I'm South St. Paul Rod & Gun Club Manager Don Deeb, and welcome to our May news update!
Remember to renew your membership for 2012. Stop down and renew at your convenience, and take advantage of this month's events while you're here!
Did you know we carry a large inventory of shooting supplies and merchandise? Click here to view our Pro Shop merchandise. And, if you don't see what you need, call me at the Club and, if we can get it, I'll order it for you.
Member Appreciation Weekend is May 12-13
Join us for May's Member Appreciation Weekend. Here are the special Mother's Day benefits for members only:
Free breakfast (Manager's Chocie) for all women who shoot at least one day this weekend.
Be sure to come down and take advantage of these special membership appreciation weekends! For a complete list of Member Benefits, click here.
Summer Leagues started April 17! The club is now on summer hours and is open Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings. Need a team to join, or a new member for your current team? Click here.
Tournaments & Events
We held the 2012 Minnesota 5-Stand Championship on April 13-15, and it was a great success.
In the main event, 5-Stand, top gun was Ed Saugestad with a score of 192/200, Runner-up was Kyle Hamilton, and 3rd was Steve Korin. Veteran Champion was Scott Nelson, Super Vet Champion was George Smythe, Ladies Champion was Yvonne Johnson, and Sub-Jr. Champion was Colton Saugestad.
Super Sporting was won by HOA Pete Melloy, and in FITASC we had a 5-way tie for HOA.
The South St. Paul Cub was won by HOA Steve Greene, with 186/200. Paul Oppegard was second, and Joe Epsen was third.
Click here for full results.
On April 21 we hosted a Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP) youth tournament at the Club. SSPRGC has a number of excellent young shooters, and they showed it again. Our High Over All (HOA) winner was Colton Saugestad, shooting 87/100. Taking second place was Nolan Sprengeler with 86/100, and third was Brad Bohrer, with a score of 82/100. Click here for full results.
The club held a non-registered Smallbore Tournament in early April; click here for results.
Pheasants Forever held their annual fundraising shoot at the Club on April 28. In spite of the rain, a good time was had by all.
Artists Home Town Ceremony
I'm pleased to announce that SSPRGC will host Joe Hautmann's Federal Duck Stamp Ceremony on July 14th. More details to follow . . .
Pictures & Email Addresses
Keep sending photos for the new website; we will post them as we receive them! We also have an "archived pictures" link on the website, so as photos roll off the Photo Gallery you'll be able to find them in the Archives.
Don Deeb, Manager, South St. Paul Rod & Gun Club