Out Door Rifle Range Closed for Work on long range

The Outdoor Rifle and Pistol Range building will be closed on Friday, Janaury 21st all day for work related to the construction of a longer rifle range.

Date: 
Friday, January 21, 2022 (All day)

Scheduling Changes - January Sunday Breakfasts & Member's Meeting

Scheduling Changes - January Sunday Breakfasts & Member's Meeting

Due to a number of coordination issues including the Board of Director's efforts to minimze the spread of COVID, we will not be preparing meals for Sunday Breakfasts  in January nor for this month's Member's Meeting.  Sunday breakfasts will resume the normal schedule in February. The January 13th Member's Meeting has been replaced with a Special Membership Meeting for the sole purpose of inducting new members.

Archery League Update: Winter 2022 League

We are pleased to announce the start of the Winter2022 Archery League.  Maximum of 10 shooters per session.  
Note:  You must have your own equipment to participate.  No club equipment will be available.  All skill levels are welcome to participate.  A minimum of 5 shooters are required at each session time in order to reserve the range.  In the event less than 5 shooters sign up for a session you will be contacted with alternate choices.

Here is the format of the league:   

  • Start date Tuesday February 1 at 10:00 AM 
  • League will run for 10 consecutive weeks 
  • Each shooter will sign up for one (same repeating) time slot per week 

Scheduled time slots: 

    Tuesdays 10:00 - 11:30 AM

    Tuesdays 5:00 - 6:30 PM

    Tuesdays 6:30 - 8:00 PM

    Thursdays 5:00 – 6:30 PM

    Thursdays 6:30 - 8:00 PM 

  • Warm up will consist of 2 practice ends - (as many arrows as you can shoot in 2 minutes) 
  • After warmup the real shooting will begin 
  • There will be a maximum of 10 shooters in each time slot
  • Shooting lines may be all 10 shooters at once or may be broken down into Group A and Group B alternating turns after each round 
  • Each shooter will shoot a total of 10 ends of 3 arrows - total 30 arrows per session 
  • Each end is timed for 2 minutes in which you need to shoot 3 arrows
  • Compound shooters will be scored based on straight scores with NO handicap. 
  • Recurve and barebow shooters will be using a handicap system, for the first 2 weeks scores will be used to set your handicap 
  • Compound shooters will have the option to shoot at 3-spot targets or standard 40 cm targets and all others at standard 40cm competition targets. 
  • No matter your bow type or skill level you can participate - you will need to shoot the same bow for the duration of the league 
  • At your first session you will be provided 10 targets (length of the league) 
  • Each session requires a leader to maintain safety, collect and report scores 
  • At the end of each week there will be a posted web-based leader board 
  • Cost will be $20 and will be collected at your first session. 

Please use the link below to register.  Spots will be filled on a first come, first served basis and on your preferred time slots.  Make sure you can commit to the days/times you have selected. 
https://forms.gle/Sx2zTwF1p82sZBm47
 

Thank you,

Robert Beals, Archery Director

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2022 Scholarships & Conservation Camp Attendees

Applications for Scholarships and Conservation Camp Tuition are Now Being Accepted

Andover Sportsman's Club will award $8,000 in scholarships in 2022 of which eight $500 scholarships will be awarded to members' families and two $500 scholarships will be awarded to graduates of each of the following local high schools: Andover, North Andover, North Reading and Lawrence Tech.

 

Eligibility Requirements for Member's Family Scholarship Applicants:  Applicants should be a member in good standing of the Andover Sportsmen’s Club or have a parent/grandparent/guardian who is a member in good standing of the Andover Sportsmen’s Club. Applicants should have already completed high school, be a high school senior graduating in 2022, or be enrolled in or have plans to obtain higher education and have an interest in Ecology, Biology, Conservation or Outdoor Sports.

Scholarship applications will be accepted until April 15, 2022.

Click here to fill out the Members’ Scholarship Application.

Email completed applications and any questions to:

ASCCommunityRelations@gmail.com or via US Mail to:

Andover Sportsmen’s Club
Community Relations
PO Box 255
Andover, MA 01810

Conservation Camp Tuition

Andover Sportsmen’s Club will again this year pay full camp tuition ($1,100 Approx. Value) for each of two (2) campers to attend the Massachusetts Junior Conservation Camp two-week program, to be held August 7 – 19, 2022, at the Moses Scout Reservation, 310 Birch Hill Avenue, Russell, MA.  Tuition covers lodging expenses, food and activities.  The program introduces young people to foster careful stewardship of our natural resources and the ethical responsibilities of hunting, fishing, boating, outdoors and the shooting sports.  To learn more about the program, visit www.mass.gov/service-details/junior-conservation-camp.

 

Eligibility Requirements for Conservation Camp Tuition Award Applicants: Applicants should be related to a member in good standing of the Andover Sportsmen’s Club.  Applicants may be of any gender and between the ages of 13 to 17 during the Camp time frame of August 7, 2022 – August 19, 2022.  Conservation Camp is ideal for teenagers who want to learn more about the conservation of natural resources, the responsible use of the environment and the safe enjoyment of water and shooting sports.

 

Conservation Camp Tuition Award applications will be accepted until April 23, 2022.  Award recipients will be introduced at the June 9, 2022 Members’ Meeting.

Please contact:

ASCCommunityRelations@gmail.com or via US Mail to:

Andover Sportsmen’s Club
Community Relations
PO Box 255
Andover, MA 01810

 

Number of Perfect Trap Scores "25 Straight" by club member for 2021

48 – Don Michael Pasco
40 – Angelo Varvounis [All time highest = 54 straight 25's in 2020]
12 – Dan Hynes
11 – Art Robichaud
9 – Greg Mooney
8 – Mark “Mo” O’Keefe
7 – Stephen Costa
7 – Mark Silvestro
6 – Mark Karas
6 – Adam Karas
6 – Scott MacDonald
4 – Richard Bruce
3 – Steve Lebert
3 – Niko D’Onofrio
2 – Steve Pasco
2 – Kip Sternberg
1 – Joe LoGuidice
1 – Erik Anderson
1 – Peter Usalis

 

177 Total Straights

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