Scheduled Events for 2017


Polar Bear Trap Shoot, Sunday, January 29th. Venue: Singles (Protection Teams; single barrels and or single shot from each team member; 20 chances for White $5 Targets!). Second trap will throw Doubles (Doubles Team will have four shots to get two targets). Noon arrival: bring your own hot drinks and snacks! Social at Emerald Isle following the shoot.

Starting at noon at the Cherry Creek State Park Family Shooting Center

Post shoot at: Emerald Isle Restaurant 4385 South Parker Road Aurora, Colorado


Upland Bird Hunting at The Bluffs, one of Colorado’s finest hunt clubs!

Sunday, February 26th. Three groups of four; 12 Hunters total; reservations required.

Schedule: Arrive @ 11:45-12:00, 12-1 lunch, 1- 1:30 warm up on clays, 1:30-4:30 hunt the Bluffs, then 5:00 Cocktails, light snacks. Awesome day! For reservations, Bob Nikkel, or Joe Hicks, Master of the Hunt, 


Sunday, March 12th Chaco Clays & Billy Birds at Rocky Mountain Roosters (3 Fields for 12 Hunters) 10:00 Clays practice; lunch and then hunting starts at 1:00 p.m. Make your Reservations today! Contact either Bill Midkiff, or Bob Nikkel,


Sunday, April 23rd, Two Shooting Events at Colorado Clays Shooting Park
Venue #1: NSCA Registered Shoot; 100 Targets. Registration at 9:00 a.m. Shoot at 10:00 a.m.
We will have at least one Vintager Squad; more if needed. This is a “Buddy shoot” so bring a friend that you want to introduce to the Vintagers! They shoot NSCA for $35.00; then shoot our second event too! Lunch at 12:30-ish at the clubhouse. (Buy your lunch there or bring your own)

Venue #2: 2-Man Team Wobble Trap–Skeet Event is our second event of the day. Medals to be awarded! Start time: 1:00 p.m. at the Skeet Range 2; shoot until it’s over! (BYOB & cigars for après-shoot!)

If you plan to shoot NSCA targets in the morning, contact CCSP and sign-up for Vintagers’ Squading! reservations required Wednesday, April 19th. Contact Bob Nikkel,


May 20th-21st, Colorado Gun Collectors Association 52 Annual Gun Show –– This is a 2-day event at the Denver Merchandise Mart; Colorado’s largest Gun Show! 

Saturday, May 27th – Side by Side Boot-Camp for new shooters at Kiowa Creek Sporting Clays. This is our new-shooters event with special guest speaker. Double guns available to shoot!


June 9th – 11th, NRA Whittington Center, Raton, New Mexico –– Multiple events: Vintage Trap & Skeet, Sporting and Argentine Clays, Double Rifles, Pistols and steak dinner. B.Y.O. cigars, single malt & the like. If you have not been to NRA WC, then this event is not to be missed! Reservations required; contact Bob Nikkel or Mark Gruber: 


Rocky Mountain Vintager Side by Side Boot Camp at Kiowa Creek Sporting Club ––To Be determined

July 1st–the 4th at Silver Spur Ranch, Saratoga, Wyoming. Elk Hollow and Hanging Bull Lodges Cast and Blast – a weekend event: fish the North Fork of the Platte River, shoot P-dogs, sporting clays and celebrate July 4th – you need to contact Bob Nikkel for reservations; this is a premier event; not to be missed!

July 23rd or 24th, Great Guns: Pistol shoot; Clays and Tower Games, p.m. Post-shoot social at Rusty’s Dog House on Main Street in Pierce, Colorado


Saturday, August 12th, Ellis’ Elephant Hunt, outside of Fort Collins, Colorado –– Always the 2nd Saturday in August.

Sunday, August 20th, Game Fest & Small Bore Event at Quail Run; Master of the Hunt: M. Sabbeth


To be determined 


Sunday, October 1st, Colorado Clays, Getting Ready for Wild Birds –– Wobble Trap Team Games