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Saturday, June 15, 2024, June 22, 2024 & July 13

See tab below for which location shoots on what day.

Finals information please find below. 


Athletes will receive a T-shirt.  T-Shirts will be available at the venue. Athletes will NOT receive a shirt if they competed at the May SCTP event as they would have already received one. 

June Sites

Athletes choose where to shoot!

Izaak Walton League/Dragoon Trail Chapter (Ankeny) — June 15
Elkhart [MAP]
Practice Time: 9:00 am
Competition Time: 10:30 am

Palo Alto Gun Club at Sportsman Park — July 13
5256 360th Street
Cylinder, IA 50528
5 miles east, 1 mile north of Emmetsburg [MAP]
Practice Time: 8:30 am
Competition Time: 9:00 am

Shelby County Trap & Skeet — June 15
1303 Ironwood Rd.
Harlan [MAP]
Practice Time: 8:30 am
Competition Time: 9:00 am


Trapshooting Finals

Saturday, August 17, 2024

Must qualify at one of the satellite locations above to participate in the Finals

Izaak Walton League/Dragoon Trail Chapter (Ankeny)
Elkhart [MAP]
Practice Time: 9:00 am
Competition Time: 10:30 am

9:00 AM Registration | 9:00 AM Practice | 10:30 AM Competition





Competition Format

Competition will consist of three 50 target events: 16 yard, handicap and doubles.

Equipment: shotgun, maximum 12 ga., 3 dram, 7 1/2 shot, 1 1/8 oz. target loads.

Teams will shoot as a team.  Team awards are based upon the combined 16 yard score.  A team consist of 5 shooters.  Shooters may enter a higher grade level (i.e. 5th graders can shoot with 8th graders, etc.)


All ATA rules will be enforced.  Minimum handicap yardage will be 19 yards.

Tie breakers will be handled in a format set by the host site.  Each site may determine tie breakers differently.

Hearing and eye protection are required.  All shooters are responsible for their own equipment.

ATA Divsion is no longer offered but ATA shooters are allowed to shoot but will be handicapped to the 19 yard line or ATA yardage, whichever is greater.

Age Determining Date

Grade Divisions are based on the 2023-2024 school year: September 15, 2023.

18 & Over Divisions: June 15, 2024

Awards sponsored by Grinnell Mutual

Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals will be awarded to the top three athletes in each division at each regional site.

Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals will be awarded to the top three athletes in each division at the State Games of America.



The top three winners at each location and in each division will qualify for the Finals on August 19 in Ankeny.

Teams:  Teams may substitute from the June event.  Substitute team members need to complete an Iowa Games waiver if they did not participate in the June event.  

If you qualified at one of the June events, contact Tre Stanton at for information on how to register.


The following age divisions will be offered for the following events: 16 Yard, Handicap, Doubles

5th Grade & Under | Female
5th Grade & Under | Male
6 – 8 Grade | Female
6 – 8 Grade | Male
9 – 12 Grade | Female
9 – 12 Grade | Male
College Division (18 – 21) | Female
College Division (18 – 21) | Male
Age 22 – 54 | Female
Age 22 – 54 | Male
Age 55 & Over | Female
Age 55 – 64 | Male
Veteran (65 – 70) | Male
Senior Veteran (71 & Over) | Male

16 Yard Only:
5th Grade & Under | Team
6 – 8 Grade | Team
9 – 12 Grade | Team

Registration Deadline

Entry Fee: $23 + target fees (target fees to be paid on-site)
Postmark: Wednesday, June 5
Online: Monday, June 10

If a shooter competed at the May SCTP shoot, they can shoot in June for free. All shooters from the May SCTP event will receive a coupon code to register for the June event. For questions, reach out to Tre Stanton at

Target Fees:
Ankeny – $16
Emmetsburg – $13 / 50 competition; $4.50 / 25 practice
Harlan – $13

August – Trapshooting Finals – Only pay target Fees.


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