3-Day ATA Shoot Labor Day Weekend

Newman Swamp Rats is once again hosting a 3-day ATA registered shoot Labor Day weekend.  Self-contained overnight RV’s are welcomed on the grounds–no hookups, no charge.  Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. each day with the tournament starting at 9:30 a.m.  Practice field will be open starting at 8:00 a.m. for approximately one hour prior to the first event of each day.  Come out and get a good start on the new target year.  A complete program is posted in pdf below.


General News

Fall Doubles League to Start Saturday, August 26, 2017

The first shoot for the Fall Doubles League is scheduled for Saturday, August 26th with registration starting at 11:00 a.m. and shooting at 12 noon.  The first four shoots $24 per shooter with the last four $12 each–60 targets each shoot.  The eight shoot dates are scheduled as follows:  August 26, September 9, September 16, September 23, October 14, October 28, November 11, with the final shoot and awards banquet on December 2.  You can double up and complete the league in four shoots!  If you can’t make the first, you can still join by the second or third shoot.  First four shoots must be completed by the 4th shoot for division purposes.  For complete details, see rules below in pdf format.



ATA and PITA Registered Shoots at Newman

This weekend, May 20 & 21, 2017, you can have it your way!  Shoot the ATA shoot on Saturday and cross register to PITA, and then stay over and shoot Sunday’s PITA shoot and cross register to ATA.  Come out and support our club as we try this new approach to registered events.  Registration on both days starts at 9:00 A.M., with the tournament commencing at 10:00 A.M.  Programs are posted below in pdf format.

MAY 2017 ATA  and MAY2017 PITA



Newman Trap League Results for Shoot #1 and Shoot #2

Newman Trap League started the year off with its first shoot on January 8 with a total of 10 teams participating on a cold day.  High team was NEWMAN 1 with a 537.  KYLE BARTHOLOMEW held the high handicap score with a 47, ESTHER PUCKETT was high in doubles posting a 49, and JIM PUCKETT took High Over All honors with a 115.

Shoot #2 was held on January 29th.   No rain, no fog, no wind–just a lot of sunshine!  ALQUIST ARMS was high team for the day with a 550.  JEFF BERDION was high over all shooter posting a 117, ESTHER PUCKETT was high in handicap with a 47, and BERDION and DARRELL THOMPSON shared bragging rights in the doubles with 47’s.   Results for both shoots in pdf posted below.

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Newman will be hosting a PITA Series 2-day shoot this coming weekend–January 21 & 22, 2017.  Come out and shoot!  If you are not a member of the PITA and have never been in the past, membership is $10.  Cross registration to ATA is also accepted for those who are members of the ATA and wish to add their scores to their record.   Program posted below in pdf format.

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General News Rants

Westside Trap League Shoot

 Newman hosted Westside Trap League’s second shoot on Sunday, January 15th.  Thanks to all those members who volunteered loading targets and scoring, we succeeded with no additional costs.  The Westside Trap League has a total of 30 teams this season.  For Westside league results, go to www.westsidetrapleague.com.

Pre-League Warm-Up Shoot Results

On Sunday, December 4, 2016, 151 shooters came out to warm up for the 2017 season of winter league with the first shoot schedule for January 8th in all three leagues. It was a nice day, but a little chilly and some good scores were posted. Here are the scores posted that day in pdf format.



Newman Trap League to Start in January

The first shoot for the New Trap League 2017 season will commence on January 8, 2017.   NTL captains from last season, if you haven’t already, please check your email and verify your roster from last season.  Any new teams interested in shooting the NTL, please email newmanswamprats@gmail.com for a blank team roster form.  Here are the dates for NTL shoots:

January 8
January 29
February 12
February 26
March 5
March 26
April 2
April 9

See you on the 8th!

General News

Winter Chain ATA Shoot

Newman’s ATA Winter Chain shoot is just around the corner–scheduled for October 29-30, 2016.  As a reminder, any contestant who does not have 500 ATA registered handicap targets will have to shoot penalty yardage–men at 24 yards and women and juniors at 22 yards.

The program is attached for your convenience.


League Results

JASON NELSON Claims HOA Title in 2016 Fall Doubles League

The Fall Doubles League got to an early start this year and concluded on October 22, 2016 with JASON NELSON claiming HOA title with a final score of 354.  The Doubles League awards banquet took place in conjunction with the club’s annual holiday party with everyone having a great time.  This year’s winners are:

AAA Champion – Kevin Waddell
AAA 1st R/U – Jim Puckett
AAA 2nd R/U – Robert Magarite

AA Champion – Mike Malone
AA 1st R/U – Brent Hopman
AA 2nd R/U – Esther Puckett

A Champion – Jeff Ballard
A 1st R/U – Jim Hopman
A 2nd R/U – Bailey Nelson

B Champion – Ted Vance
B 1st R/U – Carter Kapp
B 2nd R/U – Eddie Mello

C Champion – Eddie Haslam
C 1st R/U – Ken Stanfill
C 2nd R/U – Nino Carvalho

D Champion – Ryan Widger
D 1st R/U – Julie Connel
D 2nd R/U – Todd Woods

E Champion – Heath Brower
E 1st R/U – Skip Lowe
E 2nd R/U – Loren Poulson

High Vet – Dennis Crites
High Lady – Rose Lowe
High Junior – Emily Peters

For a complete listing of all scores, click the pdf file below.