Two great buddies.


Paul Englet and Bruce Matthies

Thoughts on youth programs

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Last year, one of my goals as the Club’s president was to begin creating a development program for young shooters.   Step one was to re-connect Ten X to the Niagara Rifle League and qualify some of our members as certified instructors.   Solid buildings require solid foundations, and Ten X successfully qualified a number of members as new pistol and rifle instructors.  A huge “thank you!” must be extended to member Matt G. for coordination and NRA Board member Budd Schroeder for teaching those classes.

Our range renovation projects are the second leg necessary for a solid youth development program.  We recently signed a $5,000 contract with a local architectural and engineering firm to come up with a plan to achieve new ventilation, heating, and containment options.  Stay tuned for updates.

Author and highpower coach Glen Zediker wrote a lengthy piece for the NRA’s Shooting Sports magazine and his blog.  It is worth reading.  Members who have their own ideas and inspirations should comment or pass on those ideas to the […]

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Tournament Updates

The 2016 Tournament Calendar has been updated.   Ten X will be hosting the following tournaments this year (as always, we are looking for volunteers to help run them) :

February 2016 Newsletter

Warm greetings to our members!

The next General Membership meeting will be Monday, February 1, 2016, beginning at 8:00 pm at our indoor range.  The February newsletter is attached below.  Of note, we will be presenting an important award at the meeting and we are looking for a good turnout.   Click here to view the February Newsletter.  Hope to see you at the meeting.

Good shooting,

Ten X Shooting Club


Rifle Instructor Course – Last Call


Ten X will host an NRA Certified Rifle Instructor course on Saturday January 16th and Saturday January 23rd.  Class will run from 9am to approximately 4pm, each day.  We presently have room for 7 additional registrations.  The fee is $125 per student.


Members who pass the course become NRA Certified Instructors and can teach rifle shooting courses in schools and scouting activities as well as help new shooters learn the fundamentals of a fun sport.  .

Please e-mail Matt Giansante at if you are interested!  Registrations close on Saturday January 9.

January 2016 Newsletter

Happy New Year!


We hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas break and is looking forward to an exciting 2016.  Attached is the January newsletter.  Our next General Meeting is Monday January 4, 2016, at 8:00 pm at the range at 853 Ransom Road.  Dues must be paid, or arrangements must be made by February 1.  Members who are not paid up by then will be stricken from the rolls.

The online version of the newsletter can be downloaded by clicking here (updated 12/31/2015).

Warm December day


A beautiful December 14th day at the outdoor range. It hit 70 that day!!!

2016 Dues and Assessments

Attention Members,

As per usual, annual Membership dues should be submitted to the Club by the first of every calendar year.

Recently there has been discussion about raising our dues.  In order to ensure the continued financial viability of Ten X, this issue will be more fully addressed in coming months.  However, at this time NO changes have been made to the Schedule of Fees for 2016.


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December 2015 Newsletter

Holiday Greetings to all!  The December Newsletter is attached below, along with the ballot for the 2016 officers elections which will take place on December 7.

We hope that you and your family survived the 2015 election, as well as Thanksgiving (or Black Thursday, depending on your household!)…

Among the things that will be discussed at the December meeting will be our goals with a junior program and a motion will be made to amend our bylaws to address our age limit for persons using the club.  Also, we will be putting together the work roster for 2016.

The Newsletter can be found by clicking here.

The Ballot can be found by clicking here.

Rifle Instructor Course


In September we held our first NRA certified pistol instructor course.  Under the instruction of Budd Schroeder, eleven Ten-X members successfully completed the course and are now NRA certified pistol instructors.  Budd has now agreed to hold a certified NRA Rifle Instructor course at Ten-X. 

The dates for the course will be Saturday January 16th and Saturday January 23rd.  The time will be 9am to 4pm, each day.  There is room for sixteen members  to participate.  Slots will be reserved on a first-come, first-reserved basis.  After sixteen slots are reserved, we will begin a waiting list.  If any of the first sixteen are unable to participate, we will then contact members on the waiting list, in the order they were placed on the list. 

We know that there is significant interest in this course, and we expect the slots to fill quickly.  We hope to hold additional rifle and pistol instructor courses as we progress through 2016 and as those […]

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