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Cranbourne Dandenong Pistol Club

Cranbourne Dandenong Pistol Club

Cranbourne Dandenong Pistol Club Inc. is the oldest pistol club in Victoria, established since 1956.

A bit of history…

Cranbourne Dandenong Pistol Club Inc. (C.D.P.C) has a rich history, having been in existence for over 70 years. One of the oldest pistol clubs in Victoria, established with the goal of fielding a team for the Melbourne Olympic Games. Today, our club is run by a dedicated team of volunteers who work together to ensure that the club operates smoothly and provides a safe, friendly, and welcoming environment for members. If you’re looking for a historic and well-managed pistol club in Victoria, C.D.P.C is the perfect choice.

Member shooting IPSC at Cranbourne Dandenong Pistol Club
IPSC Shooting Team at Cranbourne Dandenong Pistol Club

Cranbourne Dandenong Pistol Club is a family friendly environment for all skill levels, from those interested in learning how to shoot pistols, through to those who are competing at International levels!

Come down and meet the family of Cranbourne Dandenong Pistol club!

We are an inclusive club that welcomes individuals and families of all levels to participate in the exciting sport of pistol shooting. Our club offers various competitions and activities that are open to anyone aged 12 years or older. With a focus on accuracy and speed, pistol shooting is a challenging and rewarding sport that requires skill and dedication. 

... for those interested in the sport

Our experienced trainers are accredited and approved to teach new members the basics of firearm handling, usage, and shooting, ensuring that everyone can participate safely and confidently. CDPC also provides handgun and rifle safety courses that are approved by Victoria Police, making it easy for members to obtain the necessary licenses to participate in the sport. 

... for experienced shooters

Experienced shooters who compete in other disciplines will find an exciting and dynamic range of competitions and matches designed to test their skill, speed, and accuracy. Our challenging courses of fire provide a constantly evolving environment for experienced shooters to hone their skills and take their abilities to the next level.

IPSC Shooting Team at Cranbourne Dandenong Pistol Club

The pistol club consists of three approved ranges that can be used for rim-fire, air pistol as well as centre fire pistols and .22 calibre rifles.

PISTOL CLUB RANGES

On a weekly basis, competitions are run for three major disciplines at CDPC.  

      • IPSC (Practical Shooting);
      • ISSF (Olympic Disciplines); and, 
      • Single Action “Cowboy” shooting.  

Refer to Disciplines section for more information.

Interested in joining the club?  You’re encouraged to make contact with the Club Secretary by phone or email: [email protected]

To learn more about different shooting styles, select “Disciplines” from the menu bar.

For more information on membership information, click the below link.

Ladies Day shoot

Handgun Safety Course

Handgun safety courses will be announced shortly.

The cost of the course is $100.  This is payable via credit card only, please do not bring cash.

The safety course is available to all current members applying for handgun Cat H licenses.

Registration via PractiScore can be done here

Handgun Safety Course

Handgun Safety Course – to be announced shortly.

The cost of the course is $100.  This is payable via credit card only, please do not bring cash.

Please book directly to: [email protected]

The safety course is available to all current members applying for handgun Cat H license.

Registration via PractiScore can be done here

Handgun Safety Course Victoria

CDPC Code of Conduct

As a club, CDPC and all our members subscribe to and are bound by a Code of Conduct.  Our code of conduct, that we expect from members is listed below.

CDPC Membership Form

The CDPC membership form is available here.  More information on joining the club can also be found in the top menu under “How to Join”.

New Members - Information

Members who have recently joined the club can find out more information in our CDPC New Member Booklet.

Notice of receiving instruction (NORI) form

Find yourself wishing to try out shooting?  This required form (Notice of Receiving Instruction) can be found here for unlicensed new shooters.  This form can also be found at the club, and must be filled out prior to shooting.  Below is a link to the form.

types of guns used at CDPC

COMPETITION

MATCH

cowboy style guns
member shooting issf at cranbourne dandenong pistol club

ISSF

In traditional ISSF matches, a focus is on accuracy while shooting at a standard ISSF target. 

ipsc member shooting prone at cranbourne dandenong pistol club

IPSC

Practical Shooting is an international discipline that is widely practiced, with regular championships held in over 52 countries. 

Owning a revolver

COWBOY ACTION

Single Action or “Cowboy Action” Shooting is where contestants compete with firearms typical of those used in the taming of the Old West.

Come see us!

Visit the CDPC family today and experience the thrill of shooting for the first time or competing on a different stage. Whether you’re a beginner or a member of another club, we welcome you to come and see what we’re all about.

Take the first step and give us a call, shoot over an email, or book a Saturday morning timeframe to visit our club. Our friendly staff will be happy to assist you and answer any questions you may have. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to discover a new hobby and make new friends. Come see us at CDPC today!

Email the secretary:  [email protected] 

Tel: 0407 376 490

←      New Unlicensed Shooters – Book here!

Come see us!

Visit the CDPC family today and experience the thrill of shooting for the first time or competing on a different stage. Whether you’re a beginner or a member of another club, we welcome you to come and see what we’re all about.

Take the first step and give us a call, shoot over an email, or book a Saturday morning timeframe to visit our club. Our friendly staff will be happy to assist you and answer any questions you may have. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to discover a new hobby and make new friends. Come see us at CDPC today!

Email the secretary: [email protected]

Tel: 0407 376 490

LEARNING TO SHOOT - FIRST TIME UNLICENSED SHOOTERS

Just a quick note for new and unlicensed shooters!  NORI (Notice of receiving instruction) shoots are held at 9:30am on Thursday and 12:00pm (noon) on Saturday mornings.  Those who have completed their first NORI shoot, can arrive at 12:30pm on Saturday.   Arrive early, and notify the members on-site that you are new so we can help you out.

Cost for a shooting session for first time (NORI) shooters is $70 (1st), $60 for consecutive NORI shoots until membership is obtained.  This includes your gun hire and ammunition for the day.

You can find the NORI form at the club, or throughout the website.  And you can book your session using the “Book Session” button.

Contact Info:

Tel:   0407 376 490

Email:    [email protected]

Please Note:  CDPC does not store ammunition, firearms or cash on the premises at any time.

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