Fund Raising

Fund raising

We at PSSA have a unique outlook on fund raising for your organization, we would like to assist you to pique the interest of individuals by offering you a mobile clay pigeon shooting range. The sport is an exhilarating way to raise funds for Schools, churches, privately run organizations, rescue centers, nonprofit organizations just to name a few

How the fund raiser works

You as an organization raising funds advertise the clay pigeon shooting which can include catering for
example Braai, spit braai or potjiekos etc. Catering is supplied by the organization raising funds to collect
additional funding, a market is a great idea to host with the clay pigeon shooting (Stalls that sell a verity
of goods) This can be advertised to your targeted supporters. The Clay Pigeon Shooting is used to anchor
the fund raiser by selling teams of 5 or single slots to shoot prior to the day, this will give you a good
indication of how many people will visit the fund raiser and lock in needed funding.

Glow Clay Night Shoot

We are able to offer a night shoot called Glow Clay. Shooting Clays in the dark is a very unique experience and is only offered by PSSA, by incorporating Glow Clay into your fundraiser you can include a night market with bonfire and braai or spit braai etc. This will allow you to raise more funds by selling more rounds of clays.

What we do for you

PSSA supplies a turnkey service which will include all equipment needed for clay pigeon shooting. This includes ammunition, 12 gauge shotguns, clays, clay machines, protective equipment, range officials, score cards, cages and lighting for shooting if glow clay is done. We can assist you in locations to shoot in your area. We do have a list of vendors that can supply generators, toilets, and lighting, all to make your fund raiser a successful one

Selling fund raising days

We will provide you with a host of information, photos and videos for you to use to promote your fund
raiser. We can assist with promotional videos and electronic stills to be used for marketing purposes

Prizes and Prize giving

Prizes are always a draw card and although this is a fun shoot, scores are recorded and a prize giving is
essential. Find sponsors to donate certain items to your fund raiser, your sponsors can advertise their
business on the day.

Experience the Thrill of Clay Pigeon Shooting: A Sport for All Skill Levels!

Clay pigeon shooting, also known as clay target shooting, is a popular sport that involves shooting at flying targets made of clay. It is a thrilling and challenging activity that can be enjoyed by people of all ages and skill levels. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced shooter, clay pigeon shooting offers an exciting and rewarding experience. In this article, we will explore the basics of clay pigeon shooting, as well as some tips and tricks to help you improve your skills.

What is Clay Pigeon Shooting?

Clay pigeon shooting involves shooting at targets made of clay that are launched into the air at varying speeds and angles. These targets, also known as “clay pigeons” or “clay targets”, are designed to simulate the flight patterns of birds or other animals. The sport originated in the late 19th century as a way for hunters to practice their shooting skills during the off-season. Today, it has evolved into a popular recreational and competitive sport.

Tips for Beginners

If you are new to clay pigeon shooting, here are some tips to help you get started:

Safety First

Safety is of utmost importance in any shooting sport. Before you begin, make sure you are familiar with the safety rules and regulations of the shooting range. Always keep your gun pointed in a safe direction and never load it until you are ready to shoot. It is also important to wear appropriate eye and ear protection.

Get Familiar with Your Gun

Before you start shooting, take some time to get familiar with your gun. Practice mounting and aiming your gun, and make sure you are comfortable with the weight and feel of it. This will help you become more accurate and confident when shooting.

Start with Easy Targets

When you first start shooting, it is best to begin with easy targets. This will help you build your confidence and improve your accuracy. Start with targets that are launched at a slower speed and at a straight angle. As you become more comfortable, you can move on to more challenging targets.

Focus on Your Technique

Proper technique is essential for success in clay pigeon shooting. Make sure you have a good stance, with your feet shoulder-width apart and your weight evenly distributed. Keep your eyes on the target and follow through with your shot. It is also important to have a smooth and consistent swing when aiming at the target.

Tips for Experienced Shooters

If you are an experienced shooter looking to improve your skills, here are some tips to help you take your shooting to the next level:

Practice Makes Perfect

As with any sport, practice is key to improving your skills. Make sure you are regularly practicing your shooting technique and challenging yourself with different types of targets. The more you practice, the more comfortable and accurate you will become.

Analyze Your Shots

To improve your shooting, it is important to analyze your shots. Pay attention to where your shots are landing and adjust your technique accordingly. If you are consistently missing in a certain direction, try adjusting your stance or swing to correct it.

Work on Your Timing

Timing is crucial in clay pigeon shooting. You need to be able to time your shot perfectly to hit the target as it flies through the air. To improve your timing, try practicing with a partner who can call out when the target is launched. This will help you get a feel for the timing and improve your accuracy.

Stay Relaxed

Tension and stress can negatively impact your shooting. Make sure you are staying relaxed and focused while shooting. Take deep breaths and try to clear your mind before taking your shot. This will help you stay calm and improve your accuracy.

What to Wear to Clay Pigeon Shooting

When it comes to what to wear to clay pigeon shooting, comfort and safety should be your top priorities. Here are some tips for choosing the right attire: