Major new competition as part of the Tercentenary Celebrations
To celebrate 300 year of Freemasonry many sporting organisations and Lodges are holding events to celebrate this important milestone and this shooting association is no different. By kind permission of Sam Slinger Ribblebank Field Sports is the venue for an exciting new competition, in aid of the TLC Charity and the West Lancashire 2021 Festival, to be held on 8th July 2017I say new as we have never held this type of competition before.Competitors will shoot in teams of 4 and will shoot 50 bird sporting each AND 100 bird flush.
Each team, entered under the name of a Lodge, will comprise of 4 masons or Members of the WLMCPSS. If you want to bring a non-masonic guest – no problem you can have one guest per team if you wish.
In addition to the main competition you can just enter the 50 sporting or if you just want to have a go there will be an instructor on hand to help you. Prizes of Cartridges have been generously donated by John Henry Mayor and Adams and Co
- 1000 cartridges for the First place and
- 500 cartridges for each of the the 2nd and 3rd placed teams.
Every entry will also receive a useful Tercentenary commemorative gift. Please note you must enter in advance and if you have not got a team of 4 you will be placed in teams as the entries arrive and notified who you are shooting with. As well as the shooting, a breakfast of a sausage barm, tea or coffee will be ready for you on arrival and is included in both entry fees for the main competition. Sandwiches, tea or coffee will be available all day and after the shoot. Shooting starts at 11.00 a.m. with Breakfast served from 1.00 a.m.
The Entry fees are:
- Four Man Team for the Main Competition £120.00 for the 300 clays + breakfast
- Individual entry to the main competition 100 clays + breakfast £30.00
- 50 Sporting Clays only no prizes £20.00
- Have a Go Stand 10 Targets £10.00
Of course the main object is to raise money for Charities. All proceeds will go to the West Lancashire 2021 Festival and the United Grand Lodge Appeal for TLC. Both these charities will help people within our own area Cheques to these charities will be presented to V.W.Bro Phil Gunning the Deputy Provincial Grand Master, our Vice President and Chairman. Please come along and support this event in aid of two worthwhile charities
Keep an eye out for details of a new National Competition the ‘Jonathan Spence Challenge Cup’ on 16th September when the prize for the highest masonic gun will be a YILDITZ Sporter Shotgun kindly donated by S Entwistle of Preston. This will be held at Eriswell-Lodge Shooting Ground, Brandon Suffolk, the old Lakenheath shooting ground.
Download Rules – here
Download Entry Form 4 man team – here
Download Individual Entry Form – here
Download 50 bird sporting Entry Form – here