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LFGA Range Update

LFGA Range Update

Hello Folks, I hope our meat hunters had a good harvest.  Range 2 Construction… Madeline Balla, our volunteer Treasurer is acting on our behalf as our project manager for this construction. She reports that Range 2 will be closed as of this Wednesday December 1 so our contractor, Southwest Design & Construction Ltd. can complete the construction of the new building. It will be wider, longer and taller.     All the earth work is finished thanks to all the volunteers who looked after the…

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LFGA Range 2 (Centre Fire) Construction Update

LFGA Range 2 (Centre Fire) Construction Update

Hello folks ADJUSTMENTS – Range 2 and Range 2S Range 2 will be closed for construction until further notice from 8:00 AM to 4:00PM. You have permission to TEMPORARILY use Range 2S for centre fire rifles during this time. VOLUNTEERS If you have time to help control the gate and this range during these times please let me know by answering this email. If you have heavy equipment or construction experience please let me know by answering this email. REASONWe…

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Range Officer Certification Course – September 18, 2021 – Online ZOOM

Range Officer Certification Course – September 18, 2021 – Online ZOOM

RANGE OFFICER COURSE – Zoom ONLINE I will be offering an online Range Officer Course as follows: Date: Saturday, September 18, 2021 Time: 1:00 PM  Requirements: You must be a LFGA Range Member ($180) you should logon as a new member to purchase your membership online. https://lfga.wildapricot.org/LFGA-Login Register in advance for this meeting:https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAudO2vrzsuH9LV2ULjs5S2JN3Ws1QQ7lmC After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Course. Online Requirements:  Zoom access through a browser or an application,  A computer with a…

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A Message From Our President

A Message From Our President

I’m asking everyone to get out and vote in the Federal Election and encourage you to use the Advance Voting System that opened today at 9:00 am. Please note there are some new rules due to Covid health precautions. Below is a list of things to know and prepare for before heading to the Voting station (provided by Elections Canada) “If you heading out to your advance poll? Remember to: Bring your voter information card with you, along with accepted…

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Need help sighting in your rifle? Preparation is the key to safe and successful hunting!

Need help sighting in your rifle? Preparation is the key to safe and successful hunting!

Join our annual Sight In Clinic on October 16th, 2021, experienced volunteers will be on hand to assist with any issues or questions you may have. Targets are provided.  This event is open to only members and non-members that require actual help in sighting in as benches are limited. 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM at the Lethbridge Fish and Game Shooting Sports Facility. If you have any questions about the Sight In Clinic please contact the organizer Madeline at lfga.treasurer@gmail.com

Volunteer RO’s Needed

Volunteer RO’s Needed

Lots of Volunteer ROs needed for this Thursday, September 9th. 5:45 ~ 8:30pm. A group of 35 will be visiting the LFGA shooting Sports Facility to experience handguns and shotguns (clay shooting.) These events are fantastic for getting new people interested in the shooting sports as well as showcasing our exceptional facility and volunteers! This is a GREAT opportunity for new or first time ROs as you will be paired up with experienced ROs as we need a large number…

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LFGA Range Officer Course

LFGA Range Officer Course

Hello Folks Please welcome all of our new members as they take our Range Officer Certification Course and become volunteers. Spread the word that this course is available for new members.  LFGA has been serving Southern Alberta for almost 100 years and we are growing. We now have over 2,000 members. People are finding out that we are a fantastic outdoor organization that financially supports projects that will mean our children and hopefully their children will be able to enjoy…

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LFGA IPSC Match & RO Course

LFGA IPSC Match & RO Course

Hello Folks It is fantastic that the LFGA Shooting Sports Facility will once again be able to host a large number of out of town competitors.  We will also be providing a Canadian Firearm Safety Course for new shooters and Range Officer course for our new members.  IPSC PROVINCIAL MATCH  Our facility will be closed this Friday, Saturday and Sunday for an IPSC match that will be using most of our ranges. Thursday night the organizers will be closing ranges…

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Volunteer Range Officers needed.

Volunteer Range Officers needed.

If you are a Range Officer we are in need of three RO volunteers this weekend for visitors to the centrefire range and the rimfire range for a couple hours. We are also in need of an RO comfortable with a first time rifle owner .22lr, which may need some assistance beyond range safety and operation -sighting in their new rifle etc. If you would like to help out by volunteering on either Saturday or Sunday, times are flexible please…

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The Outlaw Rimfire Precision Series comes to Lethbridge on August 28, 2021.

The Outlaw Rimfire Precision Series comes to Lethbridge on August 28, 2021.

Break out those 22s and compete in this fun event designed for all shooters. So, you wanna take part in an Outlaw shoot? Don’t worry, you only need a few things. While PRS style shooting can become very “gear focused”, it really only requires a few simple things. What you are going to need: A .22LR Rifle (Bolt Action or Semi) A scope or sight you feel comfortable shooting out to 100 yards A sling or bipod for positional shooting…

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