Colebrook, CT – Northwest Connecticut Sportsman’s Association

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Address
177 Winsted Norfolk Road
Colebrook, CT 06021


Upcoming Events

Website: www.nwcsa.org

Both Centerfire and 22 Rimfire rifles are normally allowed at this location. Please check each particular event for details though since some events have different requirements.

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY THE USE OF SMITH AND WESSON M&P 15/22’S AT AN APPLESEED ARE HEREBY TEMPORARILY PROHIBITED DUE TO RECENT SAFETY ISSUES.

Please Read: How to Prepare for an Event

Safety Notice:

Rifles must be cased and left in vehicle until after the Safety Briefing. Do Not bring your firearms out until instructed to bring them to the firing line. No loaded firearms on the range unless on the firing line and load command has been given. Eye and ear protection required. No illegal firearms are allowed. Some ranges are .22 rimfire only. At ranges that allow centerfire no rifle cartridges over 8mm cal or handgun cartridges over .45 cal are allowed.

Range Fee: $10 per non-member of NWCSA shooter per day.

Camping Available:

Hotels:

Days Inn, 492 East Main, Torrington, Ct. 06790 (860) 496-0811
Quality Inns And Suites, 395 Winsted Rd., Torrington, Ct. (860) 496-8808
Yankee Peddler Inn, 93 Main St., Torrington,Ct.(860) 489-9226 toll free (866) 484-8247
Above listed hotels are about 15 miles from the range.

Directions:

From Waterbury, CT Rt. 8 north 28.4 miles. At the end of the expressway, take the exit. Go 0.2 miles, turn right onto Rt. 44 go 6.8 miles The NWCSA on the left. From CT/NY Border Go East on Rt. 44 about 21 miles. The NWCSA on the right, immediately past the Colebrook town line.

From Hartford, CT Take Rt. 44 West towards Winsted and at the Rt. 8 intersection go another 6.8 miles. The NWCSA is on the left.

Please use the following address for online maps & directions (MapQuest, Google Maps, etc.): 177 Winsted Norfolk Rd, Winsted, CT 06098

If you are using a GPS to locate our club house and firearms ranges, use this address: 177 Winsted Norfolk Road, Colebrook, CT

GPS: 41.9751672,-73.1469868

State Laws to be aware of:

State gun laws at the NRA: nraila.org/gun-laws/state-gun-laws/.aspx
State gun laws at GLBS: gunlawsbystate.com/#!/states/-gun-laws

It is the responsibility of attendees to know and comply with all and Federal Firearms Laws.

CT does have an 'Assault Weapon' Ban that is SIGNIFICANTLY MORE STRICT than the expired Federal AWB.

For example, rifles are banned by name and include the 'Colt AR-15' and 'AK-47', among others. Semiautomatic rifles are also banned by features. Folks, please be careful with this. For a complete list of banned-by-name rifles and feature restrictions, you may check CT laws here http://www.ct.gov/dps/lib/dps/special_licensing_and_firearms/assault_weapons.pdf
http://www.pocct.com/docs/PA13-3.pdf

Note: Ct does have a magazine capacity restriction. Several other items are listed above and should be read and understood before traveling into Ct with questionable equipment.

 For the new law effective 4/4/2013 go here:http://www.cga.ct.gov/2013/act/pa/2013PA-00003-R00SB-01160-PA.htm

Non residents should have a copy of the bulletin for the shoot being attended.

Please see the range website for more information

Misc:

Centerfire welcome - bring your .22 and save on ammo costs though.

25m only. The firing line is under cover. Please dress accordingly for all types of weather.   Food will be made available to purchase. 

Burgers and Hotdogs will be available for lunch at a reasonable cost.

NO Alcohol Permitted

For more information contact:

Name: CT State Coordinator Email Address: CT@appleseedinfo.org

Name: Private Message 'Tominct' on the Appleseed Forum