Outdoor calendar (until March 18): Competitions, meetings, archery leagues, trap shooting | Outside

February 27 – Niagara Region 3D Winter Archery League continues to Alden Rod and Gun Club, 12 County Line Road, Alden. Registration time from 7:30 a.m. to noon. Other participating clubs include the Wood and Brook Sportsmen’s Club, Erie County Conservation, Alden Rod and Gun, Double T and Allied Sportsmen. 14 weeks. The contact is Marty at 870-2653 or John at 725-5822. New shooters and on-foot shooters are welcome.

February 27 – The WNY Winter 3D Archery League continues at Glen Coe Conservation, 9869 Foote Road, Glenwood, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. $10 per week for 13 weeks. Teams of 3 to 6 people. There are classes for children with a maximum of 20 meters for open shooters with a maximum of 50 meters. All targets are at known ranges and rangefinders are allowed. The host clubs are Collins, West Falls, Evans and Glen Coe. Contact Pat Abramo at 438-8601.

February 27 – The Winter Trap league continues at Allied Sportsmen, 12846 Clinton St., Alden, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. It’s a scratch league, 300 birds, every two Sundays (next session February 27). There will be open and league draws every Tuesday, including non-members, from 6-8 p.m. For more information, contact Jim at 683-2224. The next shoot will take place on March 13.

February 28 – Date of the last hunting season for ruffed grouse, cottontail, pheasant, various hares and squirrels in various parts of the state. See the guide to regulations for details at dec.ny.gov.

Earnest A. Martinez