What is Kalash Bash TX?
You could call it a festival, party, celebration, or even a pilgrimage of Kalash enthusiasts and practitioners from all across the United States.  This once-a-year event hosts the largest guest attendance in the country along with the top Kalash vendors in the game, all in one unforgettable weekend.  Whether you are looking to compete in our Kalash Competition or just come out to spectate and larp with friends, your KBTX ticket provides you with a full weekend experience, including vendor demonstrations, machine gun rentals, event discounts on top selling products, and eligibility to win over $50,000 in prizes at the final Prize Ceremony!

Want to test your skill behind the trigger? Register for the Kalash Competition and compete in a two-day, 8 stage match hosted by Dissident Arms. The Kalash Competition is a fast-paced, yet fun match that both first timers and experienced competitors can enjoy. Spend your free time spectating and hanging out at the Main Event with the rest of our attendees and Kalash vendors.

Interested in checking out new products and interacting with the Kalash community? General Admission tickets give spectators weekend access to the Main Event activities. Our Live Fire Demo tent is where the top Kalash vendors in the industry showcase new firearms and products for you to demo and meet the teams behind the scenes. You will also find some vendors offering machine gun rentals for patrons looking to go full send. Lastly, save up your rubles because our Vendor Bazaar tent is packed full of the coolest boutique products, small and large companies, some well known and some new to the game.

Looking to experience all that KBTX22 has to offer? Add a Camp Kalashnikov camping pass and stay on-site for the entire weekend! Camp Kalashnikov has it all...luxury bathroom and shower trailers, food, campfires, live music and entertainment, and plenty of time to hang out with the Kalash family.

*NEW ATTRACTION* AK Shoot House, hosted by Dissident Arms, is a new attraction that will test your skills in a CQB environment, engaging off hand steel targets out to 75 yards. Fastest times win prizes, all shooters are entered into a raffle. Firearms and ammo are provided by the hosts & sponsors, you simply purchase (1) AK Shoot House ticket per attendee that would like to participate. This ticket is available as an add-on to any Kalash Competition or General Admission ticket.

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Location
The Ranch TX Club
1021 Old Altair Road
Eagle Lake, TX 77434
www.theranchtxclub.com

Date & Time
Saturday October 8, 2022
Sunday October 9, 2022

Event Hours:  9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
                  Ticket F.A.Q.
General Admission - Main Event
General Admission tickets are available in limited quantities.  This ticket grants (1) attendee full weekend access to the Main Event.  Main Event activities include Gold Sponsor Demo bays, Live Fire Demo tent, Vendor Bazaar tent, food trucks & facilities, and eligibility to win prizes at the final Prize Ceremony.

What time does the Main Event gate Open / Close?
General Admission gate Opens at 9:00AM and closes at 5:00PM, Saturday 10/8 and Sunday 10/9.

Will tickets be available to purchase on site during the event?
No. Kalash Bash TX is a private event and tickets sell out well before the event dates. Spectators are not permitted into the venue without a pre-purchased event ticket.

What do I need to bring to gain access into the main event?
Upon entry into the venue, you will see a Check-In Registration Tent. Please provide your full name to the Check-In attendant so they may verify and complete your liability waivers . You will NOT receive physical tickets through the mail or by email. After verification, the attendant will issue you the appropriate event credentials to complete the check-in.  Kalash Bash TX is a 18+ adult event, children age 16+ are permitted to attend if accompanied by an adult. We recommend bringing your own ear & eye protection if you want to participate in any live fire demos.
*Pro Tip* This is an outdoor event, we recommend you bring plenty of sunblock and bug spray.

Will there be food and facilities available on site?
We will have multiple food trucks on site over the weekend. We will also have A/C controlled luxury restroom trailers at the Main Event.

Can I bring my own firearms and/or ammo to the event?
General Admission attendees are NOT permitted to bring their own firearms or ammo into the main event. The main event will feature product and live fire demonstrations that are sponsored by our Kalash vendors. Concealed Carry is welcomed.

If you are competing in the Kalash Competition, you will be issued a chamber flag and permitted to access the competition shooting bays with your designated firearm, ammo, and competition regalia.

How much does it cost to demo vendor provided firearms?
In most cases, vendors will not charge to demo products or firearms at the Live Fire Demo tent. We expect over 100,000 rounds of ammo to be sent down range by attendees this year. Some vendors will have machine gun rentals or specialty firearms on site that are offered as a customer pay per shoot.

Will there be products available to purchase at the event?
Yes, We will have many vendors at the Vendor Bazaar tent that will have products available at special event pricing (while supplies last). We recommend having several forms of payment available for on-site purchases.

Am I eligible to win prizes at the Award Ceremony?
This year we will be giving away over $50,000 in vendor contributed products and firearms to Kalash Competitors and General Admission attendees who purchased an event ticket. General Admission attendees must be present during the final Prize Ceremony (Sunday 10/9) to claim prizes. Any Firearm/NFA prizes given away will be compliant with any state and federal requirements for transfer.
Kalash Competition
Kalash Competition tickets are available in limited quantities.  This ticket grants (1) attendee full weekend access to the Main Event and Kalash Competition .  Kalash Competitors have the option to purchase a ticket for the day(s) they would like to compete in the match: either full day Friday,  or Saturday & Sunday.  Kalash Competitors that place in the top of their division are eligible to win prizes during the final Prize Ceremony.  Main Event activities include Gold Sponsor Demo bays, Live Fire Demo tent, Vendor Bazaar tent, food trucks & facilities, and eligibility to win additional prizes at the final Prize Ceremony.

How many stages is the Kalash Competition?  Can I shoot the match twice or in multiple divisions?
The Kalash Competition is an 8 Stage, two-day match hosted by Dissident Arms. The match takes place on Saturday 2/8 and Sunday 2/9, with an option to shoot the full match early on Friday 2/7. The weekend match structure allows competitors to complete 4 stages on Saturday 2/8 and 4 stages on Sunday 2/9 using an AM/PM rotation. For example, shooters that choose to shoot the Saturday/Sunday weekend match schedule will have the option to shoot SatAM/SunPM or SatPM/SunAM. Each shooter is eligible to purchase (1) competition ticket and can compete in only (1) division. Divisions are Light Irons, Heavy Irons, Light Open, Heavy Open, and PCC.

Can I shoot the match early on Friday?
Absolutely! Kalash Competitors have the option to compete on either Friday, Saturday, or Sunday. Those who choose to compete on Friday get the benefit of spending the entire weekend at the Main Event.

What is the round count? Any ammo restrictions?
Estimated round count for the match is 300 rounds, however we recommend budgeting for more ammo depending on your skill level. Steel core is not allowed, (ex. 7n6, chicom import, etc.) as it poses a hazard to other shooters and potential damage to targets. Bi-metal, steel cased is acceptable (ex. Tulammo, Wolf, Monarch, Bear, Barnaul, Red Army Standard, Golden Tiger, Yugo M67, and similar).

Where do I go to learn more about the match preparation, squadding, and scoring?
In the weeks leading up to the event, shooters will receive communication from Practiscore inviting them to select their shooting division & squad. There will be a window of opportunity for all shooters to complete these steps. All communication regarding the Kalash Competition, including division, squads, and scoring are available through the Practiscore dashboard. The match director may also send out match updates or general communications thru the Practiscore dashboard.

This is my first match. What do I need to bring to compete?
Klayco47 has a great series on Youtube that covers the basics of Competition shooting. We highly recommend first time competitors check his videos out.
10 Things YOU NEED at a match
What to Expect at a Shooting Competition

Will I have time to zero my rifle before the match begins?
You should plan to arrive to the match fully prepared to begin your stages on time. There will be limited time and availability for competitors to zero or test fire their firearms before the match.

Is Early Registration available for Kalash Competitors?
Early Registration will be open on Friday 10/7 between 12:00PM and 5:00PM for Saturday/Sunday Kalash Competitors. Saturday and Sunday Kalash Competition shooters are invited to arrive on Friday and complete registration before their shooting squad begins.
Camp Kalashnikov
Camp Kalashnikov tickets are available in limited quantities.  This ticket grants (1) Kalash Competition or General Admission ticket holder full weekend and overnight access to the campground.  These are not available as stand-alone tickets.  Each camper is required to have their own Camp Kalashnikov ticket along with either a Kalash Competition or General Admission ticket.

What is dry camping?
Dry camping essentially means that you are setting up a tent in the designated camping area. Please note that vehicles will not be permitted in the designated camping area, however parking will be in close proximity within the campground.

What if it rains during the event?
Weather is unpredictable, especially in Texas. We do not offer any guarantee on what type of weather will occur during the event. In the event of heavy rains, campground parking will remain accessible for campers to stay dry in their vehicles if they wish. We recommend campers utilize local weather forecasting and prepare accordingly. Please see the Refund/Cancellation Policy for information regarding refunds or event cancellation.

Are attendees permitted to participate at Camp Kalashnikov without a purchased Camping Pass?
Unfortunately, no. Out of respect for the campers and at the direction of the venue, Camp Kalashnikov will only be accessible to attendees that purchased a camping pass and are in possession of the appropriate camp credentials. The campground serves as lodging over the entire 3-day weekend and we want to respect the space and camp experience for those who paid for the opportunity to camp on site.

Is Early Registration available for campers?
Campers are invited to arrive as early as Friday 10/7 between 12:00PM and 5:00PM for Early Registration and are welcome to camp on-site over the entire weekend. The latest check out time for campers is Sunday 10/9 at 7:00PM.

Will there be food and facilities available at the campground?
We will have A/C controlled restrooms and a luxury shower trailer on site over the entire weekend. Campers are encouraged to bring their own food and are permitted to safely maintain an above ground fire in a firepit near their tent. No fires directly on the ground.

Is there electricity at the campground?
The campground does NOT have any available electrical outlets for charging your personal items. We recommend bringing a car charger or portable power supply. Inverter generators are permitted, but must be turned off at lights out.

Is parking available for RVs?
There are a limited number of RV Passes available in the ticket options, they generally sell out pretty quick.  These tickets are for the RV only, each camper is required to also purchase a Camp Kalashnikov ticket.  RVs will have a dedicated parking area in close proximity to the main campground and will include electric & water service.
AK Shoot House   *New Attraction*
AK Shoot House tickets are available in limited quantities, (1) per attendee.  Each ticket grants (1) attendee a single pass to compete in the AK Shoot House.  These are not available as stand-alone tickets.  Each shooter is required to have their own Kalash Competition or General Admission ticket.

Do I need to bring firearms or ammo to this attraction?
No, firearms and ammo are provided by the stage hosts & sponsors. Rifles, Pistol caliber carbines, and shotguns will be available to attendees that participate.

What day/time during the event do I report to the AK Shoot House?
In the weeks leading up to the event, shooters will receive communication from Practiscore inviting them to select their shooting time slot. There will be a window of opportunity for all shooters to complete these steps. All communication regarding the AK Shoot House, including time slot and scoring are available through the Practiscore dashboard. The match director may also send out match updates or general communications thru the Practiscore dashboard. Once that is completed, you will simply need to report to the AK Shoot House stage at that assigned time slot to redeem your ticket. It is important that you set a reminder and report to the activity on time as there will not be any opportunities to reschedule during the event.
Refund/Cancellation Policy
All event ticket sales are FINAL.  No refunds, no exceptions.

Our top priority is to execute a safe event for all attendees, vendors, and staff. Our core objective is to deliver an exceptional festival experience that far exceeds the price of our tickets. It takes almost one full year of planning and resources, and over 200 event and vendor staff to pull off the greatest Kalash event of the year. Your ticket purchase is greatly appreciated and we hope that our event continues to exceed your expectations.

Kalash Bash TX is an outdoor rain or shine event, and we have prepared tents and fixtures to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience either way. That said, sometimes mother nature intervenes and events are forced to either cancel or reschedule.

If the event is cancelled: No action is required to obtain a refund, we will automatically issue a refund to the original method of payment used at the time of purchase.
If the event is postponed or rescheduled: Your ticket, including any upgrades, are still valid for the new date and no further action is required. If the event has been postponed for more than 60 days, and no rescheduled dates have been announced, we will automatically issue a refund to the original method of payment used at the time of purchase. We are not liable for travel or any other expenses that you or anyone else incurs in connection with a cancelled, postponed, or rescheduled event.
Ticket Transfers: All tickets are eligible for transfer until 5 days before the event, Monday October 3rd, 2022.


By completing your ticket purchase, you agree and accept the terms of the Refund/Cancellation Policy outlined above. If you have any concerns or questions about this policy, please contact us via email before completing your purchase.  Please send all inquiries to [email protected]
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