Welcome to the West Chester Gun Club

The West Chester Gun Club and Athletic Association is a shotgun sporting club located in the heart of Chester County, PA outside of West Chester Pa, and just south of Exton, PA. We are one of the oldest clubs in the state with our incorporation date of April 1898.

We offer trapshooting every Tuesday afternoon and Sunday’s on our 4 lighted trap fields. West Chester Gun Club is open to the public for general practice and registered shoots. Registered ATA shoots are held on the first Sunday between March and October.

Our friendly members welcome all members and guest for a day of fun clay breaking and camaraderie.

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Club Championship Live Shoot Results

View the live shoot results from the 2017 Club Championship.

Note: If you are not on the club grounds for a shoot-off, the shooter who does remain will win the trophy. If both shooters are not present, we use reverse run to determine the winner.

 

Upcoming Shoots

October 1st – Practice and ATA 100’s

October 7th – Fundraiser for the First Fire Department of West Chester ($50 donation)

October 15th – Club Championship (Open Shoot to all – Prizes – Lunch)

November 11th – Turkey Shoot Day 1

November 19th – Turkey Shoot Day 2 (pick up turkeys from shoot 1)

December 17th – Ham Shoot

We are looking to set up our 2018 shoot calendar. Send all shoot ideas to Jason.

 

2017 Club Championship – October 15

The 2017 Club Championships will be held on October 15th, starting at 9:00 am. This shoot is open to ALL shooters of ALL ability for a fun filled day which includes free lunch. Trophies are pure silver coins & bars in open and club member categories. Club members are eligible for both member and open, while non club members are only eligible for open category trophies. With added money to the lewis class, there are numerous ways to win.

Nick Minetti Memorial Singles Championship

  • Open to all shooters.
  • This event is 100 targets from the 16 yard line.
  • Trophies awarded in Club Member and Open categories.
  • 4 trophies awarded by lewis class giving shooters of all ability a chance to win some silver.

Optional:

Added money lewis class for $5 per event. The club is starting the singles lewis class pot at $200.
(lewis class is a skill and luck based award)
10 shooters per class. Two scores per class. 60/40 split.

Trophy list below

 

William Baldwin Memorial Handicap Championship

  • Open to all shooters with or without ATA handicapping.
  • This event is 100 targets from the shooters known handicap.
  • Trophies awarded in Club Member and Open categories.
  • Non-ATA shooters or shooter not meeting the target requirements will shoot from the 23 yard line minimum.
  • Target requirements are 800 registered targets in the past 3 years.

Optional:

Added money lewis class for $5 per event.. The club is starting the singles lewis class pot at $200.
(lewis class is a skill and luck based award)
10 shooters per class. Two scores per class. 60/40 split.

 

Trophy List

The following trophies are available.

  • High Over All (highest combined score from Singles and Handicap events)
  • Singles Club Champ
  • Singles Open Club Champ
  • Singles Club Runner Up
  • Singles Sr Vet
  • Singles Vet
  • Singles Lady Club
  • Singles Lady Open
  • Singles Junior
  • 4 Lewis Class prizes ( In place of classes we are awarding 4 prizes lewis class style from all scores that have not won a trophy as listed above. Follows lewis class rules with a single winner or in case of tie, reverse run. )
  • Handicap Club Champ
  • Handicap Club Runner up
  • Handicap Open Champ
  • Handicap Sr Vet
  • Handicap Vet
  • Handicap Lady Club
  • Handicap Lady Open
  • Handicap Junior
  • Handicap 18-21 Yardage
  • Handicap 22-24 Yardage
  • Handicap 25-27 Yardage