Trap Leagues will be held at various times
throughout the year on a weekend from mid-morning to midafternoon or weekday
evening from 4pm to sunset. Leagues generally run eight to ten weeks, are open
to the public and include a banquet and prizes upon completion of the league.
Sign up in the Trap Office (usually up to three weeks prior) or at the
beginning of the league. Cost will be determined at the start of each league
season. Weekly fees and include the cost of birds but not ammunition.
Shooters paying for at least 8
weeks will receive T-shirt and may attend banquet. Shooters must shoot or pay
for 10 weeks to be eligible for prizes or awards. Shoots paid for but not shot
will be scored as zero. All ten weeks will count for score.
rules apply to all firearms and ammunition:
Barrel length for 12-gauge and 16-gauge
guns must be at least 26". Barrel length for 20-gauge, 28-gauge and .410
bore shotguns must be at least 20".
No shot larger
be no more than 1200 fps or 3dram equivalent.
must wear eye and ear protection.
Shooting ahead will be allowed but
must be declared at least 1 week in advance. Make up shooting can be done on
regular shoots if the proper handicapping can be worked out conveniently. A
shooter may make-up by shooting multiple rounds on any Trap League shoot. Make
up shooting may be done on Tuesday Open Trap at the discretion and concurrence
of the Trap Officer.
Each shoot will consist of one
round shot at 16 yards and one round shot at handicap. The handicap round for
the first 4 shoots will be at the 19-yard line regardless of any current
All shooters must shoot for a
handicap; no ATA cards are accepted. Handicaps will be calculated by averaging
the first 8 rounds of trap shot. If a shooter has a higher recorded average
from their most recent complete trap league season that average will be used to
determine the shooters handicap. A book shall be maintained in the trap office
with previous seasons final score and averages.
7. A shooter
may turn down only one target per round, excluding cripples (defective
targets). Any shot at a cripple will be shot over again.
8. Any shooter
on the line, except the active shooter, may dispute the scorer's "lost
bird" call (even scorers sometime make mistakes).
9. There will
be no more than a 2-yard difference between handicap shooters for any squad.
10. In any and all disputes, the decision of the SCF&HC
League Chairman is final.
11. All normal
SCF&HC trap range rules apply. SCF&HC reserves the right to add,
delete, or modify rules as necessary.