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Stockdale Gun Club Hosts Collegiate Trap Championship April 30

Ackley, Iowa – A dozen Iowa college teams will be gunning for the 2016 collegiate trap championship on April 30 at the Stockdale Gun Club near Ackley. 

The competition consists of two events, a Doubles Trap Championship with 100 targets (50 pairs) and American Trap Singles Championship with 200, 16 yard targets. Most colleges will bring 5-15 athletes from their teams to compete. The event begins at 10 a.m. This is the second year collegiate shooters have a dedicated championship.

Registration opens at 12:01 a.m. April 16 to all Iowa-based collegiate teams. Athletes must be enrolled full time and in good standing to participate.

Interest in collegiate shooting sports continues to grow each year with colleges joining the program, adding coaches and forming teams. Collegiate athletes can participate in other state championship events, but this is the only shooting sports event in Iowa dedicated to collegiate athletes.