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Range Closed Saturday June 3 for Youth Day

PLEASE NOTE: Birchwood Recreation and Shooting Park will be closed to ALL SHOOTERS – including EPM members – on Saturday June 3 from 7am to 10pm. This includes all rifle, pistol, skeet, trap, and 5-Stand ranges. This annual Youth Day event is organized by the Alaska Gun Collectors Association. All registrations are handled through their website at http://www.agca.net/youthday.

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2017 Alaska State 3-Gun Championship

Friends of Birchwood is hosting the 2017 Alaska State 3-Gun Championship on the weekend of June 9, 10 and 11. Our generous sponsors are providing a bounty of prizes. Hurry and register at the range by Thursday June 1 to pay the reduced entry fee of $125. For further information, click the link below. http://brspclub.com/members/for-rifle-shooters/3-gun/alaska-state-3-gun-championship/ Please note: multiple ranges will be CLOSED for this event from 7am Thursday June 8 through 10pm Sunday June 11.

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“A” Range Closure Update

Shooters, Our 300 meter “A” Range closures during next week. The closure dates will be: Monday May 22, Tuesday May 23, Wednesday May 24, Thursday May 25 and Friday May 26 These closures will be in effect from 7am to 11am Each of these days. Members will be able to continue shooting on “A” Range each day after 11am. For your convenience, our 200 meter “B” Range will remain open to shooters as usual during these days. The closures are because of construction. The “A” Range side berm bordering the adjacent property is being built up for safety reasons, at no cost to the club. Thank you, BRSP Management

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Shotgun Shoots Week of May 14-20th

Wednesday, May 17th is the 2nd Wednesday Night Walkthrough.  Squads can start going out at 4pm with the last squads at 7:30pm.  This is a registered shoot with 100 targets.  Cost is $50.00.  Jr/Sr $40.00. Thursday, May 18th,is the 1st ATA Big 50 shoot.  Registration is at 6pm with shooting beginning as soon as squads are formed.  This event goes for 16 weeks from May 18 to September 7th and consists of ATA Registered Targets.  There are 3 events each night;  50 16yard targets, 50 Handicap targets, and 25 pair of Doubles.You can shoot all three events, or just one, or two events.  Cost is $14.00 for the 1st 50 targets, $26.00 for two 50 target events, and $36.00 for three events.  You must be a member of ATA to shoot.  You can sign up for your membership or renewal at registration. Friday, May 19th, is private shoot.  This group will be using the walkthrough area, so there will be no bunker trap or archery available on Friday until after this shoot is concluded, around 6PM. Saturday, May 20th, the SCTP(Youth) will be shooting Sporting Clays. Saturday and Sunday, May 20th & 21st is the NSSA Memorial Open Skeet Shoot.  A flyer will go out on Wednesday with all the pertinent information. Thank you for shooting with us.

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300 Meter “A” Range Closures This Month

Shooters,   Our 300 meter “A” Range will be closed periodically during the next two weeks. The closure dates will be:   Wednesday May 10, Thursday May 11 and Friday May 12 Wednesday May 17 and Thursday May 18   The closures will be in effect from 7am to 6pm each of these days. EPM members will be able to continue shooting on “A” Range each of these evenings after 6pm.   Additional closures:   Monday May 15, Tuesday May 16 and Friday May 19   These closures will be in effect from 7am to 11am each of these days.   For your convenience, our 200 meter “B” Range will remain open to shooters as usual during these days.   The closures are because of construction. The “A” Range side berm bordering the adjacent property is being built up for safety reasons, at no cost to the club.   Thank you,   BRSP Management

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Shotgun Summer Hours

May 10,2017, the shotgun portion of the range will commence summer hours.  The shotgun range will be open Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 3pm to 9pm;  Saturday and Sunday 10AM to 6PM.  The shotgun range will be closed on Mondays & Tuesdays.  EPM hours are still 7am to 10pm 364 days a year.

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ATA “Big 50” Series

The Alaska State Amateur Trapshooting Association (ASATA) Announces the 2017 ATA “Big 50” Series at BRSP When: Thursdays – May 18, May 25, June 1, June 15, June 22, June 29,  July 6, July 20, July 27, August 3, August 10, August 17, August 24, August 31, September 7, and Tuesday July 11 (State Shoot Warm-Up) Time: Registration 6:00 pm, shooting as soon as squads are formed What: ATA Registered Targets, 50 16 yard targets, 50 Handicap targets, and/or 25 Pair of Doubles, shoot all or part you do not have to shoot every event Cost; $14.00 for the 1st 50 targets, $26.00 for two 50 target events, and $36.00 for three events, inclusive of day fees, Junior shooters $9.00 for the first event and $8.00 for each additional event. In order to keep the costs down shooters may be asked to help with scoring. Trophies: Singles Champ, Doubles Champ, and Handicap Champ based on each shooters highest 7 scores during the series. Winners to be determined September 7.

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Steel Fund Raising Shoot, Come Out and Try Something New!

Hello Shooters!   Here is a chance for you to come out and shoot some steel targets. Also, a chance to be coached on how to shoot each target by the Range Master Dale. This is going on Sunday April 23rd 2017 from 10am till around 6pm.   Targets that you will be able to shoot: Center Fire Pistols (Non-Magnum) Texas Star/ Whirly gig Propeller Plate Rack Spinner Rimfire Rifles/Pistols (Non-Magnum) Texas Star/Whirly gig Spinner Shotguns (Birdshot, no shotgun shells over 3” length, 1 ¼ oz of shot or  larger than #6 and must be lead.) Texas Star/Whirly gig Propeller Plate Rack Spinner Shotgun Flipper   Steel core/bimetal ammunition is not allowed since it damages our steel targets. If you don’t know if your ammunition is has steel in it, use a magnet to check it. If the magnet is attracted to the projectile part of your ammunition, it cannot be used.   This is a shoot to raise money for the club’s steel target fund. Its will be $1.00 fee per run through. Cash only, please bring small bills.   In office is where you will need to Read the rules, sign in, and paid the Normal Membership Fees that/if applies. Popular pistol ammunition can be purchased in office if needed, as supplies last. For this we can take cards. (We cannot give cash back.)   This is for all ages and skill levels! If there are any questions please feel free to call the rifle/pistol office at (907)-688-3967. Thank you, BRSP Management

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NOTICE OF 2017 ANNUAL MEETING AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS ELECTION

NOTICE OF 2017 ANNUAL MEETING AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS ELECTION The Annual Membership Meeting and Election of the BRSP Board of Directors is scheduled to be held on Monday, May 15 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at the main club house.  Counting of the ballots will take place beginning at 5:00 PM that day and the election of the four new Board members will be announced at the meeting. Four (4) of the seven (7) seats on the Board of Directors are up for election for a two-year term of office.  A ballot, voting instructions and the Biography/Personal statements for the six (6) candidates are posted on the BRSP website at brspclub.com and available in either BRSP Clubhouse.   A member in good standing is one who maintained his/her membership continuously from 15 January 2017 to May 9, 2017 All members are strongly encouraged to vote.  Unless you vote, your opinion cannot be counted. You may download a ballot from the website or pick up copies at the range.  Follow the instructions and mail your ballot, or drop it off in a box located at either clubhouse. Mailed ballots must be received by Monday, May 15, 2017, 6:00 PM to be -counted in this year’s election.  A final collection of the club PO Box will be made shortly before the meeting to catch any last minute deliveries to our PO Box prior to closing the balloting. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me or any other member of the BOD.  Remember, this is your club and members of the BOD are your choice. David Duffy BRSP BOD, Election Committee Chair Available at the website http://brspclub.com/about-brsp/2017-board-election/ and at either clubhouse are the following documents: Voting instructions Ballots Proxy Forms Candidate Statements provided by the candidate Voting Instructions There are four (4) Board seats open this year.  Six (6) members have declared their candidacy for the open seats.  The four candidates receiving the most votes will be elected.  Also attached is a Proxy for those who cannot attend the Annual Meeting. You must vote in the following manner. 1.       After reviewing the individual bios, place an X in the appropriate line(s) on the Ballot (vote for no more than 4) for those you feel are most qualified.  Make NO other marks on the Ballot. 2.       Place your ballot in an envelope and seal it.  Address this envelope to BRSP: BRSP Election Committee PO Box 670650 Chugiak, AK 99567 3.       Legibly write your name & EPM#, as appears on the membership roster, in the return address portion (the upper left hand corner) of the envelope.  Please sign across the back of the envelope.  We will not count your ballot if we cannot determine who submitted it.  4.       Either mail the envelope with your ballot, or hand deliver it to BRSP to be placed in the locked ballot box at either the main club house or at the rifle and pistol range. Failure to follow the above instructions will invalidate your vote! BALLOTS MUST BE RECEIVED AT BRSP BY 6:00 PM, Monday, May 15, 2017  

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Upcoming Shotgun Shoots

Spring Leagues will be ending the week of May 1st.  The shotgun side will be going to summer hours.  The new schedule for the shotgun ranges will start May 10th.  We will be open Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday 3pm to 9pm, Saturday and Sunday 10am to 6pm.  A reminder will be sent out again about the hour changes. On Saturday, April 22, 2017 the SCTP will be holding a Varsity/Jr. Varsity 5Stand Shoot. All 5Stand fields will be in use.  Trap and Skeet fields will be open for general shooting. SCTP stands for Scholastic Clay Target Program. April 29-30, 2017, the NSSA will be holding the May Basket Open Skeet shoot.  All skeet fields will be in use.  Trap and 5Stand fields will be available for open shooting.  More information on the Skeet shoot will be forthcoming. Upcoming Shoots in May May 12 Shoot for the Cure – Contact Karen Rey alaskakrey@gmail.com May 13-14 ATA Trap Doubles Marathon May 15-Annual Meeting (6:00 at the main club house) and Election of new Board of Directors members May 20  SCTP Sporting Clays (Youth) May 20-21 NSSA Memorial Open Skeet Shoot The Wednesday Night Walkthrough will be starting on May 10. The Alaska Big 50 Trap shoot will start May 11.

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Steel Challenge Match Format Change!

Beginning May 6th 2017, in order to handle increased demand, we will be moving to an AM/PM match schedule with The Morning match beginning at 9:00am and Afternoon match beginning at 1:00pm. The same stages will be used for both matches. Slots are limited for the morning match to 15 Guns. You must register for the morning match on Facebook to reserve your slot! If there is room after all shooters who signed up on Facebook, we may allow walk-ins on a First come First sever basis. Slots for the Afternoon match will be made available on a first come, first served basis via Facebook registration or in person at the range and will be limited to 25 Guns. If you would like to shoot multiple guns in the match (and who doesn’t want to shoot multiple guns in the match?) be sure to let us know and we will fill those requests on a space available basis when registration for the match closes.

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Range Maintenance Friday April 21, 2017

Dear Shooters, Please note that the  300 yd Range will be closed From 7:00am till 1:00 Pm on Friday April 21st 2017. This is for range maintenance. We understand this will be an inconveniences for some shooters. We apologize for this. If there are any questions about these closures. Please feel free to call the rifle/pistol office during business hours, at (907)-688-3967. Thank you, BRSP Management.  

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