Clay Target Center Leagues & Events
Desert Roses Women’s Shotgun Program
Classes are temporarily suspended due to Covid-19 guidelines
Join us for the Desert Roses introductory shotgun program, occurs every Thursday evening October through April. Learn firearm safety and get hands-on experience shooting trap, skeet and sporting clays. The $5 fee includes use of a loaner shotgun, ammunition, eye and ear protection, targets, and coaching by certified instructors. New shooters and shooters who have been away from the shooting sports for a while are all welcome. Women, men and youngsters will appreciate the safe, supervised, unintimidating and FUN learning environment. Bring your friends or come solo. Minimum age is 9 years old. Advance registration required. For details contact Mark Williams at DesertRoses@azgfd.gov, firstname.lastname@example.org or 623 434-8119. Include your full name, email and phone.
Leagues – Trap, Skeet, Sporting Clays and more
Join a league! Your game will benefit from regular shooting, instruction and coaching. It’s a great way to meet fellow shooters and share experiences with others who have similar, and sometimes more advanced, skills. Leagues typically run for two months and meet weekly, although schedules can vary depending on the members. To learn more about leagues, contact Marci Welton at email@example.com or 602 571-4055.
Corporate Events/ Team Building
Ben Avery Clay Target Center is the ideal venue for a unique corporate event, birthday party, or banquet. Do something different for your next corporate event or special outing and arrange for your group to shoot skeet, trap, or sporting clays at Ben Avery Clay Target Center. We can provide a coach, rental equipment, ammunition, and ear/eye protection in a safe and friendly atmosphere. After they have finished shooting, guests can gather in the OneAZ Pavilion for some after-event festivities. The OneAZ Pavilion banquet hall seats 350 people and is ideal for dinners and meetings. Contact Amber at the Ben Avery Clay Target Center, 623 236-7007 or firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more about scheduling a unique corporate event, party, or special activity.
Scholastic Clay Target Program
The Scholastic Clay Target Program, or SCTP, is open to students from age nine through their college years. There are 28 SCTP clubs statewide. Team members work with certified shotgun coaches in the disciplines of trap, skeet and sporting clays, and often participate in competitions, fun shoots, championships and individual shooting activities. To find a club in your area and learn more about SCTP, visit the SCTP web page, or contact the Shooting Sports Coordinator of the Arizona Game and Fish Department at
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