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Newsletter March 2024

Up Coming Events


Pump Gun Shoot


Saturday, March 9th

100 Clays - (Fun Shoot)


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The Lorne Howes

Cancer Fund Raiser Shoot


**NOTE Date change !


Saturday, March 23rd

100 Clays - (Fun Shoot)


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Annual Membership Renewal is March 1st

Silver Willow Membership auto renewals will go

through on March 1st, 2024.

Membership prices will remain the same as last year.

If you are not planning on renewing your annual membership or your credit card has changed, please contact the clubhouse at 403-337-2490.

Preferably before Feb 27th.

**Not renewing on time will result in a $50 late fee

Blog Article - Mark Roberts

Hard Focus, Soft Focus or

No Focus

The process of using Visual data to shoot moving targets


AUTHOR: MARK ROBERTS, RETIRED FIREARMS SAFETY INSTRUCTOR / PROVINCIAL RANGE OFFICER (ONTARIO)


In my previous two articles, I mentioned the predictive process all brains, large or small, feeble or robust; use to manage data various senses retrieve and deliver to the brain. In this last part, I will attempt to explain how and why this relates to visual data and the shooting solutions we form to hit moving targets. 

 

While it may not seem like a 'method' to directly increase your scores, it may help you, or in conjunction with a coach, to evaluate how your brain requires vital information from the external world to formulate shooting solutions, transform them into muscle movement, and thus fulfill that prediction back out in reality. How your brain can be tricked, starved or strained with either too little or too much data that can lead to the point of missing targets; even if your mount and other physical factors are down pat.


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Corporate Team Building or Private Events

Our guided, private events and BBQ's are a great way to get everyone together, whether it is family and friends, staff team building, or giving back to your clients. 


Check out our extensive "Book Your Event" page on the website and pick the Group Package Option that's perfect for your group! 


Receive a $200.00 in - store credit for events booked over 30 people,

by March 1st.


Contact Abby today to book your event or for details.

Email: events@silverwillow.ca  

Direct Line: 587-834-2490

Waiver of Liability/Team Lead Form 2024

We would ask all members to stop by the reception desk, next time you are shooting, to sign & complete a 2024 Team Lead / Waiver of Liability Form. This form covers insurance requirements and provides us with the names of regular guests, also ensuring that they have seen the safety video. Your assistance in completing this form in a timely manner is greatly appreciated.

The Day and Co. Feature of the Month

Panther X7 Kits

$650.00

Pilla Glasses for the Month of March!!
Pilla has pioneered visual technology
in shooting sports.

Pilla Athletes hold more Olympic Medals, World Championships, and significant shooting sports victories than all others combined. For over 20 years, Pilla has provided the very best in shooting sports eyewear and is partnered with ZEISS- with over 165 years of scientific development Zeiss is the are the oldest optics company in the world.

The Day and Co.

SALE is 30%off the Day & Co

Custom Designed green vests

Choose Day & Co.

 for all your shotgun and shooting accessory needs

 

If there is a type or style of shotgun you're interested in

call Josh or Don at 403-337-2490 or email them at josh@silverwillow.ca or don@silverwillow.ca

Canadian Firearms Safety Course

Non-Restricted and Restricted Courses


Non-Restricted -

Saturday, March 16th

Restricted -

Sunday, March 17th




Non-Restricted - Course time 8:00 am till 4:00 pm (at minimum),

Individual testing 4:00 - 7:00pm (approximately)

 

Restricted - Course time 8:00 am till 12:00 pm (at minimum),

Individual testing 12:00 - 2:30pm (approximately)


Non-Restricted - $200.00, Restricted - $150.00, or register for both courses at $300.00. All prices include GST. Coffee, tea and water are provided.


Click Here to Register


Upcoming Course Dates 

April 20th, 21st

May 4th, 5th


2024 Shoot Calendar

March 9th- Pump Gun Shoot


March 23th- Lorne Howes Cancer Shoot


April 27th- Junior Learn To Shoot


May 30th- Calgary Oilman Shoot


June 7th- Pheasant's Forever Team Shoot


June 8th- Winchester 2 Person Team Shoot


June 15th- Ladies Learn To Shoot


September 7th- Ducks Unlimited


September 28th- Buster Day True Pair Shoot & No Whining No Crying


October 19th- Fall Turkey Shoot



November 30th- Winter Classic


Joke of the Month

"I think my wife is putting glue on my firearms...She denies it, but I'm sticking to my guns!"

Summer Hours Apr 1 – Oct 31


Wednesday – Thursday

9:00 am – 8:00 pm

(ceasefire at 7:55 pm)

Friday, Saturday and Sunday

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

(ceasefire at 4:55 pm)


Blue Course - 14 Stations

Green Course - 10 Stations

Duck Pond - 5 Stand

Skeet Field

International Wobble Trap

Winter Hours Nov 1 – Mar 31


Thursday to Sunday

9:00 am to 5:00 pm or dusk


*NOTE- in the winter if it's -20 C or below, please call to check if we remain open before driving out.


Winter Course - 14 Stations 

Green Course - 10 Stations

Duck Pond - 5 Stand

Skeet Field

International Wobble Trap

For A Reservation Book On Line or call 403-337-2490

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