Travis Gibson

Gibson started shooting at 32 after deciding there was just too big of a chance for an ambulance ride with motocross and bull riding. He believes that shooting is so much safer!

USPSA was where Travis started early in 2006, and after shooting his first 3-gun match, he decided that was going to be his primary focus. "Requiring the shooter to be skilled with rifle and shotgun as well as pistol is what makes 3-gun such a challenge for me," said Travis.

Other shooting disciplines include long range rifle, USPSA, Steel Challenge, and International Defensive Pistol Association. 

Gibson continually works on his skills and education and his scores are reflecting his hard work. "I make it to most of the nation’s top 3 gun matches, and I do my very best to be a good representative of all my sponsors," he explained. "Great sportsmanship, integrity, friendliness, and patriotism are just a few of the characteristics I try to demonstrate at every event I attend."

Travis Gibson has represented the following companies: 

  • MGM Targets
  • Colt Competition Rifles
  • Cabelas
  • Hornady Manufacturing
  • Vortex Optics
  • Remington Defense
  • Warne Scope Mounts 
  • JP Enterprises
  • Safariland
  • Crye Precision
  • COM Kydex
  • Tactical Solutions
  • Schuemann Barrels
  • Yeti Coolers

In an effort to help grow the shooting sports and give back to the community, Gibson frequently holds “ladies only” handgun classes and junior classes at VERY low rates (or no charge). Travis not only participates in shooting events, but has started two Steel Challenge clubs in Treasure Valley which have grown to over 40 participants (per week). He is also involved with MGM Junior Camp, which is a camp for junior shooters held at Parma Idaho every July. This camp boasts six of the world’s best shooters (multiple national and world championship titles) as instructors who teach up to 65 kids during the two-and-a-half day class. Several parents have remarked that this was a “life changing event” for their child.

Shooting accomplishments:

  • 2013 Superstition Mystery Mountain 4th place Scoped Tactical Division
  • 2012 Fallen Brethren Multigun Championships 7th Scoped Tactical Division
  • 2012 11th in Scoped Tactical division in 3 Gun Nation series
  • 2012 Northwest Multigun Championships 4th Scoped Tactical Division
  • 2012 1st Annual Crimson Trace Midnight 3 gun 7th Overall
  • 2012 MGM Grand Nationals Man on Man Limited Champion
  • 2012 MGM Ironman 2nd Trooper division
  • 2011 2nd A class USPSA Multigun Nationals
  • 2011 Area 1 Multigun 5th Scoped Tactical and 6th Overall
  • 2011 Northwest Multigun Manually Operated Rifle Champion
  • 2011 Northwest Multigun Limited Division Champion
  • 2011 MGM Ironman Limited Champion
  • 2011 Blue Ridge Mountain 3 gun 10th overall
  • 2010 Fort Benning 3 gun 11th overall
  • 2010 USPSA Area 1 Limited Champion
  • 2010 Idaho State Steel Challenge Championship High Overall, and 3rd Overall in .22 division
  • 2010 Tactics Precision Rifle Challenge 10th overall
  • 2010 S&W IDPA Indoor Nationals 1st ESP Expert and 7th overall in ESP


Other career highlights:

  • 2012 21st in the 3 Gun Nation series Pro division
  • 2012 USPSA Pistol Nationals 40th Overall and 4th A class
  • 2012 Idaho Glocks Only handgun championships 4th Overall
  • 2012 Ephrata Sportsman’s Challenge 3 Gun 3rd Overall
  • 2012 Texas State Multigun Championships 17th Overall
  • 2011 3 Gun Nation year end placement – 16 in Scoped Tactical and 27th Overall
  • 2011 14th Scoped Tac USPSA Multigun Nationals
  • 2011 Rocky Mountain 3 Gun 7th Limited division
  • 2011 MGM Ironman 3 Gun Nation shoot off Semi-finalist
  • 2011 MGM Ironman 11th Scoped Tactical
  • 2011 Ruby Mountain 3 Gun 1st Limited, 5th overall
  • 2011 Blue Ridge Mountain 3 gun 10th overall
  • 2010 Fort Benning 3 gun 11th overall
  • 2010 master class shooter IDPA ESP division
  • 2010 JP Rocky Mountain 3 gun World Championships 17th overall
  • 2010 Idaho State Steel Challenge Championship High Overall, and 3rd Overall in .22 division
  • 2010 Tactics Precision Rifle Challenge 10th overall
  • 2010 S&W IDPA Indoor Nationals 1st ESP Expert and 7th overall in ESP
  • 2010 Ephrata Sportsman 3 gun 3rd Overall Scoped Tactical
  • 2009 Idaho Glocks Only handgun Championships 7th Overall
  • 2009 Ephrata Sportsman 3 gun 4th Scoped Tactical
  • 2009 Ruby Mountain 3 gun 3rd Scoped Tactical and 4th overall
  • 2009 MGM Ironman 3 gun 11th Scoped Tactical
  • 2009 Idaho State Steel Challenge Championships 2nd Limited, 4th overall, and 3rd in .22 division
  • 2009 JP Rocky Mountain 3 gun World Championships 20th Scoped Tactical
  • 2009 Idaho State Handgun Championships 1st A and 4th overall
  • 2009 USPSA Nationals 4th A
  • 2008 South East Idaho Practical Shooters Multigun 1st Scoped Tactical
  • 2008 Utah State Handgun Championships 1st Limited A class
  • 2006 Idaho State Handgun Championships 5th overall

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