Category Archives: Regular Events

Fall Swap Meet

What is the Fall Swap Meet? It is where WRPC Club members meet on Sunday November 18, 2018 from 10 am to 3 pm at the clubhouse on Grey Mountain Road to swap their stuff for the other guy’s stuff. Trade your surplus re-loading gear for those hard to find cartridge cases or that scope that you no longer need. 

Remember that all regulations regarding the transportation and the sale of firearms and ammunition  apply.

Coffee pot will be on. Be prepared to help set up and clean up.

Youth Air Rifle Program

The YOUTH AIR RIFLE PROGRAM is happening again this year with enrollment on Tuesday November 6, 2018 at 7:00 PM at the Whitehorse Rifle & Pistol Club on Grey Mountain Road. Youth ages 10 to 18 years are invited to attend. Parental permission is required.

This shooting program is sponsored by the YUKON SHOOTING FEDERATION and is intended to provide instruction on the safe handling of firearms and rifle shooting techniques using top quality air rifles. The participants are expected to follow the Range Rules to ensure a safe environment for all.

This program will continue every TUESDAY evening 7 PM TO 9 PM until March 26, 2019.

COST: $50. Covers Pellets, Targets and firearm maintenance.

THE YUKON SHOOTING FEDERATION IS THE SPORT GOVERNING BODY FOR SHOOTING SPORTS IN YUKON

Youth Program Brochure & Consent Form

Indoor Range

Beginning Wednesday November 7, 2018 the Indoor Range will be open on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 7 pm to 9 pm. The season will end on the final evening Wednesday March 27th, 2019.

Range Safety Officers will be on duty to assist club members and visitors with understanding and following the range rules.

When the temperature is minus 30 Celsius or colder, the Indoor range will not be available. Check the web calendar for scheduled closures during the winter season.

Members and visitors are required to sign-in when using the indoor range.  Targets and ammunition are available for purchase.  No food or drink is permitted in the indoor range area.

Permitted firearms and ammunition include:

  • .22 cal rifle & handgun
  • No magnums
  • Lead bullets only – no jacketed bullets

Only WRPC members with club approved Handgun Proficiency Status may use centre fire handguns in the Indoor Range. There are prescribed calibers for indoor range use. Centre fire shooting will commence after rimfire activities are concluded for the evening.

 

 

Shooting Basics – for members only

Get back to the basics. Shotgun, rifle and handgun. Fundamentals of shooting can be improved by participating in the core shooting disciplines of Trap, Metallic Silhouette, Bench Rest and PPC.

Participating in the regular shooting matches that are scheduled throughout the season is beneficial to you as an active member and to the purpose of the club. Shooting is a social activity. Learn the rules of each match event.            Shooting Basics

Sunday May 14th, 2017 from 11 am to 3 pm the ranges will be reserved for club members to participate in a shooting match , or two, or more, of their choice. Whether you are knocking clays out of the air, metal silhouettes off the rails or punching holes in paper, you will be challenged to improve yourself. Bring your gear.

 

 

 

 

 

Lever Action/Cast Bullet Match

First shooting match of the season is Sunday April 30th. Monthly cast bullet/lever action matches are scheduled May through September. Check the web calendar for specific dates.

Registration 11:30 am. Entry fee $2.00.

Lever Action with Iron Sights – 30 shots for score. Targets at 100 to 200 yards, shot off-hand and over a rest.

Cast Bullet with Iron sights – 30 shots for score. Silhouette & Bullseye targets at 150 & 200 yards.  Must use a single- shot or lever action rifle.

5 point bonus on aggregate score for black powder cartridge shooters.