shall support state wide muzzle loading firearms shooting activities
and promote a higher standard of sportsmanship, ethical hunting,
safety, and good fellowship among those who participate in this
sport. The principle purposes for which this association is organized
are as follows:
- To provide
a non-profit recreational club, for the mutual assistance, enjoyment,
entertainment and improvement of its members, socially and physically,
by encouraging them in participation in the recreational activity
of the muzzle loading sports.
- To stimulate
interest in the sport and art of all muzzle loading firearm activities.
- To disseminate
knowledge regarding the sport and art of all muzzle loading firearms.
- To guide
enthusists to suitable facilities for the recreational use of
muzzle loading firearms.
- To advocate
with the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries
and preservation of muzzle loading hunting seasons... NEW - see
link to petition below
here for a printable VMLRA application
When you join
VMLRA you will receive the 2014 Edition of the
VMLRA Virginia Match Schedule and Club Listing
Printed in booklet format, this publication
is a complete catalog listing of Virginia black powder shooting
and dates of matches and locations.
(An invaluable annual resource to blackpowder enthusiasts!)
mission is to preserve Virginia's great and rich heritage in muzzle
loading firearms. This is best accomplished by actively supporting
and promoting any person or group in the Commonwealth of Virginia
who provides or organizes a muzzle loading sporting event or venue,
be it for recreation, hunting activity, education, and/or historical