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Shooting Muzzleloading



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DATE:  Saturday, July 16, 2022

SITE:  Sante Fe Trail Plainsmen Muzzleloading Gun Club Stubbs Rd. & 197th St., Quenemo, KS At Stubbs Rd and 197th St go east on 197th St for .5 mile, range is on the left side of the road. Click here for directions

TIME:  Check In: 7:00 a.m. Competition: 8:00 a.m.

FEE:  $30 per person for first event. $5 for each additional event. Limit 3 events.

REGISTRATION:  Registration will open March 1st.  Online registration only.

DEADLINE:  Friday, July 8th at 6pm.  The deadline will not be extended.  See below for late entries.

EVENT DAY ENTRIES:  Day of entries will be accepted with a $5 late fee.

T-SHIRTS:  Commemorative t-shirts will be distributed to participants who register prior to the posted deadline.

LODGING:  Click here to make your reservation now  with one of our partner hotels.

COMMISSIONER:  Rhonda Tomlinson

Please Note: By registering for this event, all participants agree to the Sunflower State Games No Refund Policy and all posted rules and policies. Click here for more information.


DIVISIONS: All age divisions will have the same shooting categories available.  Youth: Ages 12-16 (must be supervised by an adult).  Adult: 17+

COMPETITION FORMAT: Click here for a complete listing of Events, Descriptions and Targets. This is a black powder muzzleloading shooting sport where you can test your skills in rifle and pistol shooting against some of the best black powder shooters in the state. This event features a youth category age (age 12- 16) and an adult competition. Genders will be combined for both youth and adult competitions. This sport is offering 3 categories of rifle and 2 categories for pistol shooting. You will be shooting at a mix of paper and steel targets in each category. The paper ranges will be 25, 35, 50 and 100 yards and all shots will be done off-hand. Steel targets will be at various distances up to 100 yards. Allowances will be made for handicapped shooters as determined by the range officer.  See the definition below for allowable muzzleloading firearms, projectiles, ignition systems and optics. Medals awarded to the top three participants in each division/event.

MUZZLELOADING FIREARM DESCRIPTION:  Includes any traditional or inline muzzleloading rifle or pistol where the propellant and the projectile are loaded independently down the muzzle of the firearm. Ignition systems allowed for the muzzleloading firearms include traditional percussion cap and flintlock systems. An inline ignition system for modern inline muzzleloading categories is allowed and will be within their own category. Range officer’s rulings and decisions are final.

  • TRADITIONAL FIREARM DESCRIPTION: Any traditional flintlock or percussion cap muzzleloading rifle or pistol, as described above, where an external hammer is used in the ignition system. These firearms are required to use a patched round ball as a projectile. No bullets, Mini balls or buckshot. Range officer’s rulings and decisions are final.
  • INLINE FIREARM DESCRIPTION: Any rifle or pistol where the ignition system is contained or in line with the breech of the firearm and/or does not require an external hammer throw to ignite the primer. (typical ignition system requires a 209 primer but is not limited to that.) These firearms will use patched round ball. Range officer’s rulings and decisions are final.
  • CAP-AND-BALL REVOLVER DESCRIPTION: Any traditional styled percussion revolver using an external hammer in the ignitiona system process and where the projectile is loaded through the front of the revolving cylinder.  No conical bullets.  Range officer's rulings and decisions are final.

POWDERS/PROPELLANT DESCRIPTION:  Any commercially produced black powder or black powder substitute is allowed. NO SMOKELESS POWDERS. Range officer’s rulings and decisions are final.


  • Traditional Firearms and all pistols: Any fixed/adjustable open iron/metallic sights, peep, sites are allowed. No scopes, reflex sights, laser emitting sights, or glass optics that increase magnification are allowed.  Range officer's rulings and decisions are final.
  • Inline Firearms (Long guns): Any fixed/adjustable open iron/metallic/synthetic sights, peep sites, scopes, reflex sights, laser emitting sights, or glass optics that increase magnification are allowed.  Range officer’s rulings and decisions are final.

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