Mesilla Valley Open Ishoot Results

Results for the Mesilla Valley Open Ishoot are available at

Change in Range Opening Times

After further discussions with the City Parks Director, we will have to change our times of operation to 8:00 – 11:00 a.m. So to recap, we will be open from 8:00 – 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, Saturday, and Tuesday (I got some volunteers), starting tomorrow May 28, 2020.

Shotgun Range Opening

This is where we stand today. The city has opened the pistol bays on the Butterfield Shooting Range from 8-11 and 5-8 on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. For now we will be allowed by the City to open the shotgun range on Thursdays (starting tomorrow, May 28) and Saturdays from 9-12. The City will also [read more]

SWSG ATA Registered Trap Shoot June 6, 2020

The Southwestern Shotgunners in Silver City, New Mexico will be hosting a registered shoot on June 6, 2020.  Please plan to join us! The weather has been good! We should be a little cooler than you southern folks. Prefect time for shooting!

Please contact Cory Dalton at to presquad for this shoot. Please read [read more]

Skeet Competition Plans

Assuming the ranges are open, here are the plans for skeet competition over the next few months. Details follow after the break.

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El Paso Skeet and Trap is Open

Heads up, y’all. The range is partially opened for your shotgun shooting needs. Please read the attachment for temporary rules in place due to COVID19. There is an ATA shoot in Fort Worth the weekend of the 15th. Please respond via email to teriseclark@gmail.comif you would like that shoot information.

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Desert Valley 4H Benefit Postponed Indefinitely

Hello everyone,

We hope you and yours are safe and healthy.

We have been watching the news, the updates and projected deadlines. CDC mandates social distancing, and Texas 4-H has no activities planned whatsoever until at least May 4th. We were hoping to hear good news by then.

However, today, there was some bad news [read more]


Welcome to Mesilla Valley Shotgun Sports!  We are a group of shotgun enthusiasts engaged in building, operating, and maintaining the trap, skeet, and sporting clays ranges at Butterfield Trail Shooting Park, outside Las Cruces, New Mexico.  Location, hours, prices, and other information about the organization can be found in the page menus on this site.