AIM-COMM's Tactical and Practical Shooting Program (TAPS)

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AIM-COMM's Tactical and Practical Shooting Program (TAPS)

The purpose of AIM-COMM's TAPS PROGRAM is to promote tactical and practical shooting safety and marksmanship training opportunities at the Alaska Department of Fish & Game (ADF&G) Hunter Education Indoor Shooting Range (HEDR), and in Fairbanks, Alaska, and surrounding communities. TAPS is a program of AIM-COMM, the Alaska Interior Marksmanship Committee.

TAPS is a United States Practical Shooting Association (USPSA) affliated club. The program emphasis is on Safety, Education, and Training, complimented and achieved by Skill Development and Competition.


Greeting Shooters,

Spring is here and we're moving outside. On Saturday, May 13th, we'll be shooting outdoors on the Chatanika Range. It's time for some runnin' and gunnin'.  We'll be shooting four stages, two 32-round field courses, a classifier, and a speed shoot. Sign-in starts at 9 A.M., with the shooter's meeting at 10 A.M.

We'll be having a 50/50 raffle so bring some cash! Tickets are $1.00 each, or six (6) for $5.00.

NOTE: We've altered our match fees to better support our junior shooters. Juniors will shoot free until their 16th birthday, and for half-price from 16 years of age until their 18th birthday. 

New shooters are always welcome!  We'll run you through a new shooter orientation prior to the match.  Just show up at the start of registration.

Email Mark Harriger at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any questions.


July 9, 2017

Win $100... Register by May 15 and complete the match to be eligible for the drawing for four "Early Bird" $100 CASH drawings, provided by AIM-COMM, the Alaska Interior Marksmanship Committee. Must be present to win. Drawings held after awards.

DESCRIPTION:  Will your carry gear perform as you expect? Find out, plus have a great day at the range! Trophies, cash, and more, for awards! This fun, competitive, event is for shooters with medium to full size handguns, carried concealed at waist level, and also for members of law enforcement and military, with uniform duty gear. Target difficulty will be of intermediate level, with distances ranging from two to 18 yards. First-time competitors are welcome! (We will schedule an orientation, for new shooters who register, which will include live-fire practice, and tips from some of Alaska's top handgunners. The range fees and target cost for the orientation will be paid for by one of our sponsors.)

TAPS Volunteer Officers

Spokesman/Treasurer Mark Harriger
Stats Ken Tanner
Officer David Weisensel
Officer Tom Bazor
Officer Keith Goss

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AIM-COMM is a proud supporter of many of the valuable educational programs of the National Rifle Association of America (NRA) and the NRA's defense of our Second Amendment rights. We thank the NRA, the NRA Foundation, and the Friends of NRA, for helping us with our mission to foster the development of marksmanship, the safe and ethical use of firearms and to support and promote use of the Alaska Department of Fish & Game Hunter Education Indoor Shooting Range, in Fairbanks, Alaska. AIM-COMM is Alaska's first NRA Gold Medal Club, and is a NRA Recruiter.

Gun Handling Safety Rules:

  • ALWAYS keep the gun pointed in a SAFE direction!
  • ALWAYS keep your FINGER OFF THE TRIGGER until ready to shoot!
  • ALWAYS keep the gun UNLOADED until READY TO USE!

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