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Cowboys compete at the 2017 Fast Draw Championship

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SUPERIOR, WI -

At the Cowboy Fast Draw State Championship the Wild West comes to Superior.

Around sixty shooters were signed up to participate in Saturday's championship match.

People from across the country have traveled to the Head of the Lakes Fairgrounds to show off their 1880s western clothing and sharp aim.

Cowboys and cowgirls use period revolvers and fire at a target, shooting quickly from their sides.  

Debbie Stadin, with the Black River Bandits, says there's a strong sense of community between the shooters. 

"When people are coming to these events it's like going to a family reunion," Stadin said. "People are hugging each other when they're coming in and hugging each other when they're leaving and the only time when there's any competition is on the line."

The final day of the Fast Draw Championship continues Sunday at 8:30 a.m. and the event is free to watch.

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