Welcome students to the 2023-2024 academic year! Marksmanship Club is a shooting sports club resulting from the merger of the previous Pistol Club and Rifle Club at OSU.

WHEN:  Participation is in two parts, mandatory training and range practice. Students must sign up for each range practice in advance. See the event schedule page for full details:  Event Schedule

  • Pistol Discipline:  Training is Wednesday evenings, and range practice is Friday evenings
  • Rifle Discipline:  Training is Wednesday evenings, and range practice is Monday evenings

WHERE:  Required safety training and orientation (must be completed each academic year) is held on campus. Range practice is hosted at Albany Rifle and Pistol Club (ARPC) in Shedd, OR. The operates a OSU motor pool shuttle van (space limited) on practice days that students may sign up for to get to the off-campus range.

WHAT TO BRING:  Your OSU ID card for training and practice. If you plan to self-drive to range practice, either bring with you or enter your personal vehicle information into your profile in Ideal-Logic (you'll need vehicle make/model/year, your insurance policy company/policy number/expiration date). Range practice participants must wear closed toed shoes. The club provides all other equipment! This includes firearms, ammunition (may be purchased), targets and all safety equipment.

WHO:  This club is open to all registered students, grad students, and all faculty at the Oregon State University Corvallis campus who have paid a recreational sports fee (part of Dixon membership). No previous firearms experience required; we'll teach you everything that you need to know.


  • Club membership:  $35 per term (includes 1 box of ammunition), $70 for the full academic year (includes 3 boxes of ammunition)
  • Ammunition:  $5 per 50 round box of .22LR
  • One time range practice without membership:  $15 (includes 1 box of ammunition)


  • Pistol Discipline:  .22 caliber bullseye pistols at a distance of 50 feet. Our fleet of target pistols is primarily Ruger MK II, MK III and MK IV models with bull-barrels
  • Rifle Discipline:  .22 caliber smallbore bolt-action rifles

QUESTIONS? Please email us at:  [email protected]

Join the Marksmanship Club email list to get the latest updates and news about the club:  https://lists.oregonstate.edu/mailman/listinfo/marksmanship