Skeet Shooting

National Skeet Shooting Association or American skeet is shot at Caboolture

This skeet discipline consists of shooting at 25 targets in a round.

The targets are shot from 8 pre-set stands inlaid around a semi circular layout.

The targets are released from two trap houses set at either end/side of the layout. The high house on the left of the layout releases its targets from 10 feet above the ground and the low house on the right hand side releases its from 3 feet above the ground.

Targets follow a pre-set line at a set speed, a set height and travel for a set distance. Both targets cross at the centre of the layout at the target crossing point. The shooter moves from stand to stand and calls for their targets which are released as either single targets or pairs depending on the stand to be shot from.

A total of 25 targets are shot at in one round. If a target is missed a repeat target is called for and shot at. This then becomes the 25th target. If all targets are shot then a clean round is recorded.

Shooters form a squad which consists of anything up to 6 shooters who shoot one at a time in a pre-determined order. (It is considered poor shooting etiquette to talk or otherwise distract the shooter when taking their turn).