Alberta Black Powder Association Newsletter Sep/ Oct PunchBowl

Sherwood Park Fish & Game Black Powder Shoot

Sept 9 & 10 2018

Saturday morning: Rifle . Saturday afternoon: Pistol.

Sunday morning: Trade Gun & Rifle Sunday afternoon: Knife & Hawk.Registration at club house
Morning events; registration 8:30 to 9:30 am, shooting 9 to 12 am, prizes given out at 1pmAfternoon events; registration 1 to 2 pm, shooting 1 to 4 pm, prizes given out at 5.

Shoot Rules

  •   Non SPF&G members are welcome to this Black Powder Shoot.
  •   $5 entry fee per person, per event. No blanket prize needed.
  •   All rifles must be muzzle-loaders, with iron sights. This includes inline rifles.
  •   Trade gun are flint lock smoothbore, with no back sights.
  •   Pistols can be cap & ball revolvers or muzzle loaders.
  •   The uses of sabots or maxi type bullets are NOT permitted. They destroy our gongs.
  •   Use only patched round balls. Please, no greased lube patches, as they can start grass fires.
  •   Inline rifles with scopes can be used, but cannot win 1st, 2nd & 3rd prizes. They are eligible for all other prizes.
  •   Some shooters will be asked to help manage an event.

    Liability Insurance

  •   All shooters (including Juniors) must have their own liability insurance.
  •   All competitors must be a member of one of the following associations or affiliated clubs:

    Alberta Fish & Game Association Alberta Black Powder Association Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation Canadian Shooting Sports Association BC Wildlife Federation
    National Firearms Association

  •   These associations have liability insurance for their members.
  •   Membership cards must be presented and will be checked.

    Fire prevention / 5 second patch lube test

  •   A small propane torch (the type used to solder copper pipe) is needed for this test.
  •   Lube a patch & hold it at the tip of the flame for 5 seconds. If the patch does not start to smoulder, this patch lube lube

    combo can be used on trail walk.

  •   Please do this test. Check your patch lube before coming to our shoot.

    Other info

  •   Tin long house camping by the club house and in the camp ground.
  •   A large primitive camp area will be located behind the club house.
  •   Camp set up as early as Friday morning. All campers can stay until Monday morning.
  •   Saturday evening potluck supper.
  •   $10 shot fee per camp / rig.

    Contact / Information

    E mail Tassi Xenos at xenos3@ telus.net

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