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Introduction to 5 Stand Shooting (Members and family only)

Andover Sportsmen's Club

Introduction to 5 Stand Shooting (Members and family...
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Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
General Admission 1 hour before event starts $6.00 $1.32

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5 Stand is an exciting sport that challenges the shooter with a wide variety of shots from a variety of angles and positions including trap house, skeet houses, over the shoulder shots and a simulated running rabbit shot! It is great preparation for bird and rabbit hunting and is great fun in its own right. This class will introduce you to the rules and techniques for properly shooting 5 stand and improving your scores.




Student requirements and logistics:


  •      Club member or family member and at least 18 years of age (bring membership card to the class please). You must provide your valid membership number when registering at this site.
  •      Bring your own shotgun of any caliber (12 or higher) or the club has guns available to borrow. Single or double barrels are fine. Put your most open chokes in both barrels (skeet chokes preferred)
  •      Bring 2 boxes of cartridges along with eye and ear protection.  If you plan to use the club guns bring 2 boxes of 12 guage target loads 7.5 or 8
  •      You must be familiar with safe operation, handling and shooting of your shotgun
  •      Cost: there is a small fee for this class that covers the cost the clays for two rounds.  


Class topics


  •      5 stand field layout and stations
  •      Safety topics
  •      Recommended Chokes and cartridges
  •      Understanding the thower sequence at each station
  •    Gun mount and stance at each station
  •      5 stand scoring
  •      Strategies for breaking birds from all 6 thowers


o  Over the shoulder


o  Trap House


o  High and Low skeet house


o  The Rabbit


The class will begin with the above formal instruction followed by a round of 5 stand for honing your skills.






  •      Safety will be stressed at the start of the class
  •      Any students observed in violation of range safety best practices will be asked to leave the class




Cancellation/Noshow Policy:  This class is very popular, if you sign up and and then decide not to attend, you must go back to the EventBrite site and cancel your registration to free up your slot for someone else at least 7 days prior to the class date. If you do not do so, you will be invoiced for a $25 "No Show" fee. To cancel a registration: 1. Go to the EventBrite site and log in ( 2. click on the "My Tickets" link. 3. Click the "View Order" button for the class you want to cancel. 4. Click the "Cancel Order" button and confirm.

Have questions about Introduction to 5 Stand Shooting (Members and family only)? Contact Andover Sportsmen's Club

When & Where

Andover Sportsman's Club
655 Middleton Road
North Andover, MA 01845


Andover Sportsmen's Club

Andover Sportsmen's Club is dedicated to safe participation in the shooting sports by people of all ages in a friendly social setting.

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