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Clay Target

Adviser(s): John Porisch

The team also depends on many parent volunteers and the support staff at the Minnetonka Sportsmens Club (7480 County Rd 15, Mound, MN 55364).

 

Clay Target at BSM is a 7 - 12 grade activity for both girls and boys. There are two opportunities to participate in Clay Target at BSM through the year. The fall season, or practice season, is 6 weeks in duration and is open for all 7-12 graders. The spring season, or competitive season, is 11 - 12 weeks in duration and is open to all 7-12 graders. The spring season provides an opportunity to letter and includes an optional opportunity to participate in the world’s largest shooting event, contested in mid-June at Alexandria’s gun club.

Time Commitment: The fall season (practice) starts mid-September and ends around MEA (end of October), with shooting nights happening on Wednesday or Monday evenings, 4:30 p.m. - sundown. Meet in the spring season competitively beginning the first week in April and runs until the first week of June (with an optional shoot in Alexandria mid-June).

Please note: ALL Participants must have a Minnesota DNR Firearm Safety Certificate

Any Minnesota student is eligible to participate if he/she:

  • Is in grades 7 through 12, AND
  • Possesses League-Approved Firearm Safety Certification, AND
  • Meets all school curricular activity eligibility requirements, AND
  • If the team has room to accommodate the student athlete.

Registration fees are $35 per student athlete per league. Ammunition and target costs are determined by the team. Financial assistance is available for anyone in need. No one should avoid this sport based on a lack of funding or equipment. All can be provided upon request.

2022 Fall Clay Target Season dates:

  • 9/12: Athlete registration closes
  • 9/21: (Wednesday) Practice/Reserve Week (Shooting night #1)
  • 9/28: (Wednesday) Week 1
  • 10/5: (Wednesday) Week 2 
  • 10/10: (Monday) Week 3
  • 10/17: (Monday) Week 4
  • 10/24: (Monday) Week 5