Sporting Clays Superstar Joe Fanizzi Joins Team Winchester

posted on February 18, 2022

Winchester Ammunition has announced that competitive sporting clays shooter, Joe Fanizzi, has signed a deal to represent the brand. The announcement comes hot on the heels of Fanizzi's victory at the 2021 National Sporting Clays Championship last October. Now, he has his eyes set on the major events occurring on this year’s NSCA Championship Tour Powered by Winchester. 

Fanizzi is now a freshman at Texas A&M University. He started shooting young, and by age 13 he had punched into Master Class, which is an incredible accomplishment for a young shooter. Since then, he has accumulated several major titles and currently represents the United States internationally as the captain of the U.S. Sporting Clays Junior Team. 

In 2021, not only did Fanizzi win the NSCA National Championship, he also claimed victory at the 2021 Diamond Classic and Southeast Regional. He was also High Overall at the North Central Regional Championship, along with runner-up at the World FITASC held in Budapest, Hungary. 

Says Fanizzi:

“I am extremely honored to represent the legendary Winchester brand, as well as be a part of Team Winchester, which includes an incredible list of talented sport shooters and individuals. Winchester does amazing work in promoting the shooting sports and working to grow participation. I’m excited to help where I can and continue to compete at a high level with the famous AA shotshells.”

Fanizzi will shoot the Winchester AA shotshells in training and competitions. He joins Team Winchester sporting clay shooters Anthony Matarese, Zach Kienbaum, Desirae Edmunds, Rollins Brown, Theo Ribbs, Kemble DuPont, Mike Wilgus, Kayla Wilgus, Eric Harvey and Connor Daniel. 

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