Contact the range manager: (507) 282-9808

Welcome to the Southern Minnesota Sportsman’s Club WEB site. The Sportsmen’s Club, founded in middle 1920’s, is dedicated to the principles of sportsmanship and conservation. The Club is located on 64 acres South East of Rochester, Minnesota and includes two lighted Trap Ranges, 25 and 50 Yard Ranges, 100 and 200 Yard Ranges, an Archery Range, and two club houses. All facilities are open for members and their guests. The SOUTHERN MINNESOTA SPORTSMAN’S CLUB is a Minnesota registered Non-Profit Corporation.

Hours of Operation

8:00 a.m. until sunset – Monday through Saturday
9:00 a.m. until sunset – Sunday and Holidays
No shots are to be fired after sunset on any day, per the sunset time reported by:
http://www.timeanddate.com/sun/usa/rochester-mn
Check the site above to confirm sunset time each day.
The trap range is available for hand thrown clay pigeons during these hours ONLY if the Trap Club is not shooting.
Location

Southern Minnesota Sportsman’s Club
6251 20th St SE
Rochester, Minnesota 55904
(507) 282-9808
Map to SMSC

IMPORTANT MEMBER INFORMATION
Safety Orientation Sessions and ID Badges: Please note that completion of the Safety Orientation class is required by all new members AND current members that have not taken the class. SMSC introduced member safety orientation sessions in June 2013 in compliance with the NRA recommendation that all ranges implement such safety programs for their members. The required one-hour orientation sessions will be held on the dates listed below. We will start promptly at the times below. Check in will start 30 minutes before. If you are late for the class you will not be given credit for attending the class. The Access badges will be printed before and after the class.

SMSC Range Orientation Classes
Registration starts @ 5:30pm and Class starts @ 6:00pm
Monday, January 16, Thursday, February 16, Thursday , March 16, and Thursday, April 6, 2017
CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP
 
Waiver Form: Effective 2016-02-01 (February 1, 2016) Members’ ID cards will NOT open the gate unless the ID card holder has submitted a signed Waiver form. Select “Membership” in the menu above, scroll down to find the Membership Waiver download. Fill the form out completely (a form is required for each person with a badge), and either bring it to the Caretaker’s cottage on your next visit OR mail it to:
Southern Minnesota Sportsman’s Club, Inc.
6251 20th ST SE
Rochester MN 55904

 

IMPORTANT MEMBER CONTACT INFORMATION
If you are not receiving regular emails from the club, there is probably an issue with the email address we have on record for you. You should be getting a Board of Directors meeting agenda close to the first of each month and a newsletter around the middle of each month. If you aren’t, you probably aren’t going to get your membership renewal notice either.

Please contact us to update us with your current email address.

Feb
28
Tue
Bullseye League
Feb 28 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Winter Bullseye League. Official start time is 6:00PM. NRA bullseye shooting is a special type of target shooting where all shooting is done by using one hand only. Signup for this league is in the Fall and/or Winter. If interested in this type of shooting go to smsclub.org/bullseye or show up at an event and get more information.

Trap Club Open Shooting
Feb 28 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Trap club shooting open to members and the public.

Mar
1
Wed
Member – Indoor Range Shooting
Mar 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

This is an indoor range session for target shooting.

You MUST be a member of SMSC to use the indoor range and NO guests are allowed.

There is a $2.00 charge for participating in this event.

Targets are provided by the range officer.

Handguns from .22 thru .45 are allowed. In addition, .22 caliber rifles are allowed.

ALL ammunition must be frangible, electroplated, or lead.

NO FMJ OR JACKETED AMMUNITION IS ALLOWED.

This event is run by a club range officer who has full authority over the range.

When the range is busy there will be a 30 minute rotation among participants.

NOTE: In the Spring if the weather is nice, shooting will be outside.

Mar
5
Sun
HPC Indoor League
Mar 5 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

HPC – High Power Club – Indoor rifle club meets.

Trap Club Open Shooting
Mar 5 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Trap club shooting open to members and the public.

Mayo Pistol League
Mar 5 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

The Mayo Pistol League is non-competitive and recreational target shooting league. Its main goal is to bring together and establish camaraderie between target pistol shooters in a safe and friendly environment.

Must be a Mayo employee or Mayo employee spouse.

Must be a current SMSC member to participate.

Mar
6
Mon
Bullseye League
Mar 6 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Winter Bullseye League. Official start time is 6:00PM. NRA bullseye shooting is a special type of target shooting where all shooting is done by using one hand only. Signup for this league is in the Fall and/or Winter. If interested in this type of shooting go to smsclub.org/bullseye or show up at an event and get more information.

Mar
7
Tue
Bullseye League
Mar 7 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Winter Bullseye League. Official start time is 6:00PM. NRA bullseye shooting is a special type of target shooting where all shooting is done by using one hand only. Signup for this league is in the Fall and/or Winter. If interested in this type of shooting go to smsclub.org/bullseye or show up at an event and get more information.

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