With a score of 855.02, Reanna Kadic topped the Tactical Ops leaderboard at the 2021 A Girl & A Gun Fall Festival, held September 28 – October 3 at the Lucas Cattle Company Range in Cross Timbers, Mo. The only all-ladies multi-gun match in the country, there were 87 women that competed this year.
In Open division, the winner was Dianna Muller with 842.02. Stefanie Crain took the top spot for Pistol Caliber Carbine with 1012.69, and in Limited division, the winner was Cindy Coker with 1186.44.
The two-day Multi-Gun Challenge included eight challenging stages. Rangemaster John Crowder created a technical match with interesting props and various shooting positions. The course of fire challenged competitors to find a good balance of speed and accuracy.
There were 24 first-time competitors, along with 12 pro shooters and many intermediate and advanced competitors.
The division winners are listed below:
- Reanna Kadic, 855.02
- Rachel Mazzio, 884.24
- Natalie Webb, 1147.69
- Dianna Muller, 842.02
- Ashlynne Thomas, 961.93
- Eileen Kerlin, 1126.89
- Stefanie Crain, 1012.69
- Nancy Webb, 1013.02
- Janelle Weathers, 1178.59
- Cindy Coker, 1186.44
- Nicole Krenzelok, 1488.93
- Susan Richie, 1681.89
Prior to the matches, 3-Gun University, presented by Ruger offered three days of training to teach 42 students the sport of 3-Gun. Instructors reviewed all three platforms, gear and stage strategies to help the ladies have a successful experience at the Multi-Gun Challenge. The pro staff included Cindy Coker of Team Troy, Rebecca King of Team Sentry, Beth Walker of Team Ruger and F-1’s Tennille Chidester, who presented multiple clinics and stage walkthroughs. Students ranged from new to experienced competitive shooters.
Says Julianna Crowder, the founder of A Girl & A Gun:
“We were proud to again host the only all-ladies multi-gun match in the nation. The Lucas range was the perfect venue for our participants from across the U.S. to gather for the great competition, training, and camaraderie for which A Girl & A Gun is known. 3-Gun University increases visibility for shooting sports and encourage long-term participation in competitive and recreational shooting. Our events are essential to introducing new participants to local ranges, match clubs and opportunities in the firearms industry at large.”