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Desert Roses to host shotgun shooting sports field day Aug. 20 in Dewey

Posted July 28, 2017

 

 

Introductory program designed to teach women safety, fundamentals   

 

PHOENIX — The Desert Roses women’s shotgun program at the Ben Avery Clay Target Center will be heading north Aug. 20 to host a shotgun shooting sports field day at the Prescott Valley Trap and Skeet Club in Dewey.

This in an introductory event, designed to teach women shooters 9 and older about firearm safety and the fundamentals of marksmanship. Participants also will learn about the history of shotguns, firearm framework, ammunition, basic shooting technique, and a shooting sports overview, followed by an afternoon in the field with individual and group instruction from Ben Avery Clay Target Center range masters.

The event is 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. A $10 registration fee includes eye and ear protection, loaner shotguns, ammunition and targets.

The Prescott Valley Trap and Skeet Club is located at 10800 AZ-69, Dewey, AZ  86327.

For more information about the event, as well as how to join Desert Roses, visit http://www.azgfd.gov/outdoor_recreation/basf_desertroses.shtmlAlso, view a video about the program that recently appeared on 3TV/CBS 5 at  https://tinyurl.com/ya3mm4cm.

For more information about the Ben Avery Clay Target Center, visit www.azgfd.com/shooting or call (623) 434-8119.

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