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Welcome to Riverdale Trap Team!

Welcome to the Riverdale High School Trap Team


Trapshooting is one of the three major disciplines of competitive clay pigeon shooting. Trapshooting is typically shot with a 12 gauge shotgun, but a 20 gauge shotgun may be used. Trapshooting has been a sport since the late 18th century. Many colleges have trapshooting teams.


We encourage both males and females to participate in the team. Just show up to a practice to learn more.


We practice most Sundays starting at 1:30PM at Big Springs Clay Targets www.bigspringsclaytargets.com Shooting two rounds will normally take thirty minutes.


Requirements to participate with the team

· TWRA Hunter’s Safety Education course completion card (bring a copy to turn in)

· Hearing and Eye Protection

· Shotgun, 12 or 20 gauge

· Membership at Big Springs Clay Targets (an adult must sign the waiver)

· Annual team membership dues paid


Practice costs - Normally members will shoot between 2 to 4 rounds per practice

· $5.00 per round (25 shots) paid to Big Springs Clay Targets

· Shotgun shells



Monthly competitions are held at Big Springs Clay Targets on the first Saturday of each month. The fee to participate in the competition is about $35.00.

To shoot at the competition, you must sign up the week prior to the competition.

In order to compete, you must have an ATA/AIM membership https://www.shootata.com/Membership/OnlineMembershipApplication.aspx Membership is for an academic year (September to August). Please provide a copy of your membership number.

Annual state competition is normally held in June.


Please see the team’s calendar for updates - https://calendar.google.com/calendar/embed?src=riverdalehstrapteam%40gmail.com

To receive e-mails about the trap team - https://goo.gl/forms/gFy5iYvWNDkjLM133 Sign up for Remind 101 text messages - https://www.remind.com/join/trap201


Faculty sponsor – Ms. Patricia Nelson- Nelsont@rcschools.net

Head Coach – Rick Wilson - HMFOne@netscape.com

For general questions/information e-mail riverdalehstrapteam@gmail.com