NCOWS, 6820 University Ave, Suite 234, Cedar Falls, IA. 50613, Phone 319-277-6839

Western Action Shooting, Re-enactment, and promotion of the historical Old West heritage of the United States.


The Order of The
Phoenix Irregular Guard

Statement of Purpose:

We are and shall be a not-for-profit fraternal, historical, research, and living history group formed of like-minded individuals to promote historical research, education, and interest in the period from 1865 to 1899 inclusive. Moreover, in this spirit, activities will include, but are not limited to, educational presentations, living history performances, social events, and firearms matches to entice a friendly family atmosphere with emphasis on history and fun.

Len Abels 515-758-2589
Brian Bauer 319-430-3176


January 14th, Sunday - annual business meeting
February 18th, Sunday - to be announced
March 16-18th - No meeting, NCOWS Convention
April 21st, Saturday - First shoot of the season (weather permitting)
May 19th, Saturday - Shoot
June 16th, Saturday - Shoot
July 14th, Saturday - Shoot
August 18th, Saturday - Shoot
September 15th, Saturday - Shoot
October 20th, Saturday - Shoot or Social depending on weather
November 17th, Saturday - To be announced
December 9th, Sunday - PhiG Social (Holiday get together)

Shoots are at Goddard Cowboys LLC range in Colfax, IA.
Take Exit 155, go north on HWY 117 to the first cross roads after the John Deere store. This is North 19th Ave. West.
Turn right at the RV Country sign and go approximately one mile. The Range is on the LEFT.
Google Map to the Goddard Cowboys LLC range.
Shooters meeting at 10:00 AM. Shoot fees are $15.00 per shooter.

For Shoot information contact:
Brian Bauer 319-430-3176 or Len Abels 515-758-2589
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