It is an awesome organization that teaches gun safety, and the correct respect and application involved in shooting pistols, rifles and shotguns. There are 'stages' at each competition where each applicant is timed, but also scored for accuracy.
The part I love about it, is the fancy dresses and old western outfits that all the shooters show up in! :) Seriously, though, it has been a great hobby for my kids to experience alongside their grandparents, and are learning the importance of gun safety/handling.
Each of the shooters have an alias, too:
Grandpa is 'Texas Ghost'
Grandma is 'Lady Ghost'
Tanner is "Kid Ghost'
and this year Zach joined the posse as 'Deputy Ghost!'
In a couple of years, Hannah will start shootin' as 'Angel Ghost' and Emily is.....get this.....'Not-A-Ghost.' :) Parker says he wants to be 'Baby Ghost." Sounds good to me!
Here are some pics of the boys at their latest shoot.
Safety is TOP priority at the shoot. Even though there are several people shooting at any given time, it is very organized and controlled.
Eye protection and ear protection are REQUIRED! Too cute. :)
At any age, you too can enjoy competing with some of the best folks in all of Texas!