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Skeet Shooting Review is the official magazine of the National Skeet Shooting Association and is published monthly. 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. Submit any materials to be considered for publication to ssr@nssa-nsca.com.

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Message from Claire Richards Message from Claire Richards

Dear NSSA Family, After just a short time, I am leaving NSSA and passing off responsibilities to various office personnel. Both fortunately and unfortunately, my husband was offered a promotion in North Carolina he could not pass up. I am sad to be leaving this wonderful organization, but we hope this move will be best for our family. Although my time here was brief, I am so blessed to have met some of you personally and will always consider NSSA... [more...]


Rochester-Brooks Hosts Zone 1 Shoot Rochester-Brooks Hosts Zone 1 Shoot

Kicking off three tournaments in a 30-day span of time, Rochester-Brooks Gun Club in Rush, New York, played host to shooters from all around Zone 1 on August 7-9 for three days of good shooting, good friends, and beautiful summer weather. Before picking up a button and heading to their assigned fields, however, referees had another job to do — win the Referee Champion award, snapped up by Andrew Smith with a nice 94×100. Friday afternoon’s... [more...]


Zone 3 Shoot Winners Zone 3 Shoot Winners

St. Joe Valley Conservation Club in St. Joe, Indiana, hosted the Zone 3 championships August 7-9. Gordon Novak, a Junior shooter from Michigan, won HOA with a score of 398 and HAA at 497. Runner-up was Bruce Christian of Indiana with a score of 397, and Don Nelson of Michigan finished third at 395.  Read More →


Ballentine Is Zone 7 Champion Ballentine Is Zone 7 Champion

Nick Ballentine, center, won the HOA Championship on August 9 at the Zone 7 Skeet Championship at the Stockton Trap and Skeet Club in Stockton, California. Dan Jones, right, was runner-up, and Dan Lewis finished third. Congratulations to the Zone 7 winners!  Read More →


David Starrett in ICU Following Stroke David Starrett in ICU Following Stroke

We regret to report that a well-known member of the NSSA family, longtime member David Starrett of Ohio, is seriously ill and in ICU at a Ft. Wayne, Indiana hospital. Dave was at the Zone 3 shoot at St. Joe Valley Conservation Club in St. Joe, Indiana last weekend when he suffered a stroke. He was taken to a Ft. Wayne hospital, where he remains in Intensive Care. Dave is a multiple-World Championship winner and a perennial All-American Team member.... [more...]


Clubs: Apply to Host 2016 Junior World Clubs: Apply to Host 2016 Junior World

NSSA member clubs are invited to apply to host the 2016 Junior World Skeet Championship. The Junior World tournament was created to promote youth shooting and competition for All-American points and awards. The tournament is held in the summer when junior shooters from all over the country are able to attend with their families. The 2015 Junior World was held July 24-26 at the National Shooting Complex in San Antonio; however, the intent is that... [more...]


Hurlburt Club Hosts Youth Skeet Camp Hurlburt Club Hosts Youth Skeet Camp

The Hurlburt Clay Target Sports Club held a three-day youth skeet camp July 7-9 at the Hurlburt Skeet Range, located on the Florida Panhandle. Four of the club’s Level I and II Certified Instructors joined NSSA Chief Instructor Ralph Aaron in teaching the fundamentals of skeet to four young shooters, ages 13-15. Classroom instruction ran the gamut of topics from gun safety to skeet etiquette, including stance, gun mount, and fit; hold, look,... [more...]


Remembering Dick Dersham Remembering Dick Dersham

NSSA member Richard M. “Dick” Dersham passed away earlier this year after a brief illness, and some of his fellow skeet shooters wish to share their remembrances of their friend. Dick was well-known in Texas skeet circles not only as an excellent shooter, but also as a person who did much to help budding shooters succeed. Many times, he loaned out his own equipment to other shooters, and he freely shared his vast knowledge of the sport.... [more...]


Win Big in the Kids & Clays Sweepstakes Win Big in the Kids & Clays Sweepstakes

The Kids & Clays Foundation has kicked off its 2015 National Sweepstakes with another great line-up of high-quality prizes from leading outdoor manufacturers. The Kids & Clays Foundation supports a national series of shooting events with all proceeds, including those from the sweepstakes, benefiting Ronald McDonald House Charities. The prize line-up for this year’s sweepstakes includes: 1st Prize: From Blaser, a Kids & Clays custom,... [more...]


See Junior World Skeet Shoot Video See Junior World Skeet Shoot Video

There was just too much going on at the 2015 Junior World Skeet Championships to describe it all — you need to see it for yourself. Fortunately, videographer Gene Stewart was on hand and created a wrap-up of the big event. Video by Gene Stewart  Read More →