Welcome to the New York State Muzzle-Loaders
Association's web site.
Here you will find
information you may need on the sport of muzzle-loading,
primitive camping, and the
What is the New York State
Muzzle-Loaders Association all about?
Since our birth from the Tryon County Militia
in 1977 the New York State Muzzle-loaders Association
has been "dedicated to the continuing support of black
powder events, people, and legislation." Overall we have
over 40 affiliated clubs throughout New York State.
The WWW.NYSMLA.Org will have 4 major events in 2013.
This year, 2013 all our events will dates will be
set at the Board meeting in Feb. @ the Elbridge winter
The first event on the schedule is our
"Spring Family Fun Shoot & Camp Out." This weekend is
packed with shooting, great people, and just plain fun.
You can move in Friday night, vendors are welcome and
shooting starts Saturday Morning.
major event we hold every year is for the more
competitive shooter. It's the "Trophy Shoot”; for the NY
State championship title. Usually held in the last
weekend in July or first weekend in August, this shoot
is not any less fun because of its more competitive
nature, we’ll just harass you a little more that’s all
Next we come to the "Fall Family Fun Shoot &
Camp Out." This event also doubles as our annual members
meeting and election of officers. Meeting site in 2013
will be at the Lock, Stock & Barrel ML club, located on
Rt. 6 just north of Fulton. Labor Day weekend.
a period tent, modern tent, or Camper/RV. The Elbridge
offers limited electric hookups for those of you who
bring tin teepees. "Primitive Camps" are encouraged to
set up. Folks can dress in period, or modern dress.
Finally WWW.NYSMLA.Org’s annual "Primitive
Rendezvous & Hunt." The Rendezvous, held in October,
stretches out for a full week! This is a 100% primitive
experience that you will never forget. Located on the
Moose river Plains WMA, just outside the Town of Inlet
and 7 miles off the blacktop creates as close to a
primitive Ronny as you can get.
NYSMLA.Org offers individual, family & affiliated club
memberships. Join Here NOW
All of our matches you can move in Friday, and camp
out the weekend, with some camping being free or very
The WWW.NYSMLA.Org could use you as a member but;
you do not need to be a member to participate in our
We are affiliated with the National Muzzle Loaders
Rifle assn.; New York’s Shooters Committee on Political
Education, WWW.SCOPEny.Org, NYSR&P and we have a
representative vote on the NY State Conservation
Come on out bring the whole family, spectators &
everyone is invited to attend and enjoy a weekend of
camping, shooting and great friends and most of all,
If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact a
board member. .