Rio Salado Junior Division 

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Each season we enjoy providing opportunities for young adults to learn, compete and have fun through our Smallbore and Air Rifle Junior Shooting Division.

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Recognition Awards

Olympic Style Competition

Gun Safety  

Areas of Focus

 Smallbore & Precision Air Rifle

    Mesa, Arizona

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​​​​​Rio Salado's Junior Division Smallbore Program

Welcome New Shooters! 

The Junior Smallbore Division is open to both new and experienced shooters ages 10 through 20 in Arizona. Creating an environment for juniors to compete in Rifle Shooting that is indicative of learning and maintaining gun safety and the skills of competitive 4- Position precision shooting. 

Bolt action rifles are provided or bring your own. Most safety equipment and targets are provided. NRA Trained Coaches provide opportunities to strive towards individual shooting goals.

Thursday Night Practice 

  • ​Training & Qualification shooting 5:30 PM to 8:30PM

  • Do not arrive earlier than  5:00

  • September through May

  • .22LR Ammo for program use is $4.00 per box (50 Rounds)

Note: Safety is our paramount concern. Eye protection must be worn at all times while outdoors after entering the main gate.

Upcoming Schedule 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE​ 3/15/2020

Dear Shooters,

   After much thought and discussions with the other coaches, I have decided that it is in everyone’s best interest to cancel Thursday night Junior Smallbore practices for the foreseeable future.  This decision was not made lightly.  I have weighed all aspects of the current COVID-19 outbreak and taken into account the local school district closings, USA Shooting’s cancellation of the 2020 Junior Olympics and Part 2 of the Smallbore Olympic Trials, and the closing of the Olympic Training Center to visitors. 

   The health and safety of our children, coaches and parents are my first priority.  I do not know when we will restart practices, but I am planning on using school reopenings as a guideline to when we will resume practices.  Please keep monitoring the Rio Juniors’ social media accounts on Facebook and Instagram and watch for emails from me with updates.

   Thank you all for your understanding. We have great juniors and great parents and coaches and I know that our program will be even stronger when we return. 

Stay safe and healthy!

John Karadsheh

Junior Division Director
Rio Salado Sportsman's Club


4th - End of the Year Fun Shoot & Awards Banquet

​​*Shooters must abide by all commands issued by range personnel. Failure to abide by these range rules may result in the shooter being asked to leave.