Boeing Employees' Rifle and Pistol Club - St. Louis
The Boeing Employees' Rifle & Pistol Club (BERPC) is a group of employees and retirees of The Boeing Company in St. Louis, MO who enjoy the rewarding sport of recreational and competitive shooting both informally and in a league/match environment.
The club provides organized programs for marksmanship training, competitive shooting, and firearm safety.
Activities and Benefits
Police Pistol Combat (PPC) is a shooting sport using duty-type handguns, either revolvers or semi-auto pistols. PPC requires only a small amount of gear and is a good way to get started in competitive shooting. BERPC hosts six monthly PPC matches from April to September. (more info)
High Power Rifle is, as the name implies, a shooting sport for centerfire rifles of caliber .223 (5.56mm) and higher. Matches consist of both slow and rapid fire from the prone, sitting, and standing positions. BERPC hosts six monthly matches from April to September. (more info)
NRA Club Championship Challenge
The Club Champion Challenge is a National Rifle Association program that clubs can use as an annual match, membership drive, or fundraiser. Matches consist of several courses of fire using different types of firearms. Clubs can design a match to fit their needs and request an awards package from the NRA. BERPC held its first championship match in 2013 and has plans to make this an annual event. (more info)
BERPC maintains a club FFL, so members can transfer firearms through the club for minimal fee ($10 per 4473 form, up to 5 firearms per form). To initiate a transfer, contact the BERPC FFL Administrator.
Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP)
BERPC is a CMP affiliated club, which allows members to participate in CMP programs and purchase surplus firearms and ammunition directly from the CMP.
Annual Meeting and Christmas Party
BERPC hosts an annual meeting, usually in December, where members can get an upate on club business, discuss issues, and elect officers. The meeting is also a Christmas party of sorts, held at a local eatery where members can order off the menu, and includes an awards ceremony and door prizes.