Aberystwyth University Clay Pigeon Shooting Club

One of the fastest-growing sports clubs in Aber Uni. Contact us at [email protected] for anything that isn't on this page! Come and try the Clay Pigeon Shooting Club.

What could be more fun beating those Wednesday and Sunday hangovers with a shotgun and smashing some clays? Whether you are a seasoned shooter or you have never held a gun in your life, the Clay Pigeon Shooting Club can add some ‘explosive’ fun to your university life. Clay Pigeon shooting is a fun, exciting and safe sport that has a variety of disciplines. Mid Wales Shooting Centre are our main s

Operating as usual

[09/28/20]   Message from the Committee. Anyone with an Aber email won't be surprised 👇
Hi everyone,
Due to unforeseen circumstances with COVID, all sessions and socials are temporarily suspended. We will keep you up to date with all information and when we can start shooting again. We are very sorry that we can’t take a shoot out. We hope to see you soon, but most importantly stay safe and enjoy the rest of the semester.
Stay safe and try not to lose your head like everyone else!
Committee

[09/03/20]   COVID-19 Update...
SU Minibuses out of operation until January 2021. Individuals from different households cannot mix in cars so realistically the only way of getting to grounds is to drive yourself. This applies to private shoots.
We will have to fill out a form for every in-person activity including taking your temperature and do an extra -risk assessment if the activity isn't covered by the general COVID one I am now doing.
Committee will have to police social distancing, handwashing, mask-wearing etc.
For socials, the maximum is 30 or less according to the venue's own guidelines. No joint socials, no themes that encourage close contact. Basically, if you can do it virtually we'll be doing it virtually.
BUCS will be happening.
Any potential cost savings driving to Haimwood are probably offset by just one person per car so hypothetically I might go to Dovey and shoot 100 birds once a fortnight, and anyone else with their own car can meet me there.
Any other questions, feel free to comment down below or privately, whatever works. It would be nice to see any of you coming back to Aber in some capacity like a BBQ on the beach etc.
Cheers 👍
Captain
p.s. if we are found to be in breach of these rules the club could be suspended at best.

28/08/2020

AUCPSC Promotional Video

The Committee has pulled out all the stops this year and put together some footage with rudimentary editing skills! Enjoy and we hope to see you out on a ground soon!

21/08/2020

Aberystwyth University Clay Pigeon Shooting Club's cover photo

[08/21/20]   Follow us on Instagram to see what kind of things we will be getting up to this year!
https://www.instagram.com/p/CEJl29uhlBI/?igshid=1w41n0e07lrxe

[11/02/18]   Afternoon all!
Just a reminder hi vis social tonight starting 8pm in Y Bañera! 👷‍♀️🍻👷‍♂️

[10/29/18]   Afternoon all!
Social theme this week is 👷‍♂️Hi Vis👷‍♀️ so grab your brightest garment and we will see you at Y Bañera (Bathtub) for 8!🍸
Hope to see you there 💃🍻
Vice Captain

[10/23/18]   Afternoon everyone!
This weeks social theme is s**t shirts so get yourselves down to town (charity shops are a great place to look) or raid your wardrobe for the most outrageous shirt you can find!
Social starts at 8 in Y Bañera (Bathtub)
There will be a prize for the best s**t shirt look forward to seeing you there! 👔💃👚🍸👕🍻
Vice

[10/19/18]   Afternoon all!
Just a reminder snazzy hat social tonight! Meeting in Harry’s for 8! 🎩🍻👑🍸

[10/15/18]   Evening all!
Social this Friday will be a snazzy/fancy hat social so don your fanciest headgear and we’ll see you at Harry’s for 8pm! 🎩🍻👑🍹👒
Hope to see you there! 😆💃🍸
Vice Captain

[10/10/18]   Morning all, social this Friday. Meeting at Kane’s at 8, if anyone is unsure where this is please message the page and someone will be happy to explain where it is, this Friday is pub golf 🍺🍷🏌️‍♂️🏌️‍♀️ see you all there

Social secretary

[10/04/18]   Afternoon all!
Chilled social this Friday and we’ll make a start on introducing international drinking rules!😆
Meeting at Kanes for 8pm if anyone doesn’t know where to go then drop us a message and we can meet you!
See you there! 💃🍻🍸
Vice Captain

[09/28/18]   Hi all, hoping to see you out tonight for our first social! If your coming please give this post a like so we have a rough idea of numbers! 😁
If anyone doesn’t know where we’re meeting drop us a message!
Cheers and see you soon!
Vice Captain

[09/27/18]   Ladies and Gentlemen, good morning.

Thank you all for coming to the Freshers Fair stand and meeting us on Tuesday, it was very nice meeting all of you.

The first social of the year is this Friday (28th), starting at Kanes Bar at 20:00. For those on campus, there will be committee members at the union steps above the zebra crossing between 19:30 - 19:45 who will walk everyone down to Kanes. For those of you on the seafront there will be committee members waiting by the bandstand at the same time. This is a social where we get to know all the new faces for the year and it has always been a good laugh, so do come.

Look forward to seeing you at Kanes.

Secretary

[09/25/18]   Ladies and Gentlemen, good morning.

Am pleased to say that the committee has arrived at the Fresher’s Fair. We are found on stand 38, in the rear corridor of the fair, toward the far side. We look forward to seeing you all soon.

Secretary

[09/18/18]   Good afternoon everyone,
It is my hope that everyone has enjoyed the long break this summer.
As we approach the beginning of the new semester, we welcome old members back while preparing to greet and accept new members into the club.
The first event of this semester is Freshers Fair which we will be attending on Tuesday 25th, at Stand 38, all day so please do come and see us, we would very much like to meet you! If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact us.
Hope to see you there,
Jenny Tilston
Captain

[05/04/18]   Hello all,
Quick reminder there isn't a social today as it is being moved to tomorrow evening after the end of year shoot and meal.
Looking forward to seeing everyone tomorrow!
Captain

[04/24/18]   Hi all,
This is a quick message to let everyone know the new committee for 2018/19. The official handovers are now finished, so everyone is now to assume their new role.
President/ Captain - Jenny Tilston
Vice President/ Vice Captain - Danika Castle
Secretary - Andrew Hodgson
Treasurer - Michael Evans
Social Secretary - Harlen Loft
We look forward to our year with roles in the club and hope to make it as enjoyable as possible for all!

[04/17/18]   Hello everyone,

We've organised to have polo's made for the club with the logo and a nickname on., they will be standard black for everyone. These will cost £12 each. For anyone who is interested please message Jenny Tilston with the size and the name you'd like on the shirt. The sizes available are: XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL, 3XL, 4XL, 5XL
The deadline for these shirts is 24th April so please reply as soon as possible.

Thank you
Secretary

[04/16/18]   Hello everyone, I hope you all had a lovely Easter break. This is a reminder there is a shoot on Wednesday and this is the last chance for those competing in Hull Challenge to practice before the competition. We will be meeting at 1, leaving for 1.30 from Arts Centre steps
Looking forward to seeing you all
Secretary

[03/20/18]   Quick reminder there is a shoot tomorrow, meet at the Arts Centre steps for 1pm, to leave for 1.30pm
Look forward to seeing you there!
Secretary

[03/13/18]   Hello everyone,
There is a shoot tomorrow, meet for 1pm at the Arts centre steps, leave for 1.30.
Look forward to seeing you there!
Secretary

[03/11/18]   Hello all,
Quick reminder there are club photos tomorrow at 10.30am in the sports hall. Please arrive at 10.15am, wearing the requested clothing.
Look forward to seeing you all!
Secretary

[03/10/18]   Hi everyone,

There is a shoot tomorrow, please meet at the arts centre steps for 10am, to leave by 10.30

Look forward to seeing you there
Secretary

[03/06/18]   Hello everyone,

There is a shoot tomorrow, meet for 1pm at the Arts centre steps, leave for 1.30.
Look forward to seeing you there!
Secretary

[03/06/18]   Hello again,

This is a quick reminder that those interested in Hull's competition on 21st April needs to mark interest by 7th March so I can send off the team details and have paid by 14th March to the following account:
Account Number: 41120285
Sort Code: 07 02 46

The total cost for this comp is £85, £40 for the shoot, £45 for the meal after.
Please message me directly or comment on this post if you are interested in this comp!

Thank you
Secretary

[03/06/18]   Hello everyone,
We have club photos on Monday 12th March at 10.30 in the sports hall, please arrive for 10.15. Please don't be late as we can't reschedule this or wait for people to arrive past 10.30.
The dress code is plain white shirts, ties, smart jeans/chinos/moleskins and wellies. There is no leniency on this as we want to make ourselves look smart. If you have any questions or issues about this please contact a committee member.
Please bring cash as we're unsure if they'll take cards, around £20 for the two should cover you.
We'd like to have as many people there as possible! Hope to see you there!
Secretary

[02/27/18]   Hello everyone,

The shoot is still scheduled for tomorrow at 1pm. Please meet at the Arts Centre steps, leave for 1.30pm.
Due to the weather, the shoot may be cancelled however you will be notified in the morning if this is the case.

Look forward to seeing you tomorrow!
Secretary

[02/23/18]   Hello everyone,

We have received details regarding Hull's competition. This is taking place on the 21st April. The competition itself is a 75-bird sporting and 25 compak, to cost £40. There is a ball held afterwards, which consists of a 3-course meal including table wine, for £45. The cost for this competition is £85 to include the shoot and meal. We need to return team details by March 7th so please mark your interest by messaging either myself or another committee member or commenting on this post.

The payment deadline is March 16th, so if you are interested please pay as soon as possible to the following account:

Account Number: 41120285
Sort Code: 07 02 46

Remember to put your name and the competition for which you are paying.
If you have any questions or concerns, please ask a member of committee.

Thank you
Secretary

[02/20/18]   Hello all, it recently occurred to us that most other societies and clubs associated with the university have some sort of clothing that allows them to stand out and be recognised when on campus or attending competitions. This is just a post to see how many people would be interested in said clothing and what kind of thing you would be looking for ? If interested please comment or pm either

Harlen or Andrew

Thanks

[02/15/18]   Hello all,

Just a reminder that the deadline for Lancaster's competition is tomorrow at 12pm. So far only Jacob Everill , William Stonebridge and Jenny Tilston have paid, It would be great to get a team down and get the name out there. The price is £30 per person, please may payments to the following account:

Account Number: 41120285
Sort Code: 07 02 46

Thank you
Secretary

12/02/2018

This year we had yet another successful Spring comp, with 3 other universities plus a team of Alumni attending. While the weather wasn’t great to start with, in typical Welsh fashion, it cleared up in the afternoon. Morale was kept high by our Captain, who also ensured the day ran smoothly. High gun for the day was Rupert Sewell with 84/100.

The results are as follows:
Top 3 Women:
1. Libby Letchford – Lancaster University 67/100
2. Charlotte Luther – Liverpool University 63/100
3. Emma Percival – Liverpool University 57/100
Top 3 Men:
1. Rupert Sewell – Aberystwyth Alumni 84/100
2. George Foster-Coles – Liverpool University 83/100
3. William Stonebridge – Aberystwyth University 76/100
Pool Shoot winner:
George Foster-Coles – Liverpool University

Congratulations to everyone and we hope you had an enjoyable and memorable experience. We look forward to seeing you all again next year!

[02/12/18]   Hello all,

There is a competition held by Lancaster university on the 3rd March. The cost will be £30 per person for 75 sporting clays. It is held at Kelbrook Shooting Lodge. There is no meal offered for this shoot, so we would be eating somewhere in Lancaster itself, we are unsure if we’re staying the night as of right now. If enough people want to come it may be viable. If anyone is interested in this competition, please like this post and comment. The cut off date for us is the 17th but as soon as possible is appreciated. Please make all payments to the following accounts and label your payments Lancaster Comp;

Payment details
Account Number: 41120285
Sort Code: 07 02 46

Thank you
Secretary

[02/02/18]   Hello everyone, just letting you know a few of us are going out for some casual drinks tonight, should be a good night. We are meeting at Harrys at 19:45, looking forward to seeing you all there.

William

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