Registration is now open for the California chapter's annual meeting in Morro Bay, CA from 24-26 April 2020. This year's Meet in the Middle will be a warm up event for our hosting the National meeting here in California, so we are taking the event up a notch or 2. We will be staying and dining at the Inn at Morro Bay. It's located in Morro Bay State Park on the shore of Morro Bay estuary. It's a really nice place to stay that your S.O. will approve of; should they be inclined to come along.
The shooting activities and the Chapter Meeting will be held at the San Luis Obispo Sportmen's association, a great facility in a beautiful spot on the central coast. Come join your old LGC pals and meet new friends at the highlight of the LGCCA's calendar. For info about the range: http://www.slosa.org/. Be prepared to have great day of shooting there.
We have a block of rooms reserved for the event at The Inn at Morro Bay, rooms starting at $169. Call (805) 772-5651, ask for Kendi Root, and let them know you are with The Liberal Gun Club to get our reserved rate and rooms. Make your reservation now! You must call by phone and speak to a Kendi, this deal is not available online.
There are two types of registration this year: Range fees are not included in registration fees.
Basic: $15 Includes coffee and donuts along with make your own sandwiches for lunch on Saturday. This is for folks who need to head home before dinner
Deluxe : $65 Includes the breakfast/lunch, and dinner at the Inn at Morro Bay on Saturday night after our meeting. We will be announcing the menu when it's finalized, there will be vegetarian and vegan options available. This will be an evening not to be missed with your LGC colleagues.
Friday 24 April:
09:00: This year we are privileged to have Alessandro Padovani teach "Introduction to Tactical Carbine" on Friday 24 March 2020 at the Hogue Action Range at SLOSA. The Class starts at 09:00 and goes until 17:00. It will be a full day of shooting. The class teaches the use of the tactical carbine with drills and exercises to develop shooting technique and situational awareness. The class uses the techniques of CFS shooting as it applies to the carbine. This class is both for semi-auto rifle caliber (300AAC, 5.56 NATO/223 Remington, etc) and pistol caliber carbines.
You may register for the class here.
LGC members only. Any guests that want to attend may join a wait list, or join the club.
Friday evening: Arrival at inn. Members meet up in hotel bar as they arrive.
Saturday 25 April:
08:00 Registration: Opens in the education center at SLOSA. Come check in to say hello and have Coffee and pastries. Pay your range fees at the range shack and get ready for a fun day. Merch table available!
9 AM rifle and pistol line! Saturday 14 is Rifle and Pistol range day with our annual meeting in the afternoon. SLOSA is a steel-pinging kind of place both on the pistol line, and the rifle line out to 700 yards. Bring plenty of ammo!
12:00-1:00- Lunch in the education center. - Come by and grab a quick bite. We will be offering Self-serve Sandwiches.
17:30- Annual chapter meeting- Inn at Morro Bay Bayview room Soft drinks, water, and snacks will be available. Chapter officers will be giving reports on the chapter's status and we will set out the chapter's goals for the year.
19:00- Dinner at Inn at Morro Bay- Bay View Room . We will let folks know about the menu when it is finalized. But get ready for a fine meal as part of a memorable evening.
19:45 -Keynote speaker. Our keynote speaker this year is Eric Wooten. Eric is a founding member of the chapter. He will be giving a talk based on his years of experience working in California politics and the roles that firearms legislation plays in it.
Sunday 26 April.
09:00: Education center: Coffee and Donuts
Afterwards head over to the Trap and Skeet field for some clays. Or head back up to the Rifle and Pistol line if you wish.
12:00- Official end to event- Folks can get lunch on the road home or make sandwiches with remaining lunch stuff from Saturday.
We will be registering participants and taking payment through the LGC membership system online. Please do register if you are planning to pay cash in person on the day of the event.
We are looking forward to seeing you there! If you have any questions about the event or Morro Bay, send me a message and I'll do my best to answer your question.
John White, California Chapter President.