Youth Shooting Program Startup Resources

| April 17, 2018

Youth Shooting Program Startup Resources By Michael Theimer I frequently receive emails or phone calls from parents, coaches, athletes and/or school advisors about wanting to startup a shooting program and they do not know where or how to start. USA Shooting does not have a ‘how-to’ book. However, all of the allied organizations (NRA, CMP, […]

SASP 2017 Ohio Halloween Regional

| March 22, 2018

By Rick Leach From Volume 30 Spring 2018 Junior Shooters magazine Although it was cold and the rain changed to snow for the 2017 Ohio Halloween Regional, it was a huge success.  94 athletes battled the elements and competed with almost a third being young ladies.  With 94 athletes, participation was a 370% increase from […]

2017 Junior Olympic Development Camp a Huge Success!

| March 22, 2018

By Ben Berka From Volume  29 Winter 2017 Junior Shooters magazine Official Magazine Publication for SSSF/SCTP/SASP (SAN ANTONIO, TX) – The Scholastic Clay Target Programs (SCTP) yearly Junior Olympic Development Camp (JODC) was another huge success! The camp, held this past August 7th – 13th at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado featured 24 athletes and 4 coaches […]

Ploechinger Sets New Standing Record at JROTC Air Rifle Regionals

| March 12, 2018

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer Isabelle Ploechinger, 15, fired a new precision Army JROTC 20 Shots Standing National Record score of 198-14x while competing at Camp Perry for the JROTC Air Rifle Service Championships – a regional event. Ploechinger is a student at Stuttgart High School, located on an Army base in Germany. The Camp […]

Junior Olympic & World Champs Opportunity Awaits 763 Young Athletes

| February 21, 2018

By: Kevin Neuendorf (kevin.neuendorf@usashooting.org) With that invite comes the possibility for an athlete to try and earn a spot to compete for their country at the 2018 International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Championships, set for August 31-September 14 in Changwon, South Korea.  That distinction will go to the top three finishers in each of […]

GUN SAFETY – With Lyman Products

| November 29, 2017

Practicing with firearms indoors using “Dry Fire” (no rounds in the firearm) can be very beneficial but it can also be dangerous if live ammunition is anywhere in the area. Remove all live ammunition. Clear the firearm by removing the magazine FIRST, lock the slide back and physically check the chamber to ensure that there […]

ELEY® Ammunition Supports High School Shooters

| November 27, 2017

By: Jamie Corkish 2012 Olympic Gold Medalist Growing up as a competition shooter in Eastern Pennsylvania I was extremely lucky to be able to compete almost every weekend. It wasn’t until I moved away from PA that I realized the lack of opportunity in sport shooting in other states. When I retired from competitive shooting […]

Through the Eyes of a Father and Son: The Affinity of Marksmanship

| October 26, 2017

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer LTC Jerry Lewis, 48, and his son, Josh Lewis, 16, of Fayetteville, GA, both attended and competed in the Talladega D-Day event together. TALLADEGA, Ala. – With late fall soon approaching, there are only a few more chances to enjoy outdoor marksmanship fun in 2017. The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP), […]

The First Deer Hunt

| October 25, 2017

Brody Loftin (10) Brody happily displaying his shotgun at port arms. I didn’t realize how much work Mule Deer hunting was (mentally and physically). Don’t get me wrong, it was a spectacular day that I will never forget. My first hunting trip was with my Dad and his friend, Mick, in Unit 38, Payette Islands. […]

Mossberg MVP-LC (Light Chassis) Combo

| October 16, 2017

Ben Moody (17) Ben Kneeling with Mossberg MVP LC 308 aiming down range. Precision rifle shooting is a great sport to participate in. But, you need a rifle and a scope worthy of the job; that also doesn’t break the bank. Mossberg’s MVP Light Chassis Package accomplishes both. I was able to test the MVP […]

2017 KWCBC Kennewick Washington Cold Bore Challenge Team Rifle Match.

| October 16, 2017

By: Ricky Marston (16) Ricky aiming precisely down range with his 6.5 Creedmoor Ashbury Precision Ordnance (APO).  The scope is from Leupold with an MRAD reticle. Recently, I attended the 2017 KWCBC Kennewick Washington cold bore challenge team rifle match. It was a two-man team, long-range, precision rife match. A shooter and a spotter made […]

Volunteering for Scooters Youth Hunting Camp

| September 28, 2017

By: Ashley Rumble () Ashley Knocking back an arrow in preparation to send it fourth down range. Three years ago I was able to participate in The Scooters Youth Hunting camp held each May in Emmett, Idaho.  Scooters is a camp set up so that young kids can learn and experience firearms, survival, archery, knife […]