Welcome to the Richmond Hotshots IPSC/USPSA World Wide Web site. The purpose of this site is to provide the public with information about IPSC/USPSA events sponsored by the Hotshots.


Intro to IPSC

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Schedule of Events

RO List

RO Schedule 2014

RO Schedule 2015

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The Richmond Hotshots are a non-profit organization. The club is operated under the Richmond Rod & Gun Club. The Hotshot's club has been in operation since the early 1980's. IPSC matches are held every 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month. Plaques are given to the top three, dependent on the number of sign-up per class.

We also have "Specialty Matches"(ICORE, COWBOY, IDPA, LONG GUN and STEEL CHALLENGE) spread out during the course of the year. Please refer to the Schedule Of Eventsfor specific dates and matches.

Upcoming Classes at the Richmond Rod & Gun Club
For more Information on any of the Classes below Contact Jeff Nachmann (j_nachmann "at" yahoo.com)

Open Enrollment Classes
April -
  • Ben Stoeger Competition Class - April 15th-16th. Shoot Match on the 19th
May -
  • Larry Vickers - 1911 Operators Class May 4th and 5th
  • Frank Proctor - Performance Pistol- May 15-16th Shoot Match on the 17th
July -
  • Mike Seeklander - Competition Class. July 10th and 11th. Shoot the Match on the 12th
August -
  • Keith Garcia - Multi Gun Class August 28th and 29th. Shoot the match on the 30th

Law Enforcement Only Classes
July -
  • Mike Pannone - Covert Carry Class July 14th and 15th
October -
  • Kyle Defoor - Carbine Class. Oct 5th and 6th
  • Kyle Defoor - Pistol Class Oct 7th and 8th
CRPA State Rimfire Championship - May 30-31
The Richmond HotShots will be hosting the CRPA 2015 State Rimfire Action Championship. NSSF rules will apply: 10 stages, 5 runs each (throw out worst). We will be using large targets and match will allow two entries per person. Kids and women encouraged.

Match fee $50.00, $25.00 juniors and women.(Second day match fee $30.00 and $15.00 for juniors and Women for second class).

To registred fill our the entry form and also on Practiscore.
The 2015 Gridiron - June 28
Northern California's Premier Single Stack and Production trophy match, "The Gridiron" has returned for 2015! This time the arena will be located at the ultimate proving ground: The Richmond Rod & Gun Club, home to such prestigious matches as the Golden Gate Championship, The Golden Bullet and the Bay Area Charity Classic in its long history... Many current pros, and future champions have been through its gates which makes "The Gridiron" such a natural decision when searching for the perfect battleground. Hosted by The Northern California Single Stack Society along with the Richmond Hotshots, this match promises to test your speed, reloading decisions, and overall accuracy. The arena date is set in stone for June 28th, 2015, with online registrations opening on February 25th, 2015 & closing on June 21st, 2015 @ 11pm!!! More details @ Northern California Single Stack Society Website regarding the 3 person team tradition that has much been talked about.

Registration link is at 2015 Gridiron Registration
2015 Bay Area Rifle Championship - July 25-26
Registration for the 2015 BARC will open on February 1st, 2015. Match entry for is available at following link. Submission instructions are included in the entry form. It is an electronically fillable PDF and entries can be emailed in to hold your slot until your match fee check arrives by snail mail.

Match fee for 2015 is $150.00. There will be 8 stages of rifle goodness and the usual well stocked prize table and championship level match amenities. Updated match info is now available at the - BARC Website

The entry form is available at the following link 2015 BARC Entry Form
2015 AP Custom California Action Shotgun Challenge
Match Date is Sept 12-13, 2015. Sept 12 is for staff and Sept 13th is the general match. There will be a minimum of 5 stages and 5 divisions. Open, Limited, Manual, Field, and Cowboy (though no one ever seems to shoot Cowboy).

Match entry is $100, shirts pre-ordered for $20. Application can be found at 2015 AP Custom CASC Entry Form

Rules for this match are located at 2015 Rules
Richmond Night Matches have returned!
Last Match Date is Saturday February 21st, 2015. There will be 4 or 5 stages and 4 divisions, Pistol, Pistol Caliber Carbine, Pistol/Shotgun, and Pistol Caliber Carbine/Shotgun. Scoring is time plus and we will be using practiscore. Signups start at 5:45 pm and the shooter meeting starts about 6:20p. Competition to follow. This match may be cancelled if it rains. If the match is cancelled, I will post on here and in the facebook group and on calguns.net on the thread there. Dress accordingly.

Match entry is $20 for members and $25 for non members. This is a show up and pay match just like the day matches. This is meant as an advanced shooter's match, previous match experience is required and you may be turned away if you do not meet requirements.

Rules for this match are located at Richmond Night Match Rules
Monthly Multi-Gun Practice
First Saturday of each month (usually) on bay 4. This will be a multi-gun practice stage featuring long guns only. Both long guns can be used, or just one, your choice. Round count will be approximately 24 for each long gun. Shotgun may require a mix of slugs, buck, and bird shot. No steel core or AP rifle ammo! No steel shot (lead or bismuth shot only)!

To participate in the RRGC Multi-Gun Saturday practice stage you must meet at least one of the following requirements. There are no exceptions.

1. USPSA, IDPA or SASS match experience.
2. Completion of the RRGC Safe Multi-Gun Competitor class.

All guns must be bagged/un-bagged in the safety area only, or at the pre-load table/rack area on the stage (not at your vehicle). You must pay range use fee at the Public Range and show hand-stamp or bring the receipt to the Action Range. Contact Raymond Moreno for more info.
Multi-Gun Competitor Requirements
To compete in any RRGC Multi-Gun Match (BARC, CASC, Long Gun (rifle/shtgun) or IDPA) a competitor must meet at least one of the following requirements. There are no exceptions.

1. Demonstrated multi-gun competition experience. This means you must show that you have previously competed in a "championship level" USPSA or IMG rules based multi-gun match, AND completed the match without being disqualified. (Final match results with your printed name, or a letter from a match official must be presented).
2. USPSA, IDPA or SASS match experience AND a checkoff from a RRGC Saturday multi-gun practice session.
3. Completion of the RRGC Safe Multi-Gun Competitor class.
Safe Multi-Gun Competitor Class
Starting in January 2012 this class will be held on the 2nd Saturday of each month. This class will take approximately 6 hours to complete and will run you through everything you will need to know to compete in USPSA or IMG style multi-gun matches and safety certify you for Multi-Gun competition at RRGC.

This class is a must attend for many more reasons than just the safety training. The cost is $25.00 per shooter and you must register in advance to attend. Each class is limited to 12 shooters and demand is high so do not delay in registering. Contact Raymond Moreno to enroll or for more info.

New Match Time Format
IPSC Signups start 8:45 a.m.
Match meetings 9:30 a.m.; match starts directly after meeting.
There are no more walk-throughs for IPSC matches; please read stage descriptions carefully.
** IDPA Match sign up starts at 8:00am and ends at 9:00am. Walk-through starts at 9:05am.

Attention New Shooters: The Richmond Safe Handgun Competitor classes are offered at Richmond. New shooters will now be required to attend one of these classes to be able to shoot any of the matches. Classes will be held on the 3rd Saturday of the month. Due to the overwhelming demand for these classes, we are now requesting a non-refundable pre-payment of $25 to hold a slot for the class. Please contact Steve Cachia for instruction on where to send it to. For more info go to the Intro to Ipsc page. If you would like to read or download the booklet click here

To help introduce new shooters to the sport of IDPA, we created an Introduction to IDPA booklet to help explain the sport and its rules.