Facility

Southwest Shooting Center is a world class, state of the art shooting facility and training center located in Clovis NM.

We offer a variety of ranges to suit any level shooter’s need, including

 

Action Bays 1 through 18

These bays are our newest ranges for competitive shooting and organized training and skill building. We have the room to host any National Level competition event whether its 3Gun, USPSA, IDPA, NRL22, Precision Rifle Series, Steel Challenge, etc.  There are various dimensions for each bay by design to enhance safety and for the appropriate type of shooting. These ranges will be utilized at the sole discretion of the range staff or designated visiting Competitive Range Officers or Instructors. These bays are for small arms usage unless approved by range staff or Instructors. Props, barricades and or reactive steel may be used during the course of events. Loading and unloading of firearms will be designated by RO’s and instructors as per organizational rules or by training protocols.

 

Rifle Bay 
 This is our high power static rifle range. Targets are only to be posted at the 100, 200 and 300 yards or meters. There are 20 fixed shooting positions within the shooting pavilion as well as a prone shooting area to the right of the pavilion. No pistols are to be fired on this range unless supervised and approved by range staff or management.  All shooters may commence firing under the pavilion while retrieving their firearms from the shooting bench while prone or sitting in each lane. No loaded firearms will be permitted to be removed from their respective lanes. Nor, will shooters fire across their lanes.   All Loading and unloading of firearms will be conducted at the shooting lane. Rifle or Muzzleloader barrels must be pointed down range and under the barrel baffle to commence firing. Targets will be posted only when a cease-fire has been called at various distances designated by range design. Approved Steel targets may be posted with permission of range management. Range Dimensions are approximately 150 feet wide by out to 300 meters deep.


Pistol Bay
 This is our static, 20 position, small arms range. This is a fixed position range for small arms calibers only. No Shotguns or high powered rifle cartridges will be fired on this range. All shooters may commence firing under the pavilion while retrieving their firearms from the shooting bench while standing or sitting in each lane. No loaded firearms will be permitted to be removed from their respective lanes. Nor, will shooters fire across their lanes.   All Loading and unloading of firearms will be conducted at the shooting lane.  Targets may be posted during a cease-fire at various positions out to 50 yards. At no time will shooters place targets or stands on the range deck floor or on the side berms. Only approved target stands and targets will be fired on this range. No reactive steel, or other targets will be utilized unless approved by the range staff or management.  Range dimensions are 125 feet wide by 50 yards deep.

 

Zulu Bay
This range is also a multi purpose range designed for various styles of shooting and training.  This range is designed for ALL target stands, targets and or props to be posted at the end of the range closest to the bullet impact area. Shooters may move accordingly to shoot static or dynamically understanding all safety rules and with permission of the range staff. At no time will shooters place targets on the range deck floor or on the side berms.  Firearms permitted will be any handgun, shotgun for patterning or defensive shooting and carbine or rifle fire on posted targets.  High caliber rifles may be used for zeroing on this range only.  All Loading and unloading of firearms will be conducted at the shooting position designated and not at the pavilion. No loaded firearms may be allowed up range unless holstered or with permission of the range staff or management.  Range Dimensions are approximately 100ft wide by 50 yards deep. 

 

Yankee Bay
This range is also a multi purpose range designed for various styles of shooting and training.  This range is designed for ALL target stands, targets and or props to be posted at the end of the range closest to the bullet impact area. Shooters may move accordingly to shoot static or dynamically understanding all safety rules and with permission of the range staff. At no time will shooters place targets on the range deck floor or on the side berms.  Firearms permitted will be any handgun, shotgun for patterning or defensive shooting and carbine or rifle fire on posted targets.  High caliber rifles may be used for zeroing on this range only.  All Loading and unloading of firearms will be conducted at the shooting position designated and not at the pavilion. No loaded firearms may be allowed up range unless holstered or with permission of the range staff or management.  Range Dimensions are approximately 100ft wide by 50 yards deep.

 

Blackwater Bay 
This range is one of our original range designs for “Official Training Only”. All shooters must be directly under the supervision of an instructor or range staff to utilize this range.  The Blackwater bear system is constructed of AR 500 steel and has multiple turning and pop up targets as well as up to two running targets with many accessory steel plates and props. ALL steel targets on this range will be used with small arms ammunition only, NO High Caliber Rifle rounds are permitted. If you would like to utilize the steel targets, it is available for rental depending on our training schedule, weather and manning. Range Dimensions are 120 feet by 50 yards deep.

 

Whiskey Bay
This range was designed with private group training and events in mind.  We currently use this range for MIL/LE training and other events.  This range is also used as an overflow for daily usage and competitive training.  Designed as a multipurpose range, all targets being posted at the end of the range, closest to the impact area.  Shooters may move down range to reach their shooting position or under supervision of the range staff shoot dynamically in accordance with all safety protocols and with management approval.  This range is for “Flat Work” meaning carbine, shotgun and handgun only. Unless otherwise approved by Range Staff and or Management.  The range dimensions of this range are approximately 200 feet wide by 75 yards deep. Parking may be permitted up range due to traffic and capacity.

 

 

Bravo Bay 
This range is also a multi purpose range designed for various styles of shooting and training.  This range is designed for ALL target stands, targets and or props to be posted at the end of the range closest to the bullet impact area. Shooters may move accordingly to shoot static or dynamically understanding all safety rules and with permission of the range staff. At no time will shooters place targets on the range deck floor or on the side berms.  Firearms permitted will be any handgun, shotgun for patterning or defensive shooting and carbine or rifle fire on posted targets.  High caliber rifles may be used for zeroing on this range only.  Range Dimensions are approximately 100ft wide by 50 yards deep.

 

Alpha Bay
This range is a multi purpose range designed for various styles of shooting and training.  This range is designed for ALL target stands, targets and or props to be posted at the end of the range closest to the bullet impact area.  Shooters may move accordingly to shoot static or dynamically understanding all safety rules and with permission of the range staff. At no time will shooters place targets on the range deck floor or on the side berms.  Firearms permitted will be any handgun, shotgun for patterning or defensive shooting and carbine or rifle fire on posted targets.  High caliber rifles may be used for zeroing on this range only.  Range Dimensions are approximately 90ft wide by 50 yards deep. All steel or other responsive targets must be approved prior to firing.

 

NRA Steel Silhoute Range

A complete open terrain range built to host NRA Silhouette matches, the 2nd Saturday of every Month.

 

 

 

 

 Under Construction 


 

.22LR Steel Silhoute Range

A 100 Yard .22LR only range with static, steel silhouettes. This covered position range will offer bench positions for adults, as well as kid sized benches, and also prone position areas.

 

Long Range Rifle

500 yard to 1500 yard

Clovis NM weather is constantly changing, hour by hour. This offers us the opportunity to train under different conditions. Our average daily wind speed varies from 10-35 miles per hour, and there is plenty of mirage and high temperatures of 90-100 degrees during the summer. These are excellent “real world” conditions.  High winds and high temperatures are the norm for this part of the country, creating an excellent environment for long range rifle training.

 

 

3 Story Sniper Tower

Our 3 Level tower, built out of shipping containers, will offer the unique experience of being able to shoot from numerous elevated positions, hides, windows and doorways, out to 1500 yards.

 

Sporting Clays and 5 Stand

Our 80 acre natural terrain area around our playa lake offers the perfect landscape for a challenging, and fun round of sporting clays and 5 stand. 

 

 

 

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