Ben Avery Shooting Facility
Founded in 1957, the Ben Avery Shooting Facility (BASF), formerly the Black Canyon Shooting Range, is one of the largest publicly operated shooting facilities in the country.
Our world-class shooting range is a City of Phoenix Point of Pride. It has received a Five Star rating from the National Association of Shooting Ranges. This means that it is the best of the best at providing a quality recreation experience and is the first government facility to receive this designation.
For information on events at the Clay Target Center, call the CTC and Archery office at 623 434-8119 or email BACTC@azgfd.gov.
rifle & pistol range forms
- Host Application Form [PDF]
- Volunteer Range Safety Officer Application Form [PDF]
- Firearm Instructor List
- Club Contact List
archery range forms
clay target center forms
Want to Shoot at the Ben Avery Shooting Facility?
Shoot at the rifle and pistol range, or shoot at the clay target facility, or spend some time at our archery range.
make a reservation for a shoot time
Online reservations are highly recommended.
take a class at basf
Introductory firearms classes, introductory archery clinics, and range safety volunteer courses.