The Dixie Desperados was established in 1999 as a family oriented Cowboy Action Shooting club in the Southern Utah Shooting Sports Park (SUSSP). The complex has one of the best Cowboy Action Shooting ranges in the United States, with several different ranges fully decked out with building which are unique and make you feel like you are back in the Old West. Shoot at steel targets using lead bullets or shot. It’s a scenario-based speed competition, and each scenario has an old west flavor to it.
Cowboy Action Shooting is a multifaceted shooting sport in which contestants compete with firearms typical of those used in the taming of the Old West. Single action revolvers, lever action rifles, and double barreled side-by-side or lever action shotguns. A unique aspect of Cowboy Action Shooting is that each competitor adopts an “alias” – selects a unique name and persona that represents the Old West. The contestants dress in unique and authentic period dress to match their shooting alias which is appropriate to their character of the late 19th century or a Hollywood Western Star.
One of the best things about this Southern Utah shooting venue is that the Dixie Desperados are affiliated with the National Rifle Association (NRA) and Single Action Shooting Society (SASS). Cowboy Action Shooting (CAS) is a celebration of what the “Old West” ever was and all you imagine it to be.
There have been many amazing events hosted at this venue such as The Huntsman World Senior Games Cowboy Action Shooting or the Legends Four Corners.