officers (SO’s). If you are interested in this, please email Virginia at [email protected] prior to the match.

Round count: approximately 100.

Jul 20, 2024

PCSL Pistol / PCC

PCSL is a dynamic shooting sport. This is a half day match. Eight stages. Rules are available on the www.PCSLeague.us website.

Jul 21, 2024

Steel Challenge Friday

This is a four hour format separate from the weekend match. Five stages. Approximately 150 rounds. Pay at the door. Second gun 1/2 price. Standardized stages with steel targets in three sizes: 10" circle, 12" circle and 18" x 24" rectangles.

Jul 26, 2024, 3:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Steel Challenge

This is a Sanctioned Steel Challenge match, your scores will be uploaded to SCSA for your national classification. This is a one day format with 8 stages. The squad you select determines the day and time that you shoot. Approximately 200 rounds. Pay at the door. Second gun 1/2 price.

Jul 27, 2024, 9:45 AM – 4:30 PM

Steel Challenge

This is a Sanctioned Steel Challenge match, your scores will be uploaded to SCSA for your national classification. This is a one day format with 8 stages. The squad you select determines the day and time that you shoot. Approximately 200 rounds. Pay at the door. Second gun 1/2 price.

Jul 28, 2024

August MATCHES

2-Gun

PCSL ruleset. Pistol + Rifle (or Pistol + PCC) match with CQB style stages. Rules are available at https://www.pcsleague.com/. This is a one-day match with squadding available on Saturday or Sunday. Or, if you're energetic and want to shoot the match twice you can register and shoot both days.

Aug 03 - 04, 2024

IDPA

Six stages. Held on the third Saturday of each month (except April). Match fee is $40, payable at the door. Match is free for pre-registered, selected Safety Officers (SO’s). If you are interested in this, please email Virginia at [email protected] prior to the match.

Round count: approximately 100.

Aug 17, 2024

USPSA

This is a dynamic shooting sport. This is a four-hour format with squads available on Sat and Sun. The squad selected will determine the day/time that you shoot. USPSA level 1 match. One classifier. Round count: approximately 160.

Aug 10, 2024, 9:45 AM – Aug 11, 2024, 4:30 PM

PCSL Pistol / PCC

PCSL is a dynamic shooting sport. This is a half day match. Eight stages. Rules are available on the www.PCSLeague.us website.

Aug 18, 2024

Steel Challenge Friday

This is a four hour format separate from the weekend match. Five stages. Approximately 150 rounds. Pay at the door. Second gun 1/2 price. Standardized stages with steel targets in three sizes: 10" circle, 12" circle and 18" x 24" rectangles.

Aug 23, 2024, 3:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Steel Challenge

This is a Sanctioned Steel Challenge match, your scores will be uploaded to SCSA for your national classification. This is a one day format with 8 stages. The squad you select determines the day and time that you shoot. Approximately 200 rounds. Pay at the door. Second gun 1/2 price.

Aug 24, 2024, 9:45 AM – 4:30 PM

Steel Challenge

This is a Sanctioned Steel Challenge match, your scores will be uploaded to SCSA for your national classification. This is a one day format with 8 stages. The squad you select determines the day and time that you shoot. Approximately 200 rounds. Pay at the door. Second gun 1/2 price.

Aug 25, 2024

Shoot Sig

SHOOT SIG Members can register for matches across the country. Come and shoot the match in under 2 hours, with 2 boxes of ammo, and your favorite SIG, or we will have one for you. See more at https://www.sigsauer.com/shootsig

Aug 31, 2024, 9:20 AM – Sep 01, 2024, 4:00 PM

september MATCHES

2-Gun

PCSL ruleset. Pistol + Rifle (or Pistol + PCC) match with CQB style stages. Rules are available at https://www.pcsleague.com/. This is a one-day match with squadding available on Saturday or Sunday. Or, if you're energetic and want to shoot the match twice you can register and shoot both days.

Sep 07 - 08, 2024

USPSA

This is a dynamic shooting sport. This is a four-hour format with squads available on Sat and Sun. The squad selected will determine the day/time that you shoot. USPSA level 1 match. One classifier. Round count: approximately 160.

Sep 14, 2024, 9:45 AM – Sep 15, 2024, 4:30 PM

IDPA

Six stages. Held on the third Saturday of each month (except April). Match fee is $40, payable at the door. Match is free for pre-registered, selected Safety Officers (SO’s). If you are interested in this, please email Virginia at [email protected] prior to the match.

Round count: approximately 100.

Sep 21, 2024

PCSL Pistol / PCC

PCSL is a dynamic shooting sport. This is a half day match. Eight stages. Rules are available on the www.PCSLeague.us website.

Sep 22, 2024

Red Stitch Targets Intergalactic Falling Steel Shootout Championship

Who? Red Stitch Targets and Hawks Nest. Why? Because it’s simply bigger and better than any match, even those pedestrian world championships! The First Annual Red Stitch Targets Intergalactic Falling Steel Shootout Championship . 10 Stages of all falling steel pistol match! 3 Divisions $150

Sep 27, 2024, 7:00 AM – Sep 29, 2024, 5:00 PM

OCTOBER MATCHES

2-Gun

PCSL ruleset. Pistol + Rifle (or Pistol + PCC) match with CQB style stages. Rules are available at https://www.pcsleague.com/. This is a one-day match with squadding available on Saturday or Sunday. Or, if you're energetic and want to shoot the match twice you can register and shoot both days.

Oct 05 - 06, 2024

USPSA

This is a dynamic shooting sport. This is a four-hour format with squads available on Sat and Sun. The squad selected will determine the day/time that you shoot. USPSA level 1 match. One classifier. Round count: approximately 160.

Oct 12, 2024, 9:45 AM – Oct 13, 2024, 4:30 PM

IDPA

Six stages. Held on the third Saturday of each month (except April). Match fee is $40, payable at the door. Match is free for pre-registered, selected Safety Officers (SO’s). If you are interested in this, please email Virginia at [email protected] prior to the match.

Round count: approximately 100.

Oct 19, 2024

PCSL Pistol / PCC

PCSL is a dynamic shooting sport. This is a half day match. Eight stages. Rules are available on the www.PCSLeague.us website.

Oct 20, 2024

Steel Challenge Benefit Match

This is a one day format. The squad you select determines the day and time that you shoot. All eight stages. Approximately 200 rounds. Pay at the door. Second gun 1/2 price. Steel Challenge is a shooting sport focused on speed. It consists of standardized stages with steel targets.

Oct 26, 2024, 9:45 AM – 4:30 PM

Steel Challenge Benefit Match

This is a one day format. The squad you select determines the day and time that you shoot. All eight stages. Approximately 200 rounds. Pay at the door. Second gun 1/2 price. Steel Challenge is a shooting sport focused on speed. It consists of standardized stages with steel targets.

Oct 27, 2024

November MATCHES

USPSA Special Classifier

All stages are USPSA Classifiers. This is a four-hour format with squads available on Fri, Sat and/or Sun. The squad selected will determine the day/time that you shoot.

Classifier List, TBA $50

Nov 08, 2024, 11:45 AM – Nov 09, 2024, 5:00 PM

USPSA Classifier Match

All stages are USPSA Classifiers. This is a four-hour format with squads available on Fri, Sat and/or Sun. The squad selected will determine the day/time that you shoot.

Classifier List, TBA $50

Nov 10, 2024

IDPA

Six stages. Held on the third Saturday of each month (except April). Match fee is $40, payable at the door. Match is free for pre-registered, selected Safety Officers (SO’s). If you are interested in this, please email Virginia at [email protected] prior to the match.

Round count: approximately 100.

Nov 16, 2024

PCSL Pistol / PCC

PCSL is a dynamic shooting sport. This is a half day match. Eight stages. Rules are available on the www.PCSLeague.us website.

Nov 17, 2024

Steel Challenge

This is a one day format. The squad you select determines the day and time that you shoot. All eight stages. Approximately 200 rounds. Pay at the door. Second gun 1/2 price. Steel Challenge is a shooting sport focused on speed. It consists of standardized stages with steel targets.

Nov 23, 2024, 9:45 AM – 4:30 PM

Steel Challenge

This is a one day format. The squad you select determines the day and time that you shoot. All eight stages. Approximately 200 rounds. Pay at the door. Second gun 1/2 price. Steel Challenge is a shooting sport focused on speed. It consists of standardized stages with steel targets.

Nov 24, 2024

December MATCHES

2-Gun

PCSL ruleset. Pistol + Rifle (or Pistol + PCC) match with CQB style stages. Rules are available at https://www.pcsleague.com/. This is a one-day match with squadding available on Saturday or Sunday. Or, if you're energetic and want to shoot the match twice you can register and shoot both days.

Dec 07 - 08, 2024

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