Gun club members from many different states gathered Saturday September 29, 2018 and Sunday September 30, 2018 for a gun match. 50 shooters participated in the Mountain State 3-gun championship. The event was a two day match wit 8 different stages. 

James Long is a member of the Beckley Gun Club. He explained what the shooters see in a match like this. 

“This is a 3 gun match. It is run a gun. AR-15 rifles, shot gun semi automatic, pistol semi automatic, semi automatic glock, 1911s, 2011s, different platforms of pistols. It’s just an endurance match it’s a drag race,” Long said.

This is the first time this event has taken place in Southern West Virginia. If you would like to become a member of the Beckley Gun Club you can call the club.