Holyoke Revolver Club

HRC Practical
United States Practical Shooting Association 


The Holyoke Revolver Club holds United States Practical Shooting Association (USPSA) practice matches on the second Saturday of every month. Matches are shot on the Indoor Range or at the A & B ranges.

Shooting Stages are a mix of paper & steel targets that will test your shooting skills. All USPSA safety rules are strictly followed during these practice matches.
You may be disqualified for not following the rules – USPSA Handgun Rule Book – Click here to download

are required to attend the safety orientation & rules briefing 

All new shooters will need to observe an HRC Practical Match and then register for a safety seminar before participating in a match at HRC. LEOs and individuals with their USPSA Number and Classification are exempt.

Practical Shooting Safety Orientation – click here to download

Required Equipment – NO EXCEPTIONS!

• A center-fire handgun chambered in: .38, 9mm, 10mm, .40 or .45
• An outside-the-waistband (OWB) belt holster – No cross-draw, thigh holsters allowed! (See Chapter 5 of the USPSA Rule Book)
• Holsters must be attached to a belt that is secure through the pant’s belt loops.
• Holsters can NOT be canted – Muzzle can NOT be pointed back!
• Magazine pouches must be secured (OWB)
• 4-5 magazines or speed loaders
• Eye & Ear protection
• 100-125 rounds of ammo
• Attend HRC Practical Shooting Orientation or have proper qualifications.

The Fee is $10.00
This is a total participation sport – which means your participation does not stop after shooting.
Everyone needs to pitch in: Taping targets, help with set up and/or clean up.
8:00 am – Set up – Please come help!
9:00 am – New shooter safety review
9:45 am – Match safety briefing – All shooters
10:00am – Match starts

Match Results may be found at practiscore.com/results  – Search – HRC

Visitor policy: Club members may bring a guest to a regularly scheduled Club event. Examples: Fun shoot, Practical shoot, or Bullseye match where the Club member may shoot. The member’s guest cannot shoot, handle firearms, or ammunition at any point while on Club property. The member’s guest is the responsibility of the member. Upon arrival, the member must inform the head range officer of the event that they have brought a guest.

For questions please contact Christopher Rawson at;
Attention: Practical Shooting


Practical matches are held on the second Saturday of each month. New shooters should arrive at 9 a.m. for safety instruction. Participants should bring a centerfire pistol or revolver and 100-150 rounds of ammunition, extra magazines and speedloaders, an OWB Holster (outside the waistband), a baseball cap along with eye and ear protection. Dan Jones is in charge. Volunteers are always needed to set up the stages please arrive at 8 a.m.


Bench Rest Rifle shooting season in now underway.
Bench rest shooting is a sport in which very accurate and precise rifles are shot at paper targets from a rest or bench from a sitting position.
Bench-rest competitions are held on the first and second Saturday (and the 5th Saturday if there is one).
Set up time is 9am. Matches start at 10am sharp.
The cost of the competition is $1.00 per target.
Please go to the Bench Rest page for more information. Check the Calendar for the latest dates.


The Holyoke Revolver Club has affiliations with both the National Rifle Association and the Gun Owners Action League of Massachusetts. We highly recommend that our members support these two valuable Associations.

Please check Club Info & News for more information.


Dave Sparko conducts fun shoots on Tuesday evenings at the club. Competitors shoot .22 pistols at steel plates and a “Dueling Tree” of spinning targets, trying to move all of the discs to the opponent’s side of the tree. Match schedules will be posted on the club’s website and calenda

"Holyoke Revolver Club" is a 501©4 non-profit organization

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