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Chillicothe Sportsmen’s Club, Inc.
PO Box 13, Chillicothe, IL. 61523-0013
Webmaster Tim Vikemail@example.com
NOTICES & INFORMATION
2011 WORK HOURS:
INDOOR RANGE Clean-UP: -- Sat – May 7, 9AM - Indoor Range, backstop painting. South wall painting, Clubhouse clean-up. For additional information: Contact Bob Bjerke @ (309) 692-1800
OUTDOOR:-- Grounds: The next work party is on May 7th at 8:00AM. Please bring chainsaws, tree trimming equipment, weedwhackers, post hole diggers, shovels, rakes. For more info, contact Steve Schneckenburger @ (309) 692-7807.
NEW MEMBER ORIENTATION (NMO): You need to attend NMO to obtain your current year’s membership card & gate key. Check the enclosed calendars for dates & times. ADVANCE RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED OR NO INSTRUCTOR WILL BE AT THE CLUB FOR THE CLASS. For reservation or to ask any questions - Contact Chuck Varnold at (309) 697-6766 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
TEMPORARILY AWAY/NEW ADDRESS/NEW E-MAIL ADDRESS
ALL MEMBERS: It is YOUR responsibility to make sure that the Club has your current home address, telephone number, e-mail address, etc. If you leave town, bulk mail is not forwarded.
WE HAVE A NEED
CSC is in need of particle board/plywood/OSB to be used for target backboards. I can use pieces as small as 24” X 36” up to full sheets. Please contact Steven C. Schneckenburger at 692-7807 or 657-0170 ASAP.
Trap League is up & running. For information, call Jerry Olgesby @ (309)274-8504. Ladies—Gwen Krause is starting up a ladies trap team & needs 1 more shooter. If interested, call Gwen @ (309) 397-0698.
If you have any questions or concerns about your Club you may contact any Club Officer listed below or any board member.
President V-President Secretary Treasurer
Charles Varnold Jerry Oglesby Donald Clemens Lowell Bennett
Scores from the April 9th Match
High Raw Score 195-2X Paul Bishop M1903A3 Springfield
First Place 211-2X Vince Stubbs M1903 Springfield
Second Place 208-1X Bryan Brown M91/30 Mosin-Nagant
Third Place 202-3X Don Filkins M91/30 Mosin-Nagant
Guadalcanal Challenge Winners:
Japanese Arisaka Model 99 Rifles 192-7X Martin Lehman, 187-0X Jim Martin
American M1903 Springfiled Rifles 197-1X Bill Johnson, 196-7X Paul Bishop, 193-1X Jay Zentko
Next Match is May 14th with the special challenge "Great White Hunter." This challenge will take place after the regular Mauser Match relays and the gun and ammo will be provided by the sponsor, Jim Martin. Mauser Matches are informal centerfire rifle matches shot on the NRA SR-1 target from standing at 50 meters using rifles with open sights or unimproved pre-'64 military bolt-action repeaters. If you have any questions, contact Max Koehl at 309 385-1033.
Women’s Pistol Target Shooting
Here's an update for the Women’s Pistol Target Shooting. In May, the Women are moving outside. Still the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6:00pm. We will be shooting on Range 1. There is an addition to who can shoot. Guys can shoot IF they are either a spouse or significant-other of a Women on the line. Still $5.00 for members; $6.00 for guests-this charge is per person. Bring a 1/4" stapler, with staples, wear suitable clothing (ejected brass is hot) and have bug repellant when the time comes. If you are first time, come between 5:00 and 5:30. Thank you. For more information—contact Kathy Beluschek @ 309-648-0062
Military Rifle Match Rules
We are starting a new Military Rifle Match which will follow the CMP Matches from March through September. The first match will be held on Saturday, March 26th at about 4 O’clock or as soon as the CMP match on that date is finished. The match will take place on Range 1.
Rifles – This match is restricted to military rifles (or commercial equivalents) equipped with iron sights and between .223 and 8mm in caliber. No fully automatic actions allowed.
Course of fire – From a standing position, competitors will fire 20 total rounds consisting of 10 rounds each at two standard SR-1 targets placed at 100 yards. There will be no sighting shots allowed.
Alibis – No alibis or refires because of rifle or ammunition malfunctions are allowed.
Cross-fires – In the case of a cross-fire, the perpetrator will lose the points fired on another’s target. The cross-fire victim’s score will consist of the top ten points on each of his two targets.
Ammunition – 20 rounds of commercial or reloaded ammo with military style bullets (ball) to be provided by each competitor for his use only.
Spotting scopes – Spotting scopes will not be allowed for shooting or scoring.
Other equipment – The use of shooting jackets, shooting supports, gloves, and/or other performance enhancing equipment is not allowed. Standard military web/leather slings may be used.
Safety equipment – Hearing and eye protection is required for all persons on the line whenever shooting is taking place.
Scoring – Each relay will consist of two scores, one for each target. Maximum score possible for each target is 100 points. Broken score rings will count as the higher point. The standard .30 caliber rule will be enforced. Total number of X’s on each target will be used to decide placement in the event of tied scores. Cost – Each shooter will pay a $4 fee for each relay shot.
For more information, see attached rule sheet or contact Cliff Wilcox at 309 579-2793 or 309 256-0600.
If you have been hearing any of the reports of a rift in the Illinois Appleseed Program, we are happy to report that the difficulties have all been resolved, all the instructors are back with the program, and Chillicothe Sportsmen’s Club’s two Appleseed event dates are still on the calendar. Many thanks to CSC member Cliff Wilcox for his tireless efforts at the
forefront of this resolution of differences and for keeping the Appleseed program coming back to CSC. Our Appleseed
dates are Memorial Day weekend (Sat & Sun) and Labor Day weekend (Sat & Sun). Watch the calendars.
Acronyms - What the heck do they mean!!???!!?!?
Wonder what all the acronyms used out on the range and in this newsletter mean? This area of the newsletter is dedicated to helping explain these. If I forget some or misidentify them, please let me know.
SASS Single Action Shooting Society
USPSA United States Practical Shooting Association – Club Number #IL-08
DCM Department of Civilian Marksmanship (old designation)
CMP Civilian Marksmanship Program (new designation) - Club Number #52084
NMO New Member Orientation
NRA National Rifle Association - Club Affiliation Number #R0570
ISRA Illinois State Rifle Association – Club Affiliation Number #00282
WTPS Women’s Target Pistol Shooting
MRM Military Rifle Match (new listing this month—see page 2)
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