VERSATILE KNOW-HOW IN THE OULU PROVINCE
Range Masters is a registered practical shooting association
that was founded in 1998. Range Masters operates in the entire
Oulu province area, and has its main office in Oulu. Range Masters
members are also active in other municipalities of the province,
like Raahe, Puolanka, Suomussalmi and Kajaani.
though the area is geographically wide (62000 square kilometres),
the combined resources of the province have made it possible
to efficiently develop the practical shooting facilities. The
modern means of communication enable the association to organize
Masters members have done well in competitions, on the national,
Nordic, European as well as on the international level. The
association can take credit for arranging several commended
competitions, including WW Booty, WW Shotgun Spirit, RG Match
and TNT Match.
and know-how, in the spirit of the tar burghers.
MASTERS: GENERAL INTRODUCTION
Masters aims at being one of the leading practical shooting
clubs in Finland. The members of the club know how to arrange
top-quality competitions and are known as skilful and sportsmanlike
with the various interest groups - such as other shooting clubs,
license authorities and reservists' organizations - is an important
part of the club's activities.
Masters is a specialized association so the membership is not
large - there are currently about 70 members. The idea is to
have active members carrying out high-quality activities. Therefore
attracting more members is not an end in itself - the membership
will grow naturally as new, active shooters begin their career.
the Oulu province is a large area, the various regions have
their own, local leaders. There are three of these leaders and
they are responsible for organizing the activities in their
region, for informing members about the activities and for keeping
in contact with the various interest groups.