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Broken Rock 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, 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 31, Aug. 14 and 28
Cowboy Pistol Cartridge and Smallbore Cowboy Rifle: 4:30 p.m. sight-in, 6 start, July 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. 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.
339 Sportsman's Club Road, Mansfield
All events are open to general public; family participation encouraged.
Monthly membership meeting, 7:30 p.m. July 23, Aug. 27, Sept. 24, Oct. 22
5-stand sporting clays. Fee applies, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 5 and 19, Sept. 2,
NRA-registered rimfire silhouette, 8 a.m. registration: Aug. 26, Sept. 23,
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
Overnight camping and seasonal permanent sites are available on club grounds. Amenities include 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
The Sheshequin Buckskinners will hold monthly blackpowder shoots at noon on the second Sunday of each month. It is open to all shooters. Fee applies.
North Mountain Sportsmen's Club
Cowboy action shooting, no time provided, July 22, Aug. 26, Sept. 23, Oct. 28. For more information, contact Black Hills Barb at 538-9163 or visit www.northmt.com/cowboy.
Archery shoots will be held on the following days at various sites; see www.blackeaglebowmen.com for details.
Sportsmen Club Road, Orangeville
Bud Bowman, 394-4788 or Keith Laylon, ess7090@yahoo. 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. 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 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 and more.
Ladies 5-week program: Must attend each date - 5-8 p.m. Aug. 2 and 5-7 p.m. Aug. 9, 16, 23, 30.
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.
Round House Challenge: This competition-challenge incorporates stations, barricades, swinging targets, running man, shoot and no shoot (hostage targets).
Action Silhouette Shoot - Shooters will fire from behind a barricade at red and white steel targets. Different actions will be required for each color target. Targets are set at 15 yards and a course of fire involves 16 rounds of ammo.
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.