Cancellation of the XIX. European Championships 2020 in Parma

Enclosed please find the letters of the Italian organization (in English and in Italian) where they inform us about the cancellation of the European Championships which should be held in Parma/Italy during the month of August this year.


How to start black powder shooting?

The hardest step is always the first one in any hobby. Shooting old and repro muzzle loading guns is not an exception. We would like to help you with a few thoughts how it is convenient and practical to have those very first few steps, so you can avoid wasting money and time, since keeping the adventure of exploring your way of historical shooting.


Black powder shooting

Blackpowder shooting is a target sport for historical muzzleloading firearms loaded with traditional blackpowder. The renaissance of black powder shooting started in middle of the last century. Melting history with shooting sports it evolved into a unique mix of cultural and sports activities spreading all over the World.

You want to get involved?

The best way to start muzzleloading shooting is to find the nearest blackpowder shooting club, or to contact directly your national blackpowder federation. Shooters are always very friendly, helpful people.

Here you have the list and contacts of the national blackpowder federation…

History of MLAIC

While M.L. guns were always used in Europe, especially hunting by farmers, there was no shooting club for old gun fans. In the U.S.A., Red Farris and Oscar Seth held a first shooting match at Portsmouth (Ohio) on February 22nd-1931, then founded the N.M.L.R.A. in 1935, and held a yearly championship at Friendship (Indiana) attended by many shooters. Their scope was mainly civil free guns, and folklore, while Europeans were more concerned with military muskets and rifle events…


Cancellation of the XIX. European Championships 2020 in Parma

2020. June 01.
Dear All, First of all, I hope that, when you receive this email, you and your families and friends are in the best of health. Well, the deadline fixed has been reached and a decision has been made by the responsible people of the CNDA. Enclosed please find the letters of the Italian organization (in […]

Closing thoughts of the 18th MLAIC European Championships

2019. August 19.
Camaraderie, friendship, fun, adventure, elegance. These are the words that first come into my mind when I look back to the beautiful seven days spent at Sarlóspuszta, Hungary. It had been a great challenge to prepare for this Championship. It was not an easy task to host an even more successful event after the World […]

Newsletter 144

2019. August 07.
Two important documents Enclosed please find the Newsletter for 2018 (sent January 2019 due to certain reasons) as well as the Minutes of the delegates meeting 2018 in Austria. MINUTES OF THE MLAIC delegates meeting 2018   MLAIC Newsletter no. 144 dtd. Jan., 14th. 2019

Impression about a championship

A quick impression about a week full of blacpowder smoke. 27th MLAIC World Championships, Hungary

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