Thurmont, MD 3Gun

What is Thurmont 3 Gun?

3 Gun is an increasingly popular action shooting competition making use of rifle, pistol, and shotgun skills. A 3 Gun match at Thurmont will typically consist of 5 stages, and will require the use of multiple firearms per stage. Shooters can expect to go through 100 rounds of rifle ammo, 50 rounds of pistol, and 50 rounds of shotgun (birdshot). Distances range from 5 yards-300 yards, and targets will consist of cardboard (full- and reduced-size), steel, and clays. Movement will be required, occasionally up to 50 yards. 

 -Shooters of 3 Gun at TCSC, please send any match photos you have to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 - Registration OPEN for March 17 3Gun: REGISTER 

Setup will be held the afternoon before. Setup crew shoots for free, and gets advance notice of stage design. Match fee for everyone else is $25. 
Expect roughly 100 rds rifle, 50 shotgun (lead birdshot only), 50 pistol, and 5 slugs. But bring a bunch extra.
We will be using Mid-Atlantic Multi-gun rules. Please read them here. For scoring, we will be using "FN scoring" (6.1.1) and Time Plus Points (6.2.1). If anything changes, I will update you.

Match Dates:


 - See complete yearly schedule here: TCSC Calendar


Advanced Registration Is Required

Advance registration is required for all 3 Gun matches. No walk-on registrations are allowed without prior-approval by the Match Director. Registration begins 1-3 weeks before the match and continues until the match begins.

Matches will be listed on Search for the date of the match in the match listings. You will receive an email confirming that your are registered and then asking you to squad.  If you register and then find you cannot attend the match, please advise by  withdrawing using the practiscore management link so that your slot may be given to another shooter. 


New Shooters

-We welcome new shooters, but require that they be proficient in handling their rifle, pistol, and shotgun. For this reason we will only accept people who have shot in an action competition (i.e. USPSA, IDPA, 3Gun, SASS, etc), or have military/law enforcement training, before shooting 3 Gun at TCSC. You will be required to sign a waiver before shooting a match at TCSC. Interested shooters may email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more info.