Range Time

February 2, 2017

SCTP and Bourgeois Fishing Charters Team Up

The Scholastic Clay Target Program and the folks at Bourgeois Fishing Charters are teaming up to offer one-of-a kind redfish and speckled trout fishing trips at SCTP national banquets this year. Bourgeois, known for its fantastic Cajun meals and great fishing experiences, will be offering these fishing trips for attendees at SCTP banquets to bid on and help raise funds for the nationally recognized youth shooting program.

“This is a great way to showcase our wonderful facility and world class fishing,” Captain Craig Matherne, said. “We are extremely happy to help out the SCTP and support all it does for youth development and in growing competitive youth shooting across the country.”

Read more HERE...

Ohio and Michigan Welcome New SASP State Advisors

Both Ohio and Michigan welcome new SASP state advisors. In Ohio, Tom Kilbane with the Ohio Steel Stingers has come on board as the volunteer state advisor.

In Michigan, the husband and wife team of Scott and Lisa Poet from the Pistol Prodigies SASP team are the new state advisors.

The SASP is looking forward to more opportunities of spreading the program in these great states.

SCTP Announces Continued Sponsorship from SKB Shotguns

The Scholastic Clay Target Program announces its continued support from SKB Shotguns out of Omaha, Nebraska. SKB, known for its fine side-by-side, over/under and single-barrel competitive shotguns will once again support the SCTP as a Gold Level Sponsor for 2017. SKB offers a wide variety of quality firearms that fit the competitive shooter and hunter alike.

“We are pleased to support the SCTP and its national youth program,” Rob Johansen, owner and CEO of SKB Shotguns, said. “The SCTP gives back to its teams and coaches in many ways. We are extremely happy to be part of this quality program.”

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SCTP Announces Dates for  International National Championships in Colorado Springs

The SCTP, in conjunction with USA Shooting, announce the dates for the SCTP’s International Style National Championships to be held on July 24-29, 2017, in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

A limited number of rooms will be available for booking after March 1, but must be booked prior to June 15 at the Double Tree Hotel in Colorado Springs for this week-long event.

Four spots will be up for grabs on USA Shootings National Jr. Team as a result of scores shot at this tournament. Registration will open on June 10 for all teams!

Read more HERE for complete schedule of events.

SCTP and Kolar Arms Announce Renewed Sponsorship

The Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP) would like to recognize a renewed sponsorship by Kolar Arms of Racine, Wisconsin.

Kolar, a longtime manufacturer of high-quality shotguns, will be supporting the SCTP with a donation of one of its finest shotguns, the Kolar “Low Max” over/under. This firearm will be available in either a sporting/skeet model or a trap model. The donation, estimated at roughly $12,000, will be in support of the SCTP and its nationally recognized youth shooting program.

Read more HERE...

High School Seniors: Apply for NSSA-NSCA Scholarships

High school seniors, apply now for National Sporting Clays Association (NSSA) and National Skeet Shooting Association (NSCA) scholarship money. NSSA-NSCA has increased the number of scholarships being awarded to graduating seniors in 2017, and it’s doubled the amount of money to fund the scholarship program. Each organization will award four $2,500 scholarships for a total of eight recipients.

More details can be found HERE.

Spring Rimfire Ammo Program

SASP coaches, be on the lookout for the announcement of the 2017 Spring Rimfire Ammo Program from Vista Outdoor.  The Spring Rimfire program ordering dates will be March 1-22, 2017.  Vista Outdoor manages this program and it always sends out an email reminder.  One of the first things you will need to do is to register your local team with the Youth Shooting Sports Alliance (YSSA) and submit the directory listing with your order (when it’s time).  www.youthshootingsa.com

Virtual Match Series – Gun Drawings

Hey SASP teams, here’s a new addition for this year’s virtual match series. To add incentive for teams to participate, at the end of April and the end of August, we’ll do a random drawing for one gun that can be used by the winning team as it sees fit to either raise money for the team or do a team drawing.  For every team entry, it will receive once chance into the drawings.

Register Now for the SASP College National Championships

SASP College teams, just a reminder that the College National Championships will be taking place March 11 and 12 at the CMP Range in Talladega, Alabama.  Match registration is open on the SHOT System.  If you need any assistance in getting your team registered for Nationals, please contact Rich Leach (rleach@sssfonline.com).

Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation Seeks IT Developer

The SSSF is seeking a part-time IT programmer as an independent contractor (IC) resource to assist in the creation of the next version of SSSF-proprietary Shooting Organizational Technology (SHOT) software. Successful applicant must be well-educated and experienced in ASP.NET programming and SQL Server administrative practices and functionality. For more information, read the complete Request for Proposal at www.sssfonline.org.

Level 1 Pistol Coach Class

SASP coaches don’t miss out on your opportunity to attend the next upcoming Level 1 Pistol Coaches Class.  This class will take place March 18 (Saturday) and 19 (Sunday) at the Benchrest Rifle Club in Wright City, Missouri.  Class hours are: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.  The club website is:   http://www.shootingstl.com/location.html

Click HERE to learn more.

Upcoming Dates & Reminders


SCTP
BANQUETS            
Feb. 11; MJ Manatt Center: Iowa                                            
March 11: Boston, Massachusetts       
March 17; Cotton Exchange Banquet HallWisconsin         
July 10; Cardinal Center "Hitters Building": Ohio
Sept. 16: Erie, PA                                                                     


EVENTS AND SPORTS SHOWS
Feb. 1-4; SCI National Convention: Las Vegas, NV
Feb. 3-5;
Kentucky Sportsman's Show: Owensboro, KY     
Feb. 8-12; Portland Sportsman's Show: Portland, OR          
Feb. 15-19; National Wild Turkey Federation: Nashville, TN 
Feb. 17-19;
Pheasant Fest: Minneapolis, MN                         
Feb. 23-26; Indiana Deer, Turkey, & Waterfowl Expo:           Indianapolis, IN  
Feb. 24-26;
Green Bay Show: WI                                            
March 1-5; Fred Hall Show: Long Beach, CA                        
March 3-5; Erie Sport & Travel Show: PA                              
March 8-12; Milwaukee Sport Show: WI                               
March 9-12; Western New York Sport Show: NY                  
March 16-19; Ultimate Sport Show; MI                                 
March 16-19; Louisiana Sportsman Show: Gonzales, LA     
March 17-19: Deer & Turkey Expo: Ohio Expo Grounds, OH
March 24-26; Palmetto Sport Show: SC                                

April 27-30; NRA Show: Atlanta, GA                                     

REGIONAL SHOOTS
April 29-30: Savannah, GA                                                      
May 5-7Ohio         
May 21-23: Sparta, IL                                                              
June 3-4: Michigan                                                                    

Aug. 3-6: North Brook, IL                                                        

TOURNAMENTS
April 7-9: Tuscon Trap & Skeet, AZ
April 25-30; World English Sporting, TX                                    
April 29-30; Savannah, GA
May 4-7; Krieghoff Masters: Savannah, GA                            
May 5-7; Cardinal Center, OH
May 12-14; DU Rock/Blue Rock GC; AR                                   
May 16-21; NE Regional: NJ
May 19-21; WSRC; IL                                                                
June 3-4; MTA Homegrounds: MI
Aug. 3-6; North Brook Classic: IL                                           
Sept. 16-17; WSRC: IL
Sept. 27-Oct. 1; SE Regional: NC                                           

SASP
BANQUETS 
April 1: Wisconsin
April 22: Arizona                                                                             
EVENTS AND SPORTS SHOWS    

April 27-30; NRA Show: Atlanta, GA

STATE MATCHES
Feb. 11; South Carolina/Georgia: Athens, GA                       
Feb. 18: Arizona: Casa Grande, AZ
April 29; Kentucky: Wilmore, KY                                             
April 29; Washington: Center Sportsmens Club; Custer, WA
May 5-6; Tennessee: Huntington, TN                                       
May 21; Texas                                                                          
June 3-4; Iowa: Ankeny, IA                                                       
June 16-18; Michigan: Sturgis, MI                                          

June 25; Indiana: Freetown, IN                                                 

REGIONAL SHOOTS
Feb. 4; Southwest Winter: CCC Shooting Complex;             
Navasota, TX                                                                            
April 8; Northeast Spring: Sig Sauer Academy; Epping, NH   
May 19-21; Sparta, IL                                                               

NATIONAL MATCHES
March 11-12; College Nationals: Talladega, AL                      
July 8-15; National Team Championships: Cardinal Center; Marengo, OH                                                                             

LEVEL 1 PISTOL COACH CLASS

March 18-19; Wright City, MO (Benchrest Rifle Club)          
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