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Minneapolis Gun Club

Jackpot Trapshoots

The Minneapolis Gun Club will start their weekly Jackpot Trapshoots Saturday September 24th and will run through April. The program will consist of 25 16 yd targets and 25 Handicap targets. The Handicap targets will be shot from the 25 yd line or your ATA yardage if it is greater than 25 yds. Entry will be $18.00 and there will be daily Lewis Class payouts. Shoot the event 20 times or more during the season and you will quality for the $1000.00 added money Jackpot Finale. Shooting starts at 10:00 and will run until 4:00 if needed. C'mon out, enjoy the day and bust some clays...at MGC.
Hope to see you there.

Jimmy Bowen


National Trapshooting DayNational Trapshooting Day at the Minneapolis Gun Club

Sunday, September 18th

Please click here for the complete program!

The Minneapolis Gun Club hosted National Trapshooting Day on September 18, 2016 in mid-summer-like conditions. Blue skies with a strong SW wind and 82 degree temperatures. Competition was strong with shooters from Iowa, Wisconsin and Minnesota attending. The 3 big winners of the day were Scott Messenger, Curt Peterson and Jeff Ringlien each winning 2 events. Jeff, after just starting to shoot a little over a year ago really turned it on with a 99 in the singles event. Nice shooting !!!!

Please click here for all the RESULTS


106th
MINNESOTA STATE
TRAPSHOOTING TOURNAMENT

July 5 - 10, 2016

Alexandria Shooting Park
Alexandria, Douglas County, Minnesota
phone: 320-763-5315

target! 1400 Registered Targets target! 19 Traps target!

Out of State & Novice Shooters Welcome

Please click here for the complete program
(this is a large file so be patient!)


2016 Inductees Announced
for the Minnesota Trapshooting Association

Shooting Members.....Dean and Betty Walker

Supporting Member....Paul Cyr

Congratulations to Eric Munson who will be inducted into the ATA Hall of Fame at the 2016 Grand American.

Congratulations to the 2016 Inductees. The awards will be presented at the Hall of Fame banquet, Friday July 8, 2016 at the State Shoot grounds.

Biographies to follow ...


Minneapolis Gun Club

 

13th Annual Minneapolis Gun Club
HANDICAP CHAMPIONSHIP

Friday, July 1, 2016 - Sunday, July 3, 2016

MGC Handicap Championship The Results Are In!

 

Friday---Singles----Handicap---Marathon Doubles---Free burgers and brats

Saturday---Singles---200 Handicap Championship---Free Pig Roast

Sunday---Singles---Handicap---Shoot Your Doubles Anytime


MTA 2016 Zone Shoot Dates

The Northern and Southern Zones will be holding their respective
Zone Shoots on May 21 & 22.
The Central Zone will be holding their shoot June 18 & 19.

The Northern Shoot will be held at Monticello Sportsman Club
The Southern Shoot will be held at Worthington Gun Club
The Central Shoot will be held at Forest Lake Sportsman Club

MTA members can shoot at any of these shoots and multiple ones if you want. Good luck.

Click here to read the MTA Zone Letter regarding 2016 shoot dates and locations.

Zone Shoot Program  PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR THE ZONE SHOOT PROGRAM (PRINTABLE)


The 2016 SHOOT CALENDAR
is now available
Shoot Calendar
Click here to view


2015 Minnesota All State Teams
December 2015

Scott Gens, Sally Stevens, Dean Walker, Peter Falk III,
Ben Dietz and Jack Knaus head
2015 Minnesota State Teams.

The 2015 Minnesota All State trapshooting teams have been announced by the Minnesota Trapshooting Association. The teams are based on 2015 shooting averages. Click here to view the 2015 team requirements.

Scott Gens 2014

 

Scott Gens of Vernon Center earned the 2015 Men’s Team Captain
with his composite average of 96.42.

Sally Stevens 2014

 

Sally Stevens of Buffalo led the women’s team
with a composite average of 90.47.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dean Walker 2014

 

Dean Walker of Grand Rapids continues to be
Captain of the Veteran Team with his 94.01 average.

 

 

 

 

Peter Falk III of Madison Lake is this year's Captain
of the Senior Veteran Team with his average of 92.28.

 

 

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Ben Dietz of Elko captains the
Junior Team with his average of 93.28.

Max Bunning 2014

 

 

 

Jack Knaus of Watkins is the Captain of the
Sub-Junior Team this year with a 93.79 average.


2016 ATA All-American Teams
(based on 2015 performance)
January 1, 2016

8 MINNESOTA GUNNERS SELECTED
TO 2016 ALL AMERICAN TEAMS.

STATE TOTALS 310 SELECTIONS
SINCE 1927. EARL DONAHUE FIRST
SELECTION BACK IN 1928.

SCOTT GENS SELECTED TO MEN'S FIRST TEAM
FOR 7TH STRAIGHT YEAR
MAX BUNNING WAS SELECTED AS SUB JUNIOR CAPTAIN
ZACH WARWEG WAS SELECTED AS JUNIOR GOLD CAPTAIN

The ATA has announced their 2016 All American teams, based on points earned during the 2015 shooting season. Scott Gens was selected to the men's first team for the seventh straight year. It was his 11th overall selection.


Minnesota 2016 All Americans
Name
Team
Points
Lifetime Selections
Scott Gens
Men's First Team
1585
11
Ben Dietz
Junior First Team
1251
1
Max Bunning
Sub Junior First Team
2300
2
Lane Berning
Sub Junior Second Team
785
1
Zach Warweg
Junior Gold First Team
2109
4
Dean Neumann
Sub Veteran First Team
1463
11
Dean Walker
Veteran First Team
767
5
Curtis Peterson
Veteran Second Team
441
1


JULY 6 - 12, 2015
105th MINNESOTA STATE
TRAPSHOOTING TOURNAMENT

Alexandria Shooting Park
Alexandria, Douglas County, MN

clay 1400 Registered Targets clay 19 Traps
clay Out of State & Novice Shooters Welcome

Camping Facilities Available

PDF Click here for the Complete Program (view / print)

clay clay clay clay   RESULTS   clay clay clay clay

2015 TROPHY REPORT

PDF Click here for the Complete Report (view / print)
(please note: the July 17 morning report posted has been replaced by the finalized version just received)

clay clay clay clay

July 6, 2015 MTA YOUTH DAY Results
TEAM Results     INDIVIDUAL Results

Congratulations to all these wonderful young shooters!

clay clay clay clay

All three of this year's Champions are first-time heroes:

Singles Champion:  Frank Redfield, Grand Rapids  (200x200)

 

 

Singles Champion:

Frank Redfield, Grand Rapids (200x200)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Doubles Champion: Peter Walker, Sartell (100x100)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Doubles Champion:

Peter Walker, Sartell (100x100)

 

 

 

Handicap Champion: Max Bunning, Wayzata (99x100)

 

 

 

 

 

Handicap Champion:

Max Bunning, Wayzata (99x100)


Minneapolis Gun Club

12th Annual Minneapolis Gun Club
HANDICAP CHAMPIONSHIP

Friday, July 3, 2015 - Sunday, July 5, 2015

The program

AND HERE ARE THE RESULTS!

Here you have it --- The 2015 Minneapolis Gun Club Championship.

The big story of the weekend were the High School Kids !!

Kory Miller, one of the most composed young shooters you've ever seen gathered a bunch of trophy's and won the big Handicap event with a combined score of the 200 target event of 190. Kory posted one of the two 100 straights in singles and won multiple trophy's in the Doubles events. Nicholas Prahl, another High School up and comer, tied with a 98 in Singles, placed in the big Handicap event, and won his class in Doubles after only shooting Doubles 3 times before. And there is Max Bunning. Max is going to be a Freshman this year....in High School, won the MGC Handicap in 2013, won trophy's in Singles and Doubles this weekend and won HOA with 655X700 and received the 100 Straight Products 4 Gauge Bore Mic Set. Saturday afternoon all the shooters and their guests enjoy a great roast pig dinner compliments of Neil Winston.


Thanks to all that participated this weekend. Good Luck to all at the Minnesota State Shoot.
Jimmy Bowen

Click here for complete results


2015 Minnesota Trapshooting Zone Championships

June 20 & 21, 2015

Please Click Here for RESULTS

PDF Please click here for the complete Zone Championship program flyer.

Zone Championship

2015 Minnesota Northern Zone Shoot
PROCTOR GUN CLUB

Jack Meade Gun Club (Proctor Gun Club)
5389 Hwy 2
Duluth, Mn 55810
218-393-8927

Zone Championship

2015 Minnesota Central Zone Shoot
Beaverbrook Tri-County

20500 Palisade St NE
Cedar, MN
763-434-4514

Zone Championship

2015 Minnesota Southern Zone Shoot
WINONA SPORTSMEN'S CLUB

22933 Gun Club Road
Winona, MN
507-452-4601

 


Minnesota High School Trap League Is Now The Largest In America!

Click here to read an article by Mark Zauhar, past MTA President


JULY 7 - 13, 2014
104th MINNESOTA STATE SHOOT 2014

Alexandria Shooting Park
Alexandria, MN

The Results are In!

A huge Thank You! to Scott Steffen for the Trophy Report and for being the Trophy Director.

The Alexandria Shooting Park hosted the 2014 Minnesota State Trapshoot.

Click here for the 2014 State Shoot Trophy Report

Click here for the complete program brochure
(Due to file size restrictions, some graphics have been diminished on the web copy only.)

Click here for the viewable/printable flyer with all the details!

2013 Shoot Results


Minnesota Trapshooting Zone Championship Program
June 21-22, 2014

Click here for the Minnesota Zone shoots held on June 21 & 22, 2014 at:
Bemidji Gun Club (northern zone)
Beaverbrook Tri-County (central zone)
Owatonna Gun Club (southern Zone)
Zone Map

RESULTS:

Click here for 2014 Zone Championship Trophies

 


2014 ATA All-American Teams
(based on 2013 performance)
January 1, 2014

12 MINNESOTA GUNNERS SELECTED
TO 2014 ALL AMERICAN TEAMS.
Equal to Last Year
!

STATE TOTALS 292 SELECTIONS
SINCE 1927. EARL DONAHUE FIRST
SELECTION BACK IN 1928.

SCOTT GENS SELECTED TO MEN'S FIRST TEAM
FOR 5TH STRAIGHT YEAR WHILE ERIC
MUNSON SELECTED FOR 18TH TIME.

The ATA has announced their 2014 All American teams, based on points earned during the 2013 shooting season. Scott Gens was selected to the men's first team for the fifth straight year. It was his 9th overall selection.

Eric Munson earned the Men's second team selection, his 18th. The Munson's have gone on to accumulate 89 All American patches. Simply amazing. Nothing like it in the history of the ATA.

 


2013 Minnesota All State Teams
December 2013

Eric Munson, Mariah Michaelis, Dean Walker, Lou Kosiba
Nick Fetzik and Max Bunning head
2013 Minnesota State Teams.

The 2013 Minnesota All State trapshooting teams have been announced by the Minnesota Trapshooting Association. The teams are based on 2013 shooting averages. Click here to view the 2013 team requirements.

Eric Munson 2013

 

Eric Munson of Cokato earned the captains award for the
2013 men's team for the fourth straight year with a composite
average of 96.24. He was also captain of the 2010, 2011 and 2012 teams.

Miriah Michaelis 2013

 

Mariah Michaelis of Monticello led the
women's team with a composite
average
of 94.83.

 

 

 

 

Dean Walker 2013

 

Dean Walker of Grand Rapids was named
captain of the 2013 vet team with an average
of 93.92.

Lou Kosiba 2013

 

Lou Kosiba of Waite Park led the
senior vet team. He averaged 94.88.

 

 

 

 

 

Nick Fetzik 2013

 

Nick Fetzik of Pengilly was named captain
of the junior team. He averaged 95.13.

 

Max Bunning 2013

 

Max Bunning of Plymouth was named
sub-junior team captain. Max led state
sub-juniors with an average of 92.80.


2013 ATA All American Teams
January 1, 2013

12 MINNESOTA GUNNERS SELECTED
TO 2013 ALL AMERICAN TEAMS.
One More Than Last Year

STATE TOTALS 280 SELECTIONS
SINCE 1927. EARL DONAHUE FIRST
SELECTION BACK IN 1928.

SCOTT GENS SELECTED TO MEN'S FIRST TEAM
FOR 4TH STRAIGHT YEAR WHILE ERIC
MUNSON SELECTED FOR 17TH TIME.

The ATA has announced their 2013 All American teams, based on points earned during the 2012 shooting season. Scott Gens was selected to the men's first team for the fourth straight year. It was his 8th overall selection. Rick Nelson was a also first team chair selection, his 6th. Mark Zauhar was a first team Sub-Vet selection, marking his second All American team selection. Bill Van Nieuwenhuyzen, making his first All American team, earning his way to the Sub-Vet first team. 

Eric Munson earned the Men's second team selection, his 17th. The Munson's have now accumulated 88 All American patches. Simply amazing. Nothing like it in the history of the ATA. Dean Neumann earned his 8th award, gaining a selection to the Men's second team. Neil Winston, former ATA president, earned his fifth patch with his selection on the Sr. Vet second team. Mariah Michaels was a Lady I second team selection, her second national appearance. Dean Walker, picked for the second time, made the Vet second team. 

An now, a rousing welcome to the All American Team, all for the first time. Zachary Warweg, Junior second team. Emma Olson, the Sub-Junior second team and Tyler Veches, also the Sub-Junior second team.

 


2012 Grand American
August 8-18, 2012

Peter Walker and Eric Munson led all Minnesota winners at the 2012 Grand American with 4 trophies each. Colton Langer won the top junior award in the Clay Target Championship with 200x200. Nick Fetzik won the top junior award in the Class Singles event with a perfect 200x200. Lou Kosiba took home the top Senior Vet award in the Wenig Doubles with a near perfect 99x100. Mariah Michaelis broke 100 straight to win the prestigious ladies Champion/Champions race. Eric Munson finished second in the Class Doubles event with 100x100. Dean Walker won the Vet title in the Michelob Singles with 100x100 while Neil Winston won the Senior Vet award in the Trapshooting USA Handicap race. Neil is a former ATA president.

National Team Race: Men's Runner-Up

Eric Munson 282

National Team Race
  
August 10, 2012
Men's Runner-up

Scott Gens 284
Dean Neumann 288
Troy Haverly 280
Troy Gottberg 269

 

National Team Race: Sub-Vet Runner-Up

Mark Zauhar 261

National Team Race
  
August 10, 2012
Sub-Veteran
Runner-up

Nieuwenhuyzen Van 282
Rich Stuntebeck 286

 


2012 Minnesota State Shoot
July 9-15, 2012

Scott Gens wins three of the 5 major titles.
Mariah Sue Michaelis wins 4 of the 5 major ladies titles.

We have two ways to view the state shoot scores. First, click on the link below or click on this link provided by Sally Stevens, MTA Secretary.

Glenn Linden of Spring Lake Park won the Minnesota singles championship with a perfect 200. Dean Neumann finished second. Mariah Sue Michaelis won the top ladies title with a 97.

Scott Gens won the twin bird title with a near perfect 99 with Daniel Knudson finishing second with the same score. This was his second doubles title, winning his first back in 2001. Mariah Sue Michaelis won the ladies title with 96x100.

Scott Messenger won his first major Minnesota handicap title with a field high 99. Scott shot from the 27 yard line. Finishing second was David Maples with a 98. Laura Zumbusch led the ladies with a 96. 

Scott Gens won the HAA title on Sunday. Scott broke 393x400. Dean Neumann finished runner-up with 390x400. Mariah Sue Michaelis won the top ladies award, with 384x400.

Scott Gens also toped all Minnesota gunners with a 1079x1100 in the HOA. his 23rd major title. Dean Neumann was second with 1065x1100. Mariah Sue Michaelis won the ladies crown with 1047x1100. She won four of the five major ladies titles.
Check all scores here.


Minnesota ATA Zone Shoots
June 23-24, 2012
Program

Click here for the Minnesota Zone shoots held on June 23-24, 2012 at Alexandria Shooting Park (northern zone), Minneapolis Gun Club (central zone) and the Worthington Gun Club (southern Zone). Zone Map

Click here for Central Zone Results


2012 ATA All American Teams
November 28, 2011

11 MINNESOTA GUNNERS SELECTED
TO 2012 ALL AMERICAN TEAMS.
BOB MUNSON VET CAPTAIN.

STATE TOTALS 268 SELECTIONS
SINCE 1927. EARL DONAHUE FIRST
SELECTION BACK IN 1928.

The ATA has announced their 2012 All American teams, based on points earned during the 2010-2011 shooting season. Robert Munson was selected to his 34th All American team. He earned the captain's position among veterans. Munson was selected co-captain of the 1989 men's team. Scott Gens was selected to the men's first team for the third straight year. It was his 7th overall selection. Rick Nelson was a first team chair selection, his 4th selection.

Second team men's selections included Eric Munson, his 16th and Dean Neumann, his 7th. Women's second team selections included Kay Cee Nelson, her first and Miriah Michaels, also her first. Colton Langer was a second team sub-junior selection, his first while Lou Kosiba and Neil Winston were second team senior vets, each for the 4th time. Dean Walker was a second team vet selection, his first.


Minnesota Trapshooting Hall of Fame
HOF Nomination Submission Form

Use this form to nominate potential individuals for possible induction into the MTA Trapshooting Hall of Fame. When you submit this form it will be sent to your ATA delegate and alternate delegates for review.  


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