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Executive Board meetings moved

Posted by Raymond Goin on August 9, 2017 at 10:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Executive Board meetings are now going to be held at 6 PM on the 4th Wednesday of the month, Starting in September. The regular monthly Membership meeting will follow starting at 7 PM

August CMP flyer

Posted by Raymond Goin on July 29, 2017 at 6:50 AM Comments comments (0)

Foosland Sportsmen’s Club

CMP Garand, Springfield, Vintage Military and Modern Military Service Rifle Clinic and Match



Date: Saturday April 15, 2017

Sunday August13, 2017


Time: Clinic - 8:00am until noon.

Match - 1:00pm until done

Registration: Pre registration is required. $20 fee. Limit of 30 participants. Reserve the right to split into two sessions if more than 30 registrants. Contact Jeff Porter for registration. 


Foosland Sportsmen’s Club – Illinois Route 47, 4 miles North of US Route 136 near Fisher and Gibson City IL.


Clinic Program:

An Introduction to CMP Service Rifle Competition and Basic Marksmanship.


Service Rifles are the iron sighted battle rifles that have been used by the US and foreign military around the world. We will focus on the principles of shooting as they apply to Service Rifles at known distance targets and CMP competition. The rifles most often used in competition are the M-1 Garand, 1903 Springfield rifles, M1 carbines, M1A/M14 and AR-15 rifles. Many other iron sight bolt action and semi-automatic rifles will fall into this category and can be used to compete.


This Clinic is being taught by a CMP Certified Master Instructor. The course will cover basic marksmanship skills and specific details of Service Rifle competition including:

CMP History and Current Programs

Safety and Range Procedures

Rifle and Equipment

Technique of Firing Accurate Shots

Prone, Sitting and Standing Positions

Principles of Sight Adjustment

Rapid Fire Firing Techniques

Garand Match Course of Fire

Shooting a Match, Pulling Targets

Live fire practice – 20 rounds needed.

Match: John C. Garand Course A - 30 round match


Registration starting at 12:30pm. No Pre- registration required. 10 firing points per relay.








1. Current CMP rules apply.

2. “As issued” following CMP service rifles rules: Garand, Springfield, M1 Carbine, Vintage and foreign military and Modern Military rifle class. Open class available for all others including scoped rifles. Garand Match shooters are given priority in squadding.

3. 40 rounds (10 sighters and 30 match).

4. No national match equipment on rifles. (NM rifles will shoot in open class)

5. Participants may be asked to score/change targets.

6. All participants must wear eye and ear protection.

7. This match satisfies the “high power activity” requirement for M1 Garand purchase(s) from CMP.

8. Course of fire will be at 100 yards, CMP “John C. Garand” course A (see below).


Stage Target Course of fire Number of shots

Sighters SR-1 Sighting in period 10 in 10 minutes


1 SR-1 Slow fire, Prone 10 in 10 Minutes


2 SR-1 Rapid fire, Prone from 10 in 70 seconds



3 SR-1 Slow fire, Standing 10 in 10 minutes



Note: Scoring is 10 points/shot, total possible score is 300.


Entry Fee: $5.00 FSC Members, $10.00 Non Members


Re-entry (Re-fires) $5.00 as space allows.



30-06 ammo available for purchase:



A limited number of M1 Garand & 03 Springfield’s will be available for loaners.


Contact: Jeff Porter (217) 493-1041 after 6 p.m. or e-mail [email protected] for more information.


Tuesday night (5/23)TRAP CANCELED

Posted by Raymond Goin on May 19, 2017 at 3:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Due to the weather delays, we are forced to cancel the TRAP SHOOT for this coming Tuesday May 23. 

     Sorry for the inconvenience.


Posted by Raymond Goin on May 15, 2017 at 10:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Due to the Concrete work being done on our Trap Field, we will have to cancel the ANNIE TOURNAMENT for this month. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Trap Range closed for Concrete work Starting 5-17-17

Posted by Raymond Goin on May 14, 2017 at 11:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Starting Wednesday May 17, the Trap Field at the club will be closed until further notice. We are working on new concrete for the pad. Weather dictates how long the project will last. Keep an eye on the website for updates

Thank you

Annie tournament moved to May 21

Posted by Raymond Goin on May 4, 2017 at 6:15 PM Comments comments (0)
Due to Mother's Day we will hold the Annie tournament on Sunday May 21. Hope to see you there.

Benefit Soup Supper for Cindy Masko

Posted by Raymond Goin on March 10, 2017 at 9:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Benefit Soup Supper held for Cindy Masko. (Wife of Dave Masko) Immanuel Lutheran Church in Osman. Cindy is undergoing treatment for breast, brain, and spinal cancer. Menu will be: CHILI, POTATO SOUP, OYSTER SOUP, SANDWICHES, PIE, and DRINKS. Meal will be served from 4:30 to 7:00 PM in the church Fellowship Hall.


Church is located between Mansfield and Bellflower.



New email address

Posted by Raymond Goin on March 10, 2017 at 9:30 PM Comments comments (0)

We have been having trouble with the CONTACT ME button on the webxite, so we now have a new email address to contact the club.    

[email protected]

Please use this address to get on the WAITING LIST.

February Splatterboard

Posted by Raymond Goin on February 13, 2017 at 4:15 PM Comments comments (0)

We held 22 Splatterboard shoots yesterday morning. 20 regular shoots and 2 youth shoots. 3 Pie shoots also. Served 52 breakfasts.

21 shooters showed up for the ANNIE TOURNAMENT> A very windy ANNIE TOURNAMENT. 

All in all a very good day. Next Month the SPLATTERBOARD shoot has been moved to the 3rd Sunday March 19th. Mark your calendars, and I hope to see you there.

March Splatterboard date change

Posted by Raymond Goin on January 25, 2017 at 10:05 PM Comments comments (0)

     We will be changing the date of the March Splatterboard. The new date will be Sunday March 19. One week later.

     Hope to see you there


Upcoming Events

Friday, Oct 13 at 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday, Oct 17 at 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday, Oct 20 at 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday, Oct 24 at 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM