Competitive shooting teaches sportsmanship, leadership, responsibility, concentration, self-discipline and teamwork.
Quality shooting equipment is not cheap, but the total expense of operating a collegiate shooting team is far less than most scholastic sports.
Competitive vs. Intramural programs, how to find a range and more.
Whether a program is offered as a sport or as an educational course, competitive shooting teaches safety and helps to develop sportsmanship and leadership.
About a decade ago, college rifle clubs without an NCAA ranking had only their own intramural matches to compete in, with no national end-of-year recognition. This changed when the NRA debuted its NRA Intercollegiate Club Championship in April of 2010 at Purdue University.