The indoor Range will be closed to the general membership on the evening of November 25th, December 16th, January 6th and 20th to be used by the Cadets for air rifle training.
The outdoor range will be closed November 24th.
The 2015 Nelson Rod and Gun Club Gun and Antique Show has been tentatively scheduled for March 28th and 29th 2015.
Further updates will follow.
The outdoor range will be closed October 27th
Next club meeting will be October 7th 7:15 PM
Our last outdoor range evening will be Thursday, Sept.25th
On that the above date we will be having a contest for a name on the trophy.
It will be 25 yards at a scored target, 10 shots using iron sights only, highest score wins.
There will be a $ 10.00 entry fee. The winner takes all.
The rest of the evening will be free shooting.
There will be a pot luck as well.
Starting Oct. 2nd we will be back at the indoor range at 6pm
If it’s your 1st time please email me to pre book an orientation at an earlier time
An all day shoot with historic roots. Cups, trophies and shield date from 1910 – 14 era. Ranges are 100 yd., 200 yd. to 300 yd. Winners will have their names added to such treasures as the Annable Cup,the Home Loan Trophy, the Range Master, the Captain Cary Cup, the Tramway Cup or the Nelson City Challenge Shield (three member teams). A Mad Minute Match winner (high score of 15 possible rounds in one minute) is awarded the Partington Cup.
Columbia Basin Trust gives money to each of the regional district areas and municipalities to be distributed to non-profit societies. Some councils vote on the distributions and others use a community oriented voting method, ie; “dot night”.
A club or organization fills a grant application and attends meetings to promote their cause.Our specialist for this particular job was Darren Marsh. He wrote the grant applications and made the presentations, Along with Darren, there were other members, Clare Palmer, Stephen White, Gerry Vliet and Jay Colley talking to municipal councils and the public about supporting votes.
August 5th Tuesday 7:15 pm