Entries being taken for Barden Charity Clay Shoot

A charity clay shoot is returning after a successful first year at the new location of Barden, near Leyburn, in 2022.

The previously named Azerley Charity Clay Shoot changed its location to Barden after a two-year break due to Covid-19 and managed to raise £15,000.

The committee are hoping for similar success at this year’s event.

This year’s charity event will take place on July 16.

The shoot is based on a team of four and covers simulated game flushes totalling 500 targets over six stands.

All participants must be shotgun certificate holders and over 16 years old.

With breakfast being served until midday then followed by bacon baps, burgers, hot dogs, a licensed bar, teas and coffees, the day is sure to be great fun as well as being for a great cause.

Prizes of £600, £400 and £200 will be given to the top three teams and while this is an open competition, there will also be a prize for the highest placed ladies team should they not be in the top three.

Alongside the main shoot, there will also be a pool shoot where the .410 competition will be held.

With thanks to Tom Bell from Northallerton Shooting & Countrywear, the highest score on the day will win a Yilditz -30” Barel- .410 worth £620.

This competition will be £15 a go, five pairs and cartridges will be provided.

Since the shoot started in 2008, the event has raised an £230,000 for various children’s charities including The Leeds St James Neo-Natal Unit; The Sick Children’s Trust; Follifoot Park Disabled Riders Group; The Child Development Centre at Harrogate Hospital and for the past few years, Support Dogs.

Support Dogs is a national charity based in Yorkshire that provides and trains assistance dogs for children and adults with autism, epilepsy and a variety of medical conditions, enabling them to lead safer, more independent lives.

Organiser Kevin Birch said “We are so pleased to be back once again with our charity shoot especially after the success of last year. Support Dogs is an incredible charity, close to all our hearts, and we are thrilled to be back raising funds for them again this year.”

Entries for the shoot are being accepted until the maximum numbers of teams is met.

The day is limited to a maximum of 75 teams so pre-registration is required. To enter the shoot please visit www.bardenclayshoot.co.uk/Entries where you will find all options for how to enter.


For more information please visit https://www.bardenclayshoot.co.uk/ or email bardencharityclayshoot@gmail.com