The object of this organization shall be the encouragement of recreational and organized competitive rifle, shotgun, and pistol shooting among the citizens of the United States residing in our community, with a view towards a better knowledge on the part of the members of the safe handling and proper care of firearms as well as improved marksmanship.

It shall be our further object and purpose to forward the development of the characteristics of honesty, integrity, good fellowship, self-discipline, team play, and self-reliance, which are the essentials of good sportsmanship and the foundation of true patriotism.