Iowa Scholastic Clay Target Program
National titles won by Iowa Athletes
Established in 2006, the Iowa Scholastic Clay Target Program, Inc. is committed to supporting organized youth, high school and collegiate clay target shooting programs across the state of Iowa. As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, the primary functions of Iowa SCTP, Inc. are to raise money and provide funding and financial support to Iowa programs and their coaches.
With support provided by our sponsors, Iowa SCTP, Inc. and its volunteer board of directors has been able to provide funding and therefore more opportunities to school and club-based teams, coaches and shooting sports student athletes. Below are just some of the efforts Iowa SCTP, Inc. has created for Iowa youth clay target programs:
The Iowa SCTP, Inc provides training opportunities (as funding is available), assists with a portion of clinic registration reimbursement. The group has also assisted with training through the subsidizing fees for target, ammunition and food costs for coaches attending sponsored coach certification courses. Clinics or courses may include
annual Iowa SCTP Coach Conference
providing a day of knowledge sharing, networking and expert speakers to help improve coaching and skills
the NRA/USA Shooting Level I coaches course,
the National Skeet Shooting Association (NSSA) Level I Instructor course,
National Skeet Shooting Association (NSSA) student athlete clinic,
National Sporting Clays Association (NSCA) Sporting Clays student athlete clinic,
International Trap or USA Shooting and
The Iowa SCTP Inc. provides funding for awards for Iowa State Championship programs.
The Iowa SCTP Inc. provides fundraising opportunities for local programs through Midway USA Foundation sponsored raffles. These raffles are designed to satisfy both short term and long term funding needs by providing cash for the season AND by building the teams Scholastic Shooting Trust Account.
Iowa SCTP - team based
The Scholastic Clay Target Program is a team-based clay target shooting program that is changing the lives of grade, middle, high school and collegiate students nation-wide and in Iowa. Through organized clay target shooting, student-athletes are learning lifelong skills such as firearms safety, teamwork, respect for self and others, mental focus and self-discipline.
The Iowa Scholastic Clay Target Program, Inc. is committed to supporting organized youth, high school and collegiate clay target shooting programs across the state of Iowa. As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, the primary functions of Iowa SCTP, Inc. are to raise money and provide funding and financial support to Iowa programs and their coaches.
Education & Financial Support
The Iowa SCTP
Sponsored by the Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation, SCTP has >13,000 athletes nationwide each year. In Iowa, the Scholastic Clay Target Program has shooting seasons for organized trap, skeet and sporting clays. Teams are lead by certified coaches, practices are conducted, and local matches are held with neighboring teams. In-season competitions lead up to the SCTP Championships each June. For more information on how to start a program, contact the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.