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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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Rivals Enjoy 15th Cheesehead / Flatlander Shoot Rivals Enjoy 15th Cheesehead / Flatlander Shoot

An early skeet shooting event dubbed the Cheesehead / Flatlander is held each year at either the Waukesha Gun Club in Waukesha, Wisconsin or the Northbrook Sports Club in Hainesville, Illinois. This fun, non-registered shoot pits the skeet shooters from Wisconsin against rivals from Illinois in a 100-target event. Although it does not have the intensity of the Packers vs. Bears, it is a fun-filled rivalry. This year was the 15th annual shoot and... [more...]


Giambrone Video: Leaving Early Giambrone Video: Leaving Early

One of the most common questions skeet shooters have for instructors is this: What can I do to keep from leaving too early on my call? Champion shooter and instructor Paul Giambrone III offers some solutions to this common problem. Video by Gene Stewart Paul Giambrone III has won 17 World Championships, including the 2014 HOA World Skeet Championship. He was inducted into the NSSA Hall of Fame in 2013 and is Captain of the 2015 Krieghoff All-American... [more...]


Hall of Fame, Referee Honor Roll Inductees Hall of Fame, Referee Honor Roll Inductees

The 2015 NSSA Hall of Fame inductees are not only stellar at the game of skeet, winning multiple world championships and 1st and 2nd team All-American selections; they also have a passion that has been demonstrated over many years of competition. Kurt Grates of Michigan and Tami Myers of Texas have been selected as this year’s Hall of Fame inductees, the highest honor for any NSSA member, for their accomplishments as skeet shooters. They will... [more...]


Drumroll, Please: <br />Our New Magazine Has a Name! Drumroll, Please:
Our New Magazine Has a Name!

We recently announced to you our plans to create a new magazine to serve both NSSA and NSCA members, with compelling content on both skeet and sporting clays. We also asked for your input on a name for our new magazine, and you offered us thousands of options. Our new magazine now has a name! It is Clay Target Nation. Here’s how we arrived at that name: A committee of NSSA-NSCA staff who are doing the legwork toward creating the new magazine... [more...]


Shooters Honor Mr. Penny at Annual Shoot Shooters Honor Mr. Penny at Annual Shoot

The 2015 Warren “Mr. Penny” Penwell tournament was held at Grand Prairie Gun Club April 9 – 12. Sixty-nine shooters competed for $4,100 in added money and custom-made knives for gun champion and HOA. The weekend was concluded with an HOA Handicap option event using Kentucky doubles as the format. Winners received free entry to the 2016 tournament. Video by Gene Stewart The history of this tournament revolves around the legend and memories... [more...]


NSC Position Open: Mechanic NSC Position Open: Mechanic

The National Shooting Complex, located in the far northwest area of San Antonio, is hiring an entry level mechanic with additional responsibilities of target setting, grounds maintenance, and event preparation. This is a full-time position with regular work days of Tuesday through Saturday. Experience in maintenance and repair of small engines and trap machines is a plus. Must be able to work overtime as needed. Please send resumes by email... [more...]


You Can Support Jr. World Shoot You Can Support Jr. World Shoot

The National Skeet Shooting Association and the National Shooting Complex are pleased to announce that the 2015 Junior World Skeet Championships will be held in San Antonio, Texas, July 24-26. For the past 29 years, the NSSA and generously engaged sponsors have supported an annual weekend dedicated to the growth and development of youth shooting. Our goal is to provide a weekend chock-full of fun events in an atmosphere that promotes safety, fellowship,... [more...]


Welcome to New NSSA Life Members Welcome to New NSSA Life Members

Nine NSSA members made a long-term commitment to the sport of skeet and the association in March by upgrading to Life Membership. We welcome these new Life Members to the ranks of our most dedicated participants! Andy Bouchard – Manchester, NH Jose Libos – Weston, FL Kody Hoth – Jamestown, NY William Keyes – Santa Rosa Beach, FL Dana Keyes – Santa Rosa Beach, FL Steve Burton – Amarillo, TX Mayra Luna –... [more...]


NSSA Life Member Tom Lowe Passes NSSA Life Member Tom Lowe Passes

NSSA Life Member and the man known for his role in hosting shotgunning events at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta, Thomas M. “Tom” Lowe, Jr., passed away on Friday, March 6, 2015, at the age of 86. Tom was the longest-serving Commissioner of Fulton County (metro Atlanta) in Georgia history, having served 40 years before his retirement at the end of 2014. Born in Gainesville, Florida, Tom earned a degree in Civil Engineering from Alabama... [more...]


NSSA Announces 2015 Scholarship Program NSSA Announces 2015 Scholarship Program

Being an NSSA member will soon help an exceptional high school senior pay for college, as NSSA will award a $5000 scholarship to one deserving student. The annual scholarship is awarded for 4-year college degree programs, beginning with the Fall 2015 semester. The application period is now open, and the deadline for submission is April 30, 2015. The application period is earlier this year to allow us to award the scholarship sooner. Selection will... [more...]