Welcome to WLOPA
Wolcott Land Owners Association
Welcome to Wolcott Land Owners Protective Association (WLOPA)
WLOPA is a friendly 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 many community events. We are located at 920 Woodtick Road, Wolcott, CT 06716,
number is: 203-879-9976.
Our next monthly meeting is in 2014 on Friday, January 4th, 7pm. Monthly meetings are the first Friday of the month. There is no meeting in December 2013.
Fall Cleanup is this Saturday, 11/23 from 8am to noon. This is a great way to burn off your volunteer hours. If you plan on helping clean the grounds, bring work gloves and a rake, and a leaf blower if you have one. Lunch and one drink will be provided at the conclusion of the cleanup.
Our Christmas Party is Friday night December 6th. Join in the fun and bring your spouse or guest. Members are free, guests pay $15. The following day at noon, December 7th, is our Special Needs Christmas Party starting at noon.
New Ammunition Purchase Rules:
There are new state regulations in place regarding the purchase of ammunition. You need to furnish us with one of the below permits/certificates to buy ammo from us. Here is the information from the State of CT website:
"On or after October 1, 2013, only holders of a valid CT Carry Permit, Eligibility Certificate, Long Gun Eligibility Certificate or Ammunition Certificate will be able to lawfully purchase ammunition and/or magazines. Applications for Ammunition Certificates will be available by July 1, 2013. Application must be made on a form approved by this Department. There will be a $35.00 fee for this application. Each Ammunition Certificate is good for five years when renewal will be required.
25. Q. As a private citizen, what do the various permits and certificates permit me to purchase:
For more info about this, go this link of FAQS Regarding P.A. 13-3 at the State of CT Dept of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Division of State Police Special Licensing & Firearms Unit: Senate Bill 1094 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS)
We ran another raffle June 29th to help pay for general
repairs. This time we raffled off several different types of
ammo and it was a very successful raffle. Winners will be
posted here soon.
We ran our annual gun raffle on May 26th to help pay for expansion at the rifle range. The winners were:
1st prize Ticket # 0076
James Dummitt Seymour, Ct
We ran a 2nd Amendment petition drive that was signed by
almost 1,000 2nd Amendment supporters. The petition was sent
to all legislators in Hartford and to our delegation in Washington.
The 2013 Friends of NRA dinner was well attended and WLOPA had four
tables. It was a great time again.
Several WLOPA members attended the January 19, 2013 national
"Gun Appreciation Day" at the Capital in Hartford. There were
many speakers and it was great to rally alongside 1,000+ other 2nd
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