trap range at GRGC offers both ATA Registered targets and practice
targets under ATA rules. Membership in our national governing body, the
Amateur Trapshooting Association (shootata.com) is required to
participate in registered matches, but not required (Although strongly
encouraged) to participate in regularly scheduled practice matches that
are open to the public.
recognizes the importance of promoting youth shooting. To this end we
currently host practice and competitions for 4H, FFA, SCTP and AIM
programs throughout the year. For more information on involving a youth
in these programs please contact Stephen Summers via text at
(American style) trap targets are thrown in rotation from five stations
at established distances from the traphouse. Each participant fires,
one after the other, until all have fired five shots. The participants
then rotate to the next station and repeat until all have fired 25
disciplines include Singles, one target fired upon from the 16 yard
line behind the traphouse; Handicap, one target fired upon from a
distance between 20 and 27 yards behind the traphouse; and Doubles, 2
targets thrown simultaneously fired upon from 16 yards behind the
traphouse. All Singles and Handicap targets are thrown randomly within
an arc 34 degrees wide, at the same height, to a distance of 50 yards
(App 43 MPH). Doubles are thrown at fixed angles and do not move
We adhere to the safety rules as published by the ATA. Basic safety rules are:
All gun actions MUST be open anytime the gun is in movement.
Only ONE shell may be loaded (2 for Doubles) and only once you're on post.
Actions will be closed only upon report of the shooter preceding you.
Eye and ear protection are required on the line.
you're a first time trap shooter, please don't be intimidated. There
are certified coaches at all public matches that are enthusiastic about
helping newcomers. Simply mention this to the cashier before signing up
and you'll be directed to someone that will walk you through the