Contemporary Longrifle Foundation


Today, as it has been for decades, the interest in contemporary muzzleloading firearms, accoutrements and related objects is sensational. Makers provide handmade contemporary muzzleloading firearms and related items that are truly works of art.

The CLA was organized as an association of contemporary muzzleloading collectors/makers. This association recognizes the scope of collecting as traditional muzzleloading rifles, pistols, fowlers, their accoutrements and related objects handmade after the mid-twentieth century.

Membership Benefits:

  • Bulletins
  • Newsletters
  • Educational experiences
  • Annual show
  • Regional mini-shows
  Membership Details:

Membership dues are $50 annually, January through December.

If the member joins after October 1, membership is good through the following year.