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Cowboy Fast Draw Association
PO Box 5
Fernley, NV 89408
(775)575-5748 fax

Office Hours
8:30 – 4:30 (PST) Monday – Thursday
(Closed Friday, Saturday, Sunday)

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Table of Contents:

(12th Edition – effective January 1st, 2023)
(Be sure to scroll down to the Rules Clarifications & Addendums section to check for recent updates)

Please check the Rules Clarifications section below for any changes or clarifications to the Gunslinger’s Guidelines.

Rules Clarifications & Addendums:

Addendum – CFDA Target Start Light (2-2-22)

CFDA Equiptment Requirements

List of Approved Six-Guns (as of May 1st, 2022)
Holster Rules Explained – By Quick Cal (2/4/19)
Why? 17-3/16″ & Balloon-Disc Targets – By Quick Cal (updated 7-18-17)
Informational Articles:
Article – Bracket Match – How to Put On a Bracket Match – By Quick Cal (Updated 2/9/20)
Article- Enforcement Policy Results Technical Rule #17 – By Quick Cal (published in Gunslingers Gazette April 2016)
Article- Speed, Accuracy, Recovery, and Late Shots – By Quick Cal (published in Gunslinger’s Gazette April 2016)
Article- Triple 7 Test

Marshal Muster Information:

Range Officer Training:

This program is designed to promote “Safety First”. CFDA is an NRA Affiliated organization that promotes safe range operation training as well as introduces and teaches younger shooters safe firearm handling techniques.
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Qualified Range Master Instructors

Noah Chance (AZ) –
Dangerous Dave (ID) –
Cowboy UP (CA) –

Qualified Range Masters (updated 11/7/23)Click HERE to View List

Range Master Renewal Document (updated 1-24-23)
Safety Meeting Checklist (updated 2020)
Hand Judge Training Brief (updated 3-30-22)
Be sure to stay up to date with RO Course Class Dates, questions and answers, and other helpful information on the CFDA Telegraph! Click HERE to find a course near you.
Regulator Guidelines:
You can also review our Regulator Guidelines . The Regulator Posse was formed to help support the growing number of CFDA members and affiliated clubs, and to help grow the sport by helping new clubs become affiliated and add members.

Regulators & Territories

Territory Alias & Phone # E-Mail
1. Great Northwest Territory-
PG Taylor (ID)
Appointed Original
Curly Calhoun & Cool Hand Suz (ID)
Appointed Original
Wild Shot (ID)
Appointed 2013
2. Western Territory-
No Daisy (CA)
Appointed 2016
Fowl Shot & Huckleberry Honey (CA)
Appointed 2020
3. Four Corners Territory-
Thirsty (AZ)
Appointed 2011
Muletrain & Southwest KC (AZ)
Appointed 2019
Slowpoke (UT)L
Appointed 2019
4. High Plains Territory-
y- Boulder Vaquero & Boulder's Babe (SD)
Appointed Original
Boothill Bryce & Miss Christy (SD)
Appointed 2009
5. Great Plains Territory-
Kansas Belle (KS)
Appointed 2017
6. Southern Territory-
Windmill Kid & Miss Betty (TX)
Appointed 2012
Gentleman George & Texas Rose (TX)
Appointed 2014
Boss (TX)
Appointed 2014
7. Eastern-
Ringo (VA)
Appointed 2011
Von Zipper (FL)
Appointed 2016
Spanky (VA)
Appointed 2019
Green River & Wildfire (KY)
Appointed 2020
8. Great Lakes Territory-
tory- Fossilman & Lightnin (MN)
Appointed 2016
The Rossiman (IL)
Appointed 2019
Honcho "Ueli Bracher" - Switzerland Appointed 2016

Basic Safety & Youth Training Program

The Cowboy Fast Draw Association takes great pride in teaching the younger generation the fundamentals and respect of safe gun handling and competing.
Click here to view our Basic Safety – Youth Training.pdf
Youth Shooter ID cards are issued at the Club Level:
Youth Shooter ID Card (click to download) – FRONT   /   BACK

Helpful Tips to putting on a sucessful match:

Click here to view some tips for Putting on a Match
Click here for Bracket Matches Information and How to Put on a Bracket Match (previously published in the Gunslingers Gazette)
Cowboy Fast Draw Scoring Posse – – FGA (2017) Standard Operating Scoring Procedures

CFDA Basic Scoring System Instructional Webinar



Administrative Actions

Disciplinary Actions

Disciplinary Acion: 6-29-21
Demetrius Correy a.k.a. Texas Marshal
Life Membership is hereby suspended for cause, not to be disclosed. He may not enter any CFDA Sancioned Event unil a Noice of Resoluion is posted.
Cowboy Fast Draw Association
Cal Eilrich a.k.a. Quick Cal, Executive Director

2024 CFDA
Titled Events

February 9th-11th, 2024

Elkton, FL

March 15th-17th, 2024

Richmond, TX

March 22nd-24th, 2024

Kellyville, OK

April 12th-14th, 2024

Holly Springs, GA

April 19th-21st, 2024

Prineville, OR

April 26th-28th, 2024

Oakldale, CA

May 10th, 2024

Harbor Springs, MI

May 11th-12th, 2024

Harbor Springs, MI

May 24th – 26th, 2024

Caldwell, ID

May 30th-31st, 2024

Ellicot, ID

June 1st-2nd, 2024

Ellicot, CO

June 7th-9th, 2024

Fernley, NV

June 13th, 2024

Oroville, CA

June 14th-16th, 2023

Oroville, CA

June 21st, 2024

Bedford, VA

June 22nd-23rd, 2024

Bedford, VA

July 25th-28th, 2024

Fallon, NV

August 2nd-4th, 2024

Pineville, LA

Aug. 30th- Sept. 1st, 2024

Boise, ID

September 12th-13th, 2024

Mitchell, SD

September 14th-15th, 2024

Mitchell, SD


We have multiple membership options that have been tailored for our members.