Handgun target shooting
is a great sport and
an exciting hobby!
We can show you how to safely
participate in handgun target
shooting and you will learn how to
take part in a number of different
target shooting disciplines which
will develop your skill and
enjoyment of this great sport.
The Sporting Shooters Pistol Club is
part of the Sporting Shooters
Associaiaon of Australia (SSAA).
We operate from the SSAA range
in Springvale located at:
710 Princes Hwy, Springvale. (Near the Sandown Raceway)
The SSPC is one of the biggest
handgun target shooting clubs in
Victoria. Our club is run by a large
group of volunteers and we maintain
a friendly club atmosphere where
family participation is encouraged.
We have great bistro facilites where
members can relax and socialise
after a shoot.
Book into our Introduction to
Handguns course and you can
experience the fun of handgun
target shooting for
Our facilities include five approved pistol ranges for air, rimfire and centrefire pistols. This allows for numerous types of pistol shooting events at distances from seven metres to 50 metres.
Competitions are run on a weekly basis and include ISSF 25 metre, 50m Service Match, 25 m Service Match, Center Fire Match, Center Fire Rapid Match and IPSC
Club members have free access to over sixty pistols in various calibers, which can be used for practice or competition. Both rim-fire and center-fire pistols up to .45 caliber may be used on the ranges, so long as the power factor does not exceed 180,000 (Projectile Weight in Grains x Velocity in feet/second). As with most other pistol ranges, no factory magnum loads or full metal jacket ammunition is permitted, however we do permit the use of semi jacketed ammunition on certain ranges.
The Club is also affiliated with IPSC for members who wish to shoot that discipline. SSPC Springvale boasts a friendly club atmosphere with a well equipped Bar and Bistro facilities where members can relax and socialise after a day’s shoot. Family participation is encouraged at all times.