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Skeet Shooting Review is the official magazine of the National Skeet Shooting Association. It is published monthly, except semi-monthly in March. No other magazine dedicated exclusively to Skeet shooting enjoys a larger circulation. SSR is included in the membership of NSSA members and is also available for subscription to non-members.

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World Championship Opens in One Week World Championship Opens in One Week

The countdown is on for the 2014 World Skeet Championships, with registration opening in one week, on Wednesday, September 24 at noon. Here are a few things you need to know: All four-gun waitlist attendees have now been accommodated, and some single spots are still available. See the World Championships page for the registration form. The Gun Storage and Ammo Building will open Wednesday, September 24 at 8 a.m. and will be available for the duration... [more...]


Bender, Giambrone Issue ALS Challenge Bender, Giambrone Issue ALS Challenge

By now almost everyone has seen, and maybe participated in, the ALS ice bucket challenge that has made its way around the world in recent weeks. The ALS (also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease) Foundation has received millions in donations and immeasurable awareness for its cause when everyone from ordinary people to celebrities accepted the challenge to dump ice water on their heads. Now two skeet champions have accepted the challenge and have... [more...]


Bender’s 400×400 Wins U.S. Open Bender’s 400×400 Wins U.S. Open

On a weekend of beautiful weather and some of the year’s best targets, it took a perfect score for Todd Bender to win the High Over All Championship at last week’s U.S. Open Skeet Championships. St. Joe Valley Conservation Club in St. Joe, Indiana, hosted the annual event on September 4-7. .410 Winners (L-R) Sam Armstrong (runner-up), Paul Giambrone III (champion), Todd Bender (3rd) The shoot was sold out weeks ago and ran at full capacity... [more...]


Molenaar Dominates IL State Shoot Molenaar Dominates IL State Shoot

Mark MolenaarMark Molenaar was just as hot as the weather during the Illinois State Skeet shoot August 22-24 held at Peoria Skeet and Trap Club. Mark posted an HOA score of 397 and HAA score of 492 to win both outright. HOA runner-up was Artie Tessman, and HOA 3rd went to Dean McMorris. HOA class winners included: AA-1 Bob Shuley, A-1 Barney Barnett, B-1 Frank Arico, C-1 Katherine Pierce, D-1 Ed Hurley. HAA runner-up was Bob Zeek, 3rd was Bob Shuley,... [more...]


Al Magyar Wins Michigan State Shoot Al Magyar Wins Michigan State Shoot

Al Magyar was the HOA winner of the Michigan State Skeet Championships last weekend, earning his latest title 38 years after winning his first HOA title at the same event. Detroit Gun Club hosted the championships, August 22-24. According to John Fournier of Kolar Arms, Magyar won his first Michigan HOA title in 1976 and has since won over 35 individual events at the Michigan State Shoot. The Magyars kept the winning in the family last week, as Al’s... [more...]


Clays Vehicles for World Shoot Clays Vehicles for World Shoot

If you plan to use a golf car or other type of clays vehicle at the World Skeet Championships — whether bringing your own or renting one — here’s what you need to know: Golf Car Rental The National Shooting Complex will offer golf car rental. All vehicles will be 4-seaters. Daily rate will be $85 + tax ($90.74), or daily rate for 4+ days will be $70 + tax ($74.73). To reserve a vehicle, contact Amber Schwarz at aschwarz@nssa-nsca.com.... [more...]


Pre-order World Shoot Merchandise Pre-order World Shoot Merchandise

NSSA has launched an online storefront for members to pre-order their 2014 World Skeet Championships merchandise, including shirts, headwear, and towels. This is the same merchandise that will be available in the general store at the shoot. Now you can pre-order the size, quantity, and color you want and don’t have to worry about it being sold out by the time you get to the shoot. On the new site, you will be able to view merchandise that will be... [more...]


Reserve Practice Field for World Shoot Reserve Practice Field for World Shoot

Shooters attending the 2014 World Skeet Championships at the National Shooting Complex can reserve a field that will allow them and their squad to practice anytime throughout the shooting day. Practice field rental is available for Wednesday and Thursday, September 24-25, prior to the competition beginning on September 26. Shooters may reserve a field for one or both days and practice at their own discretion. Cost is $200 per day or $300 for both... [more...]


Download NSSA App for Phone or Tablet Download NSSA App for Phone or Tablet

You can now take the NSSA with you wherever you go and conveniently access some of the most popular features for managing your membership, with our new app for your smartphone or tablet. The new app is available in the Apple and Google app stores for Android devices, iPhone, and iPad. The NSSA app offers the functions you need to manage your shooter’s profile, find a club, look up events, follow points races, and more. Take us with you wherever... [more...]


Quinten Smith Wins Zone 3 Skeet Title Quinten Smith Wins Zone 3 Skeet Title

After four different competitors claimed the gun championships, it was collegiate shooter Quinten Smith who emerged as HOA Champion in the 2014 Zone 3 Skeet Championships held August 8-10 at Sportsmen’s Shooting Center in Canton, OH. A total of 46 shooters competed for the honors. Finishing behind Smith were Fred Tschantz, runner-up, and Gustavo Acosta, third place. Winners include: HOA Champion Quinten Smith HOA Runner-up Fred Tschantz... [more...]