Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundations' 2020 All-Scholastic Team: Apply Now!

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posted on April 29, 2020
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As a regular reader of NRA Family, no doubt you already know that the shooting sports are among the safest sports out there (safer than golf!), and that they teach discipline, safety, teamwork and more without requiring that the student be particularly strong, fast or otherwise athletic. Let's not forget that they look terrific on college applications, too...and given how many rising seniors are polishing their curriculum vitae right now, your family will be excited to know that the Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation (SSSF) is inviting all qualified 2020 SASP athletes to apply for the SSSF All Scholastic Team.

The All Scholastic Team recognizes achievements of student athletes in the shooting sports for their accomplishments in the classroom, in their communities and on the range. Eligible athletes of all ages are invited to apply. Deadline for application is May 22, 2020, 5:00PM central time, no exceptions.

Requirements for application are as follows:

·Must be a 2020 registered athlete in good standing with the SCTP or SASP national office. This requires athlete payment and consent/waiver form is on file with the national program administrative office.

·Must have a minimum 3.0 grade point average. Applications must include transcript or most recent grade reporting information available due to COVID-19 situation. Transcript for 9th grade and above must include cumulative GPA for academic career.

·Must meet one of the following shooting qualifications and supply proof of official match record. Match record must be from official shoot bulletin, SCTP/SASP leaderboard, ATA, NSSA/NSCA athlete history or equivalent. Copies of scoresheets or statements of scores from coaches will not be accepted. Clay target scores must be from a whole event, for example one 200 target event, two 100 target events or four 50 target events. Picking and choosing individual rounds from different events is not acceptable. Applicants must submit 200 targets for American disciplines.

1. SCTP (skeet or trap) – achieved 190/200 targets (or equivalent in lesser target format) in a competition between April 1, 2019 and March 31, 2020

OR

2. SCTP (sporting clays) – achieved 170/200 targets (or equivalent in lesser target format) in a competition between April 1, 2019 and March 31, 2020

OR

3. SCTP (bunker trap, international skeet, or international doubles trap) – achieved 100/125 targets in a competition between April 1, 2019 and March 31, 2020

OR

4. SASP – achieved a total match score of 65 seconds or less in an SASP match between April 1, 2019 and March 31, 2020

· Must supply two letters of recommendation from a coach, teacher, or adult third party

· Must supply a photograph suitable for publication

Click here to get started on your application today!

 

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