Since 1967, the PA 1000 Yard Benchrest Club has been holding sanctioned competitions of long range benchrest shooting. Owing a lot of its history to the nearby municipality of Williamsport Pennsylvania, it has become known as the "Williamsport Club". We are proud to be the birthplace of 1000 yard shooting. Our club holds ten regular sanctioned matches each season, none any closer than two weeks apart. The 1000 Yard World Open is always held here in July of each year, and also several "Fun Shoot" weekends, before and after the season. Classes fired are Light Gun on Saturdays and Heavy Gun on Sundays. References to these are made repeatedly throughout the site and definitions of each may be found in the rules section.
2018-03-15 - Club Related Forms
If you are looking for any club related forms (ie: Membership, camper, etc) They are located under the 'CLUB INFO-HISTORY' tab on the website home page.
2018-02-27 - **CLOSED** 2018 SHOOTING SCHOOL APPLICATION PERIOD**CLOSED**
THE 2018 SHOOTING SCHOOL IS FULL AND IS NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS. IF FUTURE OPENINGS OCCURR, WE WILL MAKE NOTIFICATION VIA THIS WEBSITE AND FACEBOOK.
2018-02-16 - **ATTENTION!!!!*** IMPORTANT INFORMATION
If you plan on shooting this year and want a rotation for Light and/or Heavy Gun, you MUST send in your membership and rotation request BEFORE March 28th!!!!!!
It is absolutely imperative that you adhere to this deadline. Due to circumstances beyond our control, rotations will be drawn on March 29th!!!
If you miss this deadline, you may not get a rotation. Please inform any other shooters who may not see this message.
You can email me with any questions at email@example.com
2018-02-08 - NOTICE--Club bench/roof project
Beginning with the weekend of March 3 & 4, 2018, we will be working on the construction of the bench/roof project at the club and will need members help with the project. So, if you can help, it would be greatly appreciated. No need to ask when we will be working, we will be there, unless mother nature says otherwise, just use your own judgment on traveling. We project that the project will take between 6 to 8 weekends to complete depending on weather and the amount of help from members. Most of the tools are provided, just bring work gloves, boots, eye protection, hard hat (if you have one), hearing protection, and whatever food & drinks you need.
Thank you to all of the members who have helped so far, and to everyone who plans on helping get this project finished. It will be tremendous when its finished!
ATTENTION: Membership Information!!!
ALL NEW MEMBERS applying for membership MUST apply in person at The Original PA 1000 Yard BR Club!!! No exceptions! NEW Memberships will only be accepted in this manner. If you send in your NEW member membership, it will be returned to you. This applies to NEW MEMBERS only.
Please contact any of the board members, or myself (PA1000yardsecretary@yahoo.com) if you have any questions about this procedure.
The Original PA 1000 Yard Benchrest Club, Inc., is a BENCHREST CLUB, not a general shooting range. If you would like to participate in Long Range competition or learn how to shoot accurately at Long Range, PLEASE come to the CLUB and join in the fun!
2017-12-18 - 2017 Hall Of Fame Inductees - Steve Brennan & Robert Shields
The Original PA 1000 Yard Benchrest Club was fortunate enough to induct two very fine shooters into our Hall of Fame. Both shooters made it into the Hall of Fame within the Light Gun record side. Congratulations to Steve Brennan and Robert Shields for your fine achievement! Your hard work and dedication earned you the right to be inducted into the class of 2017, Hall of Fame.