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Golden BB's Youth Shotgun Program


Why Shotgun Shooting?

• Shooting sports are a fun outdoor activity

• Participate in a sport to enjoy for a lifetime

• Make new friends

• Meet new challenges

• Participate in an Olympic Sport

• Participate in Local, Regional, State and National competitions

For more info, contact:

Bill Marquardt, Head Coach 


Youth Why

The Northbrook Sports Club, Scholastic Clay Target Program provides youth from elementary through high school the opportunity to learn and participate in the fun and challenging sports of Trap, Skeet and Sporting Clays.

Program Eligibility

  • Young man or woman age 12 to 18

  • Physically and mentally able to safely handle a firearm

  • Obtain an Illinois Firearm Owners Identification Card (FOID)

  • Have a desire to safely participate, learn and have fun breaking clay targets

Youth Eligiblity

2023 - 2024 Youth Events Schedule

Sept. 30, 2023

Oct.. 21, 2023

Nov. 18, 2023

Dec. 16, 2023

Jan. 20, 2024

Feb. 17, 2024

Mar. 23, 2024

Apr. 20, 2024 


*** All practices and events are at 1pm Saturdays, 2pm start for Trap ***

Youth Events
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Trap Shooting

Trap - The shooter is presented a total of 25 tar-gets thrown in random directions away from the shooter. The shooter fires 5 shots from each of the 5 stations. The International form of Trap or Bunker Trap is also an Olympic sport.


Skeet Shooting

Skeet - The shooter is presented a total of 25 targets. These targets are shot from 8 stations. Depending on the station, these clay targets may be flying away from, flying towards, or fly-ing on path from both directions crossing in front of the shooter. The International form of Skeet is also an Olympic sport.

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