Iowa’s state shooting sports championship

Events begins May 18th

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(SBA) - Iowa’s state shooting sports season is here, where thousands of student athletes from elementary to high school and colleges across the state compete in seven shooting sports championship events over the next several weeks, for the chance to earn scholarships, prizes and more. 

The Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP) and Scholastic Action Shooting Program (SASP) are youth development programs that promote shooting sports and competitive shooting as a means to help young individuals achieve their highest potential and become their best selves. Both program's goals are to instill personal values and character traits, such as fair play, compassionate understanding, individual responsibility, sportsmanship, self-discipline, and personal commitment in young people. 

2024 State Shooting Sports Championship Schedule

  • May 18, International Bunker Trap at AVAD Hunt Club, Coon Rapids 
  • May 18-19, International Skeet at New Pioneer Gun Club, Waukee 
  • May 25, Skeet Doubles at Mahaska County Izaak Walton League, Oskaloosa 
  • June 3-9, Trap at Iowa State Trap Shooting Home Grounds, Cedar Falls 
  • June 13-15, Sporting Clays at Black Oak Clays, Pella 
  • June 20-23, Skeet at New Pioneer Gun Club, Waukee 
  • June 21-23, Rifle & Pistol at Olofson Shooting Range, Polk City 

For more information on the Scholastic Clay Target or Action Shooting Programs in Iowa, contact Marty Eby at 515-313-8048 or Marty.Eby@dnr.iowa.gov .