Central Oregon Shooting Sports Assn.
P.O. Box 1606 Bend, OR 97709
The range was started in the 1995 time frame and is on 600 acres of BLM land that is leased to COSSA. The range has various bays that range from 50 yards to 1000 yards in length. We have a 200 yard sighting in target range and metal gongs to 500 yards. A pistol sighting in range to 100 yards with metal gongs at 100 yards. We have a 1000 yard black powder range and a high power rifle range to 1000 yards. It is not uncommon to have several disciplines or activities using the range at the same time. This is the main range for members only and/or disciplines shooting events. This is also were scheduled special events are held.
We have a 100 yard Public range that is open seven days a week and is located 1/4 mile up the road from the main gate..
The ODFW Hunter Safety class of Bend, OR utilizes the range for the range portion of the class.
Several law enforcement groups utilize the range for training and practice.
Current Fire Levels
Industrial Fire Precaution: Level THREE Fire Danger Level: Extreme
A $5.00 fee for Guests and non-members for an Insurance requirement.
COSSA does not rent any firearms for use, nor do we have targets or ammunition for sale.
The relocated long range gong range is now open.
As of today BLM prohibits the use of fireworks, exploding targets, and Tracer rounds or incendiary devices on all BLM-managed lands for the fire season.
Fire Waiver is in EFFECT!!!
1. No campfires are allowed.
2. Individuals will smoke only within their enclosed vehicles.
3. COSSA shall have on site and readily available an ample means to move fire trailers to where they are needed in the event of a fire when events are occurring.
4. Personal generators are allowed but must be contained in an metal fire pan.
5. A commercial generator is allowed as long as the area is cleared of vegetation.
6. Camping and Parking of Vehicles only allowed in designated areas.
7. Generally, no personal ATVs or vehicle travel outside main roads or designated area. On large COSSA events up to 3 ATVs and up to 10 golf carts may be used.
8. Notify Central Oregon Dispatch at (541) 416-6800 a week ahead of when a large event will be occurring.
9. BLM may revoke the waiver at any time.
COSSA is made up of several disciplines that utilize the range. Below are links to those disciplines.
COSSA Practical Shooters(CPS)
Cowboy Action: Horse Ridge Pistoleros
Great Basin Sharp Shooters BPCR, Buffalo
High Power Rifle
Lady Hawkes Women's Shooting Group
Cowboy Action: Pine Mountain Posse
Central Oregon Competitive Shooter Training
Central Oregon Precision Riflemen
Go east from Bend on Hwy 20 and go past mile post 24 first road on the left.
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To see the drawing of the range click here.
To see the Range from the air click here. (High Speed Connection Recommended)
Meeting are on the second Thursday of each month and meet at the Bend VFW Hall on 4th and Olney Rd. The meeting start at 7:00 pm. All members and guests are welcome.
Interested in joining COSSA please print the Membership Application in full.
Mail to address on application or bring the application to the meeting.
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COSSA Range Use Information
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COSSA Safety Manual
The COSSA Safety Manual is provided to
all new and current COSSA members. The purpose of the COSSA Safety Manual is
To help ensure a safe and enjoyable
sport shooting experience for all members and guests, and
To meet safety education standards required by COSSA’s liability insurance provider.
click here to read the manual.
Calendar of events for the current month click on the link below.
Special events and Matches coming up at the range.
Private Special Training Information
Links to Other Organizations
COSSA Monthly Newsletters
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Range Pictures / Events
Member of the Bend Chamber of Commerce.