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Palo Alto Rifle and Pistol Club

Palo Alto Rifle and Pistol Club

Palo Alto Rifle and Pistol Club

 

 

Address: 1393 Highway 943 North, Donaldsonville, Louisiana 70346
Coordinates: 30 05.2358N/ 91 05.3806W

Directions from Baton Rouge

  1. Take I 10 east to Sorrento/Donaldsonville exit (#182) right onto Hwy 22 and Left at the caution light onto Hwy 70.
     
  2. Go across the Sunshine Bridge and continue on Hwy 70
     
  3. Shortly after you cross railroad tracks bear right onto Hwy 3089 (Hwy 70 goes to the left) Take 3089 into Donaldsonville.
     
  4. Go to the 4th red light and turn left on to Hwy 308. (Mobile gas station to your left, American Bank to your right)
     
  5. Go 2 miles on Hwy 308 and turn right at Hwy 943. Cross the bridge over Bayou Lafourche and cross Hwy 1 and continue on Hwy 943 for about 3 miles.
     
  6. Hwy 943 will make a sharp right turn and the range will be on your left about 200 yards after the turn.  
 

Directions from Plaquemine

  1. Go thru Plaquemine and White Castle
    on LA 1.
     
  2. Approx five miles from Donaldsonville,
    look for the large sugar mill with the tall smokestack on the right.
     
  3. Just past the mill, is LA 943.
    Turn right go about 2 1/2 miles.
     
  4. Hwy. 943 will make a curve to the left.
     
  5. Go around the curve approximately another 1-2 miles till you see a grain silo on your right.
     
  6. The gate to the range will be approx. 1/4 mile past the silo on your right.
     
  7. If you make a very sharp left turn after you pass the silo, you have gone too far.
 

Click here to download PDF version of directions.

 



 

Palo Alto Gun Club News Bullets
NEWS BULLETS

 

2016 Conventional Pistol Match program now available!

 

2016 Prone/F-Class Match program now available!

 

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MID-RANGE PRONE MATCH
This match is held every 1st Saturday of the month and consist of Three 20 shot matches with 2 sighters at 600 yards. It is held at the 600 yard range and will occupy that range until (about) 1:30PM. Once or twice a year two day matches are held so check the calendar and match schedule for exact times and dates. Match director: Rick Stewart 225-301-1615.

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XTC MATCH
The Across The Course Match is an 80 shot match held every 3rd Saturday of the month. Firing is done in accordance with the Regional Match Course format. It is held on the 600 yard range. Once or twice a year two day matches are held so check the calenda and match schedule for exact times and dates. Match director is Jay Meynier 504-833-0904.

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FIELD PRECISION RIFLE MATCH
This match is held every 2nd Saturday of the month and consist of Three 20 shot matches with 2 sighters at 600 yards. It is held at the 600 yard range and will occupy that range until (about) 1:30PM. Match director: Mickey Brinkman 225-268-4746

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RIMFIRE 100 CHALLENGE
Firing is done from benches off two piece rests at a variety of 100 yard targets. This match is held on various Sundays each month. Check the club calendar for dates. It is held at the 100 yard range and will occupy that range until (about) 12:00 Noon. Cash awards for First, Second, and Third place finishes. Contact Chuck Cazenave 504-559-7200

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BULLSEYE PISTOL
This match is held the 4th Saturday of each month January through October and consists of 60 rounds with .22 pistol, 60 rounds CF and 60 rounds with .45 pistol. Match Director: Skip Blanchard, 3324 Lake Trail Dr, Metairie, LA 70003 @ 504-427-0050

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ARA RIMFIRE
Firing is done from benches off one or two piece rests at approved ARA targets and in compliance with ARA rules. See rules at americanrimfire.com. This match is held on various Saturdays each month. Check the club calendar for dates. It is held at the 100 range and will occupy that range until (about) 12:00 Noon. Contact Kelly Cousins at 504-881-0029

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PRONE/F-CLASS/BENCH RIMFIRE
.22 rimfire only. Any rifle any sight.Consisting of three disciplines. F-Class and Prone are fired with the use of a front rest { one piece } and rear bag. All matches are fired at 50 & 100 yds. using NRA approved targets. Course of fire is 120 shots for record with un-limited sighters in 20 minutes. For more information, contact Match director Richard Bordelon

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RANGE RENTAL POLICY
Check out our policy and pricing on renting the range: PDF | DOC