Buffalo Youth Shooting Sports

  Please register for the BYSS website on our MEMBERS page!

Information meeting Monday January 3rd, 2022

Registration for ALL including returning members, Thursday January 6th, 2022, which is also the first night of classes for the 2022 season.

Please remember that all children must have one adult with them on all shooting nights and class nights.

Buffalo Youth Shooting Sports (BYSS) is a volunteer parent run shooting safety organization. BYSS Members are adults who have paid dues according to the BYSS By-Laws with the purpose of fulfilling the goals outlines below.

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 44th consecutive year.   

Goals:  To educate, instill the higher regard for the firearm safety and sportsmanship, and prepare girls and boys ages  8 -15 for gun safety exams and competitive 5 meter BB Gun Matches.

Program fees are $45 for each participant ($100 max per family) and must be paid while registering before or on the evening of the first class. The first class begins on January 6th at 5:30pm. Parent Guardian Forms must also be filled out at registration.

Regular Season Information -

Safety classes for new and returning participants will begin at 6:30pm.


Class sessions will continue to meet each Monday and Thursday after that. The first 4 sessions are gun safety training classes only. Participants must attend all 4 sessions to earn a Safety Certificate.  No guns should be brought to class. Monday/Thursday shooting practice begins the 5th session and continues for 3 months. 


Mondays will now be virtual learning/studying and Thursday, January 6th will be our first night to start BB Gun competition practice shooting. 
All Weekly Practices:  Buffalo Covenant Church, left off of Hwy 25 N in Buffalo.

(1601 MN-25, Buffalo, MN 55313)

 We are doing 2 shifts this year on Thursdays ONLY. They will be 5:30-7:00pm and then 7:30 pm-9:00pm. We will be cleaning in between shifts and after. Thank you and we are looking forward to this great year. 

Stay Connected via the Facebook group page: Buffalo Youth Shooting Sports

Shooters:  Please bring in your own goggles and a mat to shoot on.  

Coaches/Parents:  Please bring binoculars to practices to spot shots for your shooter(s) and adjust sights.

Watch for weather cancellations. Weather cancellations will be posted on this website and on Facebook, please watch!! 


2022 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 this page. 

BYSS 2022 Year at a Glance! - Dates will still be added

January 3rd - Information meeting for any interested families - can register today

January 6th - Classes start - Registration for ALL shooters must be in by today.

March 5th - Spink Co., SD 

April 2nd - Humboldt Co., South Dakota 

April 23rd – Minnesota State BB Gun Match

TBA – BYSS National Team Practice – starts (Monday and/or Thursday)

April 28th  – End of Season banquet and Raffle Drawing 

Buffalo Days June 17th-18th: Park clean-up, beer garden, and parade cleanup.

June 17 - Setup and Run beer garden for Buffalo Chamber of Commerce

June 18 – Buffalo Days: Pick up trash in Sturges park (6 AM)

June 18 – Parade (in the parade and then around again to pick up trash) 12+ shooters and 6+ adults

June 18 – After parade or separate group – pick up and place ALL garbage bins back to starting point

June 29th - July 4th - Daisy National BB Gun Championship Match (DNBBGCM) in Rogers, Arkansas 

Notes from last year
As most know our season ended in the middle of March 2020 due to COVID-19.

2021 Rushmore Nationals in Pierre, SD July 1-3rd

2021 State Match Winners:
1. Peyton Gewedik 
2. Ashleigh Strenge
3. Mikayla Corbin
4. Vivian Grambart
BYSS Teams that are competing in 2021 Rushmore Nationals:
Peyton Gewedik                                  Westin Tessman
Ashleigh Strenge                                 Dakota Ward
Mikayla Corbin                                     Malaika Gallus
Vivian Grambart                                  Cephas Gallus
Wyatt Bonk                                           Caitlin Woidyla
Tabitha Gallus                                      Cheyenne Ward
Nolan Woidyla

Out to Pasture Shooter: 16 yrs or above
Miriana Eiden

BYSS Teams that competed at the DNBBGCM July 2019

Gloria Armstrong                                             Champion: Peyton Gewedik & Vivian Grambart

Garret Dongoski

Austin Kortisses

Ashleigh Strenge

Daphne Grambart


Everett Guennigsman

Wyatt Bonk          

Tanner Koenig

Heidi VanKrevelen

Sarah Miller

Amelia Robeck

Josie Larson


Jayden Larson




Club fee per shooter at JUST $45 with a maximum family cost of $100, this includes gun safety training for the new and existing members, and the following practice weeks leading up to nationals.
** More changes coming, monthly if not weekly.  Please check website regularly.

Quick Notes:

Next board meeting - 

Thursday, December 2nd and 16th at 7:00 pm at Buffalo Covenant Church

Information Meeting 

January 3rd, 2022 at Buffalo Covenant Church

2022 Daisy Nationals

Rogers, Arkansas

June 29-July 4, 2022, at the Embassy Suites

BYSS State Match

Saturday, April 23rd in Buffalo

BYSS Banquet/Raffle/Election

April 28, 2022

BYSS is a 501c3. Non-profit youth organization

Fun!  Fun!  Fun!   Check out the photos and videos below, click on a photo to see more

BYSS 501c3  #31270