Member News

The range will open to members on May 8th when NC restrictions are lifted under the following conditions:

Social distancing will be required per the CDC guidelines.

Members and guests are allowed within the guidelines of the range rules which states: “Members may bring two guests to the range who are over the age of 19.  In addition, members may also bring their children and/or grandchildren who are under the age of 19 to the range”. 

Areas of the range have not been sanitized.  Members and guests use the range at their own risk. 

Match directors will be allowed to conduct matches as long as CDC guidelines are followed to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

The shotgun fields will be open under normal schedule.


The RCWA Board of Directors meet on the third Tuesday of the month. The next Board of Directors meeting will be held on July 21st at 7:00pm.

Member meetings will be held as soon as the COVID-19 guidelines allow.  The RCWA member meetings are normally held on the last Tuesday of the month.   Dinner is served at approximately 6:45 for $8.00 per person followed by a business meeting and a program or member social time. The next regular member meeting has been cancelled.  There is currently no program scheduled for this meeting. If anyone would like to give a program for a future meeting please contact one of the club officers.

Upcoming Matches and Activities:

The High Power Match for July has been canceled.

July 4th ONSP on ranges 8-10.

July 11th: USPSA  on Ranges 5-10.  No Buffalo Rifle match on Range 1.

July 18th: 4-H Hot Shots on Range 5.  CMP High Power Rifle Match on Range 1 has been canceled.

July 25th: ALPHAS/CQTAS Match on Ranges 6-8


Law Enforcement Training

Due to special requirements for law enforcement training Range 5 and the Rifle Range will be closed to members at specific times.  Their schedule is posted at the rifle range, on range 5 and under the range schedule tab.

Renewals and Membership

Renewal forms will be mailed in mid-May.  No payments will be accepted without the renewal form included.  Renewals must be postmarked by June 30th to avoid the late fee.

All renewals must be postmarked by August 1st in order to retain your current membership.   Due to the cap on membership beginning September 1st, 2017 no renewals will be accepted after August 1st.

If you are a former member and would like to rejoin the club please complete the prospective member form below and MAIL it to the address at the top of the form.
Prospective members will be notified by mail when an opening for membership becomes available and will have 30 days to submit a properly completed member application along with proper payment. Applications not received within the 30 day period or incomplete applications will not be considered for membership and will be returned.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS. Please read carefully. The attached application must be completed in full before it will accepted. All questions on the application must be answered. If the item does not apply, please mark it N/A. Incomplete applications will not be returned. Completed applications must be mailed to the address on the top of the form. DO NOT EMAIL THIS FORM. FAILURE TO FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS WILL RESULT IN THE REJECTION OF YOUR APPLICATION.

Prospective Member Application


Updated Range Rules

The Range and Safety rules have been updated as of April 2019.  It is every member's responsibility to read and follow all range and safety rules. Violations of the rules may result in the suspension of membership or expulsion from the property.

Bump Fire type stocks and binary triggers systems are not allowed on RCWA property for any reason.

Guests:  Members may bring two guests to the range who are over the age of 19.  In addition, members may also bring their children and/or grandchildren who are under the age of 19 to the range.  The member is responsible for insuring any guests brought to the range are instructed in the safe handling of a firearm prior to shooting.  When a member brings guests to the range only two guests may shoot at a time. The member must not shoot while their guests are shooting.  The guests must not shoot while the member is shooting.

Training: Please remember that members are not allowed to hold any type of training at the range without prior Board of Directors approval.  All group matches, law enforcement training, clinics, events, personal firearms training, concealed carry classes, concealed carry qualification and other activities that occur on RCWA property must have prior approval from the RCWA Board of Directors and must comply with all regulations established by the Board of Directors.

Rules concerning unapproved targets and target placement:

Unapproved targets are cans, bottles, produce, pallets, lumber, target posts or frames, rocks, ammunition, clay birds (skeet, trap, 5-stand or sporting clays), explosive devices, ground bouncers, wobble type targets, walking/flipping type of targets, or any other targets placed on the ground, or anything that could cause a round to leave the range.

DO NOT put targets on top of or on the target frame posts or other wood members holding the wire or on top of or on an eyebrow (eyebrows are located on Ranges #2 - #4 and A – L to keep bullets from leaving the range). Placing targets on these locations is prohibited

Please download the attached copy of the range rules to see all the changes that have been made.

Range Manual


RCWA By-Laws