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Club Membership documentation, range rules and the club bylaws.
Due to affiliation and insurance requirements, all club members are required to be members of the National Rifle Association when they join and are required to keep their NRA membership active while a member of Durham Pistol & Rifle Club.
All members must be at least 18 years old.
All members must be able to pass a NICS background check.
All club members have a gate pass granting them access to our facilities. Shooting hours are 08:00 AM to dusk Monday through Saturday and 10:00 am to dusk on Sunday. Indoor activities may be scheduled in the clubhouse in the evenings. Ranges are occasionally closed for scheduled club events such as work days or matches. Members are responsible for checking the club calendar to ensure the range they desire to use is not closed for a match or maintenance.
Pistol and rifle matches are open to members of the public and provide an excellent opportunity to see the club and its members in action.
Our National Rifle Association club number is C0571.
Our Civilian Marksmanship Program affiliated club number is 36044.
Annual dues are $180 per year. This amount will be prorated on a quarterly basis based upon the date the new member joins (if you join July 1st, you only pay 50% of the annual dues for that year).
Upon joining the club, new members must pay an initiation fee of $150 and a capital facilities fee of $100.
Annual dues may be reduced for activity that supports the club. No dues are charged to club officers or match directors.
Once a club member, there are no additional charges to shoot. There are no charges to bring guests. Targets and frames are available at the ranges for member use.
Standard membership: $180 per year.
Senior member: $90 per year. For members who are 65 or older and have been a standard member for five or more continuous years.
Family member: $90 per year. For the spouse of a current regular or senior member. To qualify, spouses must meet all the requirements (NRA member, orientation, election, etc.) of a regular member.
Junior member: $90 per year. For members who are 18 to 21 years of age.
Steps to join
The DPRC currently has a membership cap of 1300 members. Persons interested in joining should register for our waiting list.
Please SEE STEPS BELOW, and submit the required information for our waiting list (the list is always open).
In March of each year, the number of DPRC members will be reviewed (some members will not renew) once the number of openings is determined that number of individuals will be contacted and invited to attend a club orientation session. *Orientation is invitation only.
The wait list for membership is booked, and all new applicants are looking at a potential wait of 4-5 years.
*Competition and Education Events are open to the public so you can still come out and shoot at matches without being a member or a guest.
To register for our waiting list, please Click Here, submit the required information and you will be added to our waiting list. Email is the method that will be used to contact you for invitation to a club orientation class when your name comes up for an invitation.
If your email address changes, send a note to email@example.com and ask to have your email contact information updated.
Receive invitation from membership chairman to join.
Attend the club orientation where you will tour the facilities, learn about the club rules, demonstrate your ability to safely and responsibly handle your firearm and complete the new member application form.
Present yourself at a club membership meeting to be voted on by the attending members. This must be done within 90 days of completing the club orientation.
Join the National Rifle Association, if not already a member. The DPRC gets a fee from the NRA when someone joins or renews so be sure to include the club’s NRA number (C0571) on the membership application. If you need to renew your membership, click here.