The National Sporting Clays Association and its generous sponsors honor competitive shooters through a number of recognition programs at state, regional, national, and international levels. Inclusion is based on highest placement in points races for each category, with points being based on shoot scores and finish, size of shoots, and other criteria.
Sporting Clays Hall of Fame ArticlesNominate Members for Hall of Fame
NSCA members are invited to nominate exceptional individuals for induction into the NSCA Hall of Fame. Nominations for 2013 inductions are now being accepted through January 1. Hall of Fame candidates are selected from three groups: Candidates who have made impressive records shooting Persons who have made significant contributions to the NSCA and the sport (the Hal du Pont Jr. Service Award) Persons who have made significant contributions to the... [more...]
Four Inducted into NSCA Hall of Fame
The National Sporting Clays Association inducted four individuals into its Hall of Fame last Thursday evening, October 25, honoring them with the highest award available to NSCA members. Three of the awards were for shooters, while one was for service to the association and the sport. Wendell Cherry, Mark Kiddie, and W. Ray Newman were inducted into the Hall of Fame as shooters, receiving the Gold Medallion, sporting clays’ highest honor. Kiddie... [more...]
Reserve Your Place at Hall of Fame Event
You’re invited to join NSCA in recognizing four individuals as they are inducted into the ranks of the most honored NSCA members at the 2012 NSCA Hall of Fame Banquet. The event is planned for Thursday, October 25, during the National Sporting Clays Championship. This year’s honorees are: Glenn Lubeznik, duPont Service Award; Mark Kiddie, shooter; Wendell Cherry, shooter; and W. Ray Newman, shooter. Additionally, NSCA will be recognizing... [more...]
Natl Championship Begins Today!
More than 1650 sporting clays shooters have descended on the National Shooting Complex in San Antonio – or are on their way – for the 2011 National Sporting Clays Championship. The Main Event, beginning Thursday and consisting of four days of shooting on four different courses, will result in a new National Champion on Sunday evening. With the high number of participants in the week’s events, the NSCA may break last year’s... [more...]
Lepor Tops 200,000 Registered Targets
NSCA Past Chairman Bob Lepor has achieved a milestone that has never before been accomplished in sporting clays: He shot his 200,000th lifetime registered target! Bob crashed the 200,000-plus marker while shooting the Homestead Cup in May. In three separate years, Lepor has topped the 20,000-target mark, with his most prolific year in 1998 when he shot an amazing 31,650 targets. That meant shooting tournaments every weekend except Mother’s Day.... [more...]
End of Year Review
As of January 17, 2011 the end of year review has been run and the 2010 target year is completed. 2011 shoot year information will show up on the NSCA website on January 17, 2011. All 2011 class cards will be mailed 1st class postage on January 17, 2011. All shooters who fit all of the following criteria were moved down 1 class. • a minimum of 300 targets shot during the 2010 shoot year • have 0 punches earned during the 2010 shoot year • started... [more...]