New Ontario Shooters Association (NOSA)
Upcoming Activities or Events
Here find details of the upcoming shooting activities and related events at NOSA, the family-friendly Thunder Bay rifle and pistol shooting club.
There will be more club shoots or activities announced here during the year as arrangements are finalized, so check this page periodically for updates.
NOSA Junior Shooters' Indoors Wednesday Shoots
Our Juniors' fall shooting at the Fish and Game Ranges recommenced on 06 September 2023 at 7:00 p.m.
For any questions, please contact our NOSA Junior Shooters Program Coordinator Samantha D.-R. at (807) 626-4003 or email daxterxxxxtbaytel.net but first change the xxxx into the usual email symbol.
NOSA Adult Shooters' Indoors Friday Evening Shoots
The indoor shooting for Adult NOSA Members who are also Members of F&G continues at the F&G Ranges every Friday evening from about 6:30 p.m. (Yes this Friday evening shooting is year round; so this is just a reminder.)
NOSA Members (and any guests) while on the F&G grounds shall obey all rules and regulations issued by the TBFG Executive for conduct at this facility. NOSA Members who are also Members of F&G will gain admission using their F&G electronic key fob.
Indoor shooting for rimfire rifles will take place from the building at Range 1 and indoor pistol shooting will take place from the building at Range 8.
A map for the F&G Facility at 260 Pento Road showing the location of its numbered ranges will be found in a link near the bottom of the NOSA website's Range Rules page, and further details for use of the F&G Facility will also be found there.
NOSA Gun Show in Thunder Bay -- Saturday and Sunday, 09 & 10 March 2024
This annual two-day NOSA Spring Gun Show will feature the opportunity for the public to buy, sell, or trade: Guns, Knives, Ammunition, Collectors' Cartridges, Reloading Supplies, Optics, and Accessories. A food concession will also be on site.
Location: The Slovak Legion, 801 Atlantic Ave., Thunder Bay, Ontario P7C 2S7 Canada.
Show Hours for the Public:
Saturday 09 March -- 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Sunday 10 March -- 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Admission for the Public: $5.00 each day, and free for those under 12 when accompanied by an adult.
NOSA will have an information display about our Club, and our activities promoting the shooting sports including our Junior Shooters Program. This show provides some of the annual funding for the Juniors.
Administrative Information for Gun Show Exhibitors and Dealers. Their setup will be at 4:00 p.m on Friday 08 March 2024. On-site security will be provided overnight on 08 and 09 March. There are about 70 tables available at a cost of $40.00 each.
NOSA Rules and Regulations for Gun Show Exhibitors and Dealers can be downloaded by clicking here.
NOSA Gun Show Application for this 2024 show in Thunder Bay can be downloaded by clicking here.
Volunteers from NOSA will be needed to assist Samantha D.-R. with various duties necessary to make this show a success. We'll remind you again closer to the event, but feel free to contact her at least a week in advance of 08 March. Her contact information is available through the Club Contacts link in the column to the left. And yes, volunteers do enjoy working at these shows. It gives you a great opportunity to catch up with old friends and vendors and discuss our favourite sport.
NOSA Adult and Family Members' 2024 Outdoors Shooting at Nolalu
The NOSA Club Outdoor Shooting Range is known as the Nolalu Shooting Range or the JR Range. Those who hold membership of NOSA plus membership of Thunder Bay District Fish and Game will be able to shoot at Nolalu seasonally (see details below for NOSA days booked), and at the Fish and Game Ranges year round. Other persons who want to shoot at Nolalu Ranges only can buy a special Nolalu-Only NOSA Membership (see details below for NOSA days booked).
The Nolalu Shooting Range or the JR Range is in operation in 2024 for two days a week on NOSA Club Days Thursdays and Sundays from 16 May through 13 October inclusive between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. or darkness.
For detailed information and instructions regarding our Nolalu Range, or any other ranges we use, please read our Range Rules page -- link is in the column at left.
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