SAD NEWS: We have learned that long time member Vic Borghi has passed away. Vic was instrumental
in club activities and events including archery, youth programs, etc. Our condolences to Vic's family.
SPORTSMEN'S SWEEPSTAKES: The 2018 Sweepstakes winners have been posted on the Sweepstakes page. Thank
you to everyone who purchased a ticket.
CLUB LAND ACCESS: The Stockbridge Sportsmen's Club nows owns over 200 acres, extending
from our clubhouse location, well into West Stockbridge, and over the top of the ridge. Club members and guests accompanying
them may use the property for recreational purposes, but care should be taken to avoid exposure to areas downrange from our
shooting facilities. Please note that this includes a 3-D archery course west of the rifle range. In addition, members may
be hunting on the property in season. The club's land is posted.
MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL:: The membership renewal period has ended, and the range lock combinations have been reset
to the 2019 combination. Members who did not meet the renewal deadline may still renew by paying the $ 60.00 dues plus a $
30.00 reinstatement fee. NOTE: If you paid your 2019 dues before February 1st, and did not receive a 2019 card with your newsletter,
please notify Wayne Myers using the membership contact form.
MEMBERSHIP SPECIAL OFFER: The following offer is courtesy of Rob McDermott who is an NRA Benefactor Life Member.
Click here to join the NRA or renew your membership for one year at a special discounted rate and receive a special gift of equal
value. This is a limited time offer.
RANGE 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.
YOUTH ACTIVITY VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: The club's popular Youth Archery and Rifle Leagues
are always in need of more volunteers. The Youth Archery program will start up in January, and anything you can do to
help is appreciated.
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 20,
2016. 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 or more when you join or renew your NRA membership, or give the gift of a membership.