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News about the Newman Swamp Rats trapshooting club.

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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.

DOUBLES LEAGUE RULES-2017

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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.
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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.

oct-2016-wc

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PITA Marathon Targets

Newman Swamp Rats is hosting a marathon on Friday, September 30, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.  Anyone interested in adding registered targets–singles and doubles only–to their PITA record is welcomed to come out.  Any questions, call (209)862-2838 or (209)404-7624.

 

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6th Annual Fall Doubles League to Start

Get ready for our 6th annual Fall Doubles League!  Our first shoot will be Saturday, August 27–getting a little earlier start than the previous years.  Signups will start at 11:00 a.m., with shooting at noon.   There are a total of eight shoots, however, the dates are not consecutive Saturdays so please note the dates listed below.  Also, remember that you can double up and be finished in four shoots if you can’t make all the dates.

1)   August 27, 2016
2)   September 10, 2016
3)   September 17, 2016
4)   September 24, 2016
5)    October 1, 2016
6)    October 8, 2016
7)     October 15, 2016
8)    October 22, 2016 (awards dinner)

This league is open to anyone, come out and have some fun!  The rules are attached in pdf format below.

DOUBLES LEAGUE RULES-2016

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NEWMAN SILVER & GOLD ATA SHOOT

Newman Swamp Rats annual “Silver and Gold” ATA shoot is scheduled for August 20 & 21, 2015.  Both days will be regular programs–singles, handicap and doubles.  Come join us at this shoot.  Complete program can be viewed in pdf format below.   If you’d like to pre-squad, call 209-862-2838 or send an email to newmanswamprats@gmail.com.

AUG 2016 ATA

 

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GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING

The next quarterly membership meeting is scheduled for Saturday, August 13, 2016, at 5:00 p.m., or as soon after practice is over.

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Newman to Host Northern Zone ATA Shoot

The CGSTA Northern Zone ATA shoot will be held June 11 & 12, 2016 (see program attached below for complete details).  On Sunday, this shoot is to qualify for a Zone Team to compete against the Central Zone and Southern Zone teams to run concurrently in the 200 Singles Championship at the State Shoot in Kingsburg on Saturday, June 25, 2016.  This shoot is open to all ATA registered shoots, however, you must be a resident in the Northern Zone counties to qualify for a spot on one of the Zone Teams.

JUNE 2016 NZ

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Turkey Shoot

Just a reminder, Newman first annual shoot is this coming weekend–Saturday, November 7th.  See flyer posted below.

2015 turkey shoot

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DOUBLES LEAGUE TO START SEPTEMBER 12

Get ready for our 5th annual Fall Doubles League!  Our first shoot will be Saturday, September 12th.  Signups will start at 11:00 a.m., with shooting at noon.   There are a total of eight shoots, however, the dates are not consecutive Saturdays so please note the dates listed below.  Also, remember that you can double up and be finished in four shoots if you can’t make all the dates.

September 12
September 19
September 26
October 3
October 10
October 17
October 24
November 14

This league is open to anyone, come out and have some fun!  The rules are attached in pdf format below.
DOUBLES LEAGUE RULES-2015