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|08-29-2007, 09:18 AM||#1|
Join Date: Mar 2007
AppleSeed Shoots in your area
September is a busy month for the Appleseed Program. We have 7 Appleseed shoots throughout the country in the month of September. There MUST be one near you, and on a date that you can make it. Below is a link that you can get information about the Appleseed program, get shoot schedule, and register for events. http://www.appleseedinfo.org
Here are the list of September shoots coming to you, enjoy:
Ramseur, North Carolina—September 1 & 2 http://www.appleseedinfo.org/smf/index.php?topic=303.0
Stuart, VA—September 8 & 9 http://www.appleseedinfo.org/smf/index.php?topic=304.0
Hinesville, GA—September 15 & 16 http://www.appleseedinfo.org/smf/index.php?topic=124.0
Kemmerer, WY—September 22 & 23 http://www.appleseedinfo.org/smf/index.php?topic=14.0
Puryear, TN—September 22 & 23 http://www.appleseedinfo.org/smf/index.php?topic=175.0
Bozeman, MT—September 29 & 30 http://www.appleseedinfo.org/smf/index.php?topic=300.0
Langhorne, (Holland) PA—September 29 & 30 http://www.appleseedinfo.org/smf/index.php?topic=305.0
These Appleseed shoots are a good time, great place to get some inexpensive, quality rifle instruction. It is FREE to Kids under 21 and Military.
You will have a good time and get shooting skills that will enable you to be effective out to 500+ yards.
Feel free to PM me if you have Questions about the program.
|08-29-2007, 10:08 AM||#2|
Join Date: Aug 2002
Trust me on this - these are worth the time and effort!
My 'smith advocates these, he's both Distinguished and was Palma 20 for a few years. Can't beat that for an endorsement!
I know when I got there, it was clear to me how much my position shooting had gone down hill - use it or lose it! Not so much in the first shots, but as the strings continued on.
So here we go: are you a firearms collector, or an operator? If you're an operator, then operate the weapon!
If you're concerned that you're not 'good enough' to go, that's silly. These shoots are designed to get people up to snuff - it's not a competition, it's a learning experience! There are kids learning there, and you won't be any 'worse' than a 9 year old girl, will you?
Of course, you could be like the so-called shooters out where I'm at. If they choose to not show up, I'll simply hand 'em a dress and comment "please accept this dress as a gift from me - an outward demonstration of what we both know you really are".
It's rare that I stump for something like this, so take that for what it's worth - if you don't go, YOU will miss the opportunity.
|02-12-2008, 12:06 AM||#3|
Join Date: Mar 2007
Here is a more complete list,,,;
2008 Appleseed Schedule
Is there one near you? If not, keep checking back, there might be tomorrow
All Shoots begin at 8:30am Local time, unless otherwise noted
You can pre-register here: here:
Click here to go directly to the RWVA Eventbrite website to see all events.
The fee for 2008 Appleseed Events is the same as last year. $45 a day or $70 for the weekend However, NEW FOR 2008 Walk on fees will be $50 a day $80 for the weekend . Participants may be required to pay a range fee to be collected by the range. Check the information link to determine if there will be an additional range fee.
For more information on what to bring and how to prepare for the event go to click here
100+ shooters expected with a full team of RWVA Instructors. Pre-registration is important.
Current Stops are:
Davilla, TX - Jan 5-6 Click info or register
Boulder City, NV (Las Vegas) - Jan. 19-20 Click info or register
Forest, MS POSTPONED, while we search for a replacement range...
Myakka, FL - Feb 2-3 Click info or register
Davilla, TX - Feb 9-10 Click info or register
Kingsport, TN - Feb. 16-17 Click info or register
Ramseur, NC - Feb 23-24 (has RBC prior) Click info or register
Hinesville, GA - March 1-2 Click info or register
Corona, CA - March 8-9 Click info or register
Sallisaw, OK- March 8-9 Click info or register
Ft. Myers, FL - March 8-9 SOLD OUT
Fallon, NV - March 15-16 Click info or register
Toccoa, GA - March 29-30 Click info or register
Puryear, TN - April 5-6 Click info or register
Grandfield, OK - April 12-13 Click info or register
Searsboro, Iowa - Apr 19-20 Click info or register
Lexington, KY - Apr 19-20 Click info or register
Harvard, MA - Apr 19-20 Click info or register
Freedom, Indiana - Apr 19-20 Click info or register
Ramseur, NC - Apr 19-20 Click info or register
Piru, CA - Apr 19-20 Click info or register
Ottawa, IL - Apr 19-20 Click info or register
Canon City, CO - Apr 19-20 Click info or register
Pensacola, Florida - Apr 19-20 Click info or register
Myakka, FL - April 19-20 Click info or register
Davilla, TX - Apr 19-20 Click info or register
Proctor, VT - Apr 26-27 (has a RBC prior) Click info or register
Three Forks, MT - May 3-4 (has a boot camp prior) Click info or register
Ridgecrest, CA - May 3-4 Click info or register
Cedar City, UT - May 17-18 Click info or register
Athens, OH - May 24-25 Click info or register
Shiocton, WI - May 24-25 Click info or register
Van Etten, NY - May 24-25 Click info or register
Mechanicsville, VA - May 24-25 Click info or register
Kemmerer, WY - May 31-June 1 Click info or register
Bloomington, IL - May 31-June 1 Click info or register
Newcastle, WY - June 7-8 Click info or register
Canton/Minerva Ohio - June 7-8 Click info or register
Searsboro, Iowa - June 14-15 Click info or register
Vale, Oregon - June 21-22 Click info or register
Ramseur, NC #2 - July 4-6 (special 3 day event) (has RBC prior) Click info or register
Throop, NY - July 12-13 Click info or register
Jericho, VT - July 19-20 Click info or register
Kemmerer, WY - Aug 2-3 (RBC prior) Click info or register
Ramseur, NC #3 - Aug 30-31 (has RBC prior) Click info or register
Ottawa, IL - Sept 6-7 Click info or register
Puryear, TN #2 - Sept 13-14 Click info or register
Proctor, VT #2 - Sept 27-28 Click info or register
Hinesville, GA #2 - Oct. 4-5 Click info or register
Boulder City, NV #2 - Oct 11-12 Click info or register
Osage Beach, MO - Oct 25-26 (has RBC prior) Click info or register
Fallon, NV #2 - Nov 1-2 Click info or register
Davilla, TX - Nov 8-9 Click info or register
Toccoa, GA - Nov 8-9 Click info or register
Mechanicsville, VA - Nov 22-23 Click info or register
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|02-21-2008, 05:54 AM||#4|
Join Date: Jun 2004
I'm signed up for the one in Freedom, IN in April.
I shot Highpower for several years, but have not shot a match in five years or more. I've been doing more close-range carbine practice/training.
I think it's good to be skilled in both areas, but my precison skills have slipped.
Maybe a couple of days at an Appleseed will help fix that.
At $70, it is one of the cheapest courses you will ever see.
|02-21-2008, 07:33 AM||#5|
Join Date: May 2003
Could you possibly post a hyperlink to the registration site? I've been keen on the idea for a while, at least since Bravo is such an advocate of these shoots.
Lord knows increased proficiency never hurt anyone, unless it's the other fella that's more proficient!
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