2016 Missouri State Championship Backstoppers Challenge

May 14 2016

Ten Stages, Equipment Check, and Chrono.

This is a charity match to benefit the BackStoppers organization. We specifically keep our entry fee low at $80 so that you can bid on silent auction items and raffles.

Range: Arnold Rifle and Pistol Club (click for directions)

Match Director: Jere Wilmering

Assistant Match Director: Vince Winkeler

IDPA Area Coordinator:   Mark Goede

Match Schedule

Friday May 13th
8:30am - Staff Shoot (MD's and CSO's

11:00am - 4:30 - Match Registration Open
12:30pm - Friday PM Shooter meeting
1:00pm - Friday PM shoot start

6:00 - 8:00 Match Registration Open at Pear Tree Inn    
**Beverages! provided by match co-sponsor Kraftig,  William K Busch Brewing Co.

Saturday May 14th

7:00 - 8:00 Registration Open at Range / Equipment check

8:00am Shooters Meeting

8:30am Match starts

Lunch will be announced at the halfway point in the match.  All stages stop.

Awards and raffles will be help after last shooter

Auction items

This list will continue to grow, bring your check books to the match! Auction items check made out directly to the Backstoppers


This is a tier three match open to the first 150 shooters

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All Proceeds from this match will be donated to the BackStoppers organization

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About the BackStoppers

The BackStoppers provides needed financial support to the families of all police officers, firefighters, and publicly funded EMTs who have lost their lives performing their duty.

Rapid Response, Ongoing Assistance

Within hours of the death of a police officer, firefighter, publicly-funded paramedic, or EMT his or her family receives a check for $5,000 from The BackStoppers, with assurance of further help.


  • Assumption of financial obligations (i.e., mortgage payments, automobile payments, credit card debt, loan debt, taxes, insurance, etc.) as funding permits
  • Health and dental insurance, if needed
  • Elementary and secondary educational assistance grades K–12 (per child: $2,000 per year public, $4,000 per year private)
  • College/vocational tuition assistance to spouse/survivors
  • $1,000 payment to spouse at Christmas
  • $1,000 U.S. Savings Bonds to surviving children at Christmas and on birthday up to age 21
  • Miscellaneous assistance as approved by board of directors (i.e., home repairs, unusual medical expenses, etc.)
  • Financial counseling

These benefits are not all-inclusive and the amounts of assistance indicated are guidelines only and can be increased by the Board of Directors based upon need or other circumstances.

More infromation on the BackStoppers can be found at http://www.backstoppers.org/


The match hotel:

Reservations can be made by reserving online, go to https://www.druryhotels.com/Reservations.aspx?groupno=2268962 Reservations may also be made by  calling 1-800-325-0720 and refer to the Group number of 2268962. 


Single Rate/ 69.99

Double Rate/ 69.99

Triple Rate/ 69.99

Quad Rate/ 69.99

Non-smoking 2 Double Beds Deluxe

  • HOT Breakfast – including Belgian waffles, scrambled eggs, biscuits & gravy, sausage and more.
  • Evening Snacks
  • Overnight Parking
  • Free Long Distance - One hour every room every night.  
  • Wireless Internet Access – High speed Internet in all rooms and in the lobby.
  • Soda and Popcorn – From 3:00 pm to 10:00 pm every night in the lobby

Pear Tree Inn by Drury

1201 Drury Lane

Arnold, MO 63010