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Shooting Sports Scholarship Awards

Congratulations to our 1st RECIPIENT OF THE BERGMAN SHOOTING SPORTS SCHOLARSHIP:  DESTINY ANDERSON

Bergman Shooting Sports awards a $500 scholarship to a graduating senior/seniors that have participated in either program for a minimum of 2 years.  Scholarship applicants must complete the essay application and submit to the scholarship committee for approval.  If finances are available, the amount of the scholarships/recipients will increase. Outside donations are tax exempt & encouraged.

 

Archery Camp


3-Day Archery camp is designed for 4-6th grade students who are interested in participating. 2 hours daily with snack/t-shirt included.  Archery trainees will learn about 11 steps of success, learn all safety rules, how to score and enjoy the sport of Target Archery & being a part of a team. High School members provide mentoring during the camp. There is a $50 fee per student that attends.  Dates: SEPTEMBER 12-14, 2018 3:30-5:30pm

Latest project

Trap field range improvements have been completed for this year.  New handicap lanes, scorers pad, and bleachers.  Thanks to all who participated with this project.

 

Trap Shooting field is located on the Bergman School grounds and hosts several tournament/community shooting events.  Check calendar for dates.

Bergman Shooting Sports has received two grants totaling $6,000 from the NRA Foundation. Shown displaying the check representing the grants are from left, Brent Nelson, Buffalo River Friends of the NRA committee chairman, trap team members, Dustin Bunting, Caleb Westlake, Cole Bates, Dakota Atkinson, and Jason ‘Sarge’ King, Bergman Trap Team head coach. Lower photo: Caleb Westlake, Ty Anderson, Josh Woods.

 

The NRA Foundation has awarded Bergman Shooting Sports two grants totaling $6,000 to fund range improvements, firearms, clay targets, and tracker ammunition.

A total of $3,000 will be utilized to improve the current trap range by making it handicap accessible (ADA). Currently the range is not conducive to wheelchairs. The additional $3,000 funded a Browning BT99 12-gauge trap shotgun, clay targets, and tracker rounds of ammo.  

The Bergman Trap team is currently in its ninth year. The program focuses on firearm safety, character development, and leadership training. The team has demonstrated success by qualifying for state competition three of the past four years. The Junior High squad took first place at regionals last year.  In 2016 they advanced one member of the junior high squad to compete for Champion of Champions round at state competition. The program is growing and improving year-over-year, said a Bergman trap team representative.  

(newspaper write-up courtesy of Harrison Daily Times)