Shotgun

Please visit http://texas4-h.tamu.edu/projects/shooting-sports/ and search for the topic General Shooting Sport Rules and Shotgun to read about range policy behavior, range commands, and things to know before firing the first shot! Email us for more information at wc4hshootingsports@gmail.com.

Events


Trap: Five stations with five shots at each station shot from a regulation field.

Skeet: Eight stations with a total of 25 shot from a regulation field.

Sporting clays: A 50 or 100 bird event with targets presented in a manner to simulate field conditions. Stations are typically spread over a large area and the target challenge possibilities are endless.

Whiz-bang: The Whiz-Bang event consist of targets shot in fifty bird increments from five shooting stands with shooters rotating from each stand after a series of five true pairs. The game offers several different skill levels and utilizes six to eight automatic trap machines to simulate game birds.

What to bring to the range


  • Shotgun if you have one (club may have one to use during practice or to loan for events)
  • Shotgun shells -- recommend 1 oz loads -- typically 12 or 20 gauge
  • Eye protection
  • Ear protection
  • Ice chest with water bottles or other drinks
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug Repellent
  • Chairs for mom and dad
  • Money for rounds (check with shotgun coach before practice for cost per round)