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EveryDay Carry match

Everyday Carry Matches are held on the fourth Saturday of the month, year-round.

Match Details

Have you ever wanted to participate in a pistol match but dislike the heavy competition? Perhaps you want to test your skills but cannot access shot timers and stages. Or maybe you are looking for an entry-level sport but are not interested in purchasing additional gear and equipment. Then PHA’s Everyday Carry Match might be for you. The PHA EDC Match is a sporting environment that provides an opportunity for competitors to use the equipment, skills, and techniques associated with their personal concealed carry handguns.

  • 4th Saturday of every month (ADMIN NOTE: HOLDING DATE)
  • Match Is not held when a forecast high temperature is less than 40 degrees, heavy rain, or lighting. 
  • Sign-in & Registration: 7:00 – 9:00 am
  • Director & RSO Walkthrough: 9:00 – 9:30 am
  • Match Safety Meeting: 9:30 am
  • Match Starts: 10 am
  • Match Ends:  2-3:00 pm


The competition is open to the public, PHA Members, and their guests. Non-PHA members must email the Match Director for gate code information.


Competitors will use a well-functioning concealed handgun from the waist (appendix or strongside) with an inside or outside waistband holster. Uniformed and First Responders who carry firearms at work may use their duty gear.

  • No hammer-mounted firing pins or single-action revolvers.
  • Magazine capacity is limited to 21 rounds, and no more than two magazines *total for semiautomatic pistols on the competitors’ person during COF. *Total: one in the pistol and one extra magazine for reloading.
  • No restriction on moon clips or speed loaders for revolvers.
  • Personal Protection Equipment: Hearing Protection, Eye Protection, brimmed hat, and closed-toe footwear.

Courses of Fire

Competitors can expect an average of 5 stages or courses of fire at the match. Stages will range from 6 rounds to 21 plus. However, the average course of fire will likely be 12 to 18 rounds.  

Classes, Categories, and Divisions


  • Semiauto Pistol
  • Revolver
  • Centerfire
  • Rimfire

Entry Fee

  • $15.00 entry for PHA Members
  • $20.00 entry for non-PHA Members
  • Match volunteers who help set up free (limited three)


  • Visit the Contact page to get driving directions

Match Director

For more information, Fletcher can be reached via email; please provide a contact phone numbe                                       Jesse Fletcher

Rules Overview

  • This match is held under cold range conditions. Which is to state; all persons attending must have their guns in an unloaded and empty chamber condition.
  • Please clear your carry gun of all ammunition before coming to the range if you choose to use that gun.
  • If you arrive late and miss the safety briefing, you will not be allowed to compete. However, you can stay to observe as a guest.
  • A detailed rule book is available at match registration. 

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