As of November
4, 2019 Larry Oda has resigned as Vice President of our club. Al Perry has
taken Larry’s vice president position and Caleb Davis has taken over Al’s
Secretary position. Again I would like to thank Larry for all of his years of
service to the club.
Braggin Rights Shoot was held on Saturday October 12. George Ketter won first
place, Greg Baylander was second and Rob Tholin was third. Congratulations
gentlemen. I was disappointed in the turnout for this shoot and previous shoots
that were held this year. Ten members participated in the Braggin Rights shoot
and the other shoots were not well attended either. This is a pattern with our
shoots and I don’t know why. The board will be discussing the fate of future
shoots. If you have any ideas as to how we can get more participation, please
let me or any board member know of your ideas.
flashing lights in the pistol range have been relocated from the ceiling to
above the shooting stations so that they are more visible when turned on.
Thanks to Bob Liphart for moving them.
winter is upon us the following winter shooting rule are in effect.
and skeet fields and sidewalks are to be cleared of snow before shooting.
Shovels are outside of the club house and in the storage barn. The snow
blower is available for use and is located in the storage barn. Do not
shoot on fields that have not been cleared of snow. Doing so will compact
the snow and make it difficult to remove. It is everyone’s job to pitch in
to remove snow from the sidewalks and shooting fields.
always, gun cases are not permitted in the club house. Guns will be permitted,
but it is strongly suggested that they only be kept inside if it is raining or
are selling club T-shirts for $15.00 each and they are located on the back
counter of the club house. We have medium, large, extra-large, and 2X large. To
buy a shirt, please put your cash or check in a club envelope dully marked and
put the envelope in the deposit drawer.
invoices for the 2020 membership dues will be sent during the first week of
December. Payment has to be received by February 1, 2020 in order to continue
your membership. Payment received after February 1, 2019 will not be accepted.
In order to be reinstated, a new membership application will be required with a
check for $175.00.
board will be establishing our 2020 events and projects. If have any ideas
regarding events and projects, please let me or any board member know what you
If anyone is interested
in getting certified for the handgun range, please contact Milt Schwanke at
815-988-2278, George Ketter at 815-456-2871, or Caleb Davis at 815-243-1483.
You will need to bring a handgun, ammo, eye and ear protection and a $25.00
2019 Club Projects
field 1 cement sidewalk from station 4 to station 8 and walks from all skeet
fields high houses to the stairs – on hold
the stairs on the skeet field high houses
of skeet field 3 as a result of the installation of the new machines
gun safety is our number 1 priority.
Rockford Skeet Club
Rockford Skeet Club
The Rockford Skeet
Club’s objectives are to encourage organized target shooting; to forward the
development of those characteristics of honesty, good fellowship,
self-discipline, team-play, and self-reliance which are the essentials of good
sportsmanship. It is the duty of all members to contribute to the wellbeing, to
protect, to grow, and to enhance the club and its members now and in the future.