Del Norte Gun Club is a 700 acre, Member-Only shooting facility located approximately 15 miles northwest of Rio Rancho, New Mexico. Members enjoy a multitude of ranges for target shooting, training, competition, and the safe use of firearms. These ranges encompass most of the shooting disciplines to include: Rifle shooting from 25 to 1000 yards, Archery, Pistol, Sporting Clays, Trap, Skeet and more. The range has powered and environmentally controlled amenities for classrooms, RV camping and group activities.
COMPETITION AND EVENTS
Weekly competitions in a wide variety of challenges for all Beginners to experts, every type of shooting
Del Norte Gun Club supports ALL of the shooting sports. DNGC hosts competitive events such as Precision Rifle, NRA High Power/CMP, IDPA, 22 Rimfire, NSSCA Sporting Clays, 3 Gun and Archery. From small local matches to large regional events, DNGC is proud to support competitive shooting. We encourage members to take their shooting to the next level and new shooters are welcome at the local weekend matches.
We emphasizes firearm safety in every aspect of our offerings. Every new member is required to take a firearm safety course, offered every other Saturday morning at the Club’s air conditioned training center. From that beginning, every Range, every member, every program, and every competition is focused on safe firearm handling. We have fun – safely!
The heart of the Del Norte Gun Club is the participation of our Member volunteers. All of the range maintenance, management, and range activities is supported by Member Volunteers and the Board of Directors. Without their dedication the facility would not exist. We encourage all members to get involved and participate on the Wednesday morning work crews and range projects. If you have specialized skills let a Board member know about them. We are always seeking individuals who can help improve the facility and operations.
Del Norte Gun Club’s success is the participation of our members, in organizing competitions and training sessions, volunteering in any of a wide variety of important functions of the Club, sharing knowledge and skills with other members, caring for the physical facilities, serving as Club Officers, and many other opportunities to pitch in to help the Club continue to grow. Come join us!
The Del Norte Gun Club is a very friendly, family oriented, Member-centered, organization of shooters. Our focus is on safe firearms fun. To accomplish this primary goal, and ensure the safety of each shooter on each range, every member is required to adhere to a set of safety and common sense values and standards. The Range Safety Officers, Chief Range Safety Officer, and the Board of Directors are all committed to upholding these standards for all Club members and their guests.
Our Club is a recreational shooting organization with world-class facilities for all types of safe target shooting, including rifles, handguns, shotguns, and archery. The Club offers training, competition, camaraderie, and fun at our facilities in Rio Rancho, New Mexico.
The Club’s goals are:
Provide opportunities for shooters of all ages and abilities to use firearms and afford them a safe and fun place to shoot, Offer a variety of educational courses on firearms and archery safety, handling and the legal issues in owning and using a firearm. Access to local and national instructors, Help for women, children, senior citizens, and shooters with disabilities to use firearms for recreation and for self defense, Support for the Second Amendment and shooting sports, and Advocacy for passage of fair and equitable legislation pertaining to firearms ownership and usage.