Southwestern Shotgunners Trap Club – Opening May 16, 2020

The Southwestern Shotgunners Trap Club is  open as of May 16, 2020.

In keeping with the mandates put forth by the Governor of New Mexico the Southwestern Shotgunners Trap Club will be requiring ALL members to wear a mask while on the property starting Saturday May 16. We understand how difficult it is to wear [read more]

Range Opening Status

As of this minute, the range will not open this weekend. In discussions with the City, we might be allowed to open on May 28 with restrictions. We don’t know what those restriction might be as of now. We submitted to the  City the attached safety precautions that we propose to use when we re-open. [read more]

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.

Thank [read more]

No Change to Range Closure

There has been no change to the closure of the Butterfield Shooting Range. The NM Governor’s recent modification to her lockdown order does not allow for the opening of the range according to the City. Next opportunity will be May 15. We will see what happens then.

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]

Monthly Meeting Cancelled

We will not have a monthly meeting this week as we would normally have on Thursday, April 2.

Range Closed Until Further Notice

The entire Butterfield Trail Shooting Range (rifle, pistol, and shotgun), along with all other parks, has been closed by the City of Las Cruces at the order of the governor until further notice.

Club Skeet Shoot Cancelled

The club skeet shoot for February that was rescheduled for tomorrow, March 8, has been canceled. We plan on opening the range for recreational shooting unless the weather is too bad.

No Recreational Shooting Saturday

Due to the Youth Shoot occurring Saturday March 7, there will be no recreational Trap and Skeet that day.

Help Needed for Youth Shoot

Assistance is needed for the Youth Shoot. I need a couple of people at all four trap fields and all four skeet fields to pull, score and be safety observers. We also need help with the lunch preparation. If you are able to help, please email Joe at