Presented By Ojai Valley Gun Club

Civilian Marksmanship Program Service Rifle Clinics

Sunday January 29th, 2023 and Sunday October 29th, 2023

Participants must sign up in advance by contacting Robert Coffey, the Clinic Director, in advance of the scheduled date(s). Email is preferred. Please include each participant’s full name, age (if under 18), address and phone number.


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Clinic Fee: $10 (+ $25 for 30 or 7.62 cal., $17 for 5.56 cal. or $10 for .22 cal. ammunition – if needed)

Juniors under age 18 shoot free (+ ammunition cost, only) Junior shooters must be accompanied by parent or responsible adult.

Sign-in 7:30 AM at Ojai Valley Gun Club, Rose Valley Range. Events run until 1:00 PM

  • Certified Instructors will provide instruction and coaching in the safe handling, operation, and firing of the M1 Garand, M1A & AR-15 Service Rifles

  • Juniors or adult beginners may use conversion units in .22 long rifle caliber

  • A 35-shot match is included (prone and standing and sighters) as well as pit duty

  • Certificates of participation will be awarded. You are then eligible for Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) firearm purchase


NOTE: These events are open to the public. No previous rifle experience is necessary. Participants may use a Club-Owned M1 Rifle, or may use their own M1, M1A, 1903, 03/A3, M1 carbine, ’17 US Enfield or AR-15 rifles.

30-06 and 7.62 NATO ammunition is available at $25/person (35 rounds), 5.56 ammunition is $17, .22 LR is $10.

M-1 Carbine shooters must supply their own ammunition.

No steel-containing bullets/projectiles are permitted per United States Forest Service regulations.

ALL NON-CLUB AMMUNITION WILL BE TESTED WITH A MAGNET.

Participants should dress warmly for the morning (altitude = 3,000 ft.) and bring drinking water and a snack, as facilities on the range are limited. Internet-cell service not guaranteed.

ADVANCE SIGN-UP IS MANDATORY

1st come,1st served FOR USE OF CLUB RIFLES or .22 AR Conversions

Program

2023 Civilian Marksmanship Program Service Rifle Clinics

Sunday January 29th and Sunday October 29th, 2023

Garand, M14/M1A, AR15 Rifle Instructional Clinic and

John C. Garand, A-Course of Fire

The program will begin with activities I through III on the Covered Firing Line at the Rose Valley Range before proceeding to Live Fire. All participants must complete all three instructional sections before the Live Fire Activity, regardless of age or prior experience.

I. SAFE GUN HANDLING III. FIREARM FAMILIARTY

Muzzle Control Action Operation

Actions Open Magazine Operation

Trigger Contact Loading and Unloading


II. RANGE PROCEDURES IV. RANGE FIRING ACTIVITY

Unloaded Gun Shooting Position

Range Rules Gun Loading

Sign-up -- Firing Point Assignment Range Firing

Target Assignment Handling Procedures Sight Adjustment

Authorized Firing

Completion of Firing

Participants must sign up in advance by contacting Robert Coffey, the Clinic Director, in advance of the scheduled date(s). Email is preferred. Please include each participant’s full name, address and phone number and age (if under 18)

Robert J. Coffey, MD 805 370-5504 (Phone)

Ojai Valley Gun Club 805 370-5505 (Fax)

PO Box 5043 612 810-2857 (Mobile)

Ventura, CA 93005 robert.coffey@netzero.net

NRA Club # C7727

CMP Club # 062174


Eye & Ear Protection is Mandatory