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Broken Rock Skeet Club,
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, May 26, June 23, July 28, Aug. 25, Sept. 22
Smallbore Rifle: 9 a.m. start, May 20; June 17; July 15; Aug. 19; Sept. 16; Oct. 21
Cowboy Lever Action on Saturdays: 12:30 p.m. start, May 26, June 23, July 28, Aug. 25, Sept.22
Cowboy Lever Action on Tuesdays: 4:30 p.m. sight-in, 6 start, May 22, June 5 and 19, July 3, 17 and 31, Aug. 14 and 28
Cowboy Pistol Cartridge and Smallbore Cowboy Rifle: 4:30 p.m. sight-in, 6 start, May 15 and 29, June 12 and 26, July 10 and 24, Aug. 7 and 21
The Lycoming Trap Shooters at CSLC has open shooting from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sundays and 6-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays. 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. June 10, July 8, Aug. 12, Sept. 9 and Sept. 23. The cost is $8 for adults and $3 for youth age 17 and younger.
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.
May 13, ATA shoot, Mother's Day weekend, all ladies entering the shoot will receive a gift
May 20, Youth Spring League concludes, 1 p.m.
May 26-28, club championships, 900 ATA targets, $5,000 added money, pig roast Saturday, fee charged to eat. Registration begins at 8 a.m., shooting at 10 a.m.
June 3, ATA shoot, state shoot warmup
June 23, ATA shoot, MS benefit
339 Sportsman's Club Road, Mansfield
All events are open to general public; family participation encouraged.
Monthly membership meeting, 7:30 p.m.: May 28, June 25, July 23, Aug. 27, Sept. 24, Oct. 22
5-stand sporting clays; $5 adults, $4 youth, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.: May 20, June 3 and 17, July 1 and 15, Aug. 5 and 19, Sept. 2,
NRA-registered rimfire silhouette, 8 a.m. registration: May 27, June 24, Aug. 26, Sept. 23,
State YHEC at Scotia Range, volunteers appreciated: June 16
NRA Women On Target, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., advance registration required: June 23
State Game Commission hunter-trapper education classes, advance registration required: July 7-8
Range closed: July 20-26, Nov. 26-30, Dec. 1-8, Dec. 25
Shooting day for kids, 8 a.m.-noon: July 28
Running deer shoot, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.: Oct. 28, Nov. 4, 11, 18
Sight-in Days, 10 a.m.-sunset: Nov. 24-25
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, 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.
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
Southern Clinton County Sportsman's Club
55 S. Sportsmans Road, Loganton
Sporting clay shoots will be held noon-4 p.m. 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, 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 date - Revised dates are 5 p.m. May 17, May 24, June 7, 14, 21. No class will be held on May 31.
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.
Beginners Firearms Safety Course: Participants will learn how to safely load a firearm, safely unload a firearm, safe clearing procedures and more. One-day classes will be held 5-8 p.m. May 17 or 23; 10 a.m.-1 p.m. May 19 or 26.
Troy Rod & Gun Club
Gate 3 Alparon Park, Troy
Contact: Barry Estep, 297-8957
5-stand, trap and skeet shoots, 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays, $5 for 25 targets.