This is a Rimfire Known Distance Event. It is a 22LR (Rimfire) only event where the distances will be out to 100 yards or more based on the range. Only previous Appleseed attendees should sign up.
Centerfire is NOT allowed at this event - 22 Rimfire Only.
Address: 177 Winsted Norfolk Road, Colebrook, CT 06098
This will be a 22 rimfire event fired at distance. This event is for experienced Appleseed attendees and those who have fired a Rifleman score. Sighting in will be done early on, no fundamentals will be taught at this shoot.
Bring a light lunch and snacks along with your rimfire rifle, 2 mags minimum and about 250 rounds of ammo.
Please Read: How to Prepare for an Event
Firearms must be cased and left in vehicle until after the Safety Briefing. Do Not bring your firearms out until instructed to bring them to the firing line. No loaded firearms on the range unless on the firing line and load command has been given. Eye and ear protection required. No illegal firearms are allowed. Some ranges are .22 rimfire only. At ranges that allow centerfire no rifle cartridges over 8mm cal or handgun cartridges over .45 cal are allowed.
Effective August 1st, 2021, The Smith & Wesson M&P 15-22 rifle can again now be used at Project Appleseed clinics. Check details on our How to Prepare page: https://appleseedinfo.org/how-to-prepare/
Subject to state and local laws, Instructors at your event may have discounted .22 ammo available. Reach out to the contact at the bottom of this page for availability.
Range Fee: $10 per non-member of NWCSA shooter per day.
Days Inn, 492 East Main, Torrington, Ct. 06790 (860) 496-0811
Quality Inns And Suites, 395 Winsted Rd., Torrington, Ct. (860) 496-8808
Yankee Peddler Inn, 93 Main St., Torrington,Ct.(860) 489-9226 toll free (866) 484-8247
Above listed hotels are about 15 miles from the range.
From Waterbury, CT Rt. 8 north 28.4 miles. At the end of the expressway, take the exit. Go 0.2 miles, turn right onto Rt. 44 go 6.8 miles The NWCSA on the left. From CT/NY Border Go East on Rt. 44 about 21 miles. The NWCSA on the right, immediately past the Colebrook town line.
From Hartford, CT Take Rt. 44 West towards Winsted and at the Rt. 8 intersection go another 6.8 miles. The NWCSA is on the left.
Please use the following address for online maps & directions (MapQuest, Google Maps, etc.): 177 Winsted Norfolk Rd, Winsted, CT 06098
If you are using a GPS to locate our club house and firearms ranges, use this address: 177 Winsted Norfolk Road, Colebrook, CT
State Laws to be aware of:
It is the responsibility of attendees to know and comply with all State and Federal Firearms Laws.
CT does have an 'Assault Weapon' Ban that is SIGNIFICANTLY MORE STRICT than the expired Federal AWB.
For example, rifles are banned by name and include the 'Colt AR-15' and 'AK-47', among others. Semiautomatic rifles are also banned by features. Folks, please be careful with this. For a complete list of banned-by-name rifles and feature restrictions, you may check CT laws here http://www.ct.gov/dps/lib/dps/special_licensing_and_firearms/assault_weapons.pdf
Note: Ct does have a magazine capacity restriction. Several other items are listed above and should be read and understood before traveling into Ct with questionable equipment.
For the new law effective 4/4/2013 go here:http://www.cga.ct.gov/2013/act/pa/2013PA-00003-R00SB-01160-PA.htm
Non residents should have a copy of the bulletin for the shoot being attended.
Please see the range website for more information
Centerfire welcome - bring your .22 and save on ammo costs though.
25m only. The firing line is under cover. Please dress accordingly for all types of weather. Food will be made available to purchase.
Burgers and Hotdogs will be available for lunch at a reasonable cost.
NO Alcohol Permitted
For more information contact:
Name: CT State Coordinator Email Address: CT@appleseedinfo.org
Name: Private Message 'Tominct' on the Appleseed Forum
Instructors Resources: PDF
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