This is a big weekend for Arlington!

To Arlington Rifle and Pistol Club,

We have three events scheduled for this weekend:

1. Friday, June 7, 2019, We have a Fun Shoot: Shoot Steel Plates at the Pistol Range from 11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. *Standard calibers up to .45, no magnum rounds

2. Saturday, June 8, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. We are having a Frame Build Fundraiser to benefit our Juniors Program at our club shed next to the Barnes Multipurpose Range. We need a lot of volunteers for this event. No tools or woodworking skills are needed. We build frames on an assembly line bases, where each person performs one or two simple tasks. It is a lot of fun and a terrific opportunity to volunteer and support your club.

3. Sunday, June 9, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., we are having a Steel Plate Pistol Shoot on the Pistol Range. *Standard Caliber, no magnum rounds.

** Reminder: Wednesday, June 12, 2019, is our club meeting in Memorial Hall from 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

I want to thank everyone who came out to support the Dave Boone Small Bore Match last Saturday was a lot of fun and a huge success. We had a large number of Arlington volunteers come out to help. Our club is able to have the large number of events we have, because you volunteer. Thank you so much!

Have a wonderful weekend!

Rob Cowan
President, Arlington Rifle and Pistol Club

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Fridays Steel Plate Shoot will be at the Pistol Range

We are having a Friday Steel Plate Fun Shoot, June 7, from 11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

To Arlington Rifle and Pistol Club,

We are having a Friday Steel Plate Fun Shoot from 11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Please come on out and have some fun. We will begin setting up the range at 11:00 a.m. It should be a lot of fun.

Thank you,

Rob

Arlington Steel Plate Pistol Shoot Sunday, June 9 from 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

To Arlington Rifle and Pistol Club,

We are having a Club Steel Plate Pistol Shoot on the pistol range from 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 9th. This is a very popular event. We put steel plates out at various distances for our club members to shoot. No steel badge is required to participate, since this is a club event.

No magnum rounds are allowed.

Please come to the club shed and pistol range to help us set up the ranger around 8:15 a.m.

** We also need help Saturday at our Fundraiser Frame Build. No skills or tools are needed. We work on an assembly line basis, where each person performs one or two simple tasks. This is a terrific opportunity to have a lot of fun while supporting our Juniors Program.

Thank you,

Rob

Volunteers needed Saturday morning for Frame Build Fundraiser

To Arlington Rifle and Pistol Club,

We need to have a Fundraiser Frame Build this coming Saturday from 9:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.. If the weather is nice, we will hold it by our club shed. If we have rain, we will hold the frame build in the AGC maintenance building. We build target frames on an assembly line basis, where each person performs one or two simple tasks. No woodworking skills or tools are needed. We have a lot of fun and all leave with a great feeling for helping support our Juniors program.

Thank you very much for supporting our club.

Rob

Arlington Events for June 2019

Arlington Rifle and Pistol Club,

We have a lot of events. We can only do them, because of your generous help. Thank you so much for pitching in to help our club.

Have a wonderful Summer!

Arlington’s June 2019 Events:

1. Saturday, June 1, 2019 – the Dave Boone Small Bore 3- Position and Prone Match on the Barnes Range from 8:00 a.m. – 2:30. We need volunteers to assist with target set up and help with the match. If you can help with the target set up, please be by the clubs Juniors Shed by 7:30 a.m.

2. Tuesday June 4, Tuesday Night Steel 5:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. on the Action Shooting Range.

3. Sunday, June 9, 2019 – Steel Plate Pistol Shoot on the pistol range from 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

4. Tuesday, June 11, 2019 – Tuesday Night Steel 5:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. on the Action Shooting Range.

5. Wednesday, June 12, 2019 – Club Meeting in Memorial Hall from 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

6. Tuesday, June 18, 2019 – Tuesday Night Steel from 5:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. on the Action Shooting Range.

7. Saturday, June 22 – 3 Gun Shoot on the Action Shooting Range from 8:30 – 2:30 p.m. Please come early to help with set up and to get safety briefing

8. Sunday, June 23 – Bust Fest Trap Shoot from 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. on Trap 4 or Wobble Trap

9. Tuesday, June 25 – Tuesday Night Steel 5:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. on the Action Shooting Range.

10. Sunday, June 30th– Fundraiser Frame Build from 9:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. at the AGC Maintenance Building.

Volunteers needed for this coming Saturday

To Arlington Rifle and Pistol Club,

I want to thank everyone who came out to help with the Target Sprint last weekend. It was a terrific event.

We need a lot of help this coming Saturday for the Dave Boone Match. We will need help setting up targets and the food tents and tables. We also need some additional hands to help with scoring.

The match runs from 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. I will need help setting up the competition targets around 7:30 a.m. so they will be ready in time.

I can’t thank you enough for all the help you have given to our club.

This event was named in honor of Dave Boone. I hope you can come.

Rob

Governor Hogan Vetoes the Legislation to Repeal the Handgun Permit Review Board

The Handgun Permit Review Board is composed of citizens of Maryland. The 2019 Maryland Legislature passed a law that would end the citizen Handgun Permit Review Board in Maryland, because the Board has often overturned the restrictions that are added to Wear and Carry Permits in Maryland.

Many Wear and Carry Permit Holders appeal the restrictions on their permits, because it would be all to easy to accidentally violate these restrictions and lead to a permit holder being arrested if an officer believes that a person is not exercising their permit within stated restrictions.

The majority of states in this country do not place such restrictions on Handgun Carry Permits.

Thank you Governor Hogan!

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Maryland: Governor Hogan Vetoes Legislation to Repeal Handgun Permit Review Board

Today, Governor Larry Hogan vetoed House Bill 1343 /Senate Bill 1000, legislation to repeal the Handgun Permit Review Board.

House Bill 1343 /Senate Bill 1000 sought to remove citizen oversight regarding the appeals process for Maryland wear and carry permits. Current law allows individuals who are denied a wear and carry permit to file an appeal to the Handgun Permit Review Board, a group of five members of the public appointed by the Governor. HB 1343 /SB 1000 would dissolve this board, thus removing all public oversight, and make all appeals be filed through an administrative office.

Thank you to NRA members who continued to contact their legislators in opposition to this legislation. Also, thank you to those legislators who voted in opposition to SB 1000, and to Governor Hogan for vetoing the bill and preventing the repeal of this important review process.

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Arlington’s Target Sprint Is this Sunday!

To Arlington Rifle and Pistol Club,

Sunday Arlington will hold the Target Sprint Biathlon shoot on the 200 yard range. The first heat is at 9:30 a.m., but we need help at 8:00 a.m. to help set up the targets, scoring tables, etc. We also need volunteers to help with the event and food preparation. We need willing hands to pitch in to make this a successful event. It was a lot of fun last fall.

It is a biathlon event, where you run 400 meters, shoot at 5 knock down targets from 10 meters with an air rifle, run 400 meters, shoot at 5 more targets and run 400 meters. Arlington has air rifles that participants can use for this event. Adults are welcome to participate.

The Target Sprint biathlon is extremely popular in Europe. It will be be an Olympic Event at the 2024 Olympic Games. Arlington is one of the few organizations sponsoring this event in the United States. The Civilian Marksmanship Program is sanctioning this event. It is a lot of fun. Come out and give it a try. Who knows, you might be our next Olympian.

You can sign up online if you wish to participate in this event.

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050c4cacae28aafc1-marrottsville?fbclid=IwAR1P6uREkGUQDBxgL1Q0NdolLqJecHjpRzDTAocpcsUh8ZHTG9y8gUZEH1Q

If you can’t compete, please come out and give us a hand.

Thank you,

Rob Cowan
President, Arlington Rifle and Pistol Club

MD Target Sprint Rules.pdf

3 Gun on 25 May Cancelled

Members,

We are in a holding pattern with the new Action range and don’t have any weekend dates reserved on the 200yd range. This Saturday’s 3 Gun is cancelled as a result. So the 4th Saturday 3 Guns will be on our Arlington calendar but will not take place until we have some grass on two of the new shooting bays. We are hopeful that next month ARPC 3 Gun will happen. Thanks for your understanding.

ARPC OX