Under the new rules, shooting in the wrong, higher class, would not preclude you from shooting in a lower class at a later shoot, thats one of the purposes for the new rule. Mastering your skeet game, with paul giambrone, lll youtube. See events calendar for all public events at the national shooting complex. Vintage rules also state that the gun cannot be mounted until the target emerges from the house. In addition, the association creates criteria for shooter classification, shooting safety practices, tournament payouts, and other aspects of the sport as needed.
The national skeet shooting association nssa scholastic clay target program sctp allamerican team recognizes sctp athletes who compete in nssa. Rule book nssa national skeet shooting association. Skeet shooting news newspapers books scholar jstor january 2017. Like many sports, skeet is fairly self regulating with. Nssa is the worlds largest organization dedicated to skeet. Im setting my personal and professional goals for 2015. The national skeet shooting association nssa and the national sporting clays association nsca are the official governing and sanctioning bodies for their sports. Skeet is a sport for men, women, and youth of all walks of life who believe in safe gun handling, take pride in shooting well, and enjoy shooting with friends and family.
Giambrone, lll shares his knowledge and experience with you in this 140 minute video presentation. Dec, 2019 the nssa board of directors has adopted three rule changes that will be effective january 1. Begin by downloading a copy of the official nssa rule book from the. A firsttime nsca member who has shot registered targets with any clay target organization other than a sporting clays association i. Rule book national sporting clays association nsca official rules and regulations the association creates criteria for shooter classification, shooting safety practices, tournament payouts, and other aspects of the sport as needed. Targets are registered separately under a special set of rules. The following restrictions apply for any competitor entering a nssa jr. With 30 years of coaching experience around the world, todd fills this new dvd with more instruction, advice and tips for the home viewer looking to elevate his or her skeet game to the. Despite the rule book which follows, skeet is a very social sport and you will enjoy your shooting the most if you follow generally accepted good manners and. In addition to regularly scheduled classes, we can provide firearms instructors for corporate or other group events at the national shooting complex. Olympic skeet is shot over 8 stands and the sequence is totally different to english or nssa skeet.
Jan 22, 2018 weve updated the nsca rule book to reflect some important changes, and weve also made it easier to use by dividing it into three separate documents. Nssa national skeet shooting association the national. Jun 29, 2017 these original rules make the game more difficult, as evidenced by only three 25 straights shot over this years entire fourday tournament. The nssa was founded in 1928 and is a nonprofit organization owned and operated by its members. The following is an informative summary of the organization of the nsca, important officialpolicies and rules that govern the nsca, the shooting of registered targets, the con. Mar 04, 2019 nssa hall of fame member and master skeet instructor paul l. Awards in honor of the 60th annual armed services skeet championships, the class 1st place winners will receive a remington 1911 r1 200th anniversary pistol. The nsca is americas official governing and sanctioning body for sporting clays and works to develop the sport at all levels. They are offering an attractive compensation package that includes hotel accommodations and travel stipend for fulltime refs and are looking to hire referees who would like to work. Learn how and when to remove this template message. The assc will be conducted in accordance with nsaa rules and procedures within the nssa rule book. Keep your membership current by renewing below, or consider upgrading your membership to a lifetime membership or 3year term. Nssa is looking for wellqualified referees to officiate the world skeet championships, september 25 october 2, at the national shooting complex in san antonio. Sporting clays is the closest thing to actual field shooting of all shotgun sports.
Oh, by the way, all were free with basic membership. Shot must be spherical, of a regular diameter of 2. For any rules or policies not contained in this book, or. Then, loading two shells, he she shall proceed to shoot doubles shooting the first shot at the target from the nearest skeet house and the second shot at the target. In addition to the present regulation skeet most commonly shot, the nssa has an international division for those who wish to shoot under the rules used in international competition with low gun position and variable timing. The nssa skeet program is subject to change and is controlled by the director of skeet. Shooting rules book australian clay target association. Targets can be lost for other infringements to the rules such as foot faults and time faults. National sporting clays association official rules.
Nssansca national skeet shooting association national. Nsca 5stand sporting rules must be followed at all times while conducting this event. Skeet shooting is a recreational and competitive activity where participants, using shotguns. The nsca has the responsibility for the formulation, regulation and enforcement of these rules. Home clay target nation target talk news nssa records annual.
National skeet shooting association nssa 5931 roft rd. Rather than having clay birds thrown from standardized distances and angles as with skeet or trap, sporting clays courses are designed to simulate the hunting of ducks, pheasants, other upland birds, and even rabbits. Ear and eye protection forward of the fence barricade are required. For any rules or policies not contained in this book, or in the official. Remember first that safety is of paramount concern to all in. I now plan on shooting in registered shoots for 2015.
April of 1989, as a division of the national skeet shooting associ ation nssa, to promote. The following is an informative summary of the organization of the nsca, important official policies and rules that govern the nsca, the shooting of registered targets, the conduct of. The national shooting complex is one of the worlds premier venues for competitive shooting tournaments, hosting such elite events as the world skeet championships, national sporting clays championship, world english sporting clays. All nssa and ggc rules are in effect during tournaments. The history of skeet the national skeet shooting association. I just took up skeet shooting earlier this year and have really enjoyed the sport. The original rules used at the national skeet shooting associations first world skeet shooting championships in 1939 were enforced and only sidebyside or pumpaction shotguns were allowed. It was nice to get an, updated, rule book each year.
National skeet shooting association 20 official rules and regulations additions and changes are shown in italics and noted in change log. American skeet is shot on a field made up of eight different shooting positions. Colliding targets while shooting doubles the change to rule iiie eliminates some language regarding the ruling on doubles or proof doubles. About nssa the national skeet shooting association is the worlds largest organization dedicated to the sport of skeet shooting. As the headquarters for the national skeet shooting association and the national sporting clays association, the national shooting complex trains both shooters and certified instructors, as well. Aerial view of a skeet shooting range in cuxhaven, wilhelmshaven, germany. Regulations and rules australian clay target association. There are probably more rules to olympic skeet than in the other olympic disciplines so it is important to study the rule book if you decide to take up the challenge of this exciting form of shooting. Perennial allamerican and nssa hall of fame inductee, todd bender has once again teamed with sunrise productions to bring you his latest skeet shooting instructional dvd, todd benders championship skeet. The national sporting clays association nsca was formed in.
In an effort to promote and introduce shooters to skeet shooting without causing additional expense to gun clubs, event 6 can be used to host a variety of different skeet shooting matches. Registered nssa shoots may consist of the use of several gauges 12, 20, 28, and. National skeet shooting association nssa official rules and regulations. This is exactly the same magazine as the print edition of the magazine.
Coordinator must remember that nssa issf guidelines and wpfgf rules are used, since both guiding bodies are needed to cover all aspects of running this sport. As the official governing and sanctioning body for skeet competition in the u. To navigate through the pages, simply click on the left and right arrows. You can have a lifetime of fun and fellowship at your local skeet club while strengthening your hunting and gun safety skills. You can go up and down all year long, according to your average, even if you do class up, or make a mistake. The primary book is the nsca official rules and regulations, published both in print and online. Check back often more events, info, and registration links are added as available. Rule book national skeet shooting association nssansca.
Enroll renew membership nssa national skeet shooting. There are probably more rules to olympic skeet than in the other olympic disciplines so it is important to study the rule book if you decide to. Our annual vintage skeet championships is a continuing celebration of the nssa s 1st world skeet championships, which was shot in salon, ohio, in august 1935. Skeet can be shot with any shotgun in a gauge from 12 gauge down to the. When the details of the sport were completed and tested and a set of rules.
If youre already an nssa member, you know the value of membership in the organization that supports and governs the sport of skeet in the u. The national sporting clays association nsca was formed in april of 1989, as a division of the national skeet shooting associ ation nssa, to promote sporting clays in the united states and other countries. Nssa archives scholastic shooting sports foundation. These matches can be tailored to members and nonmembers wants. Free skeet shooting advice on todd benders website. These australian clay target association shooting rules.
April of 1989, as a division of the national skeet shooting asso ciation nssa, to promote sporting clays in the united states and other countries. Please email the skeet director for additional information regarding tournament fees, prizes, and other rules typically stated on his program. Registered skeet for beginners skeet shooting tips for. Only nssa tournament officials may stop shooting during an nssa tournament. In honor of the 60th annual armed services skeet championships, the class 1st place winners will receive a remington 1911 r1 200th anniversary pistol. April of 1989, as a division of the national skeet shooting associ ation nssa, to promote sporting clays in the united states and other countries. Beginners introduction to skeet south carolina skeet shooting. In 1920, a group of american bird hunters started shooting clay targets to practice wingshooting, and thus began the game of skeet. Skeet shooting etiquette despite the rule book which follows, skeet is a very social sport and you will enjoy your shooting the most if you follow gener ally accepted good manners and also a few that are peculiar to our sport.1663 1303 352 687 1534 1151 759 515 209 316 1504 1395 752 977 274 1609 194 912 1121 284 995 889 775 521 369 266 1197 294 1228