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Jr. Pride Trap Team

Welcome to the Jr. Pride Trap Team!!!

Learning how to shoot requires discipline, self-control, hand-eye coordination and concentration. Required safety training instills respect, responsibility, teamwork and sportsmanship. The quick success beginner shooters often experience gives them a sense of self-esteem and confidence. In young people, these are all important qualities that affect many other aspects of life. A good youth shooting program fosters these positive life skills.*

The Jr. Pride Trap team is open to any boy or girl in grades 6th - 8th.** Below are other general rules and information:

  • Participants must be enrolled in school full-time
  • Completion of Hunter Education Course is required to be eligible to participate***
  • Jr. Pride will participate in the Eastern Nebraska Trapshooting Conference 
  • Practices will be Sunday's from 11AM to 1PM at the Valley Izaak Walton Trap Club beginning in late January
  • Trap meets will be on Saturday's at the Papillion Gun Club from mid-March to early May.
  • Participants are responsible for their own ear protection, eye protection, gun & ammunition****

The costs for the Jr. Pride Trap Team, other then the initial registration fee, is "pay as you go". If you do not participate in practice or a scheduled meet, there is no cost to the participant. Below are the general estimated costs to participate, but are subject to change:

  • Hunter Education = Free
  • Registration fee and team uniform = $50.00
  • Practices = $17.60 (includes 50 targets and 2 boxes of ammunition) 
  • Conference Meets = $10.00 plus ammunition 

If you need more information or are interested in coaching, please don't hesitate to email [email protected] or call Chris Retallick (402-212-0546) or Jim Schneider (402-651-2526) 

There will be a parent/participant meeting in mid-December

 *From National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF)

**Coaches or program leaders may deny the right of any student or coach to participate if there are safety concerns.

***Participants can be enrolled in Hunter Education and still practice, but must be completed before competition starts

****Jr. Pride will negotiate rates for ammunition by the case. Please let us know if you are interested

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