Category Archives: General News

News about the Newman Swamp Rats trapshooting club.

General News

3-DAY ATA SHOOT LABOR DAY WEEKEND

Our next registered ATA shoot is scheduled for the Labor Day Weekend–September 5, 6 & 7.  A total of 800 targets–singles, handicap and doubles.  Saturday and Sunday are regular programs with the final day consisting of two handicap events.  Attached for your information is the program.  If you’d like to pre-squad, call 209-862-2838 or send an email to newmanswamprats@gmail.com.

SEPT 2015 ATA

General News

NEWMAN TO HOST 2015 WESTERN ZONE SHOOT

This year the Swamp Rats will be one of 12 clubs hosting concurrently the Amateur Trapshooting Association’s (ATA) WESTERN ZONE SHOOT July 17 – 19, 2015.  There will be awards for winners on site as well as awards provided zone-wide by the ATA and the Western Zone Association.  This shoot is open to all registered ATA shooters as well as new shooters who wish to join the ATA.  Targets may also be cross-registered with the Pacific International Trapshooting Association (PITA) only for those shooters with current memberships.  The program consists of Class Day singles, handicap and doubles on the first day, followed by the Singles Championship on Saturday, and finally the Doubles Championship and Handicap Championship on Sunday.  The complete program is available in pdf format below (two-sided printing recommended).

Western Zone Program-NEWMAN 2015

 

General News

Pre-League Warmup Shoot at Newman

Its that time of year again and Newman will once again be hosting the Pre-League Warm-up Shoot on Sunday, December 7th.  Registration will start at 8:00 a.m., with shooting commencing at 9:00 a.m.  Cost is $22 for 125 targets and options will be available.  Remember, this is just a practice league shoot, you can come out with your entire team or partial if not all are available.  Anyone can shoot this.  Westside, Central and all other league shooters are welcomed to come out.

As always, the annual NCTTA meeting will take place on Thursday, December 4th at the Escalon Sportsmens Club, 7:00 p.m.  The purpose of the meeting is to review the rules and confirm the league schedules.   Any questions on the meeting you can contact Gregg Ebenal, NCTTA Secretary.  The final schedule will be posted at the Pre-League Warm-up Shoot and schedules will be distributed by each league Secretary at the respective first shoot.

Newman Swamp Rats also has a new addition to the club grounds–it is a shot curtain which extends almost to the property line beyond the traphouses.  This curtain will assist the club in reclaiming the lead.  In order to keep this curtain maintained and to extend its lifespan, we must insist on legal trap loads with a maximum speed of 1250.  This is a requirement that will be enforced.

Pre-League Flyer in pdf format below.
PRE-LEAGUE WARM-UP SHOOT 2014

General News

UPCOMING ATA WINTER CHAIN SHOOT

Newman Swamp Rats Winter Chain ATA registered shoot is scheduled for November 8 & 9, 2014.  Registration will begin at 8:00 a.m. with  competition commencing at 9:00 a.m. each day.  The program consists of 100 singles, 100 handicap and 100 doubles on Saturday as well as Sunday.  For a complete program and list of awards, please refer to the pdf file posted below.

NOV2014 WC

General News

Upcoming ATA Shoot

Our next registered shoot is August 2 & 3, 2014. This is our annual Silver and Gold shoot. The complete program is in pdf format below.
AUG 2014 ATA

General News

Doubles League to Commence Saturday, September 28th

Newman’s 3rd annual Doubles League is on target to commence Saturday, September 28th.   The program is the same with a some minor rule changes.  Come out and have some fun!  Shoot 60 targets at a cost of $18.  You can double up and shoot 120 targets and complete all required shoots in four shoots, rather than eight.  Total cost to shoot league is $144 per person which includes awards and dinner at the final shoot.

For complete details, see pdf document below.

DOUBLES LEAGUE RULES-2013

General News

Annual Silver & Gold ATA Shoot

Newman’s SILVER & GOLD shoot is just around the corner!  Come join us at this registered ATA shoot.  Although we have no hookups, recreational vehicles are welcomed at no charge.  Please park in the area to the left upon entering the club grounds.  Feel free to call if you wish to pre-squad or have a full squad you would like to sign up–phone 209-862-2838 or email newmanswamprats@gmail.com.   Please remember, you still have to proceed to the handicap table even if you are pre-squadded.

Following is our program in PDF format.  Hope to see you here!

AUG 2013 ATA

General News

Northern Zone Shoot

The Newman Swamp Rats will be hosting the Northern Zone Shoot on June 8 & 9, 2013.  Saturday events will consist of 100 Singles, 100 Handicap and 100 Doubles.  The California Golden State Trapshooting Association will be donating the trophies for the Handicap Champion and the Doubles Champion on Saturday.

Sunday’s program will consist of 200 singles, with shooters competing individually as well as for the Northern Zone Men’s Team, Women’s Team, Veteran Team and Junior Team.  These teams will be competing against the Southern and Central Zone teams at the State Shoot Singles Championship event on June 29, 2013.

The full program is posted below in pdf format.

2013 NEWMAN NORTHERN ZONE PROGRAM

General News

Pre-League Warmup Shoot – December 9th

Its that time of year again and Newman will once again be hosting the Pre-League Warmup Shoot on Sunday, December 9th.  Registration will start at 8:00 a.m., with shooting commencing at 9:00 a.m.  Cost is $22 for 125 targets.  Remember, this is just a practice league shoot, you can come out with your entire team or partial if not all are available.  Anyone can shoot this.  Westside, Central and all other league shooters are welcomed to come out.

The annual NCTTA meeting will take place on Thursday, December 6th at the Escalon Sportsmens Club, 7:00 p.m.  As always the rules will be reviewed and schedules confirmed.   Any questions on the meeting you can contact Gregg Ebenal, NCTTA Secretary.  The final schedule will be posted at the Pre-League Warmup Shoot and schedules will be distributed by each league Secretary at the first shoot.

 

 

General News

UPCOMING EVENTS

OCTOBER ATA SHOOT

An ATA shoot is scheduled for this coming Saturday, October 6th.  Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. with the competition commencing at 10:00am.  This is a regular program with three events–100 singles, 100 handicap and 100 doubles.  Presquadding is welcomed by calling the club phone at (209)862-2838 and leaving a message or by email to newmanswamprats@gmail.com.  For the complete program, click the pdf file below.
2012 OCT ATA

FALL DOUBLES LEAGUE

Newman’s second annual Fall Doubles League is scheduled to begin on Saturday, October 20, 2012.  Registration will start at 11:00 a.m. with competition commencing at 12 noon.  You’re invited to come out and have some fun and bring a friend.  Targets will consist of 15 pairs shot on two fields for a total of 60 targets.  Makeups will be allowed per the rules.  For complete details of the league, click the pdf file below.
DOUBLES LEAGUE RULES