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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.
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, July 28, Aug. 25, Sept. 22
Smallbore Rifle: 9 a.m. start, July 15; Aug. 19; Sept. 16; Oct. 21
Cowboy Lever Action on Saturdays: 12:30 p.m. start, July 28, Aug. 25, Sept. 22
Cowboy Lever Action on Tuesdays: 4:30 p.m. sight-in, 6 start, July 3, 17 and 31, Aug. 14 and 28
Cowboy Pistol Cartridge and Smallbore Cowboy Rifle: 4:30 p.m. sight-in, 6 start, June 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. Fee applies.
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. July 8, Aug. 12, Sept. 9 and Sept. 23. Fee applies.
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.
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. June 25, July 23, Aug. 27, Sept. 24, Oct. 22
5-stand sporting clays. Fee applies, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. July 1 and 15, Aug. 5 and 19, Sept. 2,
NRA-registered rimfire silhouette, 8 a.m. registration: June 24, Aug. 26, Sept. 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
Liberty Township Sportsmen's Association
A CMP .22 rimfire sporter match shoot will be held at 9 a.m. June 24. Legal weapons include five-shot bolt, pump, lever or semi-auto rifles with open, iron sights or scopes. No match guns. Bring ammo. Rules will be explained prior to shoot. See website for updated directions to club grounds. Open to public.
Overnight camping and seasonal permanent sites are available on club grounds. Amenities include good water, electricity, dumping station and showers. The site is close to Sayer's Dam, Bald Eagle State Park and State College. For more information, call 814-360-4675.
Lycoming Creek Sportsman's Club
75 Sportsman's Club Lane
Sheshequin Buckskinners will not hold a regular blackpowder shoot in June. The schedule will resume in July with a monthly blackpowder shoot at noon on the second Sunday of each month. It is open to all shooters. Fee applies.
North Mountain Sportsmen's Club
Sporting clays shoot, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. June 17. Lunch will be available. For more information, call 482-4364.
Cowboy action shooting, no time provided, 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
Southern Clinton County Sportsman's Club
55 S. Sportsmans Road, Loganton
Sporting clay shoots will be held noon-4 p.m. 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
Fees may apply.
Summer Challenges - Every Tuesday evening, shooters will compete in a different challenge. 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.
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. 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 11 a.m.-2 p.m. July 7 or July 21; 5-8 p.m. July 16.
Ladies 5-week program: Must attend each date - 5-8 p.m. Aug. 2 and 5-7 p.m. Aug. 9, 16, 23, 30.
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. Fee applies.