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Black Eagle Bowmen
Just off of Route 64, south of Lamar
Second annual 3D Money Shoot, April 21. Assembly at 9:30 a.m.; shotgun start at 10. Teams consist of two shooters, each in either hunter or open class. Advance registration is required. The entry fee is $75. Prize purse consists of $50 from each team, plus sponsor money. Limited to first 20 teams registered. Full details and entry form at website.
Skeet Club, et al
Meets at the Consolidated Sportsmen of Lycoming County
6386 Route 87, Loyalsockville
Contact: Ed Kelley, 322-5582
Open 12:30-2:30 p.m. Sundays and 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays. New shooters welcome and lessons are available.
A 5-Stand Clays Fun Shoot will be held at the skeet field from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 19. It is open to the public. The cost is $5 per 25 targets. Participants must bring their own shotguns and ammo and must wear eye and ear protection. Membership not required. For more information, call Terry Knittle at 326-2524.
The Consolidated Sportsmen of Lycoming County has set its 2012 schedule for metallic silhouette rifle matches. Shooters do not need to be a member to compete. For more information, contact Al Foust at 435-0043 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
CSLC Silhouette Highpower Rifle: 8 a.m. start; April 28, May 26
Smallbore Rifle: 9 a.m. start; May 20
Cowboy Lever Action on Saturdays: 12:30 p.m. start; April 28
Cowboy Lever Action on Tuesdays: 4:30 p.m. sight-in, 6 start; May 8 and 22, June 5
Cowboy Pistol Cartridge and Smallbore Cowboy Rifle: 4:30 p.m. sight-in, 6 start; May 1, 15 and 29
The Lycoming Trap Shooters at CSLC has open shooting from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sundays. Wednesday shooting will resume April 4 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The cost is $4 for members and $5 for non-members.
The summer league began April 1. Shooters may shoot any Wednesday or Sunday to complete a 300-target competition, ending July 29 with a picnic honoring the top gun and top team. League shooters must be members of CSLC. For more information, call Mark Forsburg at 321-0783.
NRA Basic Handgun shooting courses will be held 6:30-9 p.m. Mondays. Each course will be a minimum of 10 hours. New classes begin every two weeks. For more information, call Raymond George 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday at 368-1107.
Taylor Run Road, Blossburg
Contact: Eric McRoberts, 404-6918, or Clyde Mitstifer, 404-0727
3D archery shoots will be held 8 a.m.-2 p.m. May 6
Hillside Rod & Gun Club
612 Gulick St., Blossburg
Contact: Phil Boinski at 638-3396
The first of three ATA-registered trapshooting weekends will be held April 22, with registration starting at 9 a.m. and shooting at 10. A Crickett Rifle Shoot will be held April 22. Three adult Crickett rifles will be awarded, one in each category: High All-Around (500 targets including prior day's score of singles and handicap), High Singles (300 targets including prior day's score of 200 singles) and High Handicap (including prior day's score of 100 handicap). Doubles can be shot but will not be included in scores for the rifles.
Keystone Sportsmen's Association
1090 Hughes Road, Muncy
For all ATA shoots, registration begins at 9 a.m., shooting at 10, unless otherwise noted.
Open trap shooting, 5 to 9 p.m. Thursdays.
April 22, ATA shoot, winner of each event will receive four boxes of Ammo
May 12 and 13, ATA shoot, Mother's Day weekend, all ladies entering the shoot will receive a gift
Lambs Creek Sportsman's Club
339 Sportsman's Club Road, Mansfield
All events are open to general public; family participation encouraged.
Monthly membership meeting, 7:30 p.m.: April 23, May 28
5-stand sporting clays; $5 adults, $4 youth, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.: May 6 and 20, June 3
NRA-registered rimfire silhouette, 8 a.m. registration: April 22, May 27
Lycoming Creek Sportsman's Club
75 Sportsman's Club Lane
The Sheshequin Buckskinners will hold a monthly blackpowder shoot at noon on the second Sunday of each month until further notice. It is open to all shooters and the registration fee is $5.
North Mountain Sportsmen's Club
Cowboy action shooting, no time provided, April 22, May 25-27 (PA State Championship, advance registration required), June 24, July 22, Aug. 26, Sept. 23, Oct. 28. For more information, contact Black Hills Barb at 538-9163 or visit www.northmt.com/cowboy.
Orangeville Sportsmen Club
Sportsmen Club Road, Orangeville
Bud Bowman, 394-4788 or 784-3686, or Keith Laylon, email@example.com or 394-1336
Regular trap range open, 9 a.m. Wednesdays; 6 p.m. Thursdays; 1 p.m. Sundays
Clinton County Sportsman's Club
55 S. Sportsmans Road, Loganton
Sporting clay shoots will be held noon-4 p.m. April 22, May 20, June 24, July 15, Sept. 16 and Oct. 14. The Youth Hunter Education Challenge team helps with the events.
Tripoli's Triggers Firearms Training & Educational Center
531 Washington Blvd.
Open 1-8 p.m. Mondays/Tuesdays/Thursdays; 1-5 p.m. Wednesdays/Fridays; 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays
Summer Challenges - Every Tuesday evening beginning May 1, shooters will compete in a different challenge. Each event costs $12, and a fully automatic shoot is $30. At the end of every event, points will be awarded to each participant. The total points accumulated by Aug. 28 places shooters for prizes. The top five will receive trophies. Contact the range for specific challenges and times.
Ladies 5-week program: Must attend each course - 6-9 p.m. May 16 amd 6-8 p.m. May 23, 30, June 6, 13.
Three-step Firearms Program: Over the course of three weeks, participants learn about firearms safety and handling; home safety and home intrusion; and identifying a threat or intruder. Each week includes time on the range. Fees apply. Participants must attend all three classes - 6-8 p.m. May 14, 21 and 31
Challenge of the Wolf - Shooters will challenge each other in this new competition that may be shot Tuesdays, Thursdays or Saturdays upon request. Shoots must be monitored and supervised by Ken Baker, range officer. Distance is 20 yards with a .22-caliber LR handgun. Five shots are allowed in five minutes. Cost is $1.50 plus tax. Winners will be determined by most hits; winners will challenge one another for one final winner at the end of term. Contact the range to sign up.
The Work Force Challenge - Businesses will challenge each other in five challenges: Malek's dueling swing, bowling pin shoot, round house challenge, 20-yard bullseye and a 5-4-3 league shoot. Events will be scheduled mainly on Monday evenings, Wednesday evenings, Saturdays or Sundays. Each team consists of four members plus two alternates. The team sign-up fee is $30/per team plus the cost of each event, which will vary. One business will be awarded a prize at the end of each challenge or event. Signups end April 30.
Beginners Firearms Safety Course: 5-8 p.m. April 25; 10 a.m.-1 p.m. April 21
Troy Rod & Gun Club
Gate 3 Alparon Park, Troy
Barry Estep, 297-8957
5-stand, trap and skeet shoots, 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays, $5 for 25 targets.