[FONT="]FACTORYVILLE MONTHLY AIR RIFLE & SMALLBORE SILHOUETTE [/FONT] [FONT="]2014 DATES: APRIL 13, MAY 11, JUNE 8, JULY 13, AUGUST 3, SEPTEMBER 14, OCTOBER 12 [/FONT] [FONT="]*** RAIN OR SHINE! ***[/FONT] [FONT="]NRA SANCTIONED COMPETITIONS ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, PRACTICE FOR SMALLBORE OR AIR RIFLE AT 9:00 A.M. TO 9:30 A.M. AIR RIFLE MATCH BEGINS NO LATER THAN 9:45 A.M., WITH SMALLBORE THEREAFTER (APPROXIMATELY 10:45 A.M.). NRA MEMBERSHIP PREFERRED, BUT NOT REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE[/FONT] [FONT="]THE FACTORYVILLE SPORTSMAN’S CLUB[/FONT] [FONT="]P.O. Box 331, Lake Winola Road, Factoryville, PA 18419 41 DEG 32’ 15” N / 75 DEG 49’ 22” W[/FONT] [FONT="]Phone 570-378-CLUB or 570-378-2593 [/FONT] [FONT="]$10.00 INCLUDES TWO 40 ROUND SMALLBORE MATCHES, $5.00 FOR 1 40 PELLET AIR RIFLE MATCH. For Smallbore, new shooters and under 16yrs old shoot for free. Entries will be taken UNTIL 9:30 A.M. [/FONT] [FONT="]We will use standard NRA Smallbore & Air Rifle Silhouette rules, targets, and classifications. COF is TWO 40 ROUND SMALLBORE MATCHES, AND ONE 40 PELLET AIR RIFLE MATCH at standard Smallbore & Air Rifle Silhouette metallic targets and distances. ---.22lr AMMO RESTRICTED TO 1250 FPS OR UNDER, NO BB’S OR ALLOY FOR AIR RIFLE --- [/FONT] [FONT="]Please read the Silhouette rules section to view details of RIFLE AND AMMO RESTRICTIONS, COF, TIME LIMITS, RANGE COMMANDS / PROCEDURES, AWARDS & PRIZES, SCORECARD FAMILIARIZATION. More details are available at FSCWEB.ORG in the Smallbore Silhouette section, including pictures of the range.[/FONT] [FONT="]ANY SAFELY OPERATING .22 cal. RIMFIRE RIFLE (OTHER THAN FULL AUTO & .22 magnum) is welcome at the FSC matches, including bolt, lever, pump, semi auto (even AR15 styled rifles). AIR RIFLES – Springer, Nitro piston, PCP CO2, break barrel, under / side lever, pump. THERE IS A DIVISION AND SHOOTING CLASSIFICATION FOR ALL STYLES OF RIFLES AND SHOOTERS SKILL LEVELS. [/FONT] [FONT="]Silhouette uses the standing / offhand position with no slingsor other aids, but at FSC if a PHYSICAL CONDITION REQUIRES A USE OF AN AID OR A SITTING POSITION and can be safely executed at the firing line, it will be allowed to shoot for fun...However, scores WILL NOT BE COUNTED toward Championships, Awards, or Silly Silhouette Prizes.[/FONT] [FONT="]_______________________________________________________________[/FONT] [FONT="]DIRECTIONS:[/FONT] [FONT="]There are several ways to get to F.S.C. however the directions below are the least complicated. If you choose to use GPS to help plot your alternate route, our coordinates are: 41 DEG 32’ 15” N / 75 DEG 49’ 22” W or 41.535119 -75.823866. You can also use mapquest on the internet; [/FONT][FONT="]http://www.mapquest.com/[/FONT] [FONT="]Type in “Lithia Valley Rd, Factoryville, PA 18419” or “Factoryville Pa” (use Carpenter rd. to get to the club) then use the “satellite feature” to find the club / range and be able to find and alternate route that suits your needs.[/FONT] [FONT="]FROM SCRANTON / CLARKS SUMMIT AREA:[/FONT] [FONT="]If using Routes 6 and 11, you can get off at dalton (Rt 632). Instead of going east, go west (technically 632 ends, just go in opposite direction of the 632 east signs). Keep left (Lithia Valley rd.) and keep following until you reach the familiar turn off on Lithia Valley Road to the club. [/FONT] [FONT="]You can also continue on route 6, stay to the right at the route 6 / 11 split, go 2 miles to Lithia Valley Road, turn left and go 1 mile (farm on left), make right turn (Lake Winola Rd.) and go .9 mile to Club on left.[/FONT] [FONT="]- OR –[/FONT] [FONT="]From I-81 N or S, exit 197 Waverly, then follow Rt. 632 W. Use direction #1 in directions for Scranton / Clarks Summit area above[/FONT] [FONT="]- OR –[/FONT] [FONT="] Route 307 to Lake Winola (through Mill city), before the lake make right on Fairview road, next intersection go straight (turns to Ehrhardt road, next stop sign make a right. The club entrance will be on your right.[/FONT] [FONT="]You can also choose to pass Lake Winola, make right on Dalton road, left on Lithia valley road, and continue to follow until you see the club on the right.[/FONT] [FONT="]FROM TUNKHANNOCK AREA:[/FONT] [FONT="]From Rt 6, At red light on Rt. 6 go east on Rt. 6 for 6.8 miles and make a right on Lithia Valley Road, go 1 mile (farm on the left), make right turn (Lake Winola Road) and go .9 mile to Club on left.[/FONT] [FONT="]MORE DETAILED INFORMATION ON RULES, REGULATIONS, RANGE COMMANDS AND DISTANCES PLEASE VISIT Factoryville Sportsmen's Club IN BOTH THE SMALLBORE AND AIR RIFLE SILHOUETTE SECTIONS[/FONT] After much debating about continuing or canceling THE TRADITIONAL EARLY MARCH MATCHES, I'm sorry to say that due to existing conditions created by Ol' Man Winter upon the range, the March 2014 Small bore & Air Rifle Silhouette matches at Factoryville Sportsman's Club will have to be cancelled (for the first time that I know of over the last 5 years). Even with some sort of warmup, the amount of snow and ice melt will create a swamp effect out there, and even if I manually clear the berms of snow now, it's just going to be too much. We will be looking to see you at the April 13 Season opener.