USA –(Ammoland.com)- The Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation (SSSF) has announced that the Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP) and Scholastic Action Shooting Program (SASP) National Championships will be conducted at the Ohio based Cardinal Shooting Center July 8-15, 2017.
The SSSF has signed a three-year agreement with the Cardinal Shooting Center to hold its annual July championships from 2017-2019.
“We are very pleased to be working with the Cardinal Shooting Center for the next three years” said Ben Berka, president and executive director for the SSSF. “The staff at Cardinal worked very hard to accommodate our 2016 National event and met near-impossible deadlines to expand range infrastructure, proving their commitment to our teams and families. We are looking forward to continuing the tradition of providing first class championship events for our SCTP & SASP teams in central Ohio!”
“The Cardinal Shooting Center is ecstatic about the partnership with SSSF to host their National Championship in Marengo, Ohio” said Luke Spengler, trap manager at the Cardinal Shooting Center. “We look forward to providing the SCTP/SASP competitors and their families with a great facility and a high quality event. We await eagerly to see all of the competitors in July and we know you will have a fantastic time in Ohio!”
About the SSSF National Championships:
The SSSF National Championships is the culminating annual showcase of youth development for many Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP) and Scholastic Action Shooting Program (SASP) teams around the country. Youth teams in the SCTP and SASP have the opportunity to compete in multiple shotgun, rifle and pistol based events at this week-long, family friendly event. Held every year beginning the second Saturday in July, the championships host around 2,500 youth and their families with over one million shots fired by youth competitors.
About the Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation:
The Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation (SSSF) is 501(c)(3) public charity responsible for all aspects of the Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP) and Scholastic Action Shooting Program (SASP) across the United States. SCTP and SASP are youth development programs in which adult coaches and other volunteers use shooting sports to teach and to demonstrate sportsmanship, responsibility, honesty, ethics, integrity, teamwork, and other positive life skills. SCTP was developed as a program of the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) until the SSSF was created in 2007 to operate the SCTP. In 2012, SSSF created the SASP and became the managing foundation of both programs.
For more information about SSSF, visit their website.
About the Cardinal Shooting Center:
Considered Ohio’s premier public shooting sports facility, the Cardinal Center offers impressive shooting ranges, as well as an indoor heated pool, lake for fishing, lots of outdoor activities, and great facilities for family camping, including 550 camp sites and Wi-Fi service available on the grounds. The center is located at I-71 (exit 140) and St. Rt. 61, just 30 miles north of Columbus and in close proximity to several hotels and restaurants.
For more information about the Cardinal Shooting Center visit their website.