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For those considering membership, the costs are listed below:
Annual Club Membership $280
Weekly Range Fee $15
Ammunition for weekly club shoot (24x.308) $33.60
Rifle costs vary, advice is available from the club.
Gosford District Rifle Club was founded at the Kariong Range site in 1947.
One of the founding members and first Captain was a local man, Jim Sweet, who became known nationally as one of the best Australian shooters in the 1950’s
Kariong Regional Shooting Complex is now home to three rifle clubs and two pistol clubs. Following is a brief overview of the three rifle clubs:
Central Coast Smallbore & Air Rifle Club
This club uses .22 rim-fire rifles and air rifles up to 50 metres.
Central Coast Muzzle Loading Hunting and Sport Shooting Club
This club uses a wide variety of centre-fire sporting and military rifles. They also have sections catering for shotgun and black powder rifles and pistols.
They shoot over ranges from 50 metres to 300 metres.
Our Club - Gosford District Rifle Club
Our club uses .308 and .223 purpose-built target rifles in two classes; Full bore Target Rifle (Central - Iron Sights) and ‘F’ Class (Scope)
We shoot over ranges from 300 metres to 600 metres.
If you would like to arrange a visit to Gosford District Rifle Club, or would like any further information, please call 0408 984 422.
WINGHAM OPEN PRIZE MEETING
Gosford club was well represented at the 2019 Wingham OPM, with ten members entered in the two-day event
She did not drop a shot during the entire competition, winning Badges, Prize Money and a brand new Lothar Walther barrel
Adrian Hall also had a great shoot, taking out second place in F Standard in the Grand Aggregate
Chris Rigby won Matches 1, 2 and 5 in F Standard and was placed third in the Day 1 Aggregate and Anne Smith won equal third in Match 2
In the Day One Aggregate, Gosford won First, Second and Third place in F Standard
As always, Wingham Club turned on a great Shoot, very well run and a friendly atmosphere, including a Trivia and Games night on Saturday
For full results Click here For all the pictures of the OPM Click here