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Sunday 24th.September,2017.
Pictured Minnie Ha Ha SlickNick Ro.jpg (72328 bytes)in Tasmania.Today at the Last Frontier we relived July 2003.
Five stages with plenty of Cowboy Action as it was done fourteen years ago. Buster Giggs almost shot the match clean with his black powder guns, good job that the wind was blowing. Captain Whiplash had some impressive rifle engagements. The Sheriff shot the match clean. The next shoot is on 1st.October,2017,see you there. Scores : match finaltt Main Match 09242017.pdf

Sunday 3rd.September,2017.
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A Special thankyou to all that made our Cowboy 17 and the Doc Holliday Memorial Shoot the success it was. The catering load was taken off Minnie Ha Ha by Captain Whiplash cooking and providing the main course, curried chicken/meats the choice was yours to be had, the Teacher prepared and brought along the Apple Crumble, custard and cream for our desserts, thankyou to you both. Thankyou to Buster Giggs for providing the prizes for the draw table. Chuck Wagon won the Bowie Knife who was also the overall men's winner for Cowboy 17. Pearl Starr took out the overall Ladies Trophy.The top five Doc Holliday event placing's were in 5th. place Pearl Starr,4th.Jack Beauregard,3rd.Mortimer,2nd.Mungo,1st Chuck Wagon making the winners of the Trophy Chuck Wagon and Pearl Starr. Our clean match shooter was Grizzly James. The winners of the problems events went to the Saddler and the Sheriff. Hope to see you all at our next event. Oh here's the bragging board : match finaltt Main Match 09032017.pdf

 

Sunday 25th.September,2016.
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Yes the Doc Holliday Memorial and Cowboy 16 is over. There were plenty of spills today you and should have been here to experience the fun and excitement. It was great to have a visitor from the ACT and to have Admiral shoot with us. Our over all men's winner of Cowboy 16 was Jack Beauregard, with Minnie Ha Ha taking out the ladies trophy. The Doc Holliday Memorial trophy was won by Mungo and Teacher, the overall junior winner went to Mirajane and most improved shooter trophy went to Bad Al Junior. Congratulations to you all and especially to all the shooters that came and made the day the success that it was. A very tasty lunch was prepared by Minnie Ha Ha who incidentally also refurbished the Frontier Express last weekend. Thankyou and Congratulations. We would like to wish Johnson a speedy recovery as he was taken to hospital last evening.You will find the scores here : Match Final Main Match 09252016.pdf

 

 

Sunday 4th.September,2016.
doc holliday 15 (2) (598x800).jpg (310743 bytes)An interesting day filled with plenty of Cowboy Action, two shooters cleaned the match, they were our Overall Winner today, Mungo and Johnson coming in at 12th.place, congratulations to you both. Our next shoot on the 25th.September will be Doc Holliday Memorial and Cowboy 16 shot over six stages, nominations are $25.00 which includes lunch, shooting starts Bang on 9am. Pictured is Philin 2015 Overall Winner. Todays scores are right here : Match Final 09042016.pdf



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Doc Holliday Memorial and Cowboy 15, was a great success with 6 stages of different scenarios contested. There was one shooter that cleaned the match, congratulations goes to the Sheriff of Tinstone. A very special thankyou goes to Mrs.Chisholm and Chisholm for taking care of the catering in Minnie Ha Ha's absence. A very tasty meal ,thankyou. Most Improved shooter trophy this year went to Bull Shot, Overall lady winner was Big Bang and the Overall men's winner was Philin, however congratulations must go to all of those that competed and made the day the success it was, thankyou. 
The Doc Holliday Trophy this year was won by Philin and Big Bang. You may view the scores by clicking here : Match Final Main Match 09272015.pdf

Sunday 6th.September,2015.
will e doo.jpg (401396 bytes)The next shoot will be "Doc Holliday Memorial and Cowboy 15" this year will be featured as a one day shoot on Sunday the 27th.September,2015. (there will be six stages shot.) shooting starts at 9 a.m. 
Nominations : $25.00 includes Sunday lunch.
Rules : Club Rules combined together with SASS Rules will apply.
Saturday night Camping : with power $10.00.....camping without power $5.00. 
Please call 0408986253 or email : malcolms@spiderweb.com.au to register for catering purposes.
Looking for today's scores well check them out here : Match Final Main Match 09062015.rtf

Sunday28th September,2014.
Doc Holliday Winners 2014.jpg (67651 bytes)Pictured are the Winners of the of the Doc Holliday Memorial 2014 from left to right Big Bang and Mungo, congratulations goes to both of you.
Date Change : The "Remember One Armed Bill Wilson Shoot" this year will be featured as a one day shoot on Sunday the 23rd.November,2014. (there will be six stages shot.) Shooting starts at 9 a.m. Nominations : $20.00 includes Sunday lunch.

Spring was well and truly in the air today and made for a day of fantastic fun shooting, lunch today, was marinated chicken wings and salad, thankyou goes to Minnie Ha Ha and her sincere efforts on dishing up a tasty lunch. We will be shooting next week, but for all those going to the Nationals may I take this opportunity to wish you well. Just remember,"the Spirit of the Game " and enjoy the week of shooting, another thing that I learnt was that " it's not over until the fat lady sings". You will find the scores for today right here  :Match Final Main Match 09282014.pdf

 

Sunday 7th.September,2014
 
wpe53.jpg (42222 bytes) The "Doc Holliday Memorial and Cowboy 14" this year was featured as a one day shoot today with six stages shot. 

The stages were based on plenty of action with plenty of fun to remember the day by. 

The overall winner was Mungo, overall ladies winner was Big Bang, junior winner was Lil Backfire. Saturday's walk down shoot trophy was taken out by Johnny Behan. 
Spirit of the Game award went to Johnson. 
The Doc Holliday Perpetual Trophy was won by Mungo and Big Bang. 

Congratulations to you all and also to those that took the time to participate in the day's events.

A big thankyou to Minnie Ha Ha for preparing the food for Saturday night and Sunday's lunch.

You can view the scores by clicking on this link : Match Final Main Match 09072014.pdf
Date Change : The "Remember One Armed Bill Wilson Shoot" this year will be featured as a one day shoot on Sunday the 23rd.November,2014. (there will be six stages shot.)
Shooting starts at 9 a.m. 
Nominations : $20.00 includes Sunday lunch.

 

Sunday 22nd.September,2013.
New Crossover Targets.JPG (350639 bytes)Firstly I would like to wish all those shooters that are going to this years National Titles at Millmerran that you are able to compete to the very best of your ability remembering at all times that Cowboy Action is just a game and winning is a bonus. In other words play the game as it is asked and complain none. If you fine that you are not happy with a scenario or the target layout, I suggest that you take a good look at yourself as Cowboy Action is not for you, "The Spirit of the Game" is always paramount.

I would like to add a portion of the Article "Costuming one more time" written by Tex SASS #4 in the September Edition of the Cowboy Chronicle...it goes like this "Right from the "git-go" SASS recognized the importance of costuming. Its one of the things that make our shooting game unique...and it provides an environment where we can play out our Old West fantasies and help make America safe for God-fearing families. It's an extension of the game we played as kids...the only difference is in the price of our toys !
It took some of us a while to "catch on, but even in the early days most of us realized it wasn't all that hard to create an Old West outfit. In those days, that generally meant a shopping trip to the thrift shop and a little cutting and sewing when we got home. SASS did everything it could to encourage costuming it could to encourage costuming, including holding costume contests and in recognizing costume contest winners on roughly the same par as our shooting winners. 
Today it is extremely easy to create a "knock-out" costume...right off the rack. Either some of our folks still "just don't get it" or they just do not understand, but don't believe costume compliance is worth the effort. And, worst of all... some of these folks are winners...folks that should be setting an example for the rest of our shooters...particularly for our newer and younger competitors. These are our role models, and some are falling short in wearing appropriate costumes. In the Shooters Handbook there are two sections dealing specifically with costumes- the first lays out the costuming requirements and the second provides a list of outlawed items. If an outlawed item is worn at the firing line, it results in a Stage Disqualification...and two Stage Disqualifications are a Match Disqualification." 
I would like to personally thank the non club member who wishes to remain anonymous for taking the time to construct a set of crossover knock down targets for us. Thank you for the unexpected gift, we tested them today with the full range of sporting equipment and found them to work flawlessly, thank you. Today's scores are here :Match Final Main Match 09222013.pdf




Saturday 31st August,1st September,2013.
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cowboy13 Trophies.jpg (69835 bytes)cowboy13 Grizzly Wright.jpg (58533 bytes)I would like to take this opportunity to personally thank all of you that made the efforts in coming and making this years Doc Holliday Memorial Shoot the success that it was. The Doc Holliday Trophy went to Philin and Pearl Starr for this I say to you Congratulations and to Mungo for being the overall winner of the match. To see the place getters in the special categories designed for this shoot by the Match Director MJ click here prizes.pdf. Click on the pics to view full size.You will find the overall scores here :Match Final Main Match 11242012.pdf


 

 

Sunday 23rd.September,2012.
Bal Al Zima.jpg (54197 bytes)Rowdy Joe.jpg (47509 bytes)Firstly I must thank Marco de Koster for his very generous donations today of five upmarket wrist watches and I must congratulate the winners of them. The fifth watch went to the shooter that ranked closest to my age, who was Smokey Barrels. The shooting was fun, just ask anyone who was here and they will tell you how great the day was. The pictures above were taken at Cowboy 12. Today's scores, click here : 23092012.pdf

Cowboy 12 Doc Holliday Memorial September 1st. & 2nd. 2012.
Sorry for the delay in writing but when the hard drive goes down and all gets lost completely you generally need a very long rope to fetch the website back from cyberspace. As you can see I was able to catch the critter and get it back onto your screen, in just a week. Believe me it sure was a time consuming task not to mention the cost. Doc Holliday Winners 2012.jpg (68093 bytes)Well back to last weekend, yes Cowboy 12 was an outstanding success and to all of you that participated, congratulations and thankyou. To Al Swearigen, MJ and Minnie Ha Ha an extra big thankyou for your efforts in sponsoring, producing and running and catering for the two day event, and to those that helped with all of the chores, thankyou. Men's overall winner was Chuck Wagon, ladies overall winner was Pearl Starr, congratulations also goes to Swampfox being the winner of the Wild Bill walk-out and to Johnson and Lady Nell being the winners of the Long Range Rifle and Cowboy/Cowgirl Sillhouette events. Costume contest winners were Swampfox, Pearl Starr, Shelly Fisher and Wild Bill Fisher. Red Roar.jpg (52659 bytes)Congratulations to Red Roar for her win in "The Spirit of the Game Award".To Dave from Gympie Army Disposals (long range and silhouette prizes) and to Jack Beauregard and his boss Automatic Technology Australia Pty. Ltd. for the (lucky door prize of an automatic door operator won by Chuck Wagon), to Mortimer (silver spurs and lanterns), Wild Bill Fisher and Shelly Fisher thankyou for the generous donations you all gave. Thankyou to the "Floating Bridges" for setting the scene with your music on Saturday night. Once again thankyou all for just being there and making the whole weekend sincere fun.
Both the categories and match final are here in the pdf files Category Cowboy12.pdf Match FinalCowboy12.pdf

 


Sunday 25th.September,2011.
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Saturday and Sunday 3rd.& 4th.September,2011.
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Its all over for another year, yes, "Cowboy 11" and The "Doc Holiday Memorial Shoot" combined with Saturday afternoon's Pat Garret Events and Australia's first Cowboy Clays Championships held at The Last Frontier. Congratulations to all those that travelled from near and far to share with us a wonderful weekend. You were all winners in helping us act out the true Cowboy Spirit with the theme of " F Troop" put together by I.D.Claire and Cpt Augustus McCrae from Noosa Shooter Supplies, Thankyou. The meal for Saturday nights Shindig was excellent and was prepared by Al Swearigen, MJ and Minnie Ha Ha, Thankyou. A special thankyou to all that assisted in making this weekend the special occasion that it was, I know Doc Holiday would have been very happy with your success. The Doc Holiday Trophy was won by Pearl Star and Chuck Wagon, Congratulations. The Pat Garret event was won outright by Little Joe, Congratulations. The .22 Rimfire event was taken out by Wyatt Earp being runner up and Little Joe the overall winner, the ladies runner up was Lady Nell being beaten in a shoot off by I.D.Claire. Cowboy Clays runner up was Waddy from Rockhampton and the overall winner was the Sheriff of Tinstone. Most Improved Club Shooter went to Grizzly James. Congratulations to all the competitors and thankyou to all of you for your attendance. 03092011_pat_garrett.pdf Cowboy11Cat.pdf Cowboy11Match Final.pdf


Sunday 26th September,2010.
Today was the last days practise for those contenders off to Millmerran for the National Titles this coming week. I am unable to go, however good luck and straight shooting to those shooters that are going, just remember "The Spirit of the Game" and you cannot loose, after all it is just a Game and should you forget this then Cowboy Action Shooting is definitely not for you. It was pleasing to see new shooters on the line today and of course the old faces as well, special guest was Rossco visiting from Tasmania. The weather at The Last Frontier was again fantastic. Some excellent shooting skills were exhibited by The Swampfox with his unique Gunfighter style and this was one of the many events that pleased the crowd. Click here should you wish to view today's scores. 26092010.pdf

Sunday 4th & 5th September,2010.
cowboy10.jpg (94882 bytes)sharps.jpg (91514 bytes)This weekends "Doc Holliday Memorial Shoot the Cowboy 10" was an outstanding success as usual with 35 happy contenders going home with a smile from ear to ear. Pictured are the competitors and some of the rifles used in the long range shooting event that was won by Johnson. The Doc Holliday Memorial Trophy was won by I.D.Claire and Louden Ornery. The overall winner was Mortimer. Most Improved Shooter Award went to Rowdy Joe....Congratulations to you all.The lucky door prize holiday at Club Noosa was won by Cpt. Augustus McCrae and ID Claire. A special thankyou to Bad and Cute Ass Wallace for their generous donation of the prize also a special thankyou to Noosa Shooters Supplies for their generous donations and support to the Club. Cpt. J. C. Jackson and his team as well as the caterers under the supervision from Al Swearigen done themselves and all of us proud. Thankyou. We were even looked after with perfect weather conditions with the rain commencing as the last shooter drove out the gate Sunday afternoon. Do you want to know about the unique Shindig ? just ask anyone that attended and they will be able to tell you about the fabulous night that we all had. The Costume contest winners were Minnie Ha Ha, I.D.Claire, Yellow Hand and Little Joe. Everyone that attended were the winners and off course winners are grinners. Click here to view the scores.cowboy10.pdf Cowboy10cat.pdf


Sunday 27th September,2009.
lokata.jpg (126622 bytes)An excellent day of Cowboy Action Shooting especially for those competing in the Australian National Titles later this week at Millmerran. Five Stages were shot of International Standard type scenarios. I always make sure that those that attend have the chance to get first hand experience at shooting these types of scenarios. May I take this opportunity to wish those competing the very best of luck. You may view todays scores by clicking on 27092009.pdf.

 

 

 

 

Saturday 5th Sunday 6th September,2009.
cowboy09.jpg (113750 bytes)Cowboy 09 and The Doc Holliday Memorial Shoot. wpe53.jpg (42222 bytes)The Perpetual Doc Holliday Award was won by Minnie Ha Ha and Chance.Maca a.k.a Doc Holliday must have been proud to see us shoot this weekend. The weather was absolutely fabulous and so were the twenty-three competitors. I must give gratitude and thanks to all those that made this weekend the best weekend that I have ever had at a shooting competition. Captain J.C.Jackson and Miss Kitty went out of their way to make sure the shoot and Saturday night was the success that it was...Thankyou. There were 10 main stages the overall winner was Chance, four stages of Pat Garrett the winners were Single Shot won by C.T.M. Lever Action won by Winchester and a Speed Event won by C.T.M. You will find the scores here at cowboy09.pdf

 

Sunday 28th September,2008.
old dude.jpg (413988 bytes) Firstly, to those competitors off to the Nationals, Good Luck, shoot straight and have Fun. Remember it is our aim to keep the Game Alive in the full Spirit of the Game.
The shoot today was again over five stages with plenty of action involved with excellent weather to go with it. Get well soon Mortimer, we miss you. To view the scores for today click here on the pdf file. 280908.pdf 
"Old Dude pictured above." Our next shoot October 5th.

 

 

Sunday 7th September,2008.
Where did that cork go.jpg (341955 bytes)Today was the Doc Holiday Memorial, it is now three years since the passing of Macca Life Member #1 pictured third from the left, it was also Fathers Day and all of those fathers that turned up for the five fantastic stages certainly didn't go home disappointed. The stages were of international standard making for excellent practise in readiness for the Australian National Titles to be held at Millmeran come the end of September. For those of you that haven't nominated and have never been to the Nationals may I suggest that you contact Anne Faith now to lodge your late nomination.
Todays Scores are here at the pdf file. 07092008.pdfJust click on it.

 

Sunday 23rd September,2007.
Well What Can I Say but thankyou One Armed Bill...another great day for shooting single action, blue skies with a cooling breeze and five interesting stages were shot with lots of laughter...thanks to Lady Nell. 
Next shoot October 7th, starts bang on 9am. 
Click on the pdf file to view the scores. 230907.pdf

Sunday 2nd September,2007.
The weather was one hundred percent perfect again after last weekends cyclone and torrential rain. Today shoot was produced by Lady Nell, The County Judge and Sundance Kid. Thankyou to you all. The five stages were some what different to my writing and very enjoyable to shoot. Sure one had to think a bit but nothing was too difficult. I am now looking for someone to write the next five stages based on the targets as they are set on the range. Now that shouldn't be to hard of and ask as there are no targets to shift, just write the stages and increase your enjoyment in the sport.. Click on the pdf file to view todays scores.020907.pdf

Sunday 24th September,2006. Today was the last chance to practise before next weeks Australian Titles to be held at Millmerran Queensland. Good luck to all those competing. Perfect Spring weather made for a glorious day with clear blue skies and a slight breeze. Our guests today on their way to the Nationals were Wandering Star and Chuck Wagon from Melbourne. Five stages were shot with one stage being a walk down. It consisted of 9 rifle..10 pistol and 8 + shotgun rounds all knockdowns and it surely got the adrenaline going.
Click on the pdf files Match Final 2409.pdf to check the days placings.

Sunday 3rd September 2006. The Doc Holiday Memorial Shoot. It is already 12 months ago since we lost one of our finest Cowboys and dedicated Club member. Today we remembered Doc Holiday aka Frank MacDonald Life Member # 1 some also knew him as Macca.Where did that cork go.jpg (341955 bytes) Pictured Wedding celebrations centre Doc and Matte Holiday. Doc as most of you will know was a quite bloke. Doc liked to be a real cowboy, he shot real 45's and shot duelist. During the time he was involved with Cowboy Action Shooting he manufactured many things for the sport. Ivory grips were his speciality. He made the Original star badges that most of us wear....he made and engraved the name tags together with the engraved plates that you did see on the many trophies at several award ceremonies. Yes Doc's heart was with Cowboy Action Shooting. He loved to explain to new comers just what the game was all about.
We must all take an example from Doc Holiday's experiences because, we don't appreciate the things we have until we have lost them.
Click on the pdf file 0309.pdfto view 030906.pdfthe days scores.

 

Sunday 25th.September,2005. was warm up day for the National Titles to be held at Millmerran next week. 30 shooters attended The Last Frontier for some challenging stages.

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The top 30 placings were :
1.Black Bart
2.Bubba Two Dogs
3.The Sheriff
4.Buster Giggs
5.Bones
6.Douglas Mortimer
7.Mud
8.Liberty Valance
9.Swampfox
10.Jack O'Hearts
11.Will E Doo
12.Rick O'Shea
13.Old Dude
14.I.D. Claire
15.Rea Coyle
16.Nebraska Dude
17.Blue Star
18.Bear
19.Cpt. Aug. Macrae
20.Wyatt Earp
21.Bad Ass Wallkace
22.Minnie Ha Ha
23.Jack the Blade Slade
24.Loretta Lynne
25.Nifty Nev
26.Cute Ass Wallace
27.Gringo
28.One Armed Bill Wilson
29.Steve
30.Lester Moore.

 

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