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2024 National Range Day

Sat June 01 2024 was our 3rd Annual Range Day Open House and each year we receive more guests than the year before. This year we were pleased to host over 150 people! This is fantastic as it was an overcast day with sporadic rain which did not dampen the enthusiasm. We would be pleased if you would join us. There is camaraderie within our Association and a sense of accomplishment. Your involvement is only limited by you as we always need volunteers, directors or helpers. Need more information? just send an email to: wlsa.websit@gmail.com Also, if you have any questions or are interested in any of these disciplines please send am email to: wlsa.websit@gmail.com Also you may want to check out: 2023 National Range Day, 2022 National Range Day This is a FREE event open to the public. Guests came out and were treated to firing club member firearms for free and a light luncheon was set up. We were please to present 6 types of activity that our members engage in – ARCHERY The archery element was hosted by volunteer and offered guests to try their hand at shooting traditional bows and compound bows at 3D targets. The Cariboo Archers hold provincially sanctioned events as well as club events to improve skills while in the fall, the Cariboo Archers and WLSA offer a Junior Olympic Program for our young people that is a provincially sanctioned class which is staffed by volunteers and the equipment is provided. BLACK POWDERThis is our new group and this was their inaugural launch with the Association. Volunteers provided the firearms and powder load free of charge and encouraged guests to try them out. COWBOY ACTIONCowboy Action Cowboy Action Shooting is a multi-faceted shooting sport in which contestants compete with firearms typical of those used in the taming of the Old West: single action revolvers, pistol calibre lever action rifles, and old time shotguns. Our guests INTERNATIONAL PRACTICAL SHOOTING CONFEDERATION (IPSC) IPSC is an exciting international activity involving several firearms and participation requires the successful completion of a safety and rules course known as Black Badge. It incorporates, movement, speed and accuracy while maintaining safety. The activity is rigorously supervised and events are well attended.BUT, on Range Day, our guests were able to experience the excitement of firing the firearms without completing the Black Badge course. RIFLEThis category covers a wide field of firearms. Association members brought their own firearms and ammunition was provided. The firing line was well staffed with several range officers who over saw all participants. Available here included the 22 cal rifle and the black power experience. SHOTGUNMembers provided 20ga and 12ga shotguns for our guests to try their hand at shooting clay birds, surprisingly there were a large number of first time shoots who hit the bird. (I must be doing something wrong) Our youngest guest …

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Berm Gets An Upgrade

The BoD authorized an improvement to the berm located between the .22 range and the access road to IPSC ranges 4-5 to meet safety requirements. It was decided …

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2023 Polaris_570

CONGRATULATIONS TO JAKE WEIBE Jake is the proud owner of the 2023 Polaris 570. Jake is a Williams Lake resident and will certainly have a use of the machine. He worked with Gilbert Rich of Spectra Powersports to add some extra features for the machine he wanted. Congratulations Jake WILLIAMS LAKE SPORTSMEN’S ASSOCIATION – SPECTRA POWER SPORTS  –  POLARIS CANADA are pleased to offer this opportunity to WIN a 2023 POLARIS SPORTSMAN 570 This POLARIS SPORTSMAN 570 is priced at $9,299 CA MSRP but can be yours if you have the winning ticket. IT HAS ARRIVED ! TICKETS $15 * 1,000 Tickets * LIMITED NUMBER OF TICKETS –  BETTER ODDS DRAW WILL BE HELD ON 03 FEBRUARY 2024 AT OUR WILD GAME BANQUET. Sacred Heart Hall 450 Pigeon Ave, Williams Lake, BC (Winner need not be present but it would be exciting if they were) *Proceeds of draw will be used to maintain programs facilities* Tickets are available at Chilcotin Guns and Blue Mountain Gunsmithing At the Range – George or Nick are usually around fixing things THE FOLLOWING INDIVIDUALS / COMPANIES HAVE PROVIDED SUPPORT SPECTRA POWER SPORTS POLARIS CANDA – at Spectra Power Sports Chilcotin Guns Blue Mountain Gunsmithing Progressive Printers Inc Tl’esqox Tell Tale Signs WL Stampede Association Save-On-Foods All of the business that have put up the poster LEGAL STUFF Draw will  be held under BC Licence number # 143332 Winner will be notified and need not be present for draw. Prize to be picked up at Sprectra PowerSports 770 Broadway Ave N Williams Lake BC VF2G 2V7

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Toddler takes aim

2023 National Range Day

2023 Range Day Saturday June 03 2023 was our 2nd Annual Range Day. The community was invited to attend our facilities and experience firing a variety of firearms and bows for FREE. This years event was held under bright sunny skies and moderate temperature. Public turn out was excellent and doubled last years and once again involved involved members of: Eye and ear protection was mandatory for all person(s) and WLSA provided soft individual ear plugs as well as safety glasses. All firing lines were under the control of a master qualified range officer while individual stations also had range officers. Attendees were treated to 1 on 1, hands on, live firing of firearms and in some cases 2 range officers to 1 participant as well as bbq hotdogs, pop, juice and potato chips. The event was broadcast by Cariboo Country 570 Williams Lake / 100.3 Quesnel live from our facilities. There were experience individual who had not been out for sometime to toddlers who were had to stand on the seat, with dad or mom there of course, to help with the aiming. We are able to present some photos of the event, preparing and then some from participants but once it got busy, well we were having too much fun. If you missed this year there is next year, the 1st Saturday in June and 2024 it will be Saturday June 01 If you would like to read more information about National Range Day this will link you there. (CLICK ON PHOTO TO EXPAND FOR FULL CONTENT)

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Welcome to "Scrap Bill C-21"

CCFR – Scrap C21

Learn how you, your club or group can take active steps to fight back against the Trudeau and Liberal Party firearm “prohibition” or perhaps better known as “we will forcibly take from all responsible gun owners their legally bought property”

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