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Information & Fees


951 Summers Drive
Ridgeville, SC

General Information: 

Doc Kemm
Match Director


Shamrock Sadie
Territorial Governor

803 - 318-9665


Givhans Ferry Application
Fill it in, print it out and send it in!

Information at this time.

Summary of Information for Printing

Gunfight at Givhans Ferry
Southeastern Regional Championship

Who is Signed Up (by Alias)
Who is Signed Up (by State)

Tentative Stages

Tentative Posse List
If you require a change, please contact Shamrock Sadie by Nov. 7th.
Consideration of families and those sharing equipment is first.
Our goal is to posse all people with the shooters they requested,
however, posse sizes must be kept balanced
so there is no guarantee all requests can be made.

Vendors at The Gunfight!

Check out this article in SC Living on last year’s Gunfight:

Match Rules
All SASS Rules Apply. In addition, Long Gun "Port of Arms" is the butt at the waist and the muzzle not above the shoulder. Shotguns are allowed to be loaded on the move as long as the actions remain open and no SASS rules are violated.

Match Scoring
Rank Points using the SASS Scoring System.

Categories For more details
We will recognize for awards, all official SASS categories acccording to the link above but you must register by Oct 8 to be sure to be included.th.

In accordance with SASS Wild Bunch desires; Cattle Baron/Baroness and older categories will be recognized as official regardless of number of participants.

We will recognize unofficial categories with at least four shooters registered by Oct 8th.

For the Black Powder, as these have a very limited number of shooters, only official or unofficial SASS categories with at least three shooters (men) or two shooters (women) signed up by Oct 8th will be recognized. You may shoot other categories, but only paper will be awarded.

Main Match
10 stages of big, in your face targets with lots of movement. 5 Stages shot on Friday & 5 stages shot on Saturday starting in the morning. The match will use a split possie system, so we can accommodate up to 300 shooters.

Ammo Requirements:
Main Match Minimum: Pistol---100, Rifle---100, Shotgun---50

Side Matches: Shoot as much as you want.

What About Your Brass?
Brass may be picked up, but brass pick up may not impede the progress of the Posse.

Four Stage Black Powder Match - Thursday Morning
Be at the big tent at 9:30AM Thursday ready to shoot 4 stages.
Minimum Ammo Requirements: Pistols---40, Rifle---40, Shotgun---20. Category Awards.

Four Stage Wild Bunch Match - Thursday Afternoon
Traditional & Modern (and ladies equivalent). All SASS Wild Bunch rules apply. Be at the big tent by 12:30 PM.
Ammo requirements: Pistol: 75, Rifle 40, and Shotgun 21.

Warm Up Match
We will offer a 3 stage warm up match which can be shot in either the morning or afternoon on Thursday. Awards will be made to the top finisher in category.

State Team Match Team Match Details
Each State attending the Southeast Regional can organize a team to shoot a speed stage.
(Side Match Day - Thursday, Nov. 10): 4 PM – 5 PM (berm 8)

Range Officer Classes (ROI and RO2) See Schedule
Be sure to sign up for the Range Officer courses on side match day.

Speed Pistol, Rifle & Shotgun ('97, '87', SXS), Derringer, Pocket Pistol, Long Range Rifle (rifle & pistol caliber) 100 & 200 yards. See shooters book for each event location.

Side Matches
Speed Pistol, Rifle & Shotgun ('97, '87', SXS), Derringer, Pocket Pistol, Long Range Rifle (rifle & pistol caliber) 100 & 200 yards. See shooters book for each event location.

SHOOTING TIPS! (Thursday - Nov. 10): 2 PM - 4 PM
Pick up gun handling tips from some of the best shooters in the Southeast Region.

Cowgirls & Cowboys Transitions Clinic
Click Link for details
Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016 * 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM
The Doily Gang will be hosting a Cowgirl & Cowboy Clinic for all ages at berm 5. Not a basic gun handling clinic, but a clinic to work on TRANSITIONS. This is limited to 20 students. Pre-registration required.

Conventioneers who are SASS members may shoot the side matches and warm up stages as well as participate in the team and couples match.

Golf Carts
Golf carts or motorized gun carts are allowed but the carts are to be kept on the roadside of the spectator fence, not impede the ingress/egress of the shooters entering/leaving the stage and not parked in or blocking the road. Failure to follow these simple courtesies, you will be asked to remove your cart from the range. Golf cart trailer parking is by the 50 yard rifle range targets. There are no facilities to charge cart batteries.

Handicap Parking
Handicap parking will be available for those with handicap plates or tags.

Evening Events
There will be the Saturday Night Gala at the Summerville Country Club starting at 6:30PM. We are going to have entertainment, awards for the Black Powder Match, Wild Bunch Match, Side Matches & Costume Contest.

Costume Contest
Lucy, Diablo Deb, Lorenzo Kid, and Bulls Head Bill will be in charge of our Southeastern Regional Championship Costume Contest. Look your best, she will be looking for award winners.

Our Southeastern Regional Championship Official Photographer is Classic Impression. They will be taking posse, match photos as well as being available at the Saturday night dinner.

SASS Scholarship
SASS has provided us with a pair of SASS Vaquero revolvers to be raffled. All proceeds will benefit the SASS Scholarship Fund.

Host Hotel


All Motels listed are within 15 miles of the range.

Host Hotel

Summerville Holiday Inn Express
120 Holiday Drive, Summerville, SC 29483.
Phone: (843) 875-3300, Fax: (843) 744-6108.

Gunfight at Givhan’s Ferry. ($89 per night)

The Saturday night banquet is at:
Summerville Country Club

400 Country Club Blvd, Summerville, SC 29483.

It is off of 17A about half way between the hotel and the range, about 10 minutes from either.
The menu will include the very popular Low Country Boil. and BBQ chicken.

From Host Hotel, go to US-17A (Alternate). Turn right (West) onto US-17A (Main St)
Go 3.9 miles. Then Turn LEFT (South) on Country Club Road for 0.2 miles - Map from Hotel to Banquet

Other nearby hotels

Econo Lodge

Country Inn & Suites

110 Holiday Dr.

220 Holiday Dr.

Summerville, SC 29483

Summerville, SC 29483

(843) 875-3022

(843) 285-9000



Sleep Inn

Hampton Inn

115 Holiday Dr.

1015 Jockey Ct.

Summerville, SC 29483

Summerville, SC 29483

(843) 851-9595

(843) 871-8300



Quality Inn

1005 Jockey Ct.

Summerville, SC 29483

(843) 851-2333

Range Address
951 Summers Drive, Ridgeville, SC

Camping at the Range
We are going to be providing an area for RV's as well as Tents. With three exceptions, all sites are dry. We have a building with men's and ladies restrooms with a shower. We will have dumpsters and portable toilets available. There will be a $25.00 fee per RV and $10 fee for a Tent. You will be issued a "Camping Shooters Pass" to be displayed on your dashboard
Due to limited spaces, Pre-Registation is required for all camping
UPDATE: All available RV camping space at the range has all been filled.
Any more camping requests will be treated as standbys should there be a cancellation. The Givhans Ferrry State park is the best alternative RV camping area.

Givhans Ferry State Park - Givhans Ferry Park Information
This is a part of the SC State Park System that is closest to the range. They have 25 total sites. Thirteen sites are packed gravel while 12 sites, ideal for tent campers, are packed sand. Showers and restrooms on site. A Please contact the campground ahead of time.
From I-95: Canadys exit. Turn left and drive 17 mi. Cross the Edisto River and take the first left onto Givhans Ferry Rd. (843) 873-0692.
Please call 866-345-7275 for or Click Here for Reservations.

Colleton State Park - Colleton Park Information
An alternate location if Givhans Ferry State Park is full. They have 25 sites with 25 amp, water & grill. Showers and Dump Station on site. Approx. 9 miles form the range with very little traffic. Please contact the campground ahead of time.
I-95 Exit 68 on Hwy #61. 843-538-8206.
Please call 866-345-7275 for or Click Here for Reservations.

Shamrock Sadie

Doc Kemm
Doc Kemm

Shooters Application

Appling late, no fear, the late fee for applications is being waived for any application submitted prior to 1 Nov.

The Gunfight at Givhan's Ferry is open to the 1st 300 shooters that send in their applications with a check.

We have received a lot of inquiries already about the match. Download the application and fill it out on your PC. Send your applications in quick to guarantee your opportunity to shoot the Southeastern Regional Match in November.

Last Modified November 2, 2016