CFDA Rules, Regulator Guidelines, Range Officer Course & Definitions:

Table of Contents:

(8th Edition - effective March 1st, 2014)
(Be sure to scroll down to the Rules Clarifications & Addendums section to check for recent updates)

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


Rules Clarifications & Addendums:

8th Edition Addendums (2014, 2015, 2016)
Print & cut out this addendum out and paste into your current issue of the 8th Edition of the Gunslinger's Guidelines

Maintaining the Integrity of CFDA World Records (Dec 2014)

Triple 7 Test (FINAL) (Dec 2014)

Open Top Clarification (August 2015)



Informational Articles:
 Article- Is There A Gut Shot - By Quick Cal

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)


 Marshal Muster Information:

2014 Marshals Muster Agenda

2014 Marshals Muster Minutes

 2015 Marshals Muster Agenda

2015 Marshals Muster Minutes


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.

Click HERE to View List of Certified Range Officers

Range Officer Program Student Guide (6th Edition)
updated April 2016

New Range Officer/ Range Master Policy

Range Master Certification and Quiz (Revised August 2016)

Range Officer Recertification

Range Officer Quick Reference Brochure

Range Officer Card (front)

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.


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 Program

Youth Shooter ID cards are issued at the Club Level:

Youth Shooter ID Card (front)

Youth Shooter ID Card (back)



Regulator Guidelines:
You can also review our  pdf2013 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 map 2013


1. Great Northwest Territory-
Bounty Hunter & Legally Loaded
  PG Taylor
2. Western Territory- Jimmy O
  Wild Shot
3. Four Corners Territory- Thirsty
4. High Plains Territory- Boulder Vaquero & Boulder's Babe
  Lucky Lady
5. Great Plains Territory- Deacon & Angel Lady
6. Southern Territory- Windmill Kid
  Gentleman George & Texas Rose
7. Eastern- Ringo
  High Country Drifter
(Co Regulator)
8. Great Lakes Territory- Boothill Bryce & Miss Christy


Regulators at Large (not assigned to a territory)

Mongo (Administrator) & Wench
Home: (970)731-9140
Cell: (303)842-0408
342 Cimarrona Cr
Pagosa Springs, CO 81147

Curley Calhoun
Mississippi Marshall


Helpful Tips to putting on a sucessful match:


Click here to view some tips for  Putting on a Match

Click here for  Shooters Meeting Checklist

 Click here for Bracket Matches Information and How to Put on  a Bracket Match (previously published in the Gunslingers Gazette)


 CFDA Basic Scoring System Instructional Webinar


 Part 1

 Part 2








Administrative Actions



Disciplinary Actions


Jon Wilson - October 8th, 2009 - Suspension - Notified by Registered Mail
Jon Wilson was fined $250, ordered to write a letter of apology to CFDA Management, and to acknowledge his actions, due to numerous acts both reported and witnessed of unsportsmanlike conduct at CFDA events.


Jon Wilson - November 9th, 2009 - Membership Revocation - Notified by Registered Mail
Jon Wilson's membership was revoked in CFDA for a period of not less than One-Year. Wilson's $250 check was returned, along with any unused portions of his dues, due to an unacceptable response to the October 8th, 2009 suspension. Furthermore, to be reconsidered for CFDA membership, Wilson must complete a State of California Approved Anger Management Course. Wilson must also write a sincere letter of apology to the membership of CFDA and promise not to repeat this behavior in the future.