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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS:

FIREARM COURSE: The next firearm license course will be held on Sunday, September 15th. See the Firearm Courses page for details. This will be the last course in 2019. 

2019 SPORTSMEN'S SWEEPSTAKES: The 2019 Sweepstakes prize list has been posted on the Sweepstakes page. Tickets are now available. Get yours before they're all sold. 

BUCKHORN ARCHERS SCHOLARSHIP: Congratulations to Nick Puntin who is the recipient of the 2019 scholarship. Nick is a graduate of Pittsfield High School class of 2019.

TRI-CLUB SKEET EVENTS: The dates for this year's skeet shoots are June 30th is Lee, July 28th at Stockbridge and August 25th in Sheffield. Our team is competing this year in memory of our late member and friend Dave Zanin. 

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. 

2020 MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL: Annual membership dues will increase to $ 75.00 beginning in 2020. Please note that this is a family membership, so it covers your spouse and direct family members residing in your home. It has been many years since our last dues increase, and operating costs have steadily increased during that period. Range use fees will remain the same.   

NRA 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.

NOTE: 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.

 

GENERAL NEWS:

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.

 

CLUB UPDATES:

ANNUAL ELECTIONS: The following are the results of our 2018 club elections:

President - Rob McDermott 

1st Vice President  - Wayne Myers

2nd Vice President - John Mange

Secretary - Max Scherff

Treasurer - Bonnie Bonn-Buffoni

Board of Directors:

2019 - Bill Cahill, Keith Whalen, Gary Johnston, Dave Slosek, Joe Meloveck

2020 - John Cardillo, Tim Minkler, Jason St. Peter, Mike Buffoni, Marc Fadding

2021 - Wayne Slosek, Jeff Funk, Marty Salvadore, Bob Cameron, George Chasse