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October Splatterboard

Posted by Raymond Goin on October 11, 2020 at 6:50 PM Comments comments (12)

We held our first Splatterboard shoot for the season, today. 12 Turkey shoots, and 2 Pie shoots were done. 21 people stopped by for breakfast.

7 shooter were here for the ANNIE Tournament.

All in all, a Good start to the season.

CMP Clinic September 12

Posted by Raymond Goin on August 13, 2020 at 5:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Foosland Sportsmens Club

Small Arms Firing School

CMP Rifle Clinic for Garand, Springfield, Vintage Military and Modern Military Rifles

Date: Saturday September 12, 2020

Time: Clinic - 8:00am until noon, 50 shot match at 12:30.

 

Registration:.$20 fee due at Clinic. Limit of 30 participants. Reserve the right to split into two sessions if more than 30 registrants. Pre-Registration is not required but will be accepted.

 

Location:

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 Service Rifle Competition and Basic Rifle Marksmanship.

 

Service Rifles are the 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 in high power competition. The rifles most often used in competition are the AR-15 rifles. M-1 Garand, 1903 Springfield rifles, M1 carbines, M1A/M14 are also used. Many other foreign 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:

• Safety and Range Procedures

• Rifle and Equipment

• Technique of Firing Accurate Shots

• Prone, Sitting and Standing Positions

• Principles of Sight Adjustment

• Rapid Fire Techniques

• Course of Fire

• Shooting a Match, Pulling Targets

• Live fire practice – 40 rounds minimum needed.

 

A limited number of AR-15, M1 Garand & 03 Springfield rifles will be available for use on loan.

 

Contact: Jeff Porter (217) 493-1041 after 6 p.m. or e-mail PJP423@yahoo.com for registration or more information.

 

August 22 Bowling Pin Shoot information

Posted by Raymond Goin on August 2, 2020 at 10:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Registration 8-9am

Matches start at 10am. $10 fee per gun

• Rimfire Pistol .22: 6 rounds per mag, 2 mags allowed per

match

• Centerfire Pistols: 6 rounds per mag, 2 mags allowed per

match

• Centerfire Revolvers: 2 six round loads, 12 rounds max

• Rimfire Rifle .22: 18 rounds max

• NO MAGNUM or +P ammo allowed

• Lunch will be provided for all registered shooters

• Please follow all State of Illinois guidelines for Covid 19

• Open to the public! Wavers MUST be signed by all

nonmembers.

July Trap Shoot news

Posted by Raymond Goin on July 9, 2020 at 2:50 PM Comments comments (0)

The Trap shoots will resume this month!!! Finally. We will NOT be serving food at the 2 shoots. We will try and maintain Social Distances by staying outdoors, as much as possible

Annie News

Posted by Raymond Goin on July 9, 2020 at 2:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Due to the continuing situation, we will be postponing the Annie Tournaments until we start our Splatterboard season in October

Clubhouse to be closed for repairs 6/1-6/6

Posted by Raymond Goin on May 28, 2020 at 11:10 AM Comments comments (4)

The building will be OFF LIMITS for the first week of June while we repair and refinish the floor. The ranges will remain open for your use, but the building and its facilities will not be available. Please plan accordingly.

Thank you, and stay Safe.

May News

Posted by Raymond Goin on April 30, 2020 at 1:55 AM Comments comments (2)

Due to the continued Shelter-in-Place order by our Governor, we will be cancelling all club events again this month, including all shooting events and Membership meeting.

Stay Safe and we will see you when this is over.


Closure for April due to Stay at Home order

Posted by Raymond Goin on April 1, 2020 at 11:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Due to the continued "Stay at Home Order" we will NOT be holding our monthly meeting or starting our Trap shoots this month. 

The Ranges are still open, we are just not holding any Public events.

Stay Home, Stay Safe, and we will see you when this is over.

February Splatterboard has been Cancelled

Posted by Raymond Goin on January 31, 2020 at 7:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Due to the continuing work on the Clubhouse, we have decided to CANCEL the February Splatterboard shoot. We have also postponed the Mahomet Lodge Turkey Shoot until March 15th. Sorry for the inconvenience,but... the wait ewill be worth it.

Hope to see you all at the March Splatterboard shoot Sunday March 8th.

January meeting Postponed 1 week

Posted by Raymond Goin on January 20, 2020 at 11:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Due to several officer's being unavailable, the January meeting will be postponed 1 week, and be held on Wednesday January 29th, at the regular stated time.

Thank you and try to stay warm.


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