WOODSTOCK RIFLE AND PISTOL CLUB
Due to an incident which happened Thursday 15th January, involving a semi auto firearm, as from the 22nd January anybody wishing to use or instruct with a semi-automatic rifle or pistol, will now have to wear safety glasses to use these firearms, as I have a duty of care to all members. A box of safety glasses have been purchased for the use with these particular firearms. This will include both the instructor and shooter to wear these glasses until the magazine is proved empty and clear and the rifle is placed behind the firing point.
This only applies to semi-autos and not single bolt action rifles, if you do not wear glasses on the firing point, you will be asked to remove the firearm and not be able to shoot.
THIS IS FOR YOUR SAFETY. THIS INCLUDED EVERYONE, NEW AND OLD
Once again we had some problems with members not signing-in at the range. Could we remind all members that it is your responsibility to sign-in each time you shoot with the club. If anyone does not know how to sign-in then please ask the range officer who will show you. If you cannot see a signing-in sheet when you arrive at the range ask the range officer for it.
We would like to start the clubs competitions as soon as possible. Anyone wishing to shoot in these competitions should put there name on the list which is on the notice broad at the Swallows.
This year the F. Class competition will be run on a straight gun score. 10 cards through out the year highest score wins.
A new membership form will be handed out to all existing members, you will be required to have 2 passport size photos which will be taken free of charge. This is to update all existing records. Arrangements for the photos will be made via the website. Please keep checking the website for details.
If there are any dates that you would like booked, I would like to know them so it can be arranged with enough interest, or if you have any clubs you would like to have a small competition against, or share a target with. I have spoke to some other clubs, and this has been arranged, I am trying to keep the cost of the Bisley visits down to a minimum.