Scholastic Clay Target Program – Arizona Dust Devils

This has been a primary program of AOS since it’s founding with sponsorship of the Arizona Dust Devils SCTP Team. SCTP is a national program for students starting about age 10 or 11 to age 18.  SCTP in Arizona is part of the  Arizona Game and Fish Department shooting sports programs.  The youth shotgun activity begins in October and continues to April with monthly practices in clay target shooting.  State and National competition is available for dedicated skilled shooters wanting to win scholarships.  Youthful new shooters quickly focus on aspects of respect and responsibility that are so much a part of safe shooting.  This creates a rewarding experience for AOS coaches and instructors as they watch these students develop into good solid citizens.

Fun is an essential aspect of our activity.  This applies not just to the students, but also the parents and even the coaches.  Sometimes, it feels like we have the most fun of all.

Safety goes hand in hand with fun.  We do not want anything to spoil all the fun we are having.  Respect and responsibility are keys to safe shooting and become part of our shooter’s personality by season’s end.

The team usually fills to capacity near the start of the season.  Practices are typically twice per month for 6 months, usually on the Rio Salado Range.  We try to maintain a coach / student ratio of 1 to 4 or better.  Other funding from the Heritage Fund and Game and Fish Department provides targets, guns, and ammunition.  Funding  is not guaranteed for future seasons.  Each year stands on its own.

A meeting held with head coaches of Arizona SCTP teams and the AZ Game and Fish Dept. Shooting Coordinator established the basic parameters of the 2014-15 season for AZ SCTP.  If you have a school age son or daughter with acceptable grades and an interest in shooting, we would be pleased to hear from you.  If you are interested in helping the team or in coaching, please call.  We will be conducting a coach training session this fall or early winter.

Early registration is encouraged.  If we are full or if you live in another part of the state, we will help you make contact with another team. Contact tom@arizonaoutdoorsports.com

Forms for Registration: 

Forms – Click Here

Where and When to Register:

Registration Day Program Times and Directions – Click Here

September 26, 2015 8:30 am to 1:00 pm (gates open at 8:00 am)

C.A.T.S.SCTP Range in Arizona City, click link below for map/directions.

Map to C.A.T.S. SCTP Range in Arizona City

 

SCTP State Event Dates and Registration Deadlines

We register for these events as a TEAM.  See your coach for registration forms and deadlines for form and payment.

Tucson TSC Fun Shoot     

February 6-7, 2016 at Tucson Trap and Skeet, Registration due January 24th.  Fee is $16.

We register as a team, please see your coach or call Coach Stacey Cormier  at 602-793-8591

Sporting Clays Commissions Cup  

Saturday April 9, 2016 Sporting Clays at  Ben Avery CTC                                          

Registration Opens: February 13th, Closes: 12 pm, Sunday March 13th, Fee $37

We register as a team, please see your coach or call Coach Stacey Cormier at 602-793-8591

Trap/Skeet Commissioners Cup       

Saturday, April 23, 2016 Skeet at Tucson Trap and Skeet Club

Registration Opens: March 3, 2016 Closes: 12 pm, Sunday, April 3, 2016. Fee: $39

We register as a team, please see your coach or call Coach Stacey Cormier at 602-793-8591

Saturday, April 30, 2016 Trap at Tucson Trap and Skeet Club

Registration Opens: March 10, 2016 Closes: 12 pm, Sunday, April 10, 2016.

Fees: Rookies $34, all others $68

We register as a team, please see your coach or call Coach Stacey Cormier at 602-793-8591

http://www.azgfd.gov/outdoor_recreation/documents/sctpforms/dates.pdf

 

If you plan to participate in any of the Commissioner’s Cups Events, you will need to also register with the National Governing Board associated with that discipline.  NSCA/NSSA offer a 1st year complimentary limited membership, please see Stacey Cormier 602-793-8591 if you wish to obtain this membership, upon event registration or before;

NSCA/NSSA (Sporting Clays/Skeet)    http://www.nssa-nsca.org/index.php/nssa-skeet-shooting/

ATA (Trap)                                            http://www.shootata.com/

Specific Rules                                       http://www.azgfd.gov/outdoor_recreation/scholastic_claytarget.shtml