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Range News

Hello Range Members, The Masons held their annual trap shoot on Saturday. The Fall foliage is getting close to peak and there is no prettier time to shoot at the Range. We continue to hold scheduled Trap Shoots every Wednesday 9:30 – 12:00 and Sunday 9:00 – 12:00, weather permitting. Also, Five Stand Shoots continue every Saturday 9:00 – 12:00, …

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There is access in the winter, too

It has been a busy and exciting year for the Range. Thank you all for your support in cleaning and maintaining the Range. Also a big thank you to all the individuals, businesses, local and state agencies that helped make the Five Stand such a success! The Trap and Five Stand are closed for the winter, but the entrance to …

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Shoots, NRA Certification, SOP's, and Berm Fill

October has been a very active month! We had the official dedication ceremony for the new Five Stand Building on Homecoming, along with a demonstration of Five Stand and a Turkey Shoot on the trap range. Despite several downpours, all the events took place. Since the dedication, our Saturday five stand shoots have been exceedingly well attended! Between the Saturday …

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CVOA dedicates new $70,000 sporting clays range to veteran association volunteers

As written by John McCatherin for the Original Irregular: The Carrabassett Valley Outdoor Association officially opened its new $70,000 five stand sporting clays installation on Homecoming Sunday, October 8. Shown above, l. to r., are Peter Weston of Scarborough, Harvey Packard of Eustis and Neal Trask of Carrabassett Valley, three major volunteers to whom the new facility was dedicated. The …

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NRA Range Officers Safety Training and Certification

Looking for 10 Range members to attend CVOA has arranged to send 10 members to a one day NRA Range Officers Safety Training and Certification course. The course will be held Friday, October 27, at Howell’s Gun Shop, 81 W Gray Rd, Gray, ME.  This will be an all-day course, from 9am to 6pm. CVOA will pay the cost of the course and provide lunch. We are …

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The Fall Season is upon us and the shooting is fine!

Weekly shoots: Five Stand Shoots every Saturdayfrom 9am to noon, rain or shine! Trap Shoots every Sunday from 9am to noon, weather permitting. How about them apples! Our shoots will continue until the snow flies. Homecoming Weekend:   Saturday morning – the regular Five Stand Shoot   Sunday morning – a Turkey Shoot with games and prizes! The fun starts at 9am and goes til noon. If the weather is bad, we …

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5 Stand Progress

On this past Saturday, a group of faithful and hardworking volunteers spent many hours installing siding on the Five Stand building. A huge Thank You! goes out to all the volunteers. We accomplished a lot in a day.  

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Update: 5 Stand Progress!

June 30, 2017 – We have completed putting the metal on the roof and tower and it looks great. The stairway up to the tower is finished, great views from up there. Our next task is to put the pine siding on, but we will have to wait until it dries more.  In the meantime, as soon as we can …

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Regular Sunday shoots continue

Sunday mornings, 9 to noon. Sporting Clays has been described as the most fun you can have with a shotgun. Some say it’s like playing golf with your shotgun. Sporting Clays originated in the 1920’s in Great Britain for the purpose of teaching wingshooting skills to wealthy sportsmen. In the last seventy years, it has expanded worldwide and is recognized …

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