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March ATA Delegate Report
February ATA Delegate Report
Well if you are tired of the winter weather, why not consider Arizona for a few days. The 43rd annual Spring Grand American starts February 13-17 with Preliminary Week, followed by Spring Grand Week February 18-24, 2019. Hosted by Tucson Trap and Skeet-Tucson, Arizona. 

Congratulations to the following Tennessee shooters for earning their AA-27-AA pins for 2018 target year: Caleb Clayton, Hayden Jacobs and Hunter Morton. Caleb not only earned his AA-27-AA but earned his AAA-27-AAA pin as well.

It is not too early to start making plans to attend the State Shoot. June 11-12 will be the AIM shoot, June 13-16 will be the State Shoot. Hosted by the Tennessee Clay Target Complex in Nashville,TN.
 
Read the Rulebook, please.

Check out our website at Shootattn.com for more info.

For questions or further information, contact me at [email protected] or 731-217-9957.
Billy Cook
ATA Delegate
January ATA Delegate Report
Happy New Year. I hope everyone had a Merry Christmas and your 2019 resolutions are all attainable.

I need to mention some major accomplishments by Tennessee shooters at the 2018 Grand American. Wednesday August 1, Event 2 -Trap & Field Handicap Winner was Brooke Barnett with 100 straight from the 27 yard line. 
Also at the same event Bill Hardison shot at and broke his 100,000 Handicap target.

Tuesday August 7, Event 16 - President Jim Jones Handicap presented by Perazzi Winner was Chandler Brown with 100 straight from the 27 yard line. This feat completed Chandler’s Grand Slam. Becoming only the sixth Tennessean to accomplish the Slam. Wayne Mayes broke 100 in doubles in August 1988 for Tennessee’s first Slam, George Reese Sr. broke 100 from the 27 in September 1994, Steve Williams broke 100 from the 27 in August 1997 followed by Mitchel Loveless in March 2005, .
Charles Morrison Jr ran 200 singles in August 2007.

January is a good time to be deciding which 2019 State Shoots you plan on attending. These are the proposed dates that the Southern Zone Delegates discussed at our August meeting.

FL-March 19-24
GA-May 2-5
SC-May 15-19
MS-May 23-26
AL-May 30-June 2
NC-June 5-9
TN-AIM June 11-12 followed by State Shoot June 13-16
KY-July 3-7
VA-July 3-7
WV-July 11-14

Read the Rulebook, please.

Check out our website at Shootattn.com for more info.

For questions or further information, contact me at [email protected] or 731-217-9957.
Billy Cook
ATA Delegate

Springtime is just around the corner but in case it’s a little late this year why not head south for better weather. The 39th Annual Southern Grand is March 11-17, 2019 followed by The Florida State Shoot March 19-24, 2019. The Silver Dollar Shooters Club at Odessa, Florida hosts both shoots.

The ATA will be holding their Spring Executive Meetings the 10th-13th at the Silver Dollar.

Many Tennessee clubs begin their trap season in March, however, Tennessee weather can be just as unpredictable as Florida’s so if you plan on driving very far you might want to check with the club for local weather conditions.

It is not too early to start making plans to attend the 2019 Tennessee State Shoot. June 11-12 will be the AIM shoot, followed by the State Shoot June 13-16. Hosted by the Tennessee Clay Target Complex in Nashville,TN.
 
Read the Rulebook, please.

Check out our website at Shootattn.com for more info.

For questions or further information, contact me at [email protected] or 731-217-9957.
Billy Cook
ATA Delegate.

April ATA Delegate Report
The Southern Zone has 4 State Shoots this month.

Georgia is May 2-5, 2019 at South River Gun Club --Covington,GA.

South Carolina is May 15-19, 2019 at Spartanburg Gun Club--Pacolet,SC.

Mississippi is May 23-26, 2019 at Capitol Gun Club—Jackson,Ms.

Alabama is May 30-June 2, 2019 at Dixie Trap & Skeet—Mathews, AL.

Also Nashville is having The Music City Shoot May 18 & 19, 2019. Saturday 200 Singles and 100 Handicap. Sunday 100 Singles, 100 Handicap and 100 Doubles.

Memphis is having the MidSouth Open May 18 & 19. Saturday 200 Singles. Sunday 200 Handicap and 100 Doubles. Trophies will be Tilden Belt Buckles and all participants will receive a Commemorative coin in recognition of 100 years of Trapshooting in Memphis.

Next month the 106th Annual Tennessee State Shoot will be hosted by the TCTC at Nashville. The Aim Shoot will be June 11 & 12 followed by the State Shoot June 13-16.

Tennessee shooters represented the state well at the Southern Grand. Those winning trophies were Amy Dement, Seth Cooper, Mitchel Loveless, Emma Mathews, Joe Dement, Hunter Morton, Logan Meadows, Chandler Hinson and Landon Meadows.

The following week was the Florida State Shoot. Winners were Landon Meadows, Chandler Hinson, Emma Mathews, Gage Jarnagin, Joe Dement, Amy Dement, Logan Meadows, Hayden Jacobs, Chase Kobeck and Hunter Morton. Congratulations to all the above winners.

Read the Rulebook, please.

Check out our website at Shootattn.com for more info.
For questions or further information contact me at [email protected] or 731-217-9957.

Billy Cook
ATA Delegate

May ATA Delegate Report
We have several big shoots coming up in April. Let’s get the season started off right.

The 40th Southwestern Grand is April 2-7, 2019, hosted by the National Shooting Complex at San Antonio, Texas. 

April 10-14 will be the Mike Seitz Memorial Shoot, hosted by Hog Heaven Gun Club at White Pine, Tennessee.

April 25-28 is the Hall of Fame shoot at North Carolina Homegrounds Bostic, North Carolina.

Congratulations to Issac Sharp for breaking his first 100 straight in singles at Tucson and winning the Junior Gold trophy.

It is not too early to start making plans to attend the 2019 Tennessee State Shoot. June 11-12 will be the AIM shoot, followed by the State Shoot June 13-16, hosted by the Tennessee Clay Target Complex in Nashville,TN.
 
Read the Rulebook, please.

Check out our website at Shootattn.com for more info.

For questions or further information, contact me at [email protected] or 731-217-9957.
Billy Cook
ATA Delegate

June ATA Delegate Report
June seems to be a popular month for state shoots, about the only decision you have to make is which direction you want to travel.

Alabama—May 30-June 2, Dixie Trap & Skeet at Mathews, AL.

North Carolina—June 5-9, North Carolina Homegrounds at Bostic, NC

Tennessee—June 11-12 AIM State Shoot followed by the TN state shoot on June 13-16 at Nashville, TN.

Arkansas—June18-23, Arkansas G&FF SSC at Jacksonville, AR

Chandler Brown and Chase Kobeck recently attended the Southwestern Grand at San Antonio, Texas and won several trophies. After completing his Grand Slam last August with 100 straight from the 27 yard line, just to show it wasn’t a fluke Chandler did it again in Texas. Congratulations to both Junior Gold shooters.

Congratulations to Marshall Horn while shooting at Henderson Gun Club recently he registered his 25,000 doubles target.

It’s not too early to be planning on attending part or all of the Grand American. The dates are July 31-August 10, 2019.

Read the Rulebook, please.

Check out our website at Shootattn.com for more info.

For questions or more info, contact me at [email protected] or 731-217-9957.

Billy Cook
ATA Delegate