Welcome to WLOPA

Wolcott Land Owners Association


Pistol Permits

2016 Class Schedule:

Sunday, August 7, 2016

Please pre-register
Class Fee is $110
Includes lunch and
on-premises shooting

click Pistol Permits link to register



Silhouette Shoots

2016 Schedule:
May 1st
 May 22nd
 July 24th
 August 14th
 September 11th
 October 2nd 
 matches 2pm-5pm
 every Sunday
 Military Rifle:
 June 26th
 October 16th 

click Club Activities for  more detail   


ATA/CTA Shoots

2016 Schedule
Registered Shoots

Sunday, May 29th
Sunday, July 3rd
Sunday, Sept 25th

program begins at 9am

click Club Activities for  more detail     



Airgun Matches

There are no 2016 Airgun Matches scheduled.


Welcome to Wolcott Land Owners Protective Association (WLOPA)

WLOPA is a private shooting club nestled in 54 acres of beautiful Wolcott, CT.  We offer organized and informal trap and skeet shooting, pistol and rifle shooting, air rifle shooting, and hunting.  We conduct onsite pistol permit training courses, personalized handgun and rifle training, and we host several charitable community events.  We are located at 920 Woodtick Road, Wolcott, CT  06716, telephone number is:  203-879-9976.



The next monthly meeting is Friday, August 5th, 2016 at 7pm at the club.  There is no monthly meeting in July.


NEED A PISTOL PERMIT?  The next Pistol Permit Class is scheduled for Sunday, August 7, 2016.  Here is how to resister:  click the Pistol Permit bar on the left under "MainMenu" or the "Pistol Permits link" on left for instructions.  The class fee is $110 (pre-pay with registration form) and includes lunch.  We're the only organization that provides the pistol permit class, lunch and on-premises shooting in one location.  Class starts 9am in the clubhouse.



We are renovating the clubhouse hall and adjoining bathrooms.  Please excuse any inconvenience associated with the renovation.  We plan on completing it early this summer.



Silhouette Shoot 7/24 at 2pm.  Contact Julian Giuggio (Julian.Giuggio@yahoo.com)
Breast Cancer Dinner Fundraiser 8/6, 5pm-8pm.  Contact Frank Noble (fnpn1@sbcglobal.net)

ATA/CTA Registered Shoot 9/25 9am.  Contact Ron Kulmann (johnkulmann@yahoo.com)
Silhouette Shoot 8/14 at 2pm.  Contact Julian Giuggio


ANNUAL FUNDRAISER - Breast Cancer / WLOPA Relief Fund
On August 6, 2016, we're having a fundraiser dinner at the club for Breast Cancer and the WLOPA Relief Fund.  Tickets in advance are $20 per person or $30 at the door.  Dinner will be served buffet style from 5pm to 8pm.  There will be a large raffle and a 50/50 drawing.  You don't have to be present to win.  Monetary donations (checks made payable to WLOPA) can be sent to:

P.O. Box 6240
Wolcott, CT  06716

For more information or to drop off donations, you can stop by the club Sat. or Sun. from 12 noon - 5pm or you can call Frank Noble at 203-910-8781.  


ANNUAL GUN RAFFLE:  The winning tickets were picked on June 4th.  It was a sellout again.  Here are the prizes and the winners: 

 1st Prize:  Colt Commander Stainless, 45     Winner:  Joe Folio, Prospect
 2nd Prize:  Kimber Stainless Pro Carry II, 45    Winner:  Jeff Langdeau, Wolcott
 3rd Prize:  Smith & Wesson 60-15 Stainless, 357     Winner:  Ray Holdridge, Cheshire
 4th Prize:  Glock 17 Gen 4, 9mm     Winner:  Lewis Stanio, Seymour
 5th Prize:  Glock 342, 380     Winner:  Liz Benedict, Bethany
 6th Prize:  $50 Gift Certificate Sportsmen's Outpost     Winner:  Glen Squires, Trumbull


Pick up your brass and your shotgun shells, and please place them in the designated pails.  Make sure NO LIVE ROUNDS are thrown in the pails.  Live rounds or misfires must be discarded in the RED container marked "Duds Only".  The brass belongs to the club and is not to be taken off premises.

If anyone is interested in Archery, please contact Mike Conant at mconant51@gmail.com.


Past WLOPA events:

The Annual NRA Dinner was held on March 18, 2016 at the Aqua Turf in Plantsville. WLOPA had three tables of supporters.


We held our Christmas Party on Dec. 4th and it was very well attended and all had a good time enjoying friendships and great food.  Thanks to all who helped with the Christmas Party and also the Handicap Christmas Party the following week, Sat. Dec. 12th.  Santa was there and entertained everyone.  A special thank you to Spartan II Restaurant in Plantsville who donated their time and food for the Party.  All the children and their family enjoyed the day.  Also, thanks to the many who volunteered their time to make this day fun for all.



We had a The Fall Trap League is over and the participants held their annual Trap League dinner recently.


Silhouette Shooting for the year is over for the year.


Hunter's Raffle:  The hunters gun raffle was concluded on Nov. 15th.  Winners will be posted soon.
1st Prize:    Sig Sauer 1911 TTT .45 ACP
2nd Prize:   Colt Arizona Centennial .22 Revolver, Used
3rd Prize:    Colt West Virginia Centennial .22 Revolver, Used
4th Prize:    Smith & Wesson 638 .38 Special Stainless
5th Prize:    Ruger LC9 Pro 9mm
6th Prize:    $100 Gift Certificate to Sportsmen's Outpost, Wolcott
7th Prize:    Remington Universal Cleaning Kit


We held our Annual Meeting Sept. 11th and Officers and the Board of Directors were elected.  The officers slate: 
President:  Hans Justus

Vice President:  Mike Conant

Treasurer:  June Vitiello

Secretary:  Chris Morel

Board of Directors:

- Nick Poulmas

- Frank Noble

- Marshall Robinson

- George Kalwat

- Nick Pizzuto

We held a "Ladies Day" in September as part of our community outreach education events and it was a great success.  We had  21 women learn gun safety and they practiced pistol, rifle, and trap shooting, and wrapped up with a light lunch.  Thanks to Greg Gubitosi for coordinating this, and to all the range officers who helped make this event a success.





New storage garage for clay birds.  We finally got rid of all of the dilapidated trailers




The new Trap Office / Warm-up Hut is a beautiful addition replacing the old trap office