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June 2014

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 At the end of the year we are going to have a drawing for $500.00 cash.  To enter the drawing all you have to do is donate some time working at the rifle and pistol ranges as a range host. Each 2 hours you donate entitles you to a ticket for the drawing. The more time you donate the more chances you will have to win!
         
 IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO VOLUNTEER OR HAVE ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CONTACT THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS AT slsaboard@gmail.com  
 
INFRACTIONS OF RANGE RULES
SHOOTING AT ROCKS ON THE HILL
SHOOTING BEFORE 9:00 AM
NOT SWIPING YOUR GATE CARD
BRINGING IN MORE THAN 2 QUESTS AT ONE TIME
 
DISPLINARY ACTIONS
GATE CARDS WERE SUSPENDED AND ALL CLUB PRIVLIGAGES REVOKED UNTIL MEMBERS CAME TO A GENERAL MEETING AND WENT THROUGH THE NEW MEMBER ORIENTATION.
MEMBERS ARE ALSO ON 6 MONTHS PROBATION
 
If you see something at the club that you don’t feel is correct or safe and do not want to confront anyone, contact one of the directors with the time and date and what happened. You can also call the phone number to the club and leave a message or send an email. We will check our security system with the information provided.
 
 
April 2nd through the 6th Black Powder held their annual rendezvous at the club. The turnout was very good, we had people come from all over the state. Results: Black powder trap- 1st Len Ward, 2nd Craig Wilder, 3rd Collin Jensen. Cartridge rifle- 1st Bob Krien, 2nd Len Ward, 3rd Good Gary. Old coot- 1st Good Gary, 2nd Bad Gary, 3rd Larry Milbertt. Smooth bore- 1st Duane White, 2nd Len Ward, 3rd Kirk Peterson. Flintlock rifle- 1st Bad Gary, 2nd Fred Klink 3rd Good Gary. Revolver- 1st Good Gary, 2nd Len Ward, 3rd Bad Gary. Pistol- 1st Bad Gary, 2nd Good Gary, 3rd Collin Jensen. Junior rifle- 1st Brain Bowen Jr., 2nd Shane Brennen, 3rd Jaxson Brennen. Women’s rifle- 1st Judy Jensen, 2nd Becka Wilder, 3rd Paige Brennen. Rifle 1st Good Gary, 2nd Len Ward, 3rd Bob Krien.
 
On May 24th & 25th we held our ATA trap shoot. We had shooters come from all over California. On Saturday night we served barbecue beef ribs and chicken to the shooters and guests. The Native Sons of the Golden West cooked and served the dinner; they also were there on both days and served some delicious hamburgers for lunch. Their help is very much appreciated.
We would also like to thank all of the volunteers that helped run the shoot. Without the volunteer help we could not have such successful shoots.  

 
Shoot Winners
Event #1, 16 yard                           Event #5 16 yard
A Class- Ken Mimura 97                         A Class- Don Curten 99
B Class- Gary Hazard 94                         B Class- Doug Weatherly 97
C Class- none                                            C Class- Rhonda Blythe 87
D Class- John Dwyer 96                          D Class- John Dwyer 95
 
Event #2 Handicap                                   Event #6 Winter Chain Handicap
18-21 Yard- Bill Blythe 91                     18-21 Yard- Brad Meyers 95
22-24 Yard- John Silva 95                      22-24 Yard- Darin Ferguson 94
25-27 Yard- Lyle Azevedo 95                25-27 Yard- Russell Pierce 92
 
Event #3 Doubles
A Class- Mike Martins 97                       B Class- Bret Ulich 90
C Class- Ed Merritt 86                             D Class- John Dwyer 80
 
Event #4 Doubles
A Class- Logan Engelman 96                  B Class- Dave Hinson 92
C Class- James Wiley 85                         D Class- John Dwyer 73
 
 
Combined Events 1 & 2                          Combined Events 5 & 6
Lady- Rhonda Blythe 179                       Lady- Delight Knight 185
Junior- Murray Hunter 188                     Junior- Murray Hunter 187
Vet- Lonnie Shepard 187                        Vet- Butch Phillips 192
 
On May 31st and June 1st the ATA Central Zone trap shoot was held at the Santa Maria Gun Club. We had several shooters in attendance. Those making the Central Zone Team were; Ladies Team- Barbie Thorp, Men’s Team- AA class, Brandon Simonds, Junior Team- Ben Clark, Ben was also high in B class but was not eligible for the men’s team, Ben is one of our junior shotgun shooters. These shooters will be attending the state finals at the end of the month and will be representing the central zone.
 
 
 
 
Have fun and be safe

 

 

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS


Black powder: Gary Grabowsky- Shoots are the first Sunday of the month at 9:00 a.m.  We shoot long rifle and pistol.  At the June 1st Gene Moss was first in the rifle competition, Bob Krien second, and Ron Prescott third. In the pistol competition Good Gary was first, Gene Moss second and Bad Gary third.
 
Varmint Rifle: Dennis Gray- Matches are held the first Saturday of the month at 9:00 a.m. with signups at 8:00 a.m.  Cost is $5.00 and we use .22 long rifles.  You shoot against like rifles.  We have loaner sandbags and spotting scopes.     At the May match we had 19 shooters. Dave Boal was high in sportier iron with a 263, Rene Anderson was high in sportier scope with a 195, Allan Baillie was high in peep heavy with a 295, and Tom Vogel was high in scope heavy with a 195.
 
Junior Rifle: Jay DeCou- Junior Rifle is a year-long program that’s starts in July and meets on the 3rd Saturday a month, classes run from 9:00 am-12:00 pm. We will start our new secession on July 19th.

                                                                            

Trap: Trap is open on Sundays from 9:00am to 1:00pm and Wednesdays from 5:00pm to 9:00pm.
Trap and Skeet financial report given by Ken Weaver- For the month of May we took in a total of $1,586.00, trap help was $280.00; targets were $893.75 with total expenses of $1,173.75. Profit for the month was $412.25. We also held an ATA at the end of the month.
Joe Franzone also wanted to thank all of the volunteer help in running the trap and skeet on Wednesdays and Sundays, anyone interested in donating some time can get in touch with Joe.
 
Skeet: Skeet is open on Sundays from 9:00am to 1:00pm and Wednesdays from 5:00pm to 9:00pm.

                                                                                                                  

Tactical Pistol: Chris Baker- Our matches are held on the fourth Saturday of the month, with a walk through and new shooter orientation at 8:30 am and the match starts at 9:00 am. The matches are based on USPSA style pistol shooting.  At the May 31st match we had 22 shooters; it was a very good shoot. We deposited $225.00 into the clubs checking account.
 
Archery: Jerry Zalusky- Our next shoot will be July 25th, this will be a Friday evening shoot. The shoot will start at 6:00 pm and we will shoot until 9:00 pm. We are also working on setting up an archery class, the class will be one day a month. We are working out the details and will have more information on the website.  
 
Components: Joe Franzone- Opening cash for the month of May was $12,320.72. We sold $3,566.00 in components and $720.00 in lead for a total of $4,286.00. Expenses were $3,232.41. Total cash on hand is $13,374.31.  
 
Junior Shotgun: Keith Baker- We will be taking 5 shooters to the SCTP finals held in Kingsburg on June 21st. Money received from the NRA will pay for their shells and their shooting fees.
The new session will start on September 10th.  Class starts at 6:00 pm on Thursday evenings and runs one hour. We cover Safe Gun Handling, gun fit, trap etiquette, and trap leads on targets. We try to have each student shoot at least 25 targets each evening. Cost is $35 per child or $70 maximum per family. Cost includes targets and shells. Contact Keith Baker at 441-8077 for further information.
 
 
 
Trap Money Shoot: Dale Vogt- The trap money shoot is held on the 4th Wednesday of the month starting at 6:00.  You shoot 25 targets from the 16 yard line and 25 targets from your handicap yardage, (handicap yardage may be determined by shoot management) if you break all 50 targets you get half of the money in the pot.
At the May money shoot Butch Phillips was high with a 49(he dropped his last target), Dale Vogt was second with a 47 and Rob Vogt third with a 46.  The balance in the perfect 50 is $1,745.50. 
 
HIGH POWER RIFLE: Duard Danielson- At the May match John Goni was high in match rifle with a 498-9X. In service rifles Roger Wager was high with 484-16X, second was Tim Filbin with a 459-6X and third was Bob Silva with a 431-4X. Rim fire rifle (scope) John Goni was high with a 357-8X and Allen Baillie second with a 311-3X. In rim fire (Iron) Ron Wager was high with a 372-7X, second was Tim Filbin 367-4X, and third was Duard Danielson with a 362-4X.  
 



 

June 2014

01 - Black Powder @ 9:00 am - Rifle Range
03 - General Meeting @ 6:00 pm - Club House 
06 - Spartan Training - Tactical Handgun Course, - 8:00-5:00 - Club House & LE Range
07- Spartan Training - Tactical Handgun Course, - 8:00-5:00 - Club House & LE Range
07 - Varmint Rifle @ 9:00 am - Rifle Range
14 - High Power Rifle @ 9:00 am - Rifle Range
15 - Cerro Alto 4-H @ 1:00 - 4:00 pm - LE Range
17- Board Meeting @ 6:00 pm - Club House
21 - Junior Rifle @ 9:00 - 1:00 pm - LE Range
25 - Trap Money Shoot @ 6:00 pm Club House - Trap Field
27 - Tactical Pistol Setup @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm LE Range
28 - Tactical Pistol Match @ 8:00 am signup LE Range

July 2014

01 - General Meeting @ 6:00 pm - Club House
05 - Varmint Rifle @ 9:00 am - Rifle Range
06 - Black Powder @ 9:00 am - Rifle Range
07 - Hunter Safety @ 6:00 pm - Club House
08 - Hunter Safety @ 6:00 pm - Club House
10 - Hunter Safety @ 6:00 pm - Club House
12 - Hunter Safety @ 7:00 am - 10:00 am Club House - Skeet Field - Rifle Range (ALL Ranges Closed Until 10:00am)
12- High Power Rifle @ 10:00 am - Rifle Range
15- Board Meeting @ 6:00 pm - Club House
18- Spartan Training - Basic Combat Carbine Course @ 8:00-5:00 - Club House & LE Range
19- Spartan Training - Basic Combat Carbine Course @ 8:00-5:00 - Club House & LE Range
19 - Junior Rifle @ 9:00 - 1:00 pm - LE Range
20 - Cerro Alto 4-H @ 1:00 - 4:00 pm - LE Range
23 - Trap Money Shoot @ 6:00 pm Club House - Trap Field
25 - Woodchuck Archery Shoot @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Archery Range - Club House
25 - Tactical Pistol Setup @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm LE Range
26 - Tactical Pistol Match @ 8:00 am signup LE Range

August 2014

02 - Varmint Rifle @ 9:00 am - Rifle Range
02 - Spartan Training - Women Only Basic Handgun Course, Level I - 8:00-5:00 - Club House & LE Range
03- Spartan Training - Women Only Basic Handgun Course, Level II - 8:00-5:00 - Club House & LE Range
03 - Black Powder @ 9:00 am - Rifle Range
05 - General Meeting @ 6:00 pm - Club House
09 - High Power Rifle @ 9:00 am - Rifle Range
16 - Junior Rifle @ 9:00 - 1:00 pm - LE Range
17 - Cerro Alto 4-H @ 1:00 - 4:00 pm - LE Range
19- Board Meeting @ 6:00 pm - Club House
22 - Tactical Pistol Setup @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm LE Range
23 - Tactical Pistol Match @ 8:00 am signup LE Range
27 - Trap Money Shoot @ 6:00 pm Club House - Trap Field

September 2014

02 - General Meeting @ 6:00 pm - Club House
05 - Spartan Training - Basic Handgun Course, Level I - 8:00-5:00 - Club House & LE Range
06- Spartan Training - Basic Handgun Course, Level II - 8:00-5:00 - Club House & LE Range
06 - Varmint Rifle @ 9:00 am - Rifle Range
07 - Black Powder @ 9:00 am - Rifle Range
08 - Hunter Safety @ 6:00 pm - Club House
09 - Hunter Safety @ 6:00 pm - Club House
11 - Hunter Safety @ 6:00 pm - Club House
13 - Hunter Safety @ 7:00 am - 10:00 am Club House - Skeet Field - Rifle Range (ALL Ranges Closed Until 10:00 am)
13 - High Power Rifle @ 10:00 am - Rifle Range
14 - Cerro Alto 4-H @ 1:00 - 4:00 pm - LE Range
16 - Board Meeting @ 6:00 pm - Club House
20 - SLSA ATA Shoot @ 9:00 am Club House & Trap Fields (Archery & Skeet closed)
21- SLSA ATA Shoot @ 9:00 am Club House & Trap Fields (Archery & Skeet closed)
20 - Junior Rifle @ 9:00 - 1:00 pm - LE Range
24 - Trap Money Shoot @ 6:00 pm Club House - Trap Field
26 - Tactical Pistol Setup @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm LE Range
27 - Tactical Pistol Match @ 8:00 am signup LE Range
27 - Woodchuck Archery Shoot @ 9:00 am Archery Range - Club House

 
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