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San Joaquin Rifle, Pistol Range Hosts Marksmen
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The San Joaquin Rifle and Pistol Range in Linden is an officially recognized Local Qualifying Location for American Marksman – a new concept shooting competition TV show by Outdoor Sportsman Group. Amateur target shooters from Linden and the surrounding area will have the chance to qualify to earn bids to the Southwest Regional Championship and, ultimately for the American Marksman national championship, where they will compete for a grand prize of $50,000 and the title of the very first American Marksman.

For more information about the San Joaquin Rifle and Pistol Range visit or call (209) 204-4294. For more information about American Marksman, visit

After registering on, competitors will come to the San Joaquin Rifle and Pistol Range on Saturdays and Sundays from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. during the months of March, April and May where they will be taken through the local qualifying course of fire that includes .22 caliber rim fire ammunition fired from .22 caliber rifles, handguns or both. Scores will be uploaded to the American Marksman leaderboards on the website as soon as they complete the contest.

“We couldn’t be more proud and excited to be named an official local qualifying range for American Marksman,” said Christine Zador, President of the San Joaquin Rifle and Pistol Range “Our organizations share the same goal, to bring new folks into the shooting sports in a safe and fun environment. We look forward to welcoming competitors into our facility.”