Buffalo Youth Shooting Sports

  Please register for the BYSS website on our MEMBERS page!

Registration along with the first night of shooting practice will be Thursday, February 4th.

This year will be a little different due to COVID-19 and we will be having virtual study nights on Monday nights and shooting at a new place on Thursday nights. If you cannot come on Thursdays we are allowing the shooters to do it at home.

The first night of shooting for returning shooters will be Thursday February 4th and in 2 shifts.

Please remember that all children must have one adult with them on all shooting 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 43rd 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 February 4th 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!! We can also text, call or email, please let us know. 


2020 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 2021 Year at a Glance!

February 4th - Practice & Registration starts for returning shooters 

ALL Matches right now are hopeful.

March 1st - Pizza orders due

March 6th - Spink Co., SD - Virtual Match in Buffalo, MN

March 18th - Pizza delivery

March 20th - Pierre, SD Virtual Match in Buffalo, MN

March 27th - Lake County Aces, Madison, SD in person

April 1st - NO Practice 

April 10th - Britton, SD Virtual Match

April 17th– Humboldt BB Gun Match, SD in person

April 24th – Minnesota State BB Gun Match

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

April 29th  – End of Season banquet (hopefully) and Raffle Drawing 

Buffalo Days June 13th-19th: Park clean-up, beer garden, and parade cleanup.

June 18 - Setup and Run beer garden for Buffalo Chamber of Commerce

June 19 – Buffalo Days: Pick up trash in Sturges park (6 AM)

June 19 – Parade (in the parade and then around again to pick up trash) 12+ shooters and 6+ adults

June 19 – After parade or separate group – pick up and place ALL garbage bins back to starting point

DATES TBD (Usually during July 3rd-7th) - 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.

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:

BYSS State Match

Saturday, April 24th in Buffalo

BYSS Banquet/Raffle/Election

April 29th

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