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 World Shooting and Recreational Complex 


You may check the website or call the complex @ (618) 295-2700, Option 1, for shooting availability.

Governor Pat Quinn and Director Marc Miller are proud to bring you the premiere World Shooting and Recreational Complex.  This unique site is located in Southern Illinois near the City of Sparta, close to three airports and less than 50 miles from three metropolitan area including St. Louis, MO.  Visitors will have access to a variety of amenities from quaint local restaurants and shops to the bustling activities of the St. Louis area.  Here is the Calendar of  Events for 2014.


Posted July 24, 2014:

The entire World Shooting and Recreational Complex will be open until Sunday, July 27, 2014 at 6:00 PM.  Due to the Grand American, the World Shooting and Recreational Complex will be closed beginning July 28, 2014, but will reopen for Trap and Skeet Lines on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 10:00 AM.

The Complex will be open for Sporting Clays during the Grand American.

The Berm will be open during the Grand American, with the exception of Monday, August 4, 2014.

Posted June 2014:

1.   an unlicensed vehicle must have proof of insurance;
2.  it cannot be a straddle vehicle; and
3.  during special events  vehicles must be checked in and have a special event plaque.


World Shooting and Recreational Complex                                

1 Main Event Lane, Suite 510
Sparta, Illinois 62286

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