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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 email@example.com.
Smallbore Rifle: 9 a.m. Oct. 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.
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.
Shoot for a cause in October - Get your old, dusty shotgun out of storage and come shoot trap or skeet for a good cause from noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 14 at the Consolidated Sportsmen of Lycoming County's grounds. The club will hold a charity fundraising event for the American Cancer Society. Gun safety will be taught from noon to 12:30 p.m., with shooting following. A fee applies per 25 clay targets and half of the cost will benefit the American Cancer Society. The concession stand will be open and all proceeds will be given to the society. Shooters must have ear and eye protection along with their own gun and ammo. For more information, call Nathan Tempesco at 433-4474.
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. Oct. 22
Running deer shoot, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.: Oct. 28, Nov. 4, 11
Liberty Township Sportsmen's Association
Registered CMP .22 Rimfire Sporter Match shoot, 9 a.m. Oct. 21. Shooters may use a bolt, pump, lever or semi-auto .22 rimfire rifle that holds five shoots and that are equipped with open ironsights or scopes. No match guns. Bring 100 .22 shells. An entry fee will be collected for this shoot, which is open to the public. Rules will be explained prior to the shoot. Awards will be given to shooters with qualifying scores in each class.
Call the above contacts for more information. Directions available on website.
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. They are open to all shooters. Fee applies.
North Mountain Sportsmen's Club
Cowboy action shooting, no time provided, 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, firstname.lastname@example.org 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 shoot, noon-4 p.m. Oct. 14. The Youth Hunter Education Challenge team helps with the event.
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.
Ladies 5-week program: Classroom training on firearms safety and handling as well as tactics in self-defense, in particular, dealing with home invasions. Participants must attend each date - 5-8 p.m. Oct. 10 and 5-7 p.m. Oct. 17, 24, 31 and Nov. 7.
Beginners Firearms Safety Course: Participants will learn how to safely load a firearm, safely unload a firearm, safe clearing procedures, basic pistol shooting skills, the differences between a revolver and semi-automatic pistol and how to shoot each one, and more. One-day classes will be held 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 13; 5-8 p.m. Oct. 18; and 6-9 p.m. Oct. 29.
Contact the center for information on monthly shooting competitions. Advance registration required. Competitions monitored and supervised by NRA certified range officers.
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.