PURCHASE: The Stockbridge Sportsmen's Club has just purchased approximately 93 acres that abutted our existing land.
Watch for additional announcements.
TIME TO RENEW: You will receive a renewal notice with your November newsletter. The club access
combinations will change on February 1st, after which time renewals must also include a $ 30.00 reinstatement fee. Save money
- renew now. NOTE: If you didn't receive a newsletter with renewal form, download a renewal form
on the Membership page.
CHECK-IN PROCEDURE: Members and their guests must sign in and pay the appropriate range fee before using
the range. The member must be present at the range in order for guests to use that range. Please pick up your brass when done.
ICE FISHING DERBY: The 40th annual Raymond "Skip" Whalen Ice Fishing Derby will be
held on January 28th at the Stockbridge Bowl. See the Events & Calendar page..
YOUTH ACTIVITY VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: The club's popular Youth Archery League will start in January. The program
is always in need of more volunteers. Pay it forward! It's both fun and rewarding.
• YOUTH ARCHERY LEAGUE: Sign-up is on
Saturday, January 6th. See the Youth Activities page.
SWEEPSTAKES: The 2017 Sweepstakes is now history. See the Sweepstakes page for the names of winners. Thanks
to everyone who bought a ticket.
MA ATTORNEY GENERAL BANS ASSAULT RIFLES: Attorney General Maura Healey has
issued a directive making formerly "Massachusetts Compliant" AR and similar style rifles illegal in the state effective
Wednesday, July 20th. Click here to visit the State's web page regarding the ban and any exceptions, and click here to visit the GOAL Blog for information on legal challenges being made against the Attorney General.
If you are visiting our club from out of state where your so-called assault weapons are perfectly legal, DO NOT bring your
gun with you. It's a felony offense.
Remember, your vote
could help preserve your Second Amendment rights.
ARCHERY - Archery leagues will start
in January, including our successful Youth Archery program. Look for more info on the Buckhorn Archers Facebook page (see link on Home Page).
SKEET can be enjoyed
every Sunday at 9:00 AM and Tuesday evenings starting at 6:00 PM - weather permitting. Stop by and join in.
NON-RESIDENT FIREARM INFORMATION:
Non-residents wishing to join the Stockbridge Sportsmen's Club or who want to participate at our shooting events should
visit our Non-Resident Info page for Massachusetts firearm requirements. You can legally transport a typical sporting
arm into Massachusetts by following a few simply rules. Confused? Email the club for clarifications.
HUNTER EDUCATION COURSES:
MassWildlife holds about 80 Basic Hunter Education courses around the State each year. You must attend one of these courses
to be elligible for a hunting license. Enrollment opens 60 days prior to the course date, and classes fill very quickly thereafter.
You can register online for advance notification. To see the current course schedule click here.
DISCOUNTED NRA MEMBERSHIP: Join or renew now. Click here or use the link on the Club Affiliations page to save
$ 10.00 when you join or renew your NRA membership, or give the gift of a membership.