Louisa Centre Gun Club

actively promoting rifle shooting

How to join

OCTOBER 2016 - PLEASE NOTE - OUR MEMBERSHIP LIST IS CURRENTLY CLOSED.   THANKS 

For further information on how to join our club contact secretary

We have 3 types of membership - Full, Family, Junior

Full - any individual over 18 years

Family - up to four members of one family who are individually accepted for membership

Junior - any person between the ages 14-18 years

We do not publish membership fees. These will be advised to individuals by club officials.

We do not operate a waiting list. Anybody who is interested in shooting is welcome to join the club as a probationary member (once membership is re-opened). However, we need to get to know you first and find out a bit about you.

We need you to be proposed by a full club member. If you know such a member already then there is no problem. If you do not know someone then one of our committee members will propose you once we have satisfied ourselves about you.

You will be required to sign a declaration stating that you are not prohibited from being in possession of firearms or ammunition.

We will need 2 x passport sized photographs for each prospective member.

You will normally be a probationary member for at least 6 months. We are required to make an assessment of your level of commitment and general character during this period and to base the decision regarding full membership upon this assessment.

Once you are a full member you can normally apply for your own Firearms Certificate if you wish.

 

Subscriptions & Fees

For information on our annual subscriptions please contact the club secretary

The following membership types are available

       Full      Family      Junior   

FAQS

Q. What sort of shooting can I do at the club?

A. We have the following types of shooting available, which takes place at our indoor range or outdoor range, depending upon the calibre

    High velocity Cente-fire Rifles

    .22 Target & Sporting Rifles

    .308 Rifles

    Black Powder Pistols

    Black Powder Rifles

    Black Powder Muskets

    7.62 & .303 Military Rifles

    .243 Sporting Rifles

    .223 Sporting Rifles

 

Q. How many ranges are there at the club?

A. We have access to one indoor 25m range and two outdoor Fullbore ranges

Q. As a member would I be insured?

A. Each member & their equipment is insured when at the range......

Q. I don't have a Firearms Certificate (FAC), can I still join?

A. Yes, but you will have to go through a probationary period, usually 6 months, which includes basic training in firearms safety and handling.

 

Q. What happens next?

A. Once you have been vetted by the club, which includes being assessed over your probationary period by the committee, taking into consideration your committment and character, and the committee is satisfied about you, you will qualify for membership. The club secretary will dicuss this with you at this point.

Q. I am an existing FAC holder, can I join?

A. Yes, but you will still have to go through the application process. You will be required to provide evidence of your FAC. If you were or are a member of another club, you will be expected to provide a suitable reference from that club.

 

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