End of First Quarter

Hello and Happy Easter.

It is my hope that this season of Easter brings a sense of reflection and peace.

Well, the first quarter is behind us in a couple of days and I wanted to reach out to you all and let you know that the club is doing very well.

We’ve seen an increased attendance at our General Membership Meetings as well as our Youth Shoot nights.

We’ve also seen an increase in membership applications being requested. That’s a great thing.

Thank you for your continued support of Ten X Shooting Club and hats off to the Youth Shoot team for a successful season.

As you all know, we are expecting the Solar Eclipse to pass directly over Western New York on Monday April 8th. Please make sure you have the proper glasses if you intend to view this “once in a lifetime” event. Glasses can be obtained at any local library from what I’m being told.

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Thursday Night Shoots

Open sights, red dot, or scopes allowed

(lasers are distracting and therefore not allowed)

One or two handed grip allowed

Course of fire – 2 slow fire targets, same gun

(highest of the two targets will count)

Normal range fee of $3 per night apply

Thursday April 11th, 2024 – 7:00 pm

“Revolver only” match

Any centerfire revolver allowed

Results: 1st-John M, 2nd- Jim W, 3rd-Jim O

Thursday April 18th, 2024 – 7:00 pm

“Mid Caliber only” match

Any centerfire caliber larger than a .22

but smaller than a .45

Thursday April 25th, 2024 – 7:00 pm

“Carry Gun only” match

Any centerfire with a barrel less than 4″

Thursday May 2nd, 2024 – 7:00 pm

“Large Caliber only” match

Any .45 caliber

Thursday May 16th, 2024 – 7:00 pm

“Rifle only” match

Any .22lr rifle, standing position, unsupported, no slings

Open sights, red dot, or scopes allowed

(lasers are distracting and therefore not allowed)

Course of fire – […]

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TEN X YOUTH SHOOTING PROGRAM CANCELLATION Please be advised that Friday’s Youth Shooting Program, originally scheduled for January 19th, has been cancelled due to potential weather issues. Our next shoot will be held on February 2nd.

Thank you.

I’d like to say a special thank you to all of the members and Board of Directors for your support and trust in us as we continue to try to improve our club and what the club has to offer to our members and our community.

I wish you all a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. And a Happy Hanukkah to all of our Jewish member.

Thank you, Martin G., for all of your hard work in keeping the financial recording up to date and I wish you all the best in whatever your new adventure should be.

Stay safe this holiday season, and I look forward to seeing you all in 2024.

With kind regards,

Doug Scranton

Western New York Awards

2023 WNY OPL awards

Ten X WNY OPL team awards – Silver

First Place – Actual

First Place – Handicap

First Place – Centerfire

Individual Awards

Greg B. – High .22 Score – Sharpshooter

Dennis S. – High Centerfire Score – Sharpshooter

Al H. – High .22 Score – Marksman

Ten X League Schedules 2023-24

Click on link below to view schedules.


Ten X Youth Shooting Program

The Ten X Youth Shooting Program is set to begin its 8th season on Friday September 15th. A huge Thank You to Matt Giansante for his leadership and perseverance getting this successful program up and running. Also Thank You to the many volunteers that have participated along the way. The Recreational Marksmanship Program is for youths ages 9 through 20 and utilizes air rifles (pellet). The Instructional Marksmanship Program is for youths ages 12 to 20 and utilizes .22LR rimfire rifles or the recent addition of air pistols. Both programs are intended to teach the proper and safe handling and shooting of guns. Shooting takes place on the First and Third Friday from mid-September to mid-May at the 853 Ransom Road Lancaster, NY Indoor Range. First time shooters should arrive at 6:00 PM for brief safety instructions. Shooting begins at 6:30 PM and ends approximately 9:00 PM. Cost per shooter is $5.00. Membership in the Ten X Shooting Club is encouraged but not required.

Dale Schwenk

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Ten X Youth Shooting Program – Buffalo News article

The Ten X Youth Shooting Program received a great write-up in yesterday’s Buffalo News, courtesy of Bill Hilts, Jr., their outdoor writer who has been very supportive of our program. I’m providing a link to the article below. Sometimes it requires a subscription but usually you can get a few articles for free before you have to pay. Our write up is below the first half of the article.


Supreme Court Holds the Sullivan Law Unconstitutional; New York Doubles Down

Last week the United States Supreme Court issued the long-anticipated decision in New York State Rifle and Pistol Association vs. Bruen. The decision is already being considered a landmark ruling. There are many articles online that explain the decision and, more importantly, how the lawsuit came to be. We will post links to some of the best writings below. If we can distill the ruling down to its essential holding, the Court held that the right to self defense applies outside the home as well as inside the home, and, further, the discretionary “may issue” permitting scheme set forth in New York Penal Law Section 400 was arbitrary.

Instead of taking the drubbing with grace, which California (!) did, New York has doubled down with the Democrat Party controlled State Assembly and State Senate passing an even more draconian scheme. The new law makes permits renewable every three years, designates nearly every public space a “sensitive area” where concealed carrying is prohibited, and requires permit […]

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Ten X Wins 2018 Ed Rose Trophy

Ten X Shooting Club wins the 2018 Ed Rose Memorial Trophy.

The most prestigious trophy in the Suburban Pistol League was awarded to Ten X at the combined Suburban Pistol League and Niagara Frontier Pistol League awards banquet, held on April 28 2018.


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