Current Events

CURRENT LEAGUES

SUBURBAN PISTOL LEAGUE - 2023 - 2024

Alden will once again field a team in the Suburban Pistol League.
 
 
 
We will shoot 14 matches this season, 12 matches at home and 2 matches away.
 
 
 
All matches begin by 7:30 PM and all skill levels are welcome.
 
 
 
Competition is .22 caliber, slow fire:10 shots in 10 minutes, timed fire: 2 strings of 5 shots each fired in 20 seconds each and rapid fire: 2 strings of 5 rounds each fired in 10 seconds each at a bullseye target located 50 feet from the firing line. Optics on your pistol are allowed…reflex sights, red dot sights or cross hair sights.
 
 
Match fees are $3.00 per match fired and a league fee of $10.00.
 
 
 
13 matches are on Thursday nights.
1 match is on Wednesday night.
 
 
Shooting ahead is allowed for instances where you have a conflict with meetings, appointments, etc.
 
 
 
Home matches are on October 12, October 19, October 25, November 2, November 9, November 16, November 30, December 7, December 14, December 21, January 11, 2024, January 18, 2024, January 25, 2024, and February 1, 2024.
 
 
 
Away matches are at the Ten-X indoor range, 851 Ransom Road, Lancaster, NY 14086 on Wednesday October 25 (vs. Clarence) and Thursday, November 16, 2023 (vs. Ten-X).
 
 
If Alden schools are closed for the day due to inclement weather, then the match will be postponed. In event of postponement due to inclement weather you can call Carl Leas at 716-656-0350 for confirmation.
 
 
Please note that the bar will be closed to all sales and consumption of alcohol while any firearms are in the building before, during, or after all SPL matches and practices in compliance with the newly enacted CCIA laws of New York State, until such time as these laws may be stayed by injunction or overturned by the courts.
 

Any questions, please contact Carl Leas at 716-656-0350.

Shooting dates:

Thursday 10/12/23 @ Alden Rod and Gun vs. Lockport (H)

Thursday 10/19/23 @ Alden Rod and Gun vs. TSC (H)

Wednesday 10/25/23 @ Ten X vs. Clarence (H)

Thursday 11/2/23 @ Alden Rod and Gun vs. Northern Chautauqua (H)

Thursday 11/9/23 @ Alden Rod and Gun vs. Niagara County (H)

Thursday 11/16/23 @ Ten X vs. Ten X (H)

Thursday 11/30/23 @ Alden Rod and Gun vs. Frontiersmen (H)

Thursday 12/7/23 @ Alden Rod and Gun (H) vs. Lockport

Thursday 12/14/23 @ Alden Rod and Gun (H) vs. TSC

Thursday 12/21/23 @ Alden Rod and Gun (H) vs. Clarence

Thursday 1/11/24 @ Alden Rod and Gun (H) vs. Northern Chautauqua

Thursday 1/18/24 @ Alden Rod and Gun (H) vs. Niagara County

Thursday 1/25/24 @ Alden Rod and Gun (H) vs. Ten X

Thursday 2/1/24 @ Alden Rod and Gun (H) vs. Frontiersmen

 

 

SPORTER RIFLE LEAGUE - 2023 - 2024

Lines start @ 6:30pm, 7:30pm, 8;30pm

Shooting dates:

12/1/23 @ Alden Rod and Gun

12/8/23 @ Alden Rod and Gun

12/15/23 @ Alden Rod and Gun

1/5/24 @ Alden Rod and Gun

1/12/24 @ Alden Rod and Gun

1/19/24 @ Alden Rod and Gun

1/26/24 @ Alden Rod and Gun

2/2/24 @ Alden Rod and Gun

2/9/24 @ Alden Rod and Gun

2/16/24 @ Alden Rod and Gun

2/23/24 @ Alden Rod and Gun

3/1/24 @ Alden Rod and Gun

3/8/24 @ Alden Rod and Gun

 

We are looking for new shooters for the season.

For more information on Sporter Rifle call Don Sennett at (716)525-3151

 

WINTER TRAP LEAGUE - Starts 1/7/24

Trap will be a 300 bird scratch league, we will shoot every other week. Shooting 50 birds each week for a total of 300 birds. Shooting dates will be 1/7, 1/21, 2/4, 2/18, 3/3 and sign ups will be from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.

There is a $20 league fee, $5 for 25 birds, and $10 for 50 birds.

There will be a 50 bird shoot off at the banquet on 3/17/24 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 5 scores (250 birds) in by 3/3/24.

(YOU MUST SHOOT YOUR LAST 50 BIRDS AT THE BANQUET on 3/17/24!)

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

Banquet for trap and archery will be on 3/17/24, SIGN UP for class shoot off for trap 11:00 am  to 2:00 pm. Cocktails at 3:00 pm and dinner at 4:00 pm.

3D INDOOR ARCHERY WINTER LEAGUE - Starts 1/7/24

You will be shooting at a combination of different targets from 50 feet. You will shoot a total of 30 arrows from different stations.

Shooting dates will be 1/7, 1/21, 2/4, 2/18, 3/3 and sign up will be 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. (the dates and times are in conjunction with the winter trap league)

$12 league shooters per round, $6 for practice shooters per round.

For more information on the 3D Indoor Winter Archery league call Phil Williams at (716)553-7445.

Banquet for trap and archery will be on 3/17/24, SIGN UP for class shoot off for trap 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. Cocktails at 3:00 pm and dinner at 4:00 pm.

3D OUTDOOR ARCHERY WINTER TRAVEL LEAGUE - Starts 1/28/24

For all you archers here is another way to keep your skills up for the season. This is a travel league that we have offered for the last 3 years.

It is shot at several local clubs on a walking outdoor course with 3D targets at various distances.

The dates for our club hosting a Sunday shoot are January 28 and March 10 and March 24.

If you are interested you can contact Alex (716) 912-7626.

 

NIAGARA REGION 2024 WINTER 3-D LEAGUE

Team Classes:

Open Class        – up to 50 yds.

Expert Hunter    – up to 40 yds.

Hunter                – up to 30 yds.

Traditional          – up to 25 yds.

Individual Classes:

Youth                  – Ages 13 – 16           – 25 yds.

Cubs                   – Ages 12 & Under   – 15 yds.

CLUB SHOOTS

1/7/24        –    W&B Sportsman’s Club

1/14/24      –    W&B Sportsman’s Club

1/21/24      –    Allied Sportsmen Club

1/28/24      –    Alden Rod and Gun Club

2/4/24        –    W&B Sportsman’s Club (roster closed)

2/11/24      –     Double T Archery Club

2/18/24      –     Allied Sportsmen Club

2/25/24      –     Double T Archery Club

3/3/24        –     Double T Archery Club

3/10/24      –    Alden Rod and Gun Club

3/17/24      –    Allied Sportsmen Club

3/24/24      –    Alden Rod and Gun Club

3/31/24      –    Easter Holiday – No Shooting

4/7/24        –    Banquet @ W&B Sportsman’s Club

Important Notes:
  • 3 to 6 shooters per team
  • Top half teams make the shoot-off (at banquet), the bottom tier teams have a second chance to make the shoot-off based on the best three scores on 5 targets for a team. Best second chance team from each class will participate in the shoot-off. Expanded number of archers in the Top Gun shoot off at banquet.
  • Known yardages for targets, range finders allowed on course.
  • Adjustable bow sights allowed for both hunter and Expert Hunter classes.
  • Need to shoot 12 scores within 12 weeks league and may shoot up to 3 times at a club. Each shoot $15 for adults and $5 for “youth”.
  • Shoot times are from Sunrise to 12:00pm.
Club Representatives
  • Alden Rod and Gun Club:                     Alex – (716) 912-7626
  • Allied Sportsmen:                                 John – (716) 725-5822 (President)
  • Wood and Brook Sportsmen’s:             Marty – (716) 870-2653 (Treasurer)
  • Double T Archery Club:                        Doug – (716) 563-7532
  • Rules & Regulations:                            Chris – (716) 912-5537
  • Statistician:                                           Bill Jr. – (585) 356-1263

Note: Call any of the club representatives if you have any questions.

UPCOMING LEAGUES

Spring Trap League - Starts 4/5/24

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 4/5, 4/12, 4/19, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/31, 6/7, 6/14 from 6 – 8 pm and Wednesday afternoons 5/1, 5/8, 5/15, 5/22, 5/29, 6/5, 6/12 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 class shoot off at the banquet on 6/15/24 from 2 – 4pm. The class shoot off 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 6/14/24.

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

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

 

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

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

Spring Gun Raffle - 5/4/24

SPRING GUN RAFFLE

ALDEN ROD & GUN CLUB

12 COUNTY LINE ROAD

ALDEN, NY 14004

SATURDAY MAY 4TH, 2024

6PM TO 10PM

*****CLUB OPENS @ 5:30PM*****

*****FIRST DRAWING @ 6PM*****

*****BUFFET @ 7PM*****

*****ONLY 550 TICKETS SOLD*****

(TICKET ADMITS ONE PERSON ONLY)

DONATIONS $25.00

(*****WINNING TICKETS TO BE WITHHELD FROM THE REMAINING RAFFLE****)

1. WINCHESTER SXP                                             12GA
2. RUGER AMERICAN RIFLE                                 .308
3. WINCHESTER SXP DEER GUN                         20GA
4. HENRY GOLDEN BOY RIFLE                            .22LR
5. SAVAGE AXIS II XP RIFLE                                 .30-06
6. MOSSBERG 500 COMBO                                   20GA
7. REMINGTON 870                                                12GA
8. WEATHERBY ELEMENT                                     12GA
9. RUGER PC9 RIFLE                                             .9MM
10. SAVAGE 110 RIFLE PKG.                                  .270
11. WEATHERBY RIFLE                                          .300WM

 

FLOOR RAFFLES

1. HENRY CLASSIC RIFLE                                      .22LR
2. WINCHESTER SXP HYBRID                               .308
3. RUGER 10/22 TAKEDOWN                                 .22LR
4. HENRY GOLDEN BOY RIFLE                             .22LR
5. REMINGTON 783 RIFLE                                     .243
6. RUGER AMERICAN RIFLE                                 .22LR
7. KILLER INSTINCT CROSSBOW PKG.

 

*****GUN CLUB RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SUBSTUTUTE GUN WITH GREATER OR EQUAL VALUE*****

*****WINNERS MUST PRESENT PHOTO ID, AND ARE SUBJECT TO NICS/FBI BACKGROUND CHECKS*****

GUNS AND TICKETS SUPPLIED BY:
MIKE’S GUNS & RELOADING SUPPLIES
LANCASTER, NY 14086
716-481-2161

UPCOMING CLASSES

NRA Basic CCW class - April 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:

April 14, 2024  6 – 10 pm

April 20, 2024  6 – 10 pm

April 21, 2024  6 – 10 pm

April 22, 2024  6 – 10 pm

April 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