Newsletter May 2021
Canada's Premier Shotgun Sports Facility
Up Coming Events
Junior Learn-to-Shoot

SUNDAY MAY 9, 16, 23, AND 30

A fun, learn-to-shoot event for youth ages 12-17
  • Each afternoon offers three time slots – 1:30pm, 2:00pm, 2:30pm

  • ONLY 5 SPACES LEFT

Pheasants Forever's -
4 Person Team Shoot

Friday June 4th & Sat June 5th

Ladies Learn to Shoot

Sunday June 6, 13, 20, & 27th

2-Hour Learn - to - Shoot Event
  • Each afternoon offers three time slots – 1:30pm, 2:00pm, 2:30pm

Winchester -
2 person Team Shoot

Saturday June 26th
200 Clays - (Fun Shoot)


Last Months Events

Silver Willow Spring Opener Shoot - April 10th

It was a great day for a CNSCA & NSCA shoot. The clays were truly Blazing for the 50 shooters that came to shoot in this years Silver Willow Spring Opener.

Congratulations to Kelly Charanek with a HOA of 108/120
in both CNSCA & NSCA
Great Shooting!!

The Day and Co. Feature of the Month
Safe & Sound Hearing Solutions
For the Month of May - Day & Co is Featuring

Safe & Sound Hearing Solutions, out of Alberta, specializes in a wide variety of custom ear plugs. They are customized for your ear canal shape, your unique noise situation & your technology preferences.

For more details click below to visit safeandsoundhearingsolutions.ca
To request a fitting please contact Claude at 587-877-7130 or email [email protected]
Claude is tentatively scheduled to be at Silver Willow on May 15th
Solid Ear Plugs - $90.00
Filtered Ear Plugs - $180.00
Electronic Ear Plugs - Starting at $325.00
Choose Day & Co.
 for all your shotgun and shooting accessory needs
 
If there is a type or style of shotgun you're interested in
call Josh or Don at 403-337-2490 or email them at [email protected] or [email protected]
Canadian Firearms Safety Course
Non Restricted Course

Saturday, May 15th - This class is now full!!
Next available is June 12th
Course time 8:00 am till 4:00 pm
(at minimum), 
Individual testing 4:00 - 7:00pm (approximately) 
$195.00 + GST, includes: coffee, tea and water.
OR register for both courses at $295.00 + GST

Upcoming Course Dates -
June 12th & July 17th
Restricted Course
 
Sunday, May 16th - registration deadline - May 12th 
Course time 8:00 am till 12:00 pm (at minimum), 
Individual testing 12:00 - 2:30pm (approximately)
 $150.00 + GST, includes: coffee, tea and water. 

OR register for both courses at $295.00 + GST 

Level 1 Instructors Course
Silver Willow will be hosting our 5th Level I Instructor course on October 15/16/17, 2021.

The Level I course is designed to provide competent, experienced shooters with the knowledge and ability they need to teach the fundamentals of shotgunning to beginning or novice shooters. The eligibility requirements for
----------------------------------the course are:

  • Be an active member of NSCA
  • Be 18 years or older
  • Have at least two years of shotgun shooting experience
  • Have taken lessons (2 hours) from Level II or equivalent before the course
  • Meet the Shooting Proficiency Requirement by EITHER having earned an NSCA C-Class rating at some point and shot a minimum of 3,000 lifetime registered targets OR by passing a basic Shooting Proficiency Test (SPT) during the course.

The class is limited to 12 participants. You can reserve your position on the course by registering online by clicking this link. Introducing new shooters to the clay target sports in a safe and enjoyable way is a rewarding experience. If you are interested or would like to learn more about this training, please contact Luther at [email protected]
Level ll Instructors Course
Silver Willow will be hosting their 1st Level II Instructor Certification course from September 30 to October 2, 2021

The Level II Instructor is someone who has proven to have strong diagnostic skills and a good grasp of the mental aspect of the game required for success in competitive events. Level II Instructors help shooters develop a solid pre-shot routine, and to appreciate the value in pre-shot planning. Level II Instructors are those coaches who can improve the game of shooters up to the higher level competitors.

For further information and course requirements, contact Luther at [email protected]
Start Young Shooters Off Right
AUTHOR: LUTHER CUTTS, HEAD INSTRUCTOR (NSCA LEVEL 3), COMPETITOR 

The future of any sport is almost always determined by the confluence of the continuous study and advancement of the techniques used in the sport as well as the introduction of new participants into the game. The future of the various clay target games is bound to this theory – in the games where there are new shooters joining the ranks, the games flourish and grow, and where there is not an influx of new shooters, the game stagnates. 
Sporting clays has benefitted from large numbers of new participants, particularly youthful shooters, which has both bolstered the numbers of active participants as well as expanded the boundaries of what is possible. Some of the new, young shooters are proving to be very capable competitors. 
This does not happen by accident – almost all successful young shooters are introduced to the sport through a structured process which emphasizes safety and understanding proper technique. These processes can be formal or informal, but they share some common traits, namely: 

Feature Artwork for the Month
" Spring Thaw Kananaskis "
14 X 18 - Original Acrylic painting on Canvas.
$480.00
ACCEPT what is,
LET Go of what was &
HAVE FAITH in what will be!
Summer Hours Apr 1 – Oct 31

Wednesday – Thursday
9:00 am – 8:00 pm
(ceasefire at 7:55 pm)
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
(ceasefire at 4:55 pm)

Blue Course - 14 Stations
Green Course - 10 Stations
Duck Pond - 5 Stand
Skeet Field
International Wobble Trap
Winter Hours Nov 1 – Mar 31

Thursday to Sunday
9:00 am to 5:00 pm or dusk

by reservation, call 403-337-2490
or book on line

Winter Course - 14 Stations 
Green Course - 10 Stations
Duck Pond - 5 Stand
Skeet Field
International Wobble Trap
30133-Rg Rd 20
Mountain View County
(403) 337-2490