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The One Shot competition is a nationally recognized event.  Its premise is straightforward.  One shot at a dot the size of a pencil eraser at 150 yards.  The closest shooter wins the target (an oil painting created by a local artist) as well as a chance to win a new Cooper Firearms of Montana, Inc. rifle!

Please continue to check the site for more updates and for the registration form downloads in the coming months. 

Check Out Our Image Gallery of Past Competitions

Registration Forms (Click to download form):
One Shot (West) 2018 Registration Form - Coming Soon (Deadline May 1, 2018 or when all slots are filled)
One Shot (East) 2018 Registration Form - Coming Soon (Deadline June 1, 2018 or when all slots are filled)

Upcoming Competitions:

One Shot Competition (West) 2018 - July 27 & 28, 2018, Deep Creek Range, Missoula, Montana
One Shot Competition (East) 2018 - September 14 & 15, 2018, The Hartford Gun Club, East Granby, Connecticut


2017 Painting Winners & Competition Rifle Winners:

2017 Painting Winners & Competition Rifle Winners:
One Shot Competition (East)

  • Brock Hamilton (Squirrel)
  • Larry Rainwater (Deer)
  • Dean Jackson (Bear)
  • Nancy Jackson (Coyote)
  • Sarah Jackson (Fox)
  • Richard King (Moose)
  • Ralph Osgood (Rifle Winner)
  • Ralph Osgood (Rifle Raffle Winner)
  • Scott Kemmerer(Rifle Raffle Winner)


2017 Painting Winners & Competition Rifle Winners:
One Shot Competition (West)

  • Dennis Fewel (Mining Town)
  • Terri Ruthruff (Old Prison Homestead)
  • Woody Bentham (Train)
  • Scott Kemmerer (Big Hole Battlefield)
  • Chuck Kisner (Creek)
  • Dale Greenough (Mountain Range)
  • Harvey Uttinger (Rifle Winner)
  • David Green (Rifle Raffle Winner)
  • David Green (Rifle Raffle Winner)


2016 Painting Winners & Competition Rifle Winners:
One Shot Competition (East)

  • (Bear)
  • (Deer)
  • (Moose)
  • (Pheasant)
  • (Turkey)
  • (Ducks)
  • (Rifle Winner)
  • (Rifle Raffle Winner)
  • (Rifle Raffle Winner)


One Shot Competition (West)

  • Johnny Nichols (Buffalo at Yellowstone River)
  • Harvey Uttinger (Ousel Falls)
  • Richard Edwards (Grinnell Lake)
  • Ken Hedditch (Pompey Pillar)
  • Chuck Kisner (Lone Peak)
  • Terri Jean Ruthruff (Hi-Line Trail)
  • Harvey Uttinger (Rifle Winner)
  • Richard Edwards (Rifle Raffle Winner)
  • Woody Bentham (Rifle Raffle Winner)

2015 Painting Winners & Competition Rifle Winners:
One Shot Competition (East)

  • Cody Kelly (Bear)
  • Dave Piccuto (Deer)
  • Ryan Jackson (Moose)
  • Wayne Harvey (Pheasant)
  • Gary Hamilton (Turkey)
  • Thomas Benoit (Ducks)
  • John Hassam (Rifle Winner)
  • Ashley Hamilton Ellis (Rifle Raffle Winner)

 One Shot Competition (West)

  • Kaden Keith (El Capitan)
  • Mark Johnson (Buffalo in Yellowstone)
  • Ken Hedditch (Old Faithful)
  • Mike Wesche (Going to the Sun)
  • Dan Mullins (Glacier Park)
  • Jeannie Mullins (Rimrock)
  • David Green (Bob Marshall)
  • Bob Udem (Rifle Winner)
  • Andrew Burgess (Rifle Raffle Winner)

2014 Painting Winners & Competition Rifle Winners:
One Shot Competition (East)

  • John Hassam (Bear)
  • Ashley Hamilton Ellis (Whitetail)
  • Scott Kemmerer (Pheasant)
  • Pat Ellis (Coyote)
  • Gilman Tuell (Bobcat)
  • Gary Hamilton (Moose)
  • Larry Rainwater (Rifle Winner)
  • Dave Piccuito (Rifle Raffle Winner)

One Shot Competition (West)

  • Monty Montague (Wolf)
  • Gary Hamilton (Goat)
  • Dave Hedditch (Pheasant)
  • Ken Hedditch (Rock Chuck)
  • Klayton Hayes (Moutain Lion)
  • Bob Undem (Prairie Dogs)
  • Tim Standerford (Elk)
  • Jim Naughton (Bear)
  • Julie Nichols (Rifle Winner)
  • Mike Krites (Rifle Raffle Winner)
  • Ken Brown (Special Award)

2013 Painting Winners & Competition Rifle Winners:
One Shot Competition (West)

  • Terri Ruthruff (Rabbit)
  • Max Cooper (Coyote)
  • Weston Lovell (Mule Deer)
  • Ken Hedditch (Rock Chuck)
  • Ken McAlpin (Prairie Dog)
  • Chuck Kisner (Moose)
  • Dennis Fewel (Rifle Winner)
  • Kathy Lyons (Rifle Raffle Winner)

 One Shot Competition (East)

  • Pat Ellis (Grouse)
  • Jeff King (Coyote)
  • Gary Hamilton (Bobcat)
  • Klayton Hayes (Bear)
  • Neil Sbardera (Deer - no photo) 
  • Richard King (Moose)
  • Gary Hamilton (Rifle Winner) 
  • Jason Ellis (Rifle Raffle Winner - no photo)