BYSS is for the shooter, their family and friends. We need everyone to be involved to make it more fun and successful. The Buffalo Youth Shooting Sports Shooting Education class is now being sponsored for the 38th consecutive year.
Goal: Teach Gun Safety and have fun competing in BB Gun matches for both boys and girls 8 -15 years of age.
BYSS 2017 - New Members - Returning Members - Starting January 9th. The first 4 sessions are gun safety training classes only. The Monday/Thursday practices begin at the 5th session and continue for 3 months. NO guns should be brought to class.
Stay connected via the Face Book group page: BYSS - Buffalo Youth Shooting Sports
STARTING THIS WEEK, MONDAY JANUARY 16TH, 2017 WE WILL BE DOING HALF OF THE CLASS ON MONDAYS AND THURSDAYS SINCE OUR CLASS IS SO LARGE. MONDAY AND THURSDAY THIS WEEK WE START SHOOTING (WHICH IS PART OF THE CLASSES). NEXT MONDAY AND THURSDAY (21ST AND 26TH) WE START STANDING AND KNEELING AND THEN THE MONDAY AFTER THAT WE ALL COME BACK TOGETHER AND HAVE THE TEST. IF YOU CHOOSE MONDAY OR THURSDAY PLEASE STICK TO THAT DAY!! PLEASE BRING SAFETY GLASSES FOR SHOOTING, WE DO NOT HAVE ENOUGH.
Shooters: Recommend bringing in your own goggles and a mat to shoot on. Each shooter must have registered and paid their 2017 dues of $30 before they can practice with us.
Coaches/Parents: Recommend bringing binoculars (it will help align your shooter shots)
Practices: Monday OR Thursdays. We start shooting at 6:30 pm, please arrive by 6:10 pm to help setup. We will aim to be done about 8:30 pm followed by a team effort to pick up. Watch for weather cancellations. Weather cancellations will be posted on this website and on Facebook, please watch!! We can also text, call or email, please let us know.
Weekly (Monday or Thursday) Practices: Rockford Township Hall, just off of Hwy 55 - 3039 Dague Ave. SE, Buffalo MN
2017 Board Members and Parent and Family members help is needed -- please email or send us a message by clicking on the Contact Us tab on top of page.
** Shooters, please review: 2016 Rules for 5 Meter BB Gun Competition
BYSS 2017 Year at a Glance!
01/9/17 - NEW and Current Members Safety Program starts
TBA – ALL Register Members/Shooters start (required meeting)
March 4 (3/4/2017) - Spink County in Doland, SD (first Saturday of March)
March 11 (3/11/2017) - Highmore SD
April 8 (4/8/2017) - Marshall County in Britton, SD
March 18 (3/18/2017) – Pierre, SD (state match qualifier for nationals)
April 1 (4/1/2017) – Douglas County in Armour, SD
April 22 (4/8/2017) – Humboldt in Montrose, SD
04/29/17 – Buffalo State Match
BYSS National Team Practice – starts (Monday and/or Thursday)
May 4th (5/4/2017) – End of Season banquet and Raffle Drawing
Buffalo Days June 11-18: Park clean-up, Cub grocery bagging, beer garden, and parade cleanup.
6/14/17 – Buffalo Days: Setup Garbage Cans – Parking lots near Lillians
6/16/17 - Buffalo Days: Setup Garbage Cans – Sturges Park
06/16/17 - Setup and Run beer garden
06/17/17 – Buffalo Days: Pick up trash in Sturges park (AM)
06/17/17 – Buffalo Days: Cub grocery bagging (min 8+ shooters, 2+ parents/coaches at all times) 9 am – 3 pm
06/17/17 – Parade (in the parade and then around again to pick up trash) 12+ shooters and 6+ adults
06/17/17 – After parade or separate group – pick up and place ALL garbage bins pack to starting/found point
6/30-7/4 - BB Gun Nationals in Rogers Arkansas
Champion’s Match (2017)