Rimfire benchrest challenge August 21st

Test or challenge your shooting skills in a friendly bench rest shooting event following a modified version of the ARA Benchrest Shooting Competition targeting two – six (twenty-five) bull targets.   We have limited shooter positions open for the morning match 8:30 am -12:00 pm and afternoon match (1:00 pm – 4:00). Each competition limited to ten (10) shooters on the 25 – 50-yard ranges.   Reserve your bench for either the morning or afternoon shoot by contacting Tom at tom.sanford@airfieldshootingclub.org or text/call 757-653-4850, please no calls after 9 PM.   Opens sights/red optics will shoot at the 25-yard line, all others will shoot at the 50-yard line. Modified ARA Factory and Unlimited rules apply.   Cost is $5 – ASC Members, $10 – Non-Members. Rules and additional rimfire information posted on website> “Club Programs” under Rimfire Challenge. All participants must attend the morning or afternoon Safety Meeting to shoot!

July Defensive shooting match scores

Had a good turnout today despite the heat, had nine brave shooters come out and run shoot and sweat in the July heat and humidity. The next match is October 29th when the weather will be a bit cooler. If you have issues with the attachments send me an email I will send you the file directly Strickland.taylor71@gmail.com The scores are in the attached PDF here —>Defensive shooting scores 7-30-202

Rimfire Challenge

Test or challenge your shooting skills in a friendly bench rest shooting event following a modified version of the ARA Benchrest Shooting Competition targeting six (twenty-five) bull targets.   We have two shooter positions open for the morning match 8:30 am -12:00 pm and six open positions for the afternoon match (1:00 pm – 4:00). Each competition limited to ten (10) shooters on the 25 – 50-yard ranges.  Reserve your bench for either the morning or afternoon shoot by contacting Tom at tom.sanford@airfieldshootingclub.org or text/call 757-653-4850, please no calls after 9 PM.    Opens sights/ red optics will shoot at the 25-yard line, all others will shoot at the 50-yard line. Factory and Unlimited or open rules apply.  Cost is $5 – ASC Members, $10 – Non-Members. Rules and additional rimfire information posted on website> “Club Programs” under Rimfire Challenge. All participants must attend the Safety Meeting to shoot!

Defensive shooting match

Mark the calendar the next defensive shooting match is July 30th, come out and join us for a run and gun against the clock. All shooters welcome have categories for everybody members $5 entry additional category $2, non-members $10 entry additional category $2. Set up time 9:00 a.m. shooters brief and stage walk-through starts at 9:30. The stages will be posted closer to the event if you have any questions feel free to contact me at strickland.taylor71@gmail.com  

Interested in a fun day at the range!

Save the date for Sun, July 17th. The schedule for the next Rimfire Benchrest Challenge is on the calendar. Test or challenge your shooting skills in a friendly bench rest shooting event following a modified version of the ARA Benchrest Shooting Competition targeting six (twenty-five) bull targets. We are scheduling a morning match 8:30 am -12:00 pm and if there are enough interested parties, we will have an afternoon match (1:00 pm – 4:00). Each competition limited to ten (10) shooters on the 25 – 50-yard ranges. Reserve your bench for either the morning or afternoon shoot by contacting Thomas at tom.sanford@airfieldshootingclub.org or text/call 757-653-4850, please no calls after 9 PM. Opens sights/ red optics will shoot at the 25-yard line, all others will shoot at the 50-yard line. Factory and Unlimited or open rules apply. Cost is $5 – ASC Members, $10 – Non-Members. Rules and additional rimfire information posted on website> “Club Programs” under Rimfire Challenge. All participants must attend the Safety Meeting to shoot! Sunrise—8:30 Range Setup/Sighting in Period 8:30—8:50 Safety Meeting/Instructions (All participants must attend the Safety Meeting to shoot) 8:50—9:00 Range is Cold/Target Scoring 9:00—9:20 Range is Hot/ 1st Relay 9:20—9:30 Range is Cold/Targets & Scoring 9:30—9:50 Range is Hot/2nd Relay …

Women On Target (WOT) Is BACK!!!!!

June 4th, 2022 – Women on Target is back this year!  All women, ages 12+ are welcome and encouraged to come out to experience firearm education in a safe and supportive environment.  This women only event will cover education in pistol, shotgun, rifle and archery.  The cost is $65/person this year and will be inclusive of all firearms, ammo and lunch at the Conference Center. Women will benefit from one-on-one instruction with certified instructors in each discipline.  Participants will receive materials and a certificate of participation. This is a fantastic event for those women that have never held a firearm before to maybe those that have experience in a discipline but not another. Don’t wait, spots are limited.  Sign up here Today!    

NSSA Registered Skeet Competition March 19-21

March 19 through March 21 the Airfield Shooting Club will be holding a NSSA registered skeet shooting competition. The competition will have four (4) categories (guns): 12 gauge 20 gauge 24 gauge 410 gauge Doubles There will be a cash prize for first place in each category. The cost is $25 per gun. In order to participate you must pre-register and be a member of NSSA. On the day of the shoot you will need 1.    Cash or check for $25 for each gun. Checks are to be payable to Airfield Shooting Club 2.    NSSA membership card. You may join the NSSA at the shoot, the yearly membership is $30.00 3.    Classification Sheet. The competition will allow mixed guns each day so you may compete on any of the 3 days. Ties for Gun Championships will be decided by long runs from the front or back whichever is longer. Email day(s) and gun(s) to compete to; richardsutton@charter.net

Shooter Tune up Shotgun! Shotgun Fundamentals – Jan 29.

Do you have a shotgun that you haven’t shot or haven’t shot in some time?  Now is the time!  Dale Mullin, who is a very experienced shotgun instructor and a Level II shotgun coach, will be there to help you learn to hit flying targets. Dale will help you with the fundamentals – stance, pointing etc to hit incoming, out-going and slight crossing targets. Please bring your shotgun and 2 boxes (50 shells) of ammunition.  The ammunition should contain any of the following shot sizes 7-1/2, 8, or 9 size shot. Boxes labeled for target shooting or “Dove or Quail” will be OK. If you have a choice, look for velocities between 1100 and 1200 feet per second. No need for any higher velocities. If you do not have a shotgun but you have been craving the opportunity to see what it was about, Dale will being some club 20 gauge shotguns.  You still need to bring 2 boxes of 20 gauge shotgun shells of 7-1/2, 8, or 9 shot size. Please drop Dale an e-mail to let him know you’re coming so that he can plan how many clay targets we will need. Dale.mullin@airfieldshootingclub.org If there is enough turn …

2021 December 04th ASC Pistol Class

On December 4, 2021, the Airfield Shooting Club (ASC) is hosting a Pistol Class including sections on the Law of Concealed Carry and Self Defense and Methods of Concealed Carry. The ASC Pistol Class is intended to provide hands-on orientation to the safe handling of handguns and includes both classroom and live-fire training. Our instructors teach both revolver and semi-auto sections in this class. In addition to the ASC Pistol Class, over an hour long session is scheduled with Timothy W. Drewry, a Virginia licensed attorney, who will discuss some of the legal aspects of carrying concealed firearms and self defense in Virginia. The attorney is acertified pistol instructor too and usually remains with the class until the very end so that he may answer questions which may arise. An additional segment of the course will include a brief discussion of some of the firearms appropriate for concealed carry and the holsters or other devices which might be suited for carrying a firearm concealed. Please note that the ASC Pistol Class, including the legal and concealed carry sections, is a non-NRA course, but it satisfies the handgun competency requirements set forth in Virginia Code § 18.2-308.02 (B). This course is …

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