Trap shooting or trapshooting in North America is one of the three major disciplines of competitive clay pigeon shooting shooting shotguns at clay targets. The other disciplines are skeet shooting and sporting clays. Trap shooting is practiced all over the world but is most popular in the United States particularly the Midwest ,   Canada and Europe. American Trap is the predominant version in the United States and Canada.
Looking for a place to stay during the Grand American? Make sure to make your arrangements now! Apply now for the Gunsmithing Scholarship! Due to limited shooting opportunities in , the look back period for minimum targets requirements in the Satellite Grands has been extended back to September 1, to the date of classification for the shoot. Watch the video tutorial. The cause of the shortage has been linked to the tremendous number of new firearms owners in the recent months, hoarding by consumers, and a fear of possible price increases. We will continue to monitor the situation and relay any information we obtain regarding future developments.
We understand that the future of trapshooting rests with the youth of our state. As older enthusiasts fade from the sport, young folks will carry forward the traditions we hold dear. Named for the values it promotes — academics, integrity and marksmanship the program allows young people from elementary school through college the opportunity to compete either as teams or as individuals. Participants are taught safe shooting habits, gun handling and trapshooting etiquette. Through competition, our youth learn life lessons including teamwork, sportsmanship and giving back to society. They also learn why academics, integrity and marksmanship are important. Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation Through team-based shooting tournaments, student athletes learn skills and life lessons that emphasize positive character and citizenship. Safety, teamwork and leadership are the core of training and competition. Olympic Shooting Team.
To submit shoot results, send to results shootata. In May , a new sports publication, The Sporting Review, was introduced. Published in Chicago, Ill. One bicycle advertisement spoke of a record ride by L. Munger from Milwaukee to Chicago in seven hours and five minutes. For the distance of 95 miles, Mr. The sport of trapshooting, which by the s was the major focus of the magazine, had been around for many years. From through , the sport was governed and administered by manufacturers of firearms, ammunition and other trapshooting accessories. That organization was first called the Interstate Association and then the American Trapshooting Association. In , the manufacturers transferred authority and control of the sport to the Amateur Trapshooting Association ATA , a new organization run by amateurs.