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2017 SCTP and SASP National Championships Returning to Ohio

2017 SCTP and SASP National Championships Returning to Ohio

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 NRA is a founding partner of the SSSF.

"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!"

The SSSF National Championships is the 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 family friendly event. Held every year beginning the second Saturday in July, the week-long championships host around 2,500 youth and their families with over one million shots fired by youth competitors.

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