Scholastic Action Shooting Team

2016 Wisconsin State Champion Squads

Welcome to the home of the Colfax Sportsmen’s Club Scholastic Pistol Team

2015, 2016 Defending Wisconsin State Senior and Junior Rimfire Champions           2016 Defending Iowa State Senior Rimfire Champions                                                      2015 7th in the Nation Senior Rimfire                                                                                     2016  4th in the Nation Senior Rimfire

*         This is a national pistol team shooting sport sponsored by the Colfax Sportsmans club in Colfax Wisconsin.

*         The team consists of a head coach and individual elementary, middle, and high school student pistol / rifle shooters from the age of 8 – 20 that are organized into 4 person squads that make up a competitive unit.  Squads are organized by 4 different divisions at elementary, middle school, high school level which are differentiated by age and rimfire vs centerfire pistols.  This sport provides a level playing field for all genders; there is no limit to the number of athletes on a team.

*         The purpose is to introduce school aged youth into an educational athletic organization led by trained adult coaches focused on enhancing personal growth and development in a safe enjoyable team based sport which instills fair play, individual responsibility, self-discipline, sportsmanship, and personal commitment.  The shooting sports is the fastest growing high school sport in the State of Wisconsin.

Practice is typically once a week on Sundays starting in January, with team members accepted through April at the Colfax Dunn County range; athletes are responsible for their own rimfire or centerfire pistol and ammunition (assistance is available with rimfire pistols and rimfire ammo).  Rimfire ammunition is available from the club at a reduced rate. Sponsorship, club fundraisers and endowment funds will help defer ammunition costs.  Athletes younger than 18 will require parent’s permission and signature to compete.

Rim fire and Center fire pistols used must be stock with iron sights & semi-auto.  Rim fire rifle semi-auto shooter can shoot optical sights.  Five magazines are recommended, be sure to check with coaches before purchasing guns or magazines as the team does have equipment that can be borrowed and we want to ensure you are making the correct choice.

The Colfax Sportsmen’s Club Scholastic Pistol Team is registered as a MidwayUSA Foundation endowment team.  Our endowment site is open and available for donations:  Donations to the Colfax Scholastic Pistol team fund can only be used for our youth programs, and support our youth athletes.   Our Team endowment ID is: R7441

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*       Athletes compete in either centerfire or rimfire divisions; targets are circular and rectangular steel plates which are either 10in or 12in round plates or 18×24 rectangular plates.  Each stage consists of 5 strings or 5 targets in a timed event.  The combined scores of the squad make up the team score.  All stages start from the low ready for rimfire and centerfire.  Pistols & 22 Rifles come to the line in there case with chamber flag inserted, after cleared pistols leave the line with chamber flag and stowed in pistol or rifle case.

We are continuing to building squads accepting students from western WI middle, high, tech, and collegiate schools who wish to compete and learn in a safe fun environment.

If you are a student or parent of a student who would like additional information feel free to contact Tony Anderson Head Coach 715-894-7450  EMAIL:                                             John Budnaitis Assistant Coach @ 715-379-3935

Coaches and their assistants are SASP insured, NRA Range Officer certified, NRA certified pistol instructors, Double goal coaching certified, and have a current background checks completed.

   2015 Team

All 6 -12 grade students in the Chippewa Valley interested in competing on the team are welcome to join.  For additional information Contact the head coach Jim at

  This is our 2016 Scholastic Pistol Team at the National Scholastic Shooting Competition in Marengo, OH at the Cardinal Shooting Center on July 14th where our Varsity Team came in 4th in the nation.  We congratulate every team member on their accomplishments that they achieved.  We are so proud of them.