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Members Speak About Handgun Freeze on 980 CKNW

On October 24th our President Doug Bancroft, and skilled IPSC shooter Dawne Deeley, were featured 18 minute segment on CKNW AM-980 Talk Radio Vancouver. They spoke to Mike Smyth about the impact of the federal handgun ban on shooting sports. The link can be found here: https://globalnews.ca/bc/program/the-mike-smyth-show The discussion starts around the 14:40 mark.

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Billy Sanderson in the News

On Tuesday, our club’s very own Billy Sanderson was interviewed by CTV News and CBC Radio. Billy spoke about the sport of Archery, and the World Archery 3D Championships. Links to each interview can be found below. CTV News Vancouver Island: https://vancouverisland.ctvnews.ca/vancouver-island-archer-heading-to-italy-for-world-championships-1.6039558 CBC Radio: https://www.cbc.ca/listen/live-radio/1-48-on-the-island/clip/15932632-victoria-archer-competing-italy-world-championship

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IPSC on CTV News

This weekend, our club is hosting an IPSC BC qualifier match! Several of our members and match participants were interviewed by CTV News Vancouver Island on Friday, August 12th. Dawne Deeley, Jurgen Brandemeier, and Don Senft spoke about IPSC, the community, and the danger that future legislation presents to the sport. You can watch the […]

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Steel Core Ammunition

During the summer months, it is common for the BC Coastal Fire Centre to place bans on open burning. Whenever conditions are extreme enough to warrant a ban on campfires, we also place a temporary ban on the use of steel core ammunition at our range. This is because steel projectiles create sparks when hitting […]

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Annual General Meeting 2022

In Accordance with the Societies Act of BC, the Victoria Fish And Game Protective Association hereby gives notice of its 2022 Annual General Meeting. To be held on March 21, 2022 at 7:00pm at the Strawberry Vale Community Hall, 11 High Street, Victoria BC. Current PHO regulations regarding COVID will be in effect.  At this […]

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Peninsula Streams Society Auction 2022

The Peninsula Streams Society has done incredible work in our local area, as one of the leading habitat restoration and environmental stewardship non-profits on Southern Vancouver Island. Please consider supporting their annual online silent auction fundraiser. The auction is live until Sunday, March 6th. There are loads of great items you can bid on, and […]

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Enhanced Safety & Compliance Program

by Don Senft, VP Operations  The intent of this article is to provide advanced notice and an overview to our members of the upcoming enhanced safety and compliance program that we will shortly be rolling out across all ranges at VFGPA. With our annual membership base now exceeding 5,000 members, your Executive and Board has […]

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The Lighter Side of Airsoft

The Airsoft sport can mean many things to different people. Activities range from very casual ad hoc games with your friends all wearing t-shirts & blue jeans to very serious international competitions which have extremely strict engagement rules including rules about the uniform of the day. Many people believe Airsoft is just for kids. It […]

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Trap, Skeet and Sporting Clay Shooters Update

It is essential at this time to provide you a brief update on the status of the Trap Field and Trap program at VFGPA, as they are currently undergoing a process of renewal and adjustment, as we implement both new machinery as well as a revamped trap training program. Mike King, our Board Director who […]

Colwood PPC Club — November PPC Course Report

On 5 and 6 November, the Colwood PPC Club ran its second Introduction to Handguns and PPC course of the year in the Clubhouse and on the RP range at VFGPA. The course is run to introduce shooters to the safe and effective use of a handgun, as well as to the sport of Police […]