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Brownells and NRA Youth Sports Fest October 14, 2023

Tuesday, August 15th, 2023
Just for youth — a safe, fun experience in shooting sports education
without cost to participants is planned for October 14, 2023. The rain date is October 21, 2023. Our Youth Sports Fest Event is open to all girls and boys, ages from 8 to 18. NOAAWIVA Sportsmen, Inc. will host the day event.
Our range is located on 30516 Chincoteague Road (Rt.175E) near Oak Hall, VA. The free event is provided as a community service supported by the Brownell/NRA Day Program. Free drinks and food will be available to all attending. Prizes and trophies will be awarded.
All required equipment is provided without cost (ex. — hearing and eye protection, guns to be used, ammunition and targets), with certified instructors supervising each activity. The event begins at 8:30 AM with registration and will end about 3:30 PM. Activities include:
  • Safety and shooting event orientation
  • Shotgun shooting at clay birds (11-18 years old) a.m. only
  • .22 LR rifle shooting at targets (8-18 years old) a.m. & p.m
  • Air rifle shooting at targets and silhouettes (8-18 years old) a.m. & p.m
  • Junior service rifle shooting at targets (13-18 years old). p.m. only
Contact Club President Terry Jones at for more information.

2023 NOAAWIVA Service Rifle Team’s Practice and Other Matchs Dates

Wednesday, January 4th, 2023

Service Rifle matches are conducted rain or shine – we have a covered firing line – with the exception of NAMED hurricanes actually due on the Shore that day! Mark these dates on your calendars and follow our Facebook page NOAAWIVA Junior Service Rifle Team!

Spring Training begins at 1000 this year and should be over by 1400 (2 PM).

Practice matches begin at noon with an hour of training. The match proper begins at 1300 and is generally over by 1530 (3:30 PM).

Mar 18 and 25, Spring Training 1000-1400

Practice Match # 1 – 29 April

CMP Eastern Games Butner NC 28-30 April

2023 Atlantic Fleet and All Navy (East) Matches, May, MCB Quantico.

Practice Match # 2 – 27 May

Practice Match # 3 – 1 July

National Matches 21-25 July (allow travel time front and back end)

Practice Match # 4 – 29 July

Practice Match # 5 – 26 Aug

Practice Match # 6 – 30 Sep

Practice Match # 7 – 28 Oct

Annual Garand/Springfield/Vintage Rifle Match – 11 Nov

Contact Dave Poyer for more information