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Welcome to Cowboy Action Shooting.com

Posted by on Feb 25, 2015 in CAS Basics, Featured | 2 comments

Welcome to Cowboy Action Shooting.com

Howdy and Welcome to Cowboy Action Shooting.com Enter the fun and exciting world of Cowboy Action Shooting       This website aims to provide the most comprehensive and up-to-date information for just about everything you need to know about the fun and fast-growing shooting sport of Cowboy Action Shooting that’s gaining a lot of members and following not only in America but all over the world. This website was created to showcase the various aspects of cowboy shooting, the rules of the sport, and its aim to rekindle the Spirit of the Old West...

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Wild West: Incorrect Impressions About Wild West Guns

Posted by on Dec 6, 2018 in Blog, Featured | 0 comments

Wild West: Incorrect Impressions About Wild West Guns

For many, many years, a boatload of wrong ideas have cropped up regarding Wild West guns. Books, magazines, and films have helped brand these western firearms as a symbol of disgrace and infamy. One-shot kills, high noon duels, and desperadoes shooting up every town they visit – most of these incidents are incorrect. You’ll be surprised that what you’ve accepted as true and historical about guns of the Wild West are mostly false impressions.     Dueling was an everyday occurrence   Everyone knows this familiar scene in western paperbacks and...

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CAS Match: How to Pick Your Category Before Joining One

Posted by on Nov 29, 2018 in Blog, Clubs & Matches | 0 comments

CAS Match: How to Pick Your Category Before Joining One

The Single Action Shooting Society (SASS) makes the CAS match fair by prescribing generally similar guns for every member. Shooters are placed in their respective categories according to their age, gender, and shooting style.   The Cowboy and Cowgirl categories, which cover almost all of the adult membership, is participated in by most competitors. Older competitors can select categories that are only available to shooters past a certain age bracket. They can also choose to compete under the Cowboy or Cowgirl category.   Under shooting style,...

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SASS Shooting: Why You Should Participate in CAS Competitions

Posted by on Nov 6, 2018 in Blog, CAS Basics, Clubs & Matches, Featured | 0 comments

SASS Shooting: Why You Should Participate in CAS Competitions

While the recreational sport of SASS shooting is only a few decades old, it has become one of the fastest growing shooting sports in the world. More often referred to as cowboy action shooting (CAS), this fun and exciting sport is governed and promoted by the Single Action Shooting Society (SASS) which is headquartered in New Mexico, USA. Due to its popularity, various CAS clubs have been established in over 18 countries outside the continental United States.   Each weekend, local and regional competitions are held in the USA and in other...

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Western Wear: The Enduring Popularity of the Cowboy Boot

Posted by on Oct 24, 2018 in Blog, Cowboy Clothes, Featured | 0 comments

Western Wear: The Enduring Popularity of the Cowboy Boot

Due to the rugged nature of their jobs, 19th century cowboys and lawmen needed sturdy western wear. This included their boots which they liked to wear with higher heels.   Today’s cowboy boots have evolved from different boot styles that spanned many, many years. In the early part of the 19th century, Britain’s Duke of Wellington wore a unique boot that came to be known today as the Wellington boot. The basic design of the hand-crafted boot comprised only four sections.   Western wear of European origin   The 1800’s saw Europeans...

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SASS Cowboy Shooting: Learn to Shoot Like a Western Gunslinger

Posted by on Oct 8, 2018 in Blog, CAS Basics, Featured | 0 comments

SASS Cowboy Shooting: Learn to Shoot Like a Western Gunslinger

SASS Cowboy Action Shooting could be for you! Have you ever thought about what it’s like to be a cowboy or cowgirl in the 19th century Old West? If you’ve fantasized about it, then dream no more because somewhere in your locality is a Cowboy Action Shooting (CAS) association that you can join.   This exciting and fun sport has been featured in a Fox News article entitled Shoot Like a Real Cowboy. Want to learn how to shoot like a genuine Wild West gunslinger? Well, CAS offers you that opportunity.     The Fox News article mentions the main...

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Cowboy Shooting Competition: What Happens in a Cowboy Action Shooting Match

Posted by on Oct 2, 2018 in Blog, CAS Basics, Clubs & Matches, Featured | 0 comments

Cowboy Shooting Competition: What Happens in a Cowboy Action Shooting Match

Tales of the American cowboys in films, books, and magazines have fascinated many shooters and cowboy shooting competition aficionados for years, long after the West was won. It was for this reason that cowboy action shooting (CAS) and the Single Action Shooting Society (SASS) was born.   A few decades after its establishment as a family recreational sport, CAS has spread not only throughout the United States but also in many countries worldwide. On a regular basis, the various CAS clubs will hold competitions or matches. These can be small...

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Single Action Shooting: Recreational Sport and Stress Reliever

Posted by on Sep 12, 2018 in Blog, CAS Basics, Featured | 0 comments

Single Action Shooting: Recreational Sport and Stress Reliever

Single action shooting, more popularly known as cowboy action shooting (CAS), has become very popular due to its fun yet competitive sport aspect for the entire family. It is done in a near authentic lifestyle and atmosphere of the Old West. People you meet there will be wearing 19th century cowboy outfit and even have their own western names or aliases. The hobby sport relives an old way of life that’s no longer a part of today’s society. It is known as The Cowboy Way.   In both real life and fiction, many Old West cowboy heroes became...

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Cowboy Shooting: How to be a Registered Member of SASS

Posted by on Aug 30, 2018 in Blog, CAS Basics, Featured | 0 comments

Cowboy Shooting: How to be a Registered Member of SASS

There was a time when you were a kid (or perhaps until now) when you would be transported back in time with classic westerns like “Have Gun, Will Travel,” “Bonanza,” and “Rawhide.” You might even wonder what it would be like to be the good guy, or even the bad guy, back in the Old West’s cowboy shooting days.   What if we told you that you don’t need a time machine to travel back to the 1800’s? What if you could experience the wild West lifestyle, the smell of gunpowder and the excitement of a western shootout today? That would all be...

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Single Action Shooting Society (SASS) Overview

Posted by on Aug 14, 2018 in Alias, Blog, CAS Basics, Featured | 0 comments

Single Action Shooting Society (SASS) Overview

  Single Action Shooting Society (SASS) is the administrative body behind Cowboy Action Shooting (CAS), a fun and exciting combination of costume event and shooting sport. SASS is also an international governing corporation for the promotion and preservation of the Cowboy Action Shooting sport. Its other functions include:     Standing up for the protection of the 2nd Amendment rights of its members     Planning, organizing and holding End of Trail Cowboy Action Shooting World Championships     Holding and supporting regional competitions by...

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Getting Started with Cowboy Action Shooting Clothing

Posted by on Mar 18, 2018 in CAS Basics, Cowboy Clothes | 1 comment

Getting Started with Cowboy Action Shooting Clothing

  The right Cowboy Action Shooting Clothing shouldn’t be a problem to newcomers in the sport. Some newly-registered members of Cowboy Action Shooting (CAS) attend their first day on the range feeling somewhat unsure if they’ve got their costume right for the event. But not to worry because no one will show you the door. There are no fashion police to harass you. The best thing is fellow shooters will understand what being a newbie to the sport feels like. CAS clubs, even the strict ones, allow beginners 6 months to get their cowboy...

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