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Gate #3 Events

For all upcoming Forest Lake Sportsmen’s Club  Events please see our calendar located here.

Gate #3 Info

In addition to our long standing commitment to the traditional shooting sports we are incredibly excited about the strength of the action shooting movement and are proud to be home to one of the premier Action Shooting Communities in the country. To meet the growing demand we have recently added 6 new competition bays turning our club into a world class shooting center. We host several practical shooting matches each month. Interested in 3 Gun, IDPA, Tactical Shotgun or USPSA? We have you covered. During any given month from, spring to fall, we host several matches covering all the disciplines. We host many Mn3GunGroup Events and all the events for Hawkeye Ignite and FLPSA We are also home to several national matches including the Nordic Components Tactical Shotgun Match, the Nordic Vortex Tri-Gun and the Jeff Kirkwold Memorial 3 Gun Event.

Gate #3 Blog Posts

1409, 2016

Jeff Kirkwold Memorial 3 Gun Event at FLSC!

By | September 14th, 2016|Categories: All Posts, Gate 3|0 Comments

In August of 2016 FLSC hosted the 3rd annual Jeff Kirkwold Memorial 3 Gun Event and Man v. Man Shoot-off. This year was the biggest match yet boasting 120 shooters from all over the midwest [...]

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Gate #3 Activities

  • 3 Gun
  • Archery
  • IDPA
  • Steel Challenge
  • Tactical Shotgun
  • Training Law Enforcement
  • USPSA

Gate #3 SWAG

3-gun competitions are one of the most exciting shooting sports to hit the stage in a long time. Essentially melding gun handling skills, accuracy and speed into one package, 3-gun utilizes a wide variety of skills with three firearms: rifle, pistol and shotgun.
IDPA is the use of practical equipment including full charge service ammunition to solve simulated “real world” self-defense scenarios using practical handguns and holsters that are suitable for self-defense use. The main goal is to test the skill and ability of an individual.
The Steel Challenge is a speed shooting competition governed by the Steel Challenge Shooting Association (SCSA) that consists of eight standardized stages with steel targets, ranging in size from 10″ (25 cm) round plates to 18×24″ (45×60 cm) square plates.
Like 3 Gun, Tactical Shotgun Matches are fast paced high intensity action shooting events. Competitors load and shoot on the move through short range games, field courses and natural terrain balancing speed and accuracy.
The United States Practical Shooting Associations (USPSA) is the premier competitive shooting organization in the world. USPSA membership is your pass to compete in any USPSA or IPSC (International Practical Shooting Confederation) match anywhere in the world.

Veteran’s introduction to trapping day

May 18th, 2019|0 Comments

Veteran’s introduction to trapping day Sunday July 14, 2019 Forest Lake Sportsman’s Club 4648 240th St N, Forest Lake, MN 55025 Purpose: Introduce Military Veterans to modern trapping fundamentals and trapping regulations in Minnesota. Process: [...]

2019 FLSC Youth Shooting Program

May 18th, 2019|2 Comments

Monday June 17th, 6-8 PM Program will run for 7 weeks each Monday through July 29th Open to ages 11-18 with various skill levels Cost:  $80 Program includes introduction to a variety of shooting/hunting sports [...]

2019 Steel Challenge Season at FLSC

May 2nd, 2019|0 Comments

Steel Challenge matches start Tuesday May 7th, 2019 at Forest Lake Sportsmen's Club! This year there are some changes: Matches will be held on the  1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month, not every week We are [...]

What is Sporting Clays

May 1st, 2019|0 Comments

Sporting clays is the closest thing to actual field shooting of all shotgun sports. Rather than having clay birds thrown from standardized distances and angles as with skeet or trap, sporting clays courses are designed [...]