Trafford Sportsmen's Club – Members Only Club

Clubhouse:(412) 372-3820 Indoor Range:(412) 372-0280

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Safety, Safety Should be our main concern!!! – All Members!!!

Read all range rules! Please take the time to do so!

Follow all range rules!

Think safety!

Act Safely!

Learn more about gun safety. Take a safety course.

Keep your eyes open for safety issues! Don’t be afraid to speak up!

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3-D Archery Schedule is on Sunday each month – See dates below. (Crossbows allowed)

Registration 7:00 am to 12:00 pm
The cost for a round of 30 targets is $10.00 per shooter, Children under 12, shoot free.
Food and soft drinks will be available at the club house.
Outdoor Ranges will be closed on the following dates and times:
7/21 – 6am to 12pm  Archery Setup
7/22 – 6am to 4pm    Archery Shoot ——- 4pm help is needed taking down the course.
8/18 – 6am to 12pm  Archery Setup
8/19 – 6am to 4pm    Archery Shoot——–4pm help is needed taking down the course.

Archery Group needs help setting up the 30 target course the Saturday before each shoot @ 8:00 am to 12:00 pm during which time the outdoor range will be closed.

Also help is needed on Sundays for taking down the course after the shoot, 4:00 pm at which time the outdoor range will be closed.

Your help is needed and greatly appreciated.

Thank you in advance,

TSC Archery Group

Call Gene for archery questions 412-372-0925.

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Outdoor Rifle, Pistol Range, Shotgun Range – Members Only/Guest of Members

Outdoor Ranges:

Members only plus one guest

The outdoor ranges are closed on Thursdays and reserved for Police training, range repair work, and grass cutting. Keep this in mind so you are not disappointed on Thursdays.

Take note Range times for all Outdoor ranges are open from 8:00 am to ½ hour past sunset M,T,W,F,S. Sundays start at 11:00 am Until ½ hour past sunset.

NOTE TO PISTOL SHOOTERS – You must keep your targets elevated at 4 feet so your bullets hit the dirt back stop only. Ground targets must be all the way back to the back stop to prevent bullets from hitting the rocky ground and going up through the trees. Beware there are walking trails in the woods and also houses on the other side of the woods. Please be safe not sorry.

There is still a lot of damage being done to the wood frames at the rifle and Pistol ranges. We are actively looking for these non logical un-sportsmen Like type people with little regard for property and other members enjoyment. When we find those people they will no longer be members of this club and we have the right to prosecute for damages. We are asking all members to keep an eye out for these type of people that are doing damage to your club. Please get their license plate number and report time and date. Thank you TSC.

Note: Shooting age starts at 10 years old for Rim fire (22LR). Shooting age starts at 12 years old for Center fire (pistol, rifle, shotgun). Be safe and don’t permanently injure your child’s shoulder.


******** SPECIAL CAUTION!!!!! NOTE EXTREME CARE SHOULD BE TAKEN. WE DO NOT WANT BULLETS LEAVING OUR PROPERTY!!!!!!!!! ********* If and accident occurs to a person or public facility at a certain time of day while you are at the ranges, expect a call from the Police. It is your duty as a club member to make sure that you and your guest bullets are hitting the paper and the dirt back stops provided by the club. No other type of shooting is acceptable!!!! Be Safe!!!



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Outdoor League Shoots

For 2018 we have two leagues. Sunday morning Pistol and Rifle starting April  starting time 11:00 AM.

Also Monday evenings speed shoot starting April  Starting time 6:30 PM.

Firing Line Photo

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Outdoor Pistol Range – A 4 foot high minimum target height rule is now in effect!

Beginning now you will need to Bring Your Own Target Holder 4 foot high when using the outdoor pistol range. There are rail road ties sitting on the ground with built in rear slots on the back. They will accept a 2×2, 2×4 or a 1x in the rear slots. So a single board or a 24″ frame can be used. The club made backstops were being shot-up faster then we could make them and left laying all over the ground. The Club will still maintain the backstops on the rifle range. People it is your range take care of it.

Note: Pistol and rifle ranges open at 11:00 AM on Sundays and close daily 1/2 hour after sunset.

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Outdoor Range Project

The new shelters have been erected. Here are a few photos taken in April 2008. Click on the thumbnail to see the picture and use your browsers “back” button to return.