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USA Shooting Announces 2021 Shotgun Junior Olympic State Host Applications Are Now Live

Colorado Springs, Colorado

 

Interested host sites can start the process of hosting Shotgun State Junior Olympics (JOs) for the year 2021 by filling out this form: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=pB65vf_Y20KSGJCAqc7YsMWgs5fTOa9HkTCbub131StURUJQWExHNlkzS1NRQ1JVVFFZUkZHNkpEWC4u 

All applications and match programs must be received by February 12, 2021. 

State hosts will be chosen based on geography, prior USAS involvement, club facilities and each club’s mission for grassroots development of the sport. One club or organization, who must be a current USAS member, within each state will be awarded the state JO host title. In some instances, due to state size, more than one location within a state will be awarded the title of state JO host.  

For more information on the National Junior Olympics, including the host packet, please visit: https://www.usashooting.org/7-events/njosc

All state Junior Olympic matches are to be held between Feb 26, 2021 and June 13, 2021. All clubs will be notified by email as to whether their application was selected or not.  

The National Junior Olympic Shotgun Championships will be taking place this summer in Hillsdale, Michigan from June 29 – July 7, 2021. Please note that the dates and location are subject to change. Match Directors must be SafeSport certified to host a JO.  

Coaches, and volunteers are also expected to complete the SafeSport training. To complete the training please see this guide: https://www.usashooting.org/library/Policies_and_Procedures/Operating/SafeSport_Instructions_2020.11.24.pdf 

Junior athletes that want the chance to compete in National Junior Olympics will be required to compete in a State JO sanctioned by USA Shooting. USAS will collect results from State JO Matches and send out invites for National Junior Olympics in early Spring 2021. Members and interested athletes should reach out to selected host sites directly for State JO match information. 

If there are any questions about how to access SafeSport or who is required to complete the training, please contact Breanne Orey at Breanne.orey@usashooting.org 

 

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