February 2018

3 Feb. Steel Shoot.  Steel shooting offers a port of entry to the shooting sports that is far less intimidating than practical shooting. Steel provides an excellent starting place for young or beginning shooters. Steel offers the most diversified shooting sport out there, making it appealing to youth and seniors, novice and experts. Any practical handgun, including 22 rimfire (both handgun and rifle). Sign up starts at 9AM. Cost for monthly club level matches are $10 for Pinetucky Club Members and $15 for non-members. A second firearm can be registered for an additional $5. Standard Pinetucky safety rules apply.

8 Feb. Steel Fun Shoot. The VSSA (Veterans Sport Shooting Association) will be helping put on a Steel Fun Shoot. We will set up 2 different stages. This will enhance your pistol shooting and handling skills. It is open to everyone and any type of pistol. This is a lot of fun; bring about 100 rounds. We will start at 4 PM. Cost is $5 for club members and $10 for nonmembers. For more info, contact Steve at the Club.

10 Feb. Intro to competitive shooting. Learn safe gun handling, equipment needed, drawing, reholstering, reloading, shooting on the move. The ins and outs of competitive pistol shooting. 10 am -4 pm. Cost $25 includes entry into next match. For more info or to sign up: pistolclass@csrapistol.com or see the Club Facebook page.

17 Feb. Sporting Clays Fun Shoot. We will hold a fun Sporting Clays shoot, 100 targets. Shooting times 10 AM – 2 PM. European Rotation (shoot anytime during these hours). Squads of 3 -5 people. Cost $40. Contact Steve at Club Office for more info. Prizes to be awarded to adult & youth classes.

17 Feb. USPSA (United States Practical Shooting Association) Pistol Match. Practical Shooting measures the shooter’s ability to shoot rapidly and accurately through obstacle-laden courses. The shooter moves, negotiates, runs, covers, and speed reloads through the stage as fast as their skill will allow. If this fast paced shooting sounds like fun, come out and give it a try. Show up with an unloaded centerfire pistol in .38, 9mm, .40, or .45 in an enclosed case and ask a match official where the safe area is so you can holster your gun safely. Also bring a rigid holster, magazines, and mag pouches capable of holding at least 32 rounds. Overall match round counts are usually between 100 and 150 rounds. Specific division requirements can be found at http://uspsa.org. Starts at 9:30 AM and cost will be $20 ($15 for Pinetucky members, active duty military, police, and fire). 

18 Feb. A Girl & A Gun will host a pistol skills shoot with sport shooting enthusiasts. They will cover skills that every gun owner should know, such as shooting multiple targets, target transition, shooting from cover, and shooting on the move. Contact Kate Bailey k8bravo@gmail.com or Nancy Grunnet eapnancy@bellsouth.net Time will be 2-4 pm. 

24 Feb. Women’s Shooting League at Pinetucky . This month will be gun cleaning and range equipment, followed by lunch. If you have any questions regarding this event, please contact womenshooterspinetucky@comcast.net.
Woman’s shooting League at Pinetucky is a ladies only, non-profit organization established by women shooters for women shooters in the pistol, rifle and shotgun sports. This organization is designed to take beginners to whatever skill level they wish to achieve and provide experienced shooters with more opportunities to learn and grow. We meet monthly to practice, learn and grow as shooters. The objective of some is to improve their skill levels for target and/or competitive shooting. Also, we hope to create opportunities for women to be introduced to issues important to women shooters, learn safe gun handling skills and train together. Events are the 4th Saturday of every month.

24 Feb. Target Pistol. Matches include time-plus scoring, NRA-style tombstone targets, and involve shooting from a stationary position(s). Stages present competitors with ‘short course’ complexity and are designed to entertain and challenge new and experienced shooters alike. Centerfire pistols are allowed, no pistol caliber carbine. Match Fee $15.

March 24 - Pinetucky Spring Fling Sporting Clays Shoot. Registration starts at 8:00 am; shooting starts at 9:00 am. 100 Registered target main event - $60.00, optional HOA - $10.00, optional Lewis Class - $10.00, optional Class Prizes - $10.00. 100 Target Hunter Fun Shoot -$45.00, 100 Registered Target Re-entry - $45.00. For golf cart rental, call Earl's Carts - 706-825-2896. Shooters are encouraged to bring their own carts. European rotation and self-scoring. Groups must consist of at least three NSCA members for the main event. Lunch will be available for purchase at the club. Go to www.scoringpro.com to sign up.

Upcoming
Women on target:
Mar. 10
May 12
Jul. 14
Sept. 8
Nov. 10

Ranges closed:

3rdCompetition BaysAll daySteel Challenge
8thPistol Range4pm untilSteel Fun Shoot
9thCompetition BaysAll dayIntro to Comp. Shooting
17thCompetition BaysAll dayUSPSA
18thCompetition Bays2pm - 4pmA Girl & A Gun
24thCompetition BaysAll DayTarget Pistol Match