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Annual Banquet and Membership Meeting – January 18th 6pm


Dear Custer Rod and Gun Club member,

Your presence is requested at the annual CR&GC membership meeting and banquet. This year’s banquet will be held at 6:00 pm on Saturday January 18th, 2020 in the Home Show building at the Eastern Montana Fairgrounds (NEW LOCATION!!) Followed by the Annual Meeting at 7:00 PM. In traditional CR&GC style, the club will provide roast beef with the remainder of the meal being pot-luck. Attendees with a last name starting with A thru M are asked to bring a main or side dish, and N thru Z a salad or dessert. As has been the case the last several years, this year’s banquet will be bigger and better than ever, with more guns and prizes then ever before. This year’s door prize and raffle items will include: Hoyt Klash Compound Bow package, Ruger Wrangler .22LR revolver, Ruger American 6.5 Creedmore rifle, Stoeger 300 12 ga. Semi-auto shotgun, Sig Sauer P320F M17 9mm pistol, Springfield 1911 45 ACP (parkerized), Ruger 10/22 Carbine, NEW THIS YEAR: Dillon XL750 high-speed progressive reloading press.

Membership renewals will be sold at the door (please have your membership number handy if you know it), but if you renew online before the meeting please bring your membership card with you, as the attached stub is your entry for the door prize raffle, and the membership card is required to vote.
More prizes are accumulating as we speak and may include additional firearms. Brink plenty of money and keep in mind that the meeting space, servers, and food provided by the club is paid for by the raffles held during the banquet. Also, f you have any items you would be willing to donate to the raffles, please contact us at email@custerrodandgun.com to arrange for them to be included in the raffles and picked up before the meeting if you can’t attend.

Also consider nominees for board positions that will be expiring and filled during the meeting. Please consider serving your club by serving on the Board of Directors. This year we will be electing two Officers and five Directors. The Officer positions that are expiring are currently held by Jesse Smith (President), and Marty Scheid (Treasurer). The Director positions are currently held by Jesse Blankenship, Todd Burch, Randy Hart, and Jim Keith. All positions are for two year. If you would be interested in serving on the Board but won’t be able to make the meeting, please contact The Board at the email address above to have your nomination entered, or to suggest someone else who may be interested in accepting a nomination.

Please take a moment to thank the local businesses that have helped us out this past year: Doeden Construction, Glader Electric, Murdoch’s Ranch and Home, Red Rock Sporting Goods, Reynolds Market, EDC. LLC. Western Powders Inc., Miles City Photography Club, ABC Sign and Glass, RZ Welding. And, please accept our apologies if we missed anyone!

Also, be aware that members are encouraged to bring guests, preferably guest with wallets and who like raffle tickets! Seriously though, many have worked hard the past few years to build this event into a fun and exciting night for our members. It’s the one social event of the year for the club, and your participation is greatly appreciated. The Board, and more importantly, your fellow members look forward to seeing and mingling with you at our Annual Banquet.

2020 Memberships Renewals Due NOW!

All 2019 club memberships expire Dec. 31, 2019. You may renew your membership for 2020 anytime between Dec. 1, 2019 and Feb. 15, 2020. Renewals will not be sold after Feb 15th, and new memberships will not be sold to those who did not renew on time but also failed to return the gate key card they were issued. The cost for a 2020 membership is $40. Even if you didn’t renew in 2019 but still have your key card, you can renew during the open renewal period for only $40.

As of today (11/6/2018) CR&GC has 459 members. Managing this volume of members and maintaining the range facilities has been a time consuming and costly task on part of the volunteers handling it. Please help them as much as you can by submitting your renewals on time and helping out at the range. Remember, this club is maintained by its members who volunteer their time, we do not have employees or a range custodian. Please remind people of this if they complain about our range, it’s their responsibility too. And THANK YOU everyone who does help out!

Please remember, new memberships are ONLY sold online, but to renew your membership you can simply mail a check of $40.00 to the address below or renew online via PayPal or credit/debit card at the clubs Membership Page you may also renew your membership at the Annual Banquet and Club Meeting. Please provide clearly printed, current mailing address, phone number and email on new or renewed membership correspondence. If you do not wish to renew your membership please mail the HID card to the address below before February 15th, 2020. If you have any questions regarding membership please email us!

Rimfire Turkey Shoot

On Saturday April 28th, 2018 beginning at 9 am  at the Sunday Creek Rifle Range. Custer Rod and Gun club will host a rimfire only turkey shoot.  Targets will be bullseye targets set at random distances appropriate to the class of shooters.  Shooters will pay $1 per round.  6 shooters per bracket. The winner of the bracket splits the pot 50/50.  shooters will be paired into comparable classes of 17 cal, 22 cal and 22 mag, along with pairings of iron sights, target sights, scoped sights etc.  Classes will be novice youth, youth, novice adult and adult.  No Range finders allowed and no sighting in allowed.

Dust off the rimfire rifles and pistols go get them sighted in, bring your own ammo and bring the whole family.  Safety rules will be enforced. This will be a good old fashioned fun shoot, come visit with old friends and meet some new friends.

Ladies Only Trap Shoot

On March 20, 2018 at the Custer Rod and Gun Club board meeting it was approved to have a Ladies Only Trap Shoot each Tuesday night at 6 PM starting April 10, 2018 at the Spotted Eagle Trap range.  The cost per round (25 targets) is $3 for member and $4 for non-members.  You will have to provide your own shotgun and ammunition.  Safety will be a priority.  It will be casual and fun.  No coaching will be allowed unless the shooter brings their own coach.  Come and have fun, bring a friend.  These shoots will take place every Tuesday except the third Tuesday of each month (board of directors meeting night).  If you have questions contact Jeff Faycosh 951-2987.

Board of Directors Meeting Agenda – March 20, 2018

Custer Rod and Gun Club
Board of Directors Meeting
March 20, 2018 7:00 PM
VFW

1) Call to order and Roll call of officers

2) Reading of Previous Meeting Minutes

3) Reading of Current Financial Report

4) President Report
– Youth Rifle Instructors
– Spotted Eagle Project

5) Reports of Boards and Standing/Special Committees
– Action Pistol
– Cowboy Action
– Shotgun

6) Old Business
– .22 Silhouette shoot Sat. May 12
– Emergency Fund deposit
– FNRA Donation Request

7) New Business
– Lady’s Trap league
– Financial Audit
– SASS Membership

8) Nomination and Election of Officers and Board of Directors
– Volunteer Incentive Raffle Nominations: Marty Scheid, Chris Schlep, Jesse Smith, Randy Anderson

9) Good and Welfare
– Todd Burch regarding Montana Wildlife Federation

10) Adjourn

Board of Directors Meeting

2019 Board of Directors Meeting Schedule

The Custer Rod and Gun Club will hold our monthly Meeting of the Board of Directors, on the third Tuesday of each month, from February through December, at 7:00 PM. The location of each meeting can be found below:

2019 Meetings of the Board of Directors
February 19, 2019 – Spotted Eagle Clubhouse
March 19, 2019 – Spotted Eagle Clubhouse
April 16, 2019 – Rifle & Pistol Range Clubhouse
May 21, 2019 – Spotted Eagle Clubhouse
June 18, 2019 – Rifle & Pistol Range Clubhouse
July 16, 2019 – Spotted Eagle Clubhouse
August 20, 2019 – Rifle & Pistol Range Clubhouse
September 17, 2019 – Spotted Eagle Clubhouse
October 15, 2019 – Rifle & Pistol Range Clubhouse
November 19, 2019 – Spotted Eagle Clubhouse
December 17, 2019 – Spotted Eagle Clubhouse
January – Annual Banquet and Club Meeting (see below)
February 25, 2020 – Spotted Eagle Clubhouse (rescheduled to 4th Tuesday this month only)

Annual Membership Banquet (6:00 PM) and Meeting (7:00 PM) (Doors open and cocktails served at 5:00 PM)
January 18, 2020 – Home Show Building at the Eastern Montana Fairgrounds

Though only members of Board of Directors can introduce or vote on a motion at the monthly Board meetings, all club members are welcomed and encouraged to attend meetings. Any member with concerns or comments will be provided opportunity to speak at these meetings. The Board always seeks the opinion of and direction from club members.

The Annual Club Meeting in January is open to motions from any club members present.

Board Meeting Agenda – February 20, 2018

Custer Rod and Gun Club
Board Meeting
Feb. 20, 2018 7:00 PM
VFW

1) Call to order and Roll call of officers

2) Reading of Previous Meeting Minutes

3) Reading of Current Financial Report

4) President Report
– Boy Scouts used Spotted Eagle clubhouse Jan. 26th
– Archery targets

5) Reports of Boards and Standing/Special Committees
– Annual Banquet and Meeting results
– Membership
– Action Pistol
– Cowboy Action

6) Old Business
– Spotted Eagle Remodel
– 1 year emergency fund
– Youth Shooting Instructors (Rifle/shotgun)

7) New Business
– Calab Bollman of FWP requests use of Spotted Eagle archery range for Hunter Safety Field Days Sundays Feb. 25th, and April 29th.
– 2018 Board Meeting Schedule
– Go Daddy migration to C-panel $160/year vs $208/3-year
– Action Pistol Targets

8) Nomination and Election of Officers and Board of Directors

9) Good and Welfare

10) Adjourn

Annual Club Meeting & Banquet Agenda – Jan. 20, 2018

Custer Rod and Gun Club
Annual Club Meeting & Banquet Agenda
Jan. 20, 2018 6:00 PM

Banquet starts 6:00 PM
-Nominations for Officers and Directors will open

Meeting starts 7:00 PM

1) Call to order and Roll call of officers
– Pledge of Allegiance

2) Reading of Previous Meeting Minutes

3) Reading of Current Financial Report

4) President Report

5) Reports of Boards and Standing/Special Committees
– Action Pistol
– Cowboy Action
– Shotgun
– Archery

6) Old Business

7) New Business
Motion to amend club By-Laws

8) Nomination and Election of Officers and Board of Directors
– Chronic Wasting Disease presentation by Montana Wildlife Federation (moved from Good and Welfare)
– Nominations for Officers and Directors will close
– Election of Officers and Directors

9) Good and Welfare
– MWF Presentation (will be presented before election)
– Door Prize and Raffle drawings (in any order)
* Door Prizes
* Volunteer Incentive Raffle
* 50/50 Raffle
* Playing Card Raffle – Sig P320
* Buckets Raffle

10) Adjourn

Annual Banquet and Club Meeting

Dear Custer Rod and Gun Club members,

Your presence is requested at the annual CR&GC membership meeting and banquet. This year’s meeting will be held at 6:00 pm on January 20th, 2017 at the Town and Country Club (S. 4th St. and Eagle Ave) in Miles City. In traditional CR&GC style, the club will provide roast beef, potatoes, and dinner rolls. Attendees A thru M are asked to bring main or side dish and N thru Z a salad or desert. There will be door prizes and raffle items including a Glock 19, a SIG P320, Savage .17 HMR package w/ Scope and Ruger American 6.5 Creedmore, also MUCH MUCH MORE! All present with a 2018 paid membership will be entered in the door prize raffle, just for attending. Eligible members must be present to win. All prize and raffle availability is terminated at the conclusion of the annual club meeting. Membership renewals will be sold at the door, but if you renew online before the meeting please bring your membership card with you, as the attached stub is your entry for the door prize raffle, and the membership card is required to vote.

More prizes are accumulating as we speak and may include additional firearms. Please keep in mind that the meeting space, servers, and food provided by the club is paid for by the raffles held during the banquet. If you have any items you would be willing to donate to the raffles, please contact email at email@custerrodandgun.com to arrange for them to be included in the raffles, and picked up before the meeting if necessary.

Board Meeting Agenda – December 19, 2017

Custer Rod and Gun Club
Board Meeting Agenda
December 18, 2017 7:00 PM
VFW

1) Call to order and Roll call of officers

2) Reading of Previous Meeting Minutes

3) Reading of Current Financial Report

4) President Report
– Spotted Eagle

5) Reports of Boards and Standing/Special Committees
– Action Pistol
– Cowboy Action
– Shotgun

6) Old Business
– Annual Meeting and Banquet plans

7) New Business

8) Nomination and Election of Officers and Board of Directors

9) Good and Welfare

10) Adjourn

Meeting of the Board of Directors – September 19, 2017

Custer Rod and Gun Club
Board Meeting
September 19, 2017 7:00 PM
Spotted Eagle Clubhouse

Call to Order and Attendance:

Reading of Minutes from Previous Meeting:

Reading of Current Financial Report:

President’s Report:
– Block for Vault at Spotted Eagle
– Other?

Report of Standing Committees:
– Action Pistol
– Cowboy Action
– Shotgun

Old Business:
– Spring Turkey Shoot, tabled from last month
– Spotted Eagle Remodel

New Business:

Nomination of Officers:

Good and Welfare:
– Boy Scout’s presentation

Adjourn:

5th Annual Action Pistol Jackpot Match

5th Annual Action Pistol Jackpot & Fundraising Shoot

Saturday September 16th Postponed until September 23 due to rain.
8:00 AM Set-up
8:30 Registration opens
9:00 AM Safety Meeting
9:30 AM Match Starts

50% of entry fees jackpotted back + added prizes
$15 Entry fee per division.
$5 Range fee for the match.

4 stages of Action Pistol followed by 4 different Side games/pots. After the Action Pistol stages are shot the scores and times will be calculated for determination of Jackpot winners. During this time we will be shooting the side matches. Bring extra money and ammunition!

Jackpots and prizes paid in the following divisions:

– Stock Pistol:
Semi-Auto handgun with post and notch sights, no ported barrels, no large flared magazine wells (smaller flared magwells practical for concealed carry will be accepted), no lightened or weighted slides. In other words, a nearly off the shelf production gun that would be typical for a concealed carry weapon.

– Race Pistol/Open:
All semi-autos or revolvers that have features prohibited in the Stock Pistol or Stock Revolver divisions.

– Single Stack .45 ACP:
Any semi-auto, with post and notch sights, shooting 45 ACP, with a single stack magazine, and will be loaded to a maximum of 8 rounds in the magazine (plus start with 1 in the chamber)

– Ladies Stock Pistol:
Same requirements as Stock Pistol, but limited to ladies only.

– Stock Revolver:
Revolvers with post and notch sights, no added competition only features, limited to 7 rounds loaded at a time. (7 or 8 shot revolvers may be used but must be loaded with no more than 7 rounds)

70 minimum round count if you don’t have any misses, makeup shots, or re-shoots due to malfunctions. Plus you’ll need ammo for side games. Shooters are recommended to bring at least 200 rounds.

– Side shoot payouts
Each side match will cost $1.00 per attempt and 50% of all money collected for each side match will be paid to the best time for each side game.
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Here are the scenarios we’ll be shooting…
Stage # 1 Jackpot Shoot Stage 1
Stage # 2 Jackpot Shoot Stage 2
Stage # 3 Jackpot Shoot Stage 3
Stage # 3 Jackpot Shoot Stage 4

You can read more about our Action Pistol shoots HERE

Hope to see you all there!

Action Pistol Match – Aug. 31, 2017

Registration: 5:30 PM
Safety Meeting: 5:50 PM
Match Start: 6:00 PM

Here are the scenarios we’ll be shooting…
Stage # 1 End of Season Shoot Fast
Stage # 2 End of Season Shoot Fast 2
Stage # 3 End of Season Shoot Fast 3
Stage # 4 Randomly designed Steel Challenge-like stage. (15 rounds min.)

You can read more about our Action Pistol shoots HERE

Hope to see you all there!

Action Pistol Scenarios – Aug. 24, 2017

Registration: 5:30 PM
Safety Meeting: 5:50 PM
Match Start: 6:00 PM

Here are the scenarios we’ll be shooting…
Stage # 1 Club Meeting Attack
Stage # 2 Still Attacking
Stage # 3 They Just Keep Coming
Stage # 4 Randomly designed Steel Challenge-like stage. (15 rounds min.)

You can read more about our Action Pistol shoots HERE

Hope to see you all there!

Meeting of the Board of Directors Agenda – August 15, 2017

Custer Rod and Gun Club
Board of Directors Meeting Agenda
August 15, 2017 7:00 PM
Spotted Eagle

1) Call to order and Roll call of officers

2) Reading of previous meeting minutes

3) Reading of current financial report

4) President report

5) Reports of Boards and Standing/Special Committees
– Action Pistol
– Cowboy Action
– Trap

6) Old business
– Spring Turkey shoot
– Spotted Eagle remodel project

7) New business
– Wes Foster opening for skeet/trap
– Scott Rehbein’s FFA/Ag monthly trap shoot

8) Nomination and election of officers and board of directors.

9) Good and welfare

10) Adjourn

Action Pistol Match Scenarios – July 27, 2017

Registration: 5:30 PM
Safety Meeting: 5:50 PM
Match Start: 6:00 PM

Here are the scenarios we’ll be shooting…
Stage # 1 Cardboard Gang Takes Hostages
Stage # 2 Cardboard Gang Firing Range Attack
Stage # 3 They Are Having None Of It
Stage # 4 Randomly designed Steel Challenge-like stage. (15 rounds min.)

You can read more about our Action Pistol shoots HERE

Hope to see you all there!