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Annual Ladies’ Day

April 29, 2018dfld banner-36inx72in-h-frontAbout Ladies’ Day …

  • Have you ever wanted to learn how to safely and properly handle and shoot a pistol?
  • Are you thinking about purchasing a firearm for protection?
  • Do you want to buy a pistol, but are not sure where to start?
  • Do you have a competitive spirit and have been wanting to try one of the shooting sports?

Well, this is your lucky day!  Sign up and join us this Spring as we host our fourth annual Desert Flower Ladies’ Day!  Our talented team of women volunteers are excited to teach you how to PROPERLY and SAFELY shoot!


  • Pre-Registration Required – Limited to the FIRST 150 women, 21 years of age and older.
    Online REGISTRATION OPENS FEBRUARY 28, 2018 (link below)! ONLINE registration is the only registration method available. Please do NOT ask the office staff at Rio Salado to register. Contact us with questions. desertflower@herhandgun.com
  • *** IMPORTANT *** PRIOR TO REGISTRATION –  Please make sure your browser is up to date and allows “pop up windows”.  We recommend using Firefox, Google Chrome or Safari browsers to register.When you click on registration link below you are REDIRECTED to Practiscore.com.  You are prompted to “Consider Registering for a Practiscore Account”.  You do NOT have to do this.  Simply click on “Continue on without an account” at the bottom of the practiscore screen.  After you register and are approved, you are emailed an important confirmation message from noreply@practiscore.com. Please check your junk folder if you do not see the message.  Please read all registration details and email messages.
  • Once you pay and are approved via email, you need to select your “squad / start” time.

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    Please read IMPORTANT notes above before registering!  Registration is non-refundable.

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  • COST:  $25 – Includes 9 mm pistol,.223 rifle ammunition and shotgun shells. Pistols, rifles, shotguns , air guns and safety/shooting instruction is provided.
  • WHEN: Sunday April 29, 2018
  • WHERE: Rio Salado Sportsman’s Club (RSSC)
    3960 N. Usery Pass Rd.  Mesa AZ 85207

  • TIMES: 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (There are 4 start blocks – register early to get your preferred time.) Start Times:  8 am, 10 am, 1 pm and 2:30 pm (if necessary)
  • WHAT TO BRING:  All participants are be given foam ear plugs, but please bring your own eye protection and ear muffs if you have them. We have a limited number of eye glasses and ear muffs to loan. Do NOT bring your own gun. You are NOT allowed to shoot it during the Desert Flower event. All firearms are provided.
  • Participants are allowed to shoot a variety of 9 mm and .22 semi-automatic pistols,  All firearms and ammunition are provided.
  • Special Event – Demonstration at noon! 
  • Quality instruction provided by National Shooting Champions Sara Dunivin, Kippi Leatham, Debbie Keehart, and Sandy Thoms, along with Sue Little, past President of Rio Salado Sportsman’s Club and our fabulous team of knowledgeable women shooters – all volunteers!
  • Major Sponsors: Desert Flower Ladies’ Day would like to thank our generous major sponsors – We could not do this without you: Rio Salado Sportsman’s Club, HerHandgun, Howard Leight, Gun Goddess & Springfield Armory

Desert Flower Ladies’ Day 2015, 2016 and 2017 are a wrap!

Thank you to all of our VOLUNTEERS, SPONSORS and especially RIO SALADO SPORTSMAN’S CLUB for donating the range and registration building!  Please patronize our sponsors to show your appreciation for their support of women, guns and educating our community about firearm safety.


Springfield Armory * NRA * Atlanta Arms & Ammunition * ESCA-Tech * Gun Goddess * J Scott Durkin Photography * Mouse Graphics * Bass Pro Shops * Howard Leight * Rio Salado Sportsmans Club * Pistol Parlour

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