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UPMLA Monthly Black Powder Shoots for 2015
Open to: Any safe shooter. (UPMLA membership is not
needed to participate.)
in cooperation with the
Ottawa Sportsmen's Club
When: First Saturday of each month January through
June, and October.
(For 2015: Jan 3, Feb 7,
Mar 7, Apr 4, May 2, Jun 6,
Note: The UPMLA sponsors the shoots held in
February, May, and October.
Where: Ottawa Sportsmen's Club, Highway M-38 six miles
west of Baraga, Michigan (Link to Ottawa Club web site).
Time: Registration 10:30 AM (Eastern time zone).
Shooting begins at 11:00 AM.
Fees: $3 to shoot and another $3 for lunch.
Course of fire: Usually about 16-20 shots total.
Targets usually include metal silhouette and novelty targets
from 5 to 100 yards, and three or four paper targets
one or two shots each. An offhand unsupported position is
most shots, with some exceptions for juniors under 12 years of
age and for handicapped shooters.
At some shoots for some targets, two- or three-person teams may
be selected semi-randomly from the shooters.
For the shoots of January through June, six shots are taken by
each shooter at a special 25-yard target for the inter-club
postal match. (Link to 2015 Team
Postal Match web page.)
Awards: Place Ribbons are given for success on the
paper targets and sometimes are awarded for the other targets.
Range Facilities: Outdoor covered range helps to keep
some of the snow or rain off the shooters. An indoor range
provides some warmth on very cold days and is used when shooting
at some of the paper targets.
Lunch: Lunch is provided by different volunteer
members every month.
FUN: Guaranteed. Friendship provided at no
For further information please contact:
- Monthly Shoot Organizer: Jon Henkel
- UPMLA President: John Pera
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