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  • The North Dakota Shooting Sports Association has elected Leadership program chairpersons that coordinate the activities of their respective shooting disciplines.
  • For membership information contact the Membership Secretary or go to the Membership page for an application and further information.

The North Dakota Shooting Sports Association is affiliated with the National Rifle Association, Civilian Marksmanship Program and USA Shooting.

The North Dakota Shooting Sports Association sanctions shooting matches and State Championships in North Dakota for:

  • Small-bore Rifle - Prone and Position shooting, 3p & 4p (indoor and outdoor)
  • Light Rifle
  • High-power Rifle with Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) - Excellence in Competition (EIC) matches
  • Pistol - Conventional (indoor and outdoor) with Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) - Excellence in Competition (EIC) matches
  • Pistol - International - Standard and Free
  • Air Guns - Rifle and Pistol
  • Silhouette - Rifle and Handgun
  • Black Powder Cartridge Rifle

We, collectively, need to be ever vigilant in our Second Amendment preservation activities.  For current NRA-ILA updates look here.  Our North Dakota Congressional Delegation includes Rep. Kevin Cramer along with our two Senators  John Hoeven  and Heidi Heitkamp.

Deadline for the class of 2018 submissions is September 1, 2017. 

The North Dakota Shooting Sports Association (NDSSA) is proud to present the "Shooting Stars."   Their individual contributions vary from stalwart support of junior shooting programs, local clubs, range development,  legislative intervention, mentoring of other shooters, and the back bone of the North Dakota Shooting Sports Association (NDSSA).  The North Dakota Sports Hall of Fame located at the Jamestown, ND Civic Center has these enshrined as outstanding sportsmen and sportswomen, as North Dakota's finest.

Newsletter of the North Dakota Shooting Sports Association

Available Online the North Dakota Shooting Sports Association newsletter, "The Target".

North Dakota Events Calendar

We would like to help you find gun owner events and competitions in North Dakota and surrounding area.  North Dakota Shooting Sports Association has replaced the old calendar sheet with a new interactive calendar.  To add your events just email James Ladwig with details for the event.  I can also link to your web site and post a flyer or program.

Special thanks to Tom Thompson for the 2017 Match List and 2017 Match Calendar.

Forks Rifle Club match list

Calendar

To provide match results for publication in the "The Target" contact the Rick Jorgenson.  To provide match results for publication on the web contact James Ladwig.

State Associations and Local Clubs

If the an address is incorrect please forward the correct information to me when you find it.  There is also a link to the NRA's web site below that is useful in finding clubs.

North Dakota Clubs (and Some Bordering States Clubs)

  • 4-H Shooting Sports ND
  • Adventure Shooting Sports, Horace, ND (commercial range)
  • Fort Atchison Rifle & Archery Club Cooperstown, ND 58425
  • Bismarck-Mandan Rifle & Pistol Association, Bismarck, ND
  • Buffalo City Gun Club PO Box 1052 Jamestown, ND 58402 (701) 251-2250
  • Buffalo Gun Club, Buffalo, ND
  • Cass County Wildlife Club, Casselton, ND
  • Capital City Gun Club PO Box 6 Bismarck, ND 58502 (701) 223-9542
  • Cavalier County Gun Club 308 8th Avenue Langdon, ND 58249
  • Cogswell Gun Club, Oakes ND 58474
  • Coon 'n Crockett Muzzleloaders PO Box 13904 Grand Forks, ND 58208-3904
  • Dakota Biathlon Club PO Box 5511 Bismarck, ND 58506 (701) 224-5177
  • Dakota Hunting Club PO Box 13623 Grand Forks, ND 58208 (701) 775-2074
  • Dakota Rough Riders, Bismarck, ND see also Bismarck-Mandan R&P
  • Lake Region Shooting Sports Association, Devils Lake, ND 59301 (701) 662-3544
  • East Grand Forks Rod and Gun Club, East Grand Forks, MN
  • Forks Rifle Club, Inc. Box 14842 Grand Forks, ND 58208
  • Fort Ransom Sportsmen Club 6147 116th Avenue SE Fort Ransom, ND 58033
  • Gateway Pistol Club West Fargo, ND
  • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 11001 145th St. SE Bismarck, ND 58504 (701) 224-9019
  • Grafton Rifle & Pistol Club Grafton Armory Grafton, ND 58237 (701) 352-2533
  • Grand Forks Gun Club Hwy 2 W, 2 miles west of Grand Forks Grand Forks, ND 58206 (701)772-1551
  • Hebron Wildlife & Gun Club PO Box 98 Hebron, ND 58638
  • Hettinger Rod & Gun Club PO Box 610 Hettinger, ND 58639
  • James River Gun Club, Cathy, ND 58422
  • Junior Dakota Rifle Club PO Box 742 Cando, ND 58324
  • Kindred Wildlife Club, Kindred, ND
  • Medina Wildlife Club, Medina, ND 58467
  • Michigan Club, Inc. Michigan, ND 58259
  • Minot Air Force Base Outdoor Rec. 91, Minot, ND 58705
  • Minot Gun Club 1004 4th Avenue Minot, ND 58703 (701) 838-7472
  • Minot Rod & Gun Club 160 Sirocco Dr., MAFB, ND 58704 (701) 727-4354
  • Mohall Gun Club RR 2 Box 18 Mohall, ND 58761
  • North Dakota State College of Science Wahpeton, ND 58076
  • North Dakota State University Military Science Dept. Fargo, ND 58102 (701) 231-7575
  • North Dakota State University Marksmanship Club. Fargo, ND 58102
  • Northwest Gun Club 1108 2nd Avenue East Williston, ND 58801 (701) 572-2935
  • Oh Shoot, Luverne ND
  • Oliver County Gun Club PO Box 1174 Center, ND 58530 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (701) 794-3274
  • Pembina County & Area Sportsmen HCR 3 Box 64A Cavalier, ND 58220
  • Red River Regional Marksmanship Center, West Fargo, ND 58078
  • Rugby Shooting Club PO Box 153 Rugby, ND 58368
  • Rutland Sportsman's Club Range Sargenty Road #3 Rutland, ND 58067
  • Sheyenne Valley Peacekeepers, Enderlin, ND
  • Slope Area Rifle & Pistol Club, Dickinson ND 58602
  • Spring Creek Adventures, Kathryn, ND 58049
  • Tri County Trap & Wildlife Box 94 Wimbledon, ND 58492 (701) 435-2406
  • Turtle Mt. Rifle Club RR 1 Box 184 Rolla, ND 58367
  • University of North Dakota Military Science Dept. Grand Forks, ND 58202 (701) 777-3496
  • Valley City Rifle & Pistol Club, Inc. PO Box 373 Valley City, ND 58072
  • Valley City Trap Club Valley City, ND 58072
  • Walsh County Gun Club 1518 Griggs Ave. PO Box 185 Grafton, ND 58237 (701) 352-1690 Fax (701) 352-2248
  • Zap Sportsman's Club, PO Box 21, Zap, ND

North Dakota

Gun Collecting Muzzle loading Cowboy Action-SASS
  • Dakota Peacemakers ND Mark Montgomery 701-794-3391  Center, ND
Pistol - IDPA
  • East Grand Forks Rod and Gun Club James Stout 701-746-5514 East Grand Forks Rod & Gun Club This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Pistol - USPSA
  • MINOT RIFLE & PISTOL CLUB Section: IPSC Area: 3 Club Number: IPSC 36 J M (MIKE) CARRAHER JR. MINOT, ND 58701 Home: (701) 837-9895 Work: (701) 723-5239 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Shotgun - Skeet
  • NORTH DAKOTA SKEET ASSN. JOSEPH A PIERCE 4301 23 RD STREET NW DOUGLAS, ND 58735
Shotgun - Sporting Clays Shotgun - Trap

Mounted Shooters

Minnesota

State Associations

International Handgun Metallic Shooters Association IHMSA

  • Minnesota Silhouette Association 11980 Kerry St. NW Coon Rapids, MN 55433 MSA This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Rifle Silhouette

Gun Collecting

Shotgun Sports

  • Minnesota Trap Association  26896 Theresa Terrace Rd. Big Fish Lake Richmond, MN 56368 (651) 597-2494
  • Minnesota Skeet Shooting Assn. Ronald Chandler 11755 245TH St. Chisago City, MN 55013

Cowboy-SASS

  • Lookout Mountain Gunsmoke Society MN 3rd Sat* Cary Satrang 218-744-4694 Virginia
  • Crow River Rangers MN 1st Sun* Bob Elliott 320-587-5250 Cokato

Benchrest - NBRSA

  • Minnetonka Game & Fish Club St. Francis, MN Ray Wight (320) 587-3870

Pistol - IDPA

  • Faribault Rifle & Pistol Club Leo Dwyer 507-334-8974
  • Minnetonka Game & Fish - Elk River, MN Trent Taylor This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 612-472-2150 or John Hoffman 612-886-0254
  • Northwestern Gun Club of Duluth Chris Warner E-Mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 218-724-3591 (N) Duluth

Pistol - USPSA MINNESOTA SECTION

  • Section: MN Area
  • Club Number: MN04 ARNIE CHRISTIANSON . COON RAPIDS, MN 55433 Home: (612) 427-5243 Work: (612) 624-6376 Fax: (612) 625-2595 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • METRO AREA PRACTICAL SHOOTING ASSN. Section: MN Area: 3 Club Number: MN03 TED CESSOP FRIDLEY, MN 55432 Home: (612) 780-5909 Work: (612) 571-0000 Fax: (612) 788-0000 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • FARIBAULT RIFLE & PISTOL CLUB Section: MN Area: 3 Club Number: MN01 KEN VELARDI KILKENNY, MN 56052 Home: (507) 332-0923 Work: (507) 332-8378 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • ST. CLOUD AREA PRACT SHOOTERS ASSN. Section: MN Area: 3 Club Number: MN05 WILLIAM NESS SARTELL, MN 56377 Home: (612) 252-6502 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • NORTHWESTERN GUN CLUB Section: MN Area: 3 Club Number: MN02 JEFF GILBERG HERMANTOWN, MN 55811-3608 Home: (218) 729-8236
  • MINNETONKA GAME & FISH CLUB Section: MN Area: 3 Club Number: MN06 KEN REXANOKA, MN 55303 Home: (612) 427-9051 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • OAKDALE GUN CLUB Section: MN Area: 3 Club Number: MN07 DENNIS FALAAS This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. STILLWATER, MN 55082 Home: (651) 439-0650 Work: (651) 733-2831

Montana

State Associations Montana Rifle & Pistol Association PO Box 1762 Billings, MT 59102 Muzzle Loading
  • Montana Muzzleloading & Rifle Association Chester, MT 59522
Shotgun Sports
  • Montana Trapshooting Association 1516 Gaylord Street Butte, MT 59701
  • Montana Skeet Shooting Assn. Gary Reed 4320 Mc Ilhattan Rd. LHATTAN Rd. Bozeman, MT 59715
Pistol - IDPA
  • Yellowstone Rifle Club P.O. Box 557 Billings, MT  59102 Scott Carpenter  (406) 656-8542
  • Manhattan Wildlife Association Logan, MT Greg Rabatin This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.406-284-3391
Cowboy-SASS

South Dakota

State Associations Shotgun Sports
  • South Dakota Trapshooting Association 1209 South Jefferson Avenue Sioux Falls, SD 57105
Benchrest - NBRSA
  • Prairie Dog Target Club Porcupine, SD Don Deckert  (605) 288-1919
Cowboy-SASS
  • Black Hills Shootist Association SD 3rd Sun* Colleen Marsh 605-787-6120 Spearfish

If there is no web site or email contact then try the NRA State Association site for those that are not listed.  You can also try the CMP club search

North Dakota Shooting Sports Association Membership Information

Membership in the North Dakota Shooting Sports Association (NDSSA) is available, just fill out the membership application.  Then mail it along with your dues to:

North Dakota Shooting Sports Association
PO Box 228
Bismarck, ND 58502-0228

Membership Application

Or use the online application and pay with PayPal.

 joinndssa

Dues and Fees Effective May 1, 2015

Questions you may email Walt Fairbanks the Membership Secretary.

About the NORTH DAKOTA SHOOTING SPORTS ASSOCIATION

North Dakota Shooting Sports Association (NDSSA) is a non-profit organization composed of competitive shooters, hunters, collectors and general firearm enthusiasts. It was organized in 1951 and is the official state affiliate organization of the National Rifle Association of America.

The North Dakota Shooting Sports Association (NDSSA) sponsors numerous competitive shooting events in several disciplines. The North Dakota Shooting Sports Association (NDSSA) also establishes annual shooting schedules, provides state championship awards in shooting disciplines and maintains state shooting records.

Working in cooperation with the NRA Institute for Legislative Action, the North Dakota Shooting Sports Association (NDSSA) represents the interests of firearm owners in legislative and legal matters at the local and state level.

HOW IS THE NORTH DAKOTA SHOOTING SPORTS ASSOCIATION ORGANIZED

The North Dakota Shooting Sports Association (NDSSA) is a grassroots organization whose members participate in its activities and its functions at both the local and state levels. It is composed of individual members and affiliated dubs. Officers and a board of directors are elected according to a North Dakota Shooting Sports Association (NDSSA) constitution to represent its members.

Daily activities of the association are carried out by the officers, along with committee chairmen designated by the president, who coordinate ongoing shooting, legislative, and administrative functions.

WHY JOIN THE NORTH DAKOTA SHOOTING SPORT ASSOCIATION

As a serious or casual shooter, sportsman, collector, or general firearms enthusiast, the North Dakota Shooting Sports Association (NDSSA) is your most effective voice in assuring continued possession and use of firearms for all lawful purposes. Our experience in coordinating existing shooting disciplines and developing new events for our members; combined with our collective knowledge of firearm laws and your rights within these laws, places us in the best position to represent our members. To do this on a continuing basis, we need your input and your membership.

RECENT LEGISLATIVE ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  1. State Law 62.1-04-03: License to carry a firearm or dangerous weapon concealed - 1985. This is the ‘shall issue’ law, which permits law-abiding citizens of North Dakota to carry concealed.
  2. State Law 42.01.01.1: Sport-shooting range deemed not a nuisance. North Dakota Range Protection Act August 1, 1999. A protection act for prohibiting sport shooting ranges from being deemed a nuisance.

  3. November 7, 2000. North Dakota constitution, Art, IV Section 27 was added and reads: Hunting, trapping and fishing and the taking of game and fish are a valued art of our heritage and will be forever preserved for people and managed by law and regulation for the public good.

  4. Chapter 304; Senate 2340: Firearms Limited Liability Act — March 22, 2001. Prohibits nuisance law suites against the firearms industry because of unlawful use of firearms.

  5. August 1, 2005. State Law 62.,1-04-03. Provides that Carry Concealed Weapons permit information not be released to the general public; only to law enforcement, judicial courts, and by court order or lawful subpoena of established in this law

WHAT ARE THE NORTH DAKOTA SHOOTING SPORTS ASSOCIATION’S PROGRAMS

  1. Promotion of Shooting — The Association sponsors, coordinates and promotes the shooting sports across the state. Shooting disciplines include large bore and small bore rifle and hand gun shooting, metallic silhouette matches and air rifle and air hand gun competition. Sponsorship and funding is provided for junior shooters to national championship matches. State championship trophies are provided for shooting disciplines. State shooting records are awarded on a continuing basis.
  2. Legislative Action — North Dakota Shooting Sports Association (NDSSA)’s Legislative Action Committee, working with the NRA’s Institute for Legislative Action, the administrative, legislative and judicial branches of government are monitored on a an ongoing basis to assure you, your right to own and use firearms for lawful purposes are not infringed.

    This is effected through such things as:

    1. Participating in writing or rewriting state firearms laws.

    2. Reviewing any proposed legislation affecting the rights of firearms owners.

    3. Testifying before legislative and interim committees.

    4. Developing rapport with government agencies and officials responsible for promoting or regulating shooting or sporting activities of interest to our membership.

  3. Communications — The North Dakota Shooting Sports Association (NDSSA) publishes a newsletter designed to give members the latest information on upcoming matches, results of past matches, current legislative activity, and other timely subjects of interest to firearm owners. The match sponsors mail match programs to shooters. The North Dakota Shooting Sports Association (NDSSA) also issues periodic legislative alerts when critical events require prompt member action. Our website ndssa.org.

  4. Political Information — By use of surveys and voting records, we inform association members and NRA members of political candidate views and actions on issues that directly relate to firearm owner’s rights.

  5. Education - The North Dakota Shooting Sports Association (NDSSA) distributes articles, pamphlets and other written material designed to educate the general public on issues of firearms ownership and use. Individual members and affiliate dubs participate in gun shows, fairs and similar events on a regular basis to interact with the public and educate them regarding firearms laws, competitive shooting, and all other lawful uses of firearms.

North Dakota Shooting Sports Association (NDSSA) is affiliated with:

The National Rifle Association (NRA)

  • The North Dakota Shooting Sports Association (NDSSA) is the official representative organization of the NRA in North Dakota.

The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP)

  • The CMP is the National Corporation for the Promotion of Rifle Practice and Firearms Safety, Inc.

U.S.A. Shooting

  • U.S.A. Shooting is the National Governing Body for Olympic Shooting Sports in the United States of America.

Officers

President

Rand McLeod

2016-2018

Vice President

Mitch Godbout

2016-2018

Executive Officer

Eric Pueppke

2016-2018

Secretary

Tom Thompson

2016-2018

Treasurer

Walt Fairbanks

2016-2018

Past President

Rich Butler

2016-2018

Membership Secretary

Walt Fairbanks

2016-2018

Director

Denny Coulter

2012-2018

Director

Bill Langer

2016-2022

Director

James Ladwig

2014-2020

Newsletter Editor

Rick Jorgenson

2016-2018

Program Chairs

Air Gun (Pistol and Rifle)

Rick Jorgenson

Smallbore Rifle

Tom Thompson

Light Rifle

Gary Sivertson

Silhouette Pistol

Ray Utter

Pistol

Garth Weber

Highpower Rifle

Denny Coulter

Vintage Military Rifle

Tom Reiten

Silhouette Rifle

Dave Tokach

Junior Programs

Tom Thompson

Property Custodian

Denny Coulter

Web Master

James Ladwig

Records

Denny Coulter

NRA Field Representative for North Dakota

Douglas DeLeRoi

 

 

The mission of the North Dakota Shooting Sports Association, Inc. is the promotion and protection of the United States Constitution's Second Amendment, shooting sports, hunting, and the National Rifle Association of America within the State of North Dakota. Through dedicated volunteers, our association strives to provide: A communications network, education and training, support for affiliated clubs, and an active competitive shooting program. The association serves all persons without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin or physical impairment.