How old do I need to be to join the trap club?
12 years old and have a league-approved firearms safety certficate
How do I register for the trap team?
Part 1 of registration...All returning members from the previous season will register first, then new member registration opens up. This is a first come basis. Once registration is full, it will close.
Where do we meet each week?
2920 220th St E.
How do I get a firearms safety certificate?
1. MN DNR: Firearms Safety Certification for Youth
2. Minnesota State High School Clay Target League: Firearm Safety Certification
Do I need my own 12 gauge or 20 gauge?
Yes!!! You will NOT be allowed to use any one else's firearm. This is for everyone's safety.
What supplies do I need each week?
Proper hearing and eye protection; ammo pouch / bag; proper weather attire and firearm in case marked in a way that you can recognize it.
How much does it cost to join the trap club?
How many weeks is the trap season?
Practice Week 2
Reserve Week (These scores will be used in the event we have to cancel one of our Competition weeks. For example, if it is thundering and lightening during Competition Week 3, then we will use the Reserve Week scores for Competition Week 3. We will not have to make up Competition Week 3).
Competition Week 1
Competition Week 2
Competition Week 3
Competition Week 4
Competition Week 5
Fun Week- Not mandatory
Is there a state tournament for trap?
Can I use someone else's firearm?
NO! You cannot use anyone else's firearm. You can only use your own. This is for the safety of everyone.
How do I letter in trap
1. No incident with drugs, alcohol or tobacco
2. Full time student with no failing grades
3. Maintain a 2.0 GPA or higher
4. Make progress towards graduation
A) A Senior who has participated in all grades 9-12 (4 consecutive years) despite classification status.
B) Any athlete who shoots 25/50 straight in Conference Weeks 1 - 5 (not Practice Weeks, Reserve Week, or Fun Week) or Varsity Championship in Alexandria, MN.
C) Any athlete who has a season average of 20 or higher as determined by True Team Scoring System.
How do I get more information about the trap club?
Can I switch between my 12 gauge firearm and my 20 gauge firearm during the season?
No. Make sure you check the gauge on your firearm. When you register, you will select the gauge you will be using for the entire season.