Clay Shoot FAQ
What safety precautions have been implemented in 2021 for COVID-19? Buffet food will be handled by servers. Self-serve is not permitted this year. Hand sanitizer is provided.
Where is the shoot? Defender Outdoors Clay Sports Ranch, 8270 Aledo Road, Fort Worth, TX 76126
What’s included? 20 or 12 gauge shells, targets and safety gear (ear & eye protection), breakfast, signature gift, BBQ lunch and awards
What are the rules of the range? Eye & ear protection are required.
Facility details? Breakfast & Lunch is served outdoors. Picnic tables are provided. Restrooms are located inside the range clubhouse and on the course. The clubhouse provides a full array of gear and apparel for sale.
Is there recommended apparel? Dress for the weather. Wear shoes for hiking terrain.
Is sporting clays like skeet or trap? Sporting clays are designed to simulate field shooting and mimic the flight path of gamebirds (flushing, crossing, incoming), as well as rabbits running across the ground. You’ll move from station to station where new target presentations are thrown in pairs (usually 3-4 pairs per station).
Do I need my own 12-gauge or 20-gauge? No. The range provides the opportunity to rent both.
Can I bring my own 12-gauge or 20-gauge? Yes.
How many targets will be thrown? 100 clay targets.
How long does it take to complete the course?
You can expect to spend three hours on the course depending on the number of clays thrown and the size of your squad.
Do I need to sign any release forms?
Yes, two liability forms are required. Defender Outdoors Clay Sports Ranch is completed day-of while River Legacy Foundation’s waiver can be completed online or day-of. Click here for our online waiver!
Can I drink alcohol?
Alcoholic beverages or recreational drugs are not allowed prior to or during shooting. No one will be allowed to participate in any activity if deemed to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs. After all shooting is complete, beer will be available at lunch.
– A firearm can only be loaded when you are in the station, the firearm is over the front rail and the target area is deemed clear and safe. At all times, the firearm shall be unloaded and placed on a rack or carried vertically with the action open.
-When leaving any station or path area, participants must ensure that the firearm is unloaded and the action is open and carried in a vertical position.
-All mounts must be taken from inside a station by one person at a time. Mounting from anywhere else including next to or in front of a station is strictly prohibited. ONLY wheelchair participants are permitted to participate directly next to a station when it is deemed safe.
-Any infraction of these rules will result in the loss of privileges and possible expulsion from the property, without a refund.