2004 TRC Summary


Our Secretary, Jim Bertrand, read a very nice synopsis of 2004 range goings on at the Annual Membership Meeting. I finally got a hold of it....

TRC activities (condensed) summary for 2004
• Range Improvements -- Large capitol projects were undertaken to enhance range potential and address safety issues. And more are in the offing.
• Added 40 meter auto-reset banks of chickens to Pistol range to support NRA Hunter Pistol needs.
• TRC and affiliated activities held numerous large significant and notable matches including:
2004 State (NRA) Smallbore Rifle Silhouette Championships; BorderTown Cowboy Action match (considered to be the State Championships in that discipline.); International High Power Rifle Silhouette Tournament (Sonora del Norte); 29th Anniversary of Handgun Metallic Silhouette – Old Timers Reunion Match; Brawley Wash CAS; regional Police/Fire Fighters Olympics matches; Junior Program with monthly matches.
Southern Arizona Wildlife Callers varmint silhouette/balloon matches; and monthly matches with varieties unmatched in the southern half of Arizona, and perhaps our continental region.
• TRC is affiliated with the Arizona State Rifle & Pistol Association; the National Rifle Association and the Civilian Marksmanship Program
TRC has added an NRA Small-bore Prone match to the monthly schedule (2nd Sunday’s)
• Installed a new roof on the Alibi Inn.
• Sponsored Junior shooters to attend the NRA Nationals in Raton, NM.
• We sponsor and support numerous Boy Scout Troops who wish to utilize our Range.
• TRC is a center of gravity for the instruction and training of Arizona Game & Fish Department Hunter Safety Education (Southern Arizona Regions) activities.
• Sponsored TRC Rifle Team to attend the Washington’s Birthday Matches at BAR.
• Sponsored (sort of) the U.S. Border Patrol SRT for the summer of camping and training.
• Sponsored tables at several local Friends of the NRA banquets. (Tucson & Santa Cruz Valley)
• Sponsor Special Olympics.
• TRC members (Bower & Bertrand) act as statistics & scoring officers for Flowing Wells High School regional air rifle match.
• TRC supported several BSA Eagle Projects (Walter Novak & Kenny Luiten to name a few)
• Cholla High School Army JROTC is to begin range activities in 2005
• The Executive Board addressed the issues of .50 BMG cartridge usage on the range – In agreement with the Fifty-Caliber Shooters Association (FSCA) we have rules and regulations that allow their use on the 1000-yard range. We are unique on this regard.
• TRC is awarded numerous funding grants. From Game & Fish (matching funds) and NRA range improvement grants (straight funding grant award).
2003 G&F matching funds $10,000 for Roof ($5K from G&F / $5K from us)
2003 G&F matching funds $54,000 for Safety Improvements ($27K from G&F / $27K from us)
2003 NRA $10,000 for Safety Improvements 2004 NRA $25,000 for Safety Improvements

• Our membership level is above 900 members. We have members from Oregon to Virginia.

About this Entry

This page contains a single entry by luiten published on January 23, 2005 3:06 PM.

Tucson Smallbore Results - Jan '05 was the previous entry in this blog.

600 Yard Match Results - January is the next entry in this blog.

Find recent content on the main index or look in the archives to find all content.

Site Navigation Menu


Powered by Movable Type 4.0