Membership to the Portsmouth Area Clay Pigeon Club (PACPC) is open to all serving and retired members of the Armed Forces, their Reserves and members of the general public. English Sporting, Down the Line (DTL), Compact and Snooker competitions are held twice monthly on a Sunday morning (1130 - 1330) every month of the year on the runway at Baker Barracks on Thorney Island. Set up commences at 0930.
Practice shoots are held on Wednesday afternoons from 1400 until dusk during British Summer Time months (confirm in advance by email to the Secretary).
Click here to download the 2016 Shooting programme.
Club guns are available for use. Shotgun cartridges may be purchased (12G - £5/25) on the ground from the clubhouse - discounts are available for bulk purchase.
The members ground fee for 50 birds is £10.00. Visitors are most welcome, although regular attendees will be encouraged to join.
The visitors ground fee for 50 birds is £12.00. For members and visitors who are either Juniors or Young Shots the ground fee is waived.
The Membership fee is currently £73 per annum (2016), of which £10 goes to the Club and £63 is for club membership to the British Association of Shooting and Conservation (BASC). Membership of BASC provides up to £10 million legal liability cover, £10 million employer's liability insurance and £10 million product liability cover when engaged in BASC - recognised activities (recreational activities only).
Visitors wishing to purchase cartridges should bring a copy of their Shotgun certificate with them. Only Fibre wad cartridges may be used on the ground. Firers should aim to arrive at Baker Barracks by 0930 to assist in the set-up of the range. Ear defenders must be worn in the vicinity of live firing.