Fairfield Sportsmen's Association
Home club of two 1996 United States Olympians
 

Frequently Asked Questions

 
 
 
 
 
When and where are the monthly Membership Meeting held?
 Monthly Membership Meetings are held alternately on the second Sunday of the month in even months (Feb, Apr, Jun, Aug, Oct, Dec.) beginning at 11:00 am. In odd months (Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sep, Nov), the meeting is on the Monday following the second Sunday, and begins at 7:15 pm. All membership meetings are held in the Education and Training Building.
 
Where do I find the Range Safety Officer (RSO)?
 The RSO resides in the red building on the property where the driveway "Y's". If the RSO is not at the building when you arrive to check in, please wait for his/her return.
 
How many guests is a member allowed to bring?
 A member can have two guests on the range except the rifle range, which is limited to one guest. Members must have supervision of their guests at all times. On the rifle & pistol range the member and guest can utilize only one firing point.
 
Is there a Guest fee?
 Yes. It is $5/guest/visit.
 
Can a non-member shoot?
 Non-members can shoot any open match and managed shoots. Shooting Fees are higher for non-members. There is no guest fee in managed events.
 
I was a member years ago; do I have to pay another initiation fee?
 Yes, unless you reapply for membership during the year in which you dropped your membership.
 
How do I join?
 See the Membership page on this site.
 
I live 30 miles away, how can I find out if the range is open before making the trip?
 For current info, please call the RSO on duty at 513-738-8522.
 
What if I can't make it to the safety meeting (work, church, etc?).
 To accommodate various schedules, new member safety / orientation meetings are scheduled on every second Sunday of each month at 12:30 PM. This meeting is required for membership and takes an hour to complete.
 
How do I get started in Trap/Skeet?
 Contact the Section Leader of the discipline of your interest or attend one of many managed shoots and talk to the shoot manager. See the Contact Us page on this site.
 
What is considered a family member?
 The Spouse of a member in good standing as well as dependent children or wards under eighteen years of age.
 
Does my wife need a badge?
 No, but the spouse of a member in good standing may be issued a duplicate membership card upon their request. If a second card is not requested, the spouse will need to provide the memberís badge as proof of membership.
 
At what age do my kids need to get their own membership?
 Eighteen years of age.
 
When is the rifle range open?
 The rifle range is open on Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 10 AM until 4 PM.
 
What is the rifle range yardage?
 Currently, it is set to 100 yards, bench rest only. Except for organized shoots which may deviate from the bench rest only.
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