St. Francois County Fair

Cowboy Mounted Shooting

Friday Aug. 2 at 7 P.M.

Cowboy Mounted Shooting is brought to you by: Missouri Big Irons!

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Missouri Big Irons, a CMSA club, has members from various towns in Missouri, Southern Illinois and beyond. The Big Irons host several competitions throughout the year ranging from small one day fun shoots to the Missouri State Championship. Members of the Big Irons are always eager to help people get started in Mounted Shooting.

Cowboy Mounted Shooting is the Fastest Growing Equestrian Sport in the Nation. Mounted contestants compete in this fast action timed event using two .45 caliber single action revolvers each loaded with five rounds of specially prepared blank ammunition. The Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association "C.M.S.A." has a variety of levels of competition for everyone, ranging from novice levels to the seasoned professional.