Current Events

CURRENT LEAGUES

AIR PISTOL LEAGUE - Starts 5/7/24

Shooting Dates and Times

May 7, 2024                     7:30

May 14, 2024                   7:30

May 21, 2024                   7:30

May 28, 2024                   7:30

June 4, 2024                   7:30

June 11, 2024                 7:30

June 18, 2024                 7:30

June 25, 2024                 7:30

July 2, 2024                 7:30

July 9, 2024                 7:30

July 16, 2024                 7:30

July 23, 2024                 7:30

July 30, 2024                 7:30   Banquet

Summer/Fall Trap League - Starts 7/10/24

Trap will be a 300 bird scratch league, we will shoot every week. Shooting 25 birds each week for a total of 300 birds. Shooting dates will be Friday nights 7/12, 7/19, 7/26, 8/2, 8/9, 8/16, 8/23, 9/6, 9/13, 9/20 from 6 – 8 pm and Wednesday afternoons 7/10, 7/17, 7/24, 7/31, 8/7, 8/14, 8/21, 8/28, 9/4, 9/11, 9/18 from 12 – 2 pm.

There is a $20 league fee, $5 for 25 birds, and $2.50 for Jr. Shooters (16 and under).

There will be a 50 bird shoot off at the banquet on 9/21/24 from 2 – 4pm for classes AA, A, B, C, D. The classes will be based on your scratch scores.

Unlimited shoot ahead and back to make up your scores. You must have 10 scores (250 birds) in by 9/20/24.

(YOU MUST SHOOT YOUR LAST 50 BIRDS AT THE BANQUET !)

For more information on trap call Tom Ess (716)431-9292

WESTERN NEW YORK OUTDOOR PISTOL LEAGUE - Starts June 2, 2024

Western New York Outdoor Pistol League (WNYOPL) is looking for more shooters.
 
The Western New York Outdoor Pistol Season (WNYOPL) will begin on Sunday, June 2, 2024, at 8:57 AM at the Ten-X outdoor Range in Newstead.
 
This is fired as a National Match Course 30 round bullseye league. The course of fire consists of a 10-round slow fire course shot in 10 minutes at a 50-yard target, a time fire course of 2 strings of 5 rounds each in 20 seconds per string at a 25-yard target, and a rapid-fire course of 2 strings of 5-rounds each in 10 seconds per string at a 25-yard target. You may shoot .22 caliber or any center fire caliber.
 
Attached is a schedule for matches and alternative ranges and times. You can shoot ahead as many matches as desired. You can only make up matches for personal scores and not team scores.
 
Registration for the league is $5.00. Match fees are $4.00 per gun per match.
 
A league awards banquet will follow in October.
 
You can sign up with Carl Leas or at any league match. For more information you can contact Carl Leas at (716) 656-0350.
 
Wednesday and Thursday shoot ahead matches will continue this year (2024).
 
Thursday matches will be held at Ten-X on the following dates.
June 6, 20, and 27
July 11, and 25
August 8 and 22
Thursday matches will start shooting at 6:30. Your preparation period will begin at
6:27 PM.
Wednesday matches will be held starting on or about May 29th and continue through
the WNYOPL season. Exceptions will be notified by e-mail to the shooters.
Wednesday matches will start firing at 6PM. Your preparation period will start at 5:57
PM
Due to light conditions, please be at the range in time to be on the firing line for your
preparation period.
 

Shooting dates:

Sunday 6/2/24 @ Ten X

Sunday 6/9/24 Clarence @ Ten X

Sunday 6/16/24 @ Tonawanda Sportsman

Sunday 6/23/24 @ Niagara County

Sunday 6/30/24 @ Niagara County

Sunday 7/7/24    Post Match 1

Sunday 7/14/24  Mohawk @ TSC

Sunday 7/21/24 @ Tonawanda Sportsman

Sunday 7/28/24 @ Ten X

Sunday 8/4/24 @ Niagara County

Sunday 8/11/24 @ Tonawanda Sportsman

Sunday 8/18/24  Mohawk @ TSC

Sunday 8/25/24 @ Clarence @ Ten X

Sunday 9/1/24 Post Match 2

Sunday 9/8/24 @ Ten X

Sunday 9/15/24 @ Mohawk

Sunday 9/22/24 @ Clarence

Sunday 9/29/24  Postal Match 3

October –Banquet

 

 

UPCOMING LEAGUES

Fall Scotch Doubles League - Starts 9/27/24

This will be a 25 bird scratch league for a total of 125 birds. Shooting 25 birds at 16 yds., 25 birds at 19 yds., 25 birds at 21 yds., and 25 birds at 24 yds.. Shooting dates will be Friday nights 9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18 from 6 – 8 pm. We will shoot off any ties and pay the winners on 10/25/24. The shooting time on 10/25 is 6 to 7 pm with a light lunch to follow.

ALL 21 yd. AND 24 yd. BIRDS WILL BE SET AT CENTER HOLE (ALL STRAIGHT AWAYS)

“BONUS” – GREEN BIRD EXTRA POINT PLUS A FREE DRINK!!

You must sign up and pay $10.00 League Fee by 10/11/24. Plus a $10.00 DEPOSIT, REFUNDABLE on 10/25/24 at the SHOOTOFF.

Teams will be drawn at random on 10/11/24.

Unlimited shoot ahead and back to make up your scores. You must have 125 birds scored by 10/18/24. 

We will shoot an extra 25 birds at 16, 19, 21, 24 yards, yardage will be determined by roll of the dice which brings the total birds to 125 in 4 weeks. Roll a (1) shoot 16 yards, Roll a (3) shoot 19 yards, Roll a (5) shoot 21 yards, and Roll a (6) shoot 24 yards.

PAY OUTS

45% to the High Team

15% to the Average Team

15% to the 5 Over Average Team

15% to the 5 Under Average Team

10% to the Low Team

For more information please call Tom Ess (716)431-9292

PRACTICE SHOOTERS ALWAYS WELCOME

 

UPCOMING RAFFLES

UPCOMING CLASSES

NRA Basic CCW class - July 14, 2024

Alden Rod and Gun Club is offering a Pistol Permit class, the NRA Basic CCW class. The class will be held at the Alden Rod and Gun Club at 12 County Line Road. You must sign up for the course on the NRA website . The instructors for CCW class are certified by the NRA. To sign up for the course click this link https://www.nrainstructors.org/SearchResults.aspx?State=n&zip=14004&radius=10.1&id=76&bsa=&youth=&women= .

DATES:

July 14, 2024  6 – 10 pm

July 20, 2024  6 – 10 pm

July 21, 2024  6 – 10 pm

July 27, 2024 10 am – 3 pm  (a written and practical exam will be given on this day)

For more information on the CCW Class call Bill Chapman (716)912-5080

 

NRA Basic CCW class - September 29, 2024

Alden Rod and Gun Club is offering a Pistol Permit class, the NRA Basic CCW class. The class will be held at the Alden Rod and Gun Club at 12 County Line Road. You must sign up for the course on the NRA website . The instructors for CCW class are certified by the NRA. To sign up for the course click this link https://www.nrainstructors.org/SearchResults.aspx?State=n&zip=14004&radius=10.1&id=76&bsa=&youth=&women= .

DATES:

September 29, 2024

October 5, 2024

October 6, 2024

October 7, 2024

October 12, 2024 (a written and practical exam will be given on this day)

For more information on the CCW Class call Bill Chapman (716)912-5080

 

HUNTER and ARCHERY SAFETY CLASS - August 17, 2024

Alden Rod and Gun Club is offering a hunter safety course for first time hunters on Saturday, August 17th. The class will be held at the Alden Rod and Gun Club at 12 County Line Road. The class will begin at 8 am and go until they are finished. You must register for the course on the NYS DEC website . You will also have to complete a reading assignment before you come to class. To sign up for the course click this link https://register-ed.com/programs/new_york/165.

If you have any questions you can contact Jeff Jondle at 716-652-3143.

 

GUN SAFETY CLASS - September 14, 2024

Alden Rod and Gun Club is offering a gun safety course for first time hunters on Saturday, September 14th. The class will be held at the Alden Rod and Gun Club at 12 County Line Road. The class will begin at 8 am and go until they are finished. You must register for the course on the NYS DEC website . You will also have to complete a reading assignment before you come to class. To sign up for the course click this link https://register-ed.com/programs/new_york/165.

If you have any questions you can contact Jeff Jondle at 716-652-3143.