Practical Pistol League of Australia
Welcome to the Practical Pistol League of Australia
Sporting Shooters Association of Australia



Next Intro Day Sunday 31st July 2016 09.15am
Date subject to change without notice

Bill Campbell

Welcome to the PPLA web page.

PPLA is Victoria’s largest IPSC club with fantastic facilities that ensure we can shoot all 3 disciplines of IPSC.

As an introduction to PPLA and IPSC, you may like to watch the video above.

Situated at  the SSAA Eagle Park range complex at Little River, we have access to 21  pistol ranges which can be used for shotgun and rifle competition as  well. Thus the ability of PPLA to run pistol, rifle and shotgun competitions put us in a position envied by many. We have a fully self-contained clubhouse with all facilities; kitchen, toilets, showers, TV and a great heated and cooled clubhouse to keep us warm in winter and cool in summer.

Our club has hosted many National and International events over the years  including the IPSC National Championships, IPSC Australasian Championships, Steel Challenge Nationals and the World Police and Fire Games.

PPLA is an IPSC only club, in that we only compete in the one discipline. IPSC is the fastest, most action orientated pistol sport in the world.  Competitors use only full power handguns with a minimum caliber of 9mm.  IPSC originated in the US in the early 1950’s and has become a favorite  in over 100 countries around the world. More information on IPSC can be  found at

PPLA has over 200 members and runs regular competitions on the third  Sunday of each month. Specialized training days for new members are on the first Sunday of each month, although every Sunday is a training day for new and not so new members. Competition results can be found on the results page.

PPLA members are amongst the best shooters in the country, with members and previous members being major winners at many State and National Championships.  PPLA also has within its members, leading National and International  Range Officials. Without these Officials, matches would not function.

So please  feel free to contact the President if you require more information about joining what we like to describe as Australia’s Premier Club.


July 25th Club calendar July to December

July 17th club match results (login)

June 21st club match results (login)

June 16th SSM1 19-21 Aug entry form

May 29th Steel Challenge results (login)

May 15th Club Match results (login)

FYI fingerprinting locations

37o54’36.6”S   144o26’14.15”E

Users with Google Earth installed, click here for the .kmz file to start Google Earth and go directly to the club.


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