USA -(AmmoLand.com)- The Association of College Unions International (ACUI) kicked off its 2016-17 Clay Target season with the Upper West Coast Conference Championships from Oct. 1–2 at the Black Dog SC and Boise Gun Club in Boise, Idaho.
The Upper West Coast Conference Championships consisted of 53 men and women student-athletes who competed in American-style and sporting clays events. Five high school trap and skeet teams—Alaska YESS Varsity Team, Bishop Manogue High School Clay Target Club, Boise Buck Shots Youth Shooting Team, Coeur d’Alene High School Viking Trap & Skeet Team, and WWGC Youth Trap & Skeet Team—shared the range with those from Boise State University, Fresno State University, the University of Idaho, North Idaho College, and the University of Utah.
Here are the top-three finishers and their scores from each event:
Individual Highest Overall:
Team Highest Overall:
Upcoming tournaments include the Central Midwest Conference Championships from Oct. 8–9 in Pacific, Mo.; Lower Midwest International Championships from Oct. 21–23 in San Antonio; Upper East Coast Conference Championships from Nov. 5–6 in Glenn Dale, Md.; and Upper Midwest Conference Championships from Nov. 5–6 in Grand Island, Neb. Additional tournament dates and locations, as well as further information about the ACUI Clay Targets program, can be found at www.acui.org/claytargets.
ACUI would like to thank the MidwayUSA Foundation for providing endowment funds for teams. With their support, the ACUI program continues to create meaningful communities and development opportunities for students and teams across the country.
ACUI has organized the collegiate clay target championships for 49 years. The Clay Target Collegiate Shotgun Bowl Series was created in 2012 to provide additional opportunities for competition closer to participating campuses, thereby allowing full team roster participation.
Please contact Michelle Smith at 812.245.8055 or firstname.lastname@example.org with questions in regard to starting a team or getting involved with the ACUI Clay Target program.
ACUI was founded in 1914. Its members work on urban and rural campuses, in two-year and four-year institutions, and at large and small schools. They are students and administrators whose mission is to build campus community. ACUI enriches them all through education, advocacy, and the delivery of services. ACUI considers its clay targets program not only a place to practice skills and compete with student-athletes, but a place where leadership opportunities abound and scholarships are awarded. It is a living, breathing community on campus, on the field, and at events.
For more information, visit: www.acui.org.
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