ARPC Trap League Announcement

ARPC sponsored Saturday Evening Trap League

The first competitive event for the Saturday Evening Trap League is coming up this weekend (May 4th). The League is proving to be very popular. Currently they have a roster of 31 individuals representing twelve different AGC clubs. There’s room for more so I would encourage all trap enthusiasts, novice or expert, to join in.

The League is handicapped by virtue of the Lewis Class Scoring System which will be used to assign end-of-year awards. As such, individuals are competing against others of similar ability.

If you want to participate, contact Richard Durant at so he can get your name on the check-in list and get your name badge printed.

Specifics are:

  • only AGC card holders, or immediate family members thereof (i.e. wife, son or daughter), and active Junior members of an AGC affiliated club will be allowed to compete

  • any safe shotgun may be utilized and ammo must comply to AGC standards (i.e. 1200 fps max muzzle velocity; #7½, 8 or 9 shot)

  • the League competes on the first Saturday of each and every month from May through October (6 events)

  • check-in is on Trap #3 at 5:15pm and shooting begins at 6pm

  • the course of fire each month consists of two rounds of trap and your total number of hits constitute your monthly score

  • your end-of-season score will be the total of your four best monthly scores

  • monthly costs, to cover the birds, are $8 for AGC members, $12 for immediate family members, and $6 for Juniors (trap tickets will be accepted)

  • there is a onetime $15 entry fee that goes into a prize fund

  • end-of-year awards will be given out based on the Lewis Class scoring system; the rule of ‘one class for every six shooters’ will prevail

  • 1st and 2nd place prizes will be awarded in each class (have roughly a one in three chance of winning)

  • a shooter will be allowed to enter the League at any time, but must compete a minimum of four months to be eligible for end-of-year awards

Reminder: Arlington Picnic and Bust Fest

To Arlington Rifle and Pistol Club,

Tomorrow Arlington will be having a club picnic at the Trap Room of Memorial Hall and Bust Fest on the Wobble Trap #4. Please feel free to bring your family. There is no charge for clays; the club bought them for this event. It’s a great opportunity to bring your family out and let them shoot some clays.

The club will supply hotdogs, brats and burgers. Brian is cooking his gourmet chicken and Kyle is making his famous home made French Fries. If you can bring a side dish or desert, it would be wonderful, but don’t worry if you can’t.

Ammo Restrictions for the Bust Fest are: target loads only with #7.5, #8 or #9 shot with a velocity of 1200 Feet Per Second (FPS) or less.

The Bust Fest is from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. and the picnic will start around 10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

I hope you can make it. It will be a lot of fun.

Thank you,

Rob Cowan

TNS and 3 Gun cancelled; Berm barrier Update


The 3 Gun scheduled for 27 April and TNS for 30 April are cancelled. As a note, the berm barrier installation effort will be ramping up again in a week or so. The plan is to use TNS nights and AGC Action Thursdays to get barriers stood up and partially filled with some weekends to complete all the earth moving and filling. More to follow so keep an eye out for more emails.


Bust Fest and Picnic Saturday

To Arlington Rifle and Pistol Club,

This weekend we will be having a bust fest trap shoot and picnic. Families and friends are welcome. The club will provide, grilled brats, hotdogs, soft drinks and chips. If you can, please bring a side dish or desert to share.

The Bust Fest will be on Trap 4 (Wobble Trap) from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. The picnic will be held in the trap room.

This event is a lot of fun. I hope you can come.

Thank you,


MidwayUSA foundation donations to help Arlington Junior Program

To Arlington Rifle and Pistol Club,

The MidwayUSA Foundation is having a drive for April. If you can make a donation to our Juniors through the MidwayUSA program we can help our Juniors. Our Juniors program is listed as: Arlington Rifle & Pistol Club Juniors Shooting Team, ID # R5634.

Thank you,

Rob Cowan
President, Arlington Rifle and Pistol Club

Our April Online Donation Drive is in full swing! To encourage some friendly competition that will only benefit your shooting team, we will be updating you on the qualifying teams, each week. Use this list to encourage your team members, volunteers, and donors to keep the giving going. As a reminder, we’ll award the top four performing teams. If your shooting team generates the most in online donations it will receive $5,000. The second place team will receive $4,000, third place receives $3,000, and fourth place wins $2,000 in team endowment funds. In addition to rewarding the top four teams, we’ll draw sixteen teams, at random, to each win $1,000. And because our entire mission is to help communities fund their shooting team, we are also giving a pair of Bushnell binoculars. Every team that receives, at least, $400 in donations (while supplies last). Use the binoculars to congratulate a top fundraiser, thank a generous donor, or conduct another fundraiser for your team.

This a great incentive to show your supporters how easy it is to give to your shooting team, right through our website. Simply search for your team, click on your team name, and hit the big, red donate button from your phone, tablet, or computer. Remind your donors that every donation will be matched through current Matching Program too. Good luck to your shooting team during the month of April!


Range Walk-through 4/13/19 @ 11am

We will be hosting a range walk-through for any members and prospective members. Please RSVP to “”. I will meet anyone who requires a walk-through at the Barnes Range House on Saturday April 13th @ 11am.

( An AGC range walk-through is required before any member can purchase a new AGC range badge, it will take approximately 1hr. Please dress accordingly for the weather, boots are highly encouraged as the ranges have been muddy. Eye and ear protection are required if you do not have any please let me know and I will have some available.)

Reminder: Arlington Club Meeting Tomorrow from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall

To Arlington Rifle and Pistol Club Members,

We have a lot of material to cover at our club meeting tomorrow.

We will review the results of the Maryland General Assembly Gun Bills. It was one of the strangest sessions we have ever had. A big THANK YOU to everyone who attended the hearings and contacted their representatives. YOU really made a difference!

We have a lot of club activities to discuss as well.

As always, we will have a swap meet at the back of the room for you to buy, sell, trade or give away anything. We will also have a show and tell, so if you have an interesting item, please bring it in to show it to the club.

Thank you to everyone in our club has been volunteering to help at our club activities. We could not possibly do it without you!

See you tomorrow!


Joint 3 Gun event, 13 April


Below is a copy of the AGC Action Shooting bulletin for a joint event 13 April. Make sure you register with practiscore to attend and don’t be late.



APRIL 13th 2019

AGC ACTION SHOOTING and ARLINGTON RIFLE and PISTOL CLUB are combining on Saturday April 13th for a DYNAMIC 3 GUN EVENT on the AGC 200YD field.

We are using PRACTISCORE to register shooters and report match results. If you plan on attending registration on Practiscore is required. Please use the link below to Register.

Check in will be from 8:15 am till 8:45 am. Safety brief at 8:50 am. Match starts at 9:00 am. You MUST be checked in and attend the Safety Brief to participate in the match.

Setup will be at 8:00 am. Bring gloves to handle the steel.

Cost: $10.00

Ammo restrictions:

Pistol: 9mm-45 cal. suggested. No magnum rounds, no AR pistols.

Rifle: AR platform suggested. .223 or 5.56. No: magnum ammo, green tip 855, or armor piercing. No SBR’s or AK’s.

Shotgun: Shotshells: bird shot #7.5-#9. 1300fps or less. No Buckshot or steel shot. No SLUGS are required.

Please remember we are all VOLUNTEERS putting on these events. Please get involved and help where ever you can.

Lunch: hotdogs, brats, chips, cookies, drinks and water for a reasonable donation to the food fund. Bring some extra cash.

Arlington has three club events this weekend!

To Arlington Rifle and Pistol Club,

Arlington has three events this weekend!

Saturday, April, 6, 2019 – We have a Steel Plate Pistol Shoot from 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. at the pistol range. This is an extremely popular event. Caliber limits: standard calibers up to .45 caliber, no magnum rounds are permitted. We have a lot of steel and need help setting up this shoot. Please meet us at the club shed at 8:15 a.m. to get the steel loaded and set up at the pistol range. We need club member volunteers to help mentor our guests. Rick Hensley has kindly volunteered to run this event for Arlington, (Thanks Rick!). Please come out and give Rick a hand.

Saturday, April 6, 2019 – Arlington will be kicking off its Wednesday Night Trap League from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Please come out and support this terrific event. What a great opportunity to learn how to shoot trap and have a lot of fun. A big thanks to Richard Durant for all of your hard work setting this up!

Sunday, April 7, 2019 – Fundraiser Frame Build will be from 9:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. at the AGC Maintenance Building. No woodworking skills or tools are needed. We build frames on an assembly line basis where each person performs one or two simple tasks. It is a lot of fun and everyone leaves with a good feeling for supporting Arlington’s Junior Rifle Program.

I want to thank you for your support to our club. We could not possibly do all that we do without your help.

Have a terrific weekend!


Volunteers Needed! We have a Fundraiser Frame Build Sunday!

To Arlington Rifle and Pistol Club,

We need help building target frames this coming Sunday, April 7, from 9:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. at the AGC maintenance building. No woodworking experience or tools are needed. We build the frames on an assembly line basis where each person performs one or two simple tasks. It is a lot of fun and we all leave with a good feeling because we helped to support Arlington’s Juniors Program.

I hope to see you there.

Thank you,