Events


A limited number of tickets are now available for the BC Wildlife Federation’s Awards and Gala Dinner held at the Pomeroy Hotel. Dance to follow the awards and short fundraiser — live music provided by Fort St. John’s popular Sweetwater Band.

Get your tickets at Backcountry or at the Gun Club.

There are also a limited number of tickets available for Fun Night at the Gun Club for $35 by calling the BC Wildlife Federation Office (1-888-881-2293). Fun night starts at 5:00 PM on Friday, May 10 with trap shooting followed by a BBQ dinner and some raffles for great prizes.

BCWF Gala Night 2019 Poster

Hope to see you there.

Photographs Courtesy of our range operator Mike Lahaye.

The Youth Program of the North Peace Rod and Gun Club hosted the inaugural 22 Rimfire Challenge competition on Saturday, April 6, 2019. The Rimfire Challenge is also an introduction to Competition Shooting. 

There were 12 participants in total, including 4 adults and 8 youth of varying ages. Everyone had a good time and those that shot went away with a prize.

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The North Peace Rod and Gun Club would like to thank all those who attended the 2019 fundraiser who generously made this year’s fundraiser one of the most successful ever. We would also like to thank our sponsors, donors, organizing committee and volunteers without whom the event wouldn’t even be possible. Please take a moment and open the attached files and recognize all those who made the event such a great success.

Donors and Sponsors

Organizing Committee and Volunteers

North Peace Rod and Gun Club

Youth Program Presents

An Introduction to Competitive Shooting

.22 RIMFIRE CHALLENGE

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Open to all North Peace Rod & Gun Members and their families.

Age Categories: 12-17 and Adults 18 & up

Date: Saturday April 06 2019

Registration: 9:00-9:30 AM

Rules and Safety Briefing: 9:30 AM

Competition Starts at: 10:00 AM

Location: North Peace Rod and Gun Club 

Range: Will depend on the weather Indoor Range or Out Door Small Bore 

Equipment

Rifle: .22LR Semi-Auto Open Sights 5 mags preferable

Handgun:  .22LR Semi-Auto Open Sights 5 mags preferable

Ammunition: .22Cal LR Only (Supplied by North Peace Rod and Gun Club)

Refreshments: provided by the Club

Registration Required by contacting Directors Rick Ekkel 250-794-8532  rke.consulting@gmail.com or Gregg Nicoll gnicoll@shaw.ca, 250-271-0488

Cost: No cost to club members and their families

It was a positively balmy day of + 8 degrees, which only added to the perfect day at the range. Although it was a bit slippery from the melting snow, our Range Operator Mike Lahaye did an outstanding job by manually shoveling over 3000 lbs. of sand single handedly, after the spreader shaft failed. With more than 125 club members and the general public attending, the range was buzzing.

Outdoors, we were sledding, had a Bon Fire to cook the perfect marshmallow, build your own smores, or just hang out, keep warm by the fire, while waiting to shoot trap.  The sound of shotgun blasts filled the air, as many people tried to improve on their trap scores from the previous year under the tutelage of Dave and Lucas.

Indoors, everyone was kept busy on the Club’s simulator, which has several different programs allowing you to test your skill and dexterity at hunting wild bores, geese, grouse, and deer, as well as several different marksmanship targets. Meanwhile, the younger kids scrambled to win prizes for their marksmanship skills by trying to hit their Hunter Dan spinning bottle targets. After mastering that event, kids moved on to the Face Painting by “Alanis Mooring Face Painting.” This was a big hit for the young and young at heart. On a more serious note, this year we had Search and Rescue attend the event. They were able to provide Adventure Smart ideas on how to survive in the wild, especially for the younger crowd.

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Thursday, February 21, 2019 7:00 PM at the Lido Theatre

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2017 Youth Appreciation Day Photo

The North Peace Rod and Gun Club invites the general public to their Annual Open House for kids. Families are invited to bring their kids and have fun.

Kids Fun Events and Youth Celebration of Hunting 1:00 – 3:30pm

Activities for all ages.

Food and Drinks  provided.

 (Trap, .22 shoot, digital shooting simulator, tobogganing, bonfire, wiener roast, face painting, smores, prizes).

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Update

The match is fast approaching and we have received quite a few registrations. We encourage everyone to preregister before December 17th to ensure they can get a spot in the match. We may have to close registration prior to the match if we reach capacity. If you have any questions, please email them to nprgipsc@gmail.com.

 

You are cordially invited to the North Peace Rod and Gun Christmas club match. We welcome all practical shooters to this fun indoor match as a respite from our long Northern winters. This is a great opportunity to get introduced to practical shooting with new shooters and guests encouraged to come. Juniors accompanied by an adult are welcome.

Read more and register.

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The next club meeting will be on Monday, October 29, 2018, with guest speaker Mike Bridger. Mike is one of the government biologists based in Fort St. John. Mike will be talking about the results of the summer 2018 mountain goat (and other species) aerial survey and the wolf capture and collaring program he has been working on.Collage Photo of a Mountain Goat in a Cave and of a Wolf About to Be Captured by a Net GunThe meeting time is 7:00 PM at the NPRGC clubhouse.

Photo of Rich Petersen in the Mountains

In memory of long time member and Club Past- President and supporter Rich Petersen, the North Peace Rod and Gun Club announces the Youth Memorial White-tail and Mule Deer Contest

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