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

SUNDAY JULY 4, 11, 18 & 25th
(Re-scheduled from May dates)

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

This event has only
5 spaces left!

Please Call Silver Willow to Register - 403-337-2490
Stampede Grand Slam

Saturday July 10th & Sunday July 11th -

An NCSA/CNSCA Registered Shoot

120 Registered Targets each day
Participants may choose to register with
one association or both or "Hunters class (just for fun shooters)

Integrity 2 Person Team Shoot

Sponsored by the -
Integrity Ford Group

Saturday Aug 28th

200 Clays - FUN Shoot

To See the full year Shoot Calendar click here
Last Months Events

Pheasants Forever
4 Person Team Shoot
June 4th & 5th
Pheasants Forever Calgary is dedicated to the conservation of pheasants and other wildlife by restoring and enhancing the upland wildlife landscape.  This event was set up in a 4 Person Team Buddy Format - Individuals on each team must alternate partners at each station. We had an amazing couple of days. Each day there were 11 different teams, 88 shooters in total.
The winning team, from left to right Ryan Bannerholdt, Shawn Bosse,
Stu Carter & Kevin Cole
Great Shooting Guys!
Ladies Learn to Shoot 13th, 20th, 27th
This years annual Ladies Learn to Shoot was a very successful Sold Out event. With Covid restrictions in place we held the event on weekends over the month of June. Every Sunday afternoon we had 4 time slots in which the ladies could go out in groups of 4 to experience the fun and excitement of blasting some clays. A HUGE thank-you to all your NSCA instructors who volunteered their time to share their passion for the sport.
Winchester 2 Person Team Shoot - June 26th
Congratulations to Josh Day & Kevin Cole with a HOA of 204/220
This was the 2nd annual Winchester Two Person Team Shoot.
We had 80 shooters on this hot sunny day.
Each team of two shot total of 220 targets.

A great day was had by all with anticipation of some fantastic prizes.
Four guns were drawn for: an SXP, 20 ga and SXP 12 ga that were donated by R.J.P. Gibbs & Associates Inc., our Browning Representatives and the two Wildcat 22LRS were donated by Silver Willow.

To ensure all participants have a chance to win one of the 4 guns up for grabs, all names were put into a draw.

Congratulations to the lucky winners. (in photo, top to bottom)
Shandell Laycraft (SXP) Terry Phillips (SXP)
Jay Devauex (Wildcat 22) and David Graham (Wildcat 22)
Day and Co.
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 or
New Golf Cart Key Tags

When using the golf carts you'll notice something NEW. The keys are now on larger Silver Willow/Think Gun Safety key tags. We would ask that you return the key tags to the reception desk after you've finished shooting your round. We hoping this larger key tag will help us keep track of the keys better. We thank you for your help with this.
Canadian Firearms Safety Course
Non Restricted Course

Saturday, July 17th - registration deadline July 14th

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

Restricted Course
Sunday, July 18th- registration deadline - July 14th
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 

Upcoming Course Dates -
Aug 14th & Sept 25th
Look What's New For Lunch

You'll be seeing more of Mable's Food Truck around Silver Willow. They will be here for our shoots and most Saturdays this summer. So far the reviews are awesome!!

Take a look at the Menu and see if there is something that tempts your taste buds!!
Summer Improvements!
We are upgrading again, with changing the shelters from 6 feet to 8 feet high at stations 2 & 3 on the Blue Course. Jack, Dale and Ben were busy during the hot June temperatures making the upgrades.
Great Job guys!!
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. 

Feature Artwork for the Month
"Cascade Ponds "
This is a Plein air (on location) oil painting done at “Cascade Ponds” near Banff in May this year. 10 X 12 on Canvas. This has been juried into the Federation of Canadian Artist featured Western Art Show.
Priced at $452.00 framed. 

You’ll be able to view it in the Vancouver Gallery, and on their online Gallery in August. Talk to Gwen if you are interested in this piece.
To make a difference in someone’s life,
you don’t have to be brilliant, rich, beautiful or perfect.
You just have to care!
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