Custer Rod & Gun Club (CR&GC) April/May 2023 Activities
Well April is already half way over and with the warmer weather folks have been getting out to the ranges. The Club has been opening the Trap range on Tuesdays at 5:30pm and the Skeet range on Sundays at 3pm at the Spotted Eagle Recreation Area. Archery every Wednesday at 6pm. Action Pistol is held on Thursdays at 6pm out at the Sunday Creek Range. The club has several activities open to members and non-member including Action Pistol, USPSA matches, Archery, Trap, Skeet, and 5-Stand.
The Club will again hold a Clay League. There will be a Trap League and a Top Gun League. The League will run from April 25th to September 26th. See below for rules.
Sunday Range Clean-up Day
Saturday May 6th at 9am has been scheduled for a clean-up day out at the Sunday Creek Range. Help is need with mowing, weed trimmers, target repairs, and general maintenance. Bring gloves and if you can weed trimmers, shovels, rakes, lawnmowers, etc. Hope to see you out there.
Action Pistol will be held every Thursday night at 6 p.m. at the Sunday Creek pistol bays. Setup starts at 4 p.m. ANY AND ALL HELP would be greatly appreciated.
Steel Challenge matches are held every third Thursday of each month. This will be open to all club members and non-members, 22 rimfire and larger pistol calibers are allowed. The rules will be governed by the Steel Challenge Shooting Association (SCSA), however the club is not affiliated so no pre-registration is necessary.
The CR&GC will be hosting a USPSA match on Thursday May 11th at 6pm at the Sunday Creek Range. Register on Practiscore.
Skeet – Trap
With the warmer weather we’ve already had a couple of Trap & Skeet shoots. Trap is held every Tuesday afternoons at 5:30 p.m. and Skeet every Sunday at 3 p.m. out at the Spotted Eagle Recreation Area.
The Clubs first 5-Stand match for the year will be this coming Sunday April 23rd at 2pm out at the Spotted Eagle Recreation Area. When we have the dates for the rest of the year pinned down they will be posted on the Custer Rod and Gun Club webpage and facebook page.
Custer Rod & Gun Club 2023 Clay League
You must be a current Custer Rod and Gun Club Member to participate in the Clay League.
There will be two leagues in 2023. Simple aggregate average for score.
Awards will be presented at the annual banquet in February 2024. The awards will be determined at a later date.
The league period will run from April 25th through September 25th, 2023.
Trap League – $20
Top Gun – $40
League fees must be paid before shooting a league round. Fees will be collected by Matt Lewin or Jeff Faycosh at the Spotted Eagle Range on range days.
Shooter must declare league score PRIOR to shooting the round. The score sheet will be retained by the range master and signed by the shooter.
In addition to the league fees, the shooter must pay the normal target fees.
Target ammunition must be used, 7.5, 8, or 9 shot, 1 1/8 ounce maximum weight.
No more than 2 League rounds will be shot per day.
League shoots will take place on regularly scheduled range days. Tuesday for Trap, Sunday for Skeet & 5 Stand.
Trap League – 11 League rounds must be fired to complete the league with only 10 rounds being scored, the lowest score will be dropped at the end of the league. Failure to shoot 11 rounds will cause you to forfeit your entry fees. At least 2 shooters must shoot the round with a 3rd person to pull and score. All rounds will be from the 16-yard position.
Top Gun League – 11 League rounds must be fired to complete the league with only 10 rounds being scored, the lowest score will be dropped at the end of the league. At least 2 league rounds in each of the sports must be shot (Trap Doubles, Skeet, & 5-Stand) and counted with the 10 scorable rounds. A round of Trap Doubles is 50 birds and counts as two rounds. The rules for Trap league applies. A 5 stand league round will require at least 3 shooters on the round in addition to range master/scorer.
For our archery shooters or anyone who is interested in getting into archery we have Archery shoots every Wednesday at 6 p.m., contact John Kuntz at 406-951-0241.
All club events are dependent on the weather so keep an eye on the Custer Rod and Gun Club webpage and facebook page for updates. Please come out and enjoy YOUR club. Like any club the members are what make it great!