Sport shooters from across the country are en route to compete for the most prestigious titles in shooting sports.
EAST ALTON, Ill. (July 29, 2021) — Sport shooters from across the country are en route to the World Shooting and Recreational Complex in Sparta, Illinois, to compete for the most prestigious titles in shooting sports. The AIM (Academics Integrity Marksmanship) Youth Championship, which is on July 30-August 3, will host more than 10,000 competitors. It will be followed by the annual Amateur Trapshooting Association (ATA) Grand American World Championship on August 4-14.
Winchester Ammunition is the official ammunition of the ATA and has been affiliated with the ATA and the Grand American for over 100 years, which continues to preserve and promote the shooting sports.
The AIM Grand Championship is a youth shooting competition where kids from elementary school through college compete against others in their class in Singles, Doubles and Handicap Trap events. After the AIM Grand Championship events, shooters of all ages begin the 11-day Grand American Trap Shoot, which consists of daily events like the Winchester AA® Class Singles (Monday, August 9).
Winchester AA shotshells will be available for sale at the shell house, including AA Diamond Grade Elite Trap, which is new for 2021. This product features 8% antimony hard shot loaded to the same load specs as the ever-popular AA Super-Handicap.
Team Winchester at The Grand American
Team Winchester members will compete as well as spend time in the Winchester building throughout the event.
Harlan Campbell, Hall of Fame Sport Shooter, (Noon, Aug. 1, Training Clinic)
Matt and Foster Bartholow, World Champions Matt and Foster Bartholow, (Noon, Aug. 2, Training Clinic)
Keith Ditto, All-American Sport Shooter
Dagen Voigtman, All-American Sport Shooter
Winchester Branded Merchandise for Sale
The Winchester Ammunition building will be open throughout the duration of the event with a diverse assortment of branded merchandise for sale. Please stop by and visit with Winchester staff and pro-shooters as well as participate in exciting daily promotions.
About Winchester Ammunition
Winchester has a distinguished 155-year history of innovation in hunting, recreation, law enforcement and military ammunition products. In the field, on the range or in defense of freedom around the globe, Winchester has the right product for any ammunition need. Winchester is The American Legend, a brand built on integrity, hard work and a deep focus on its loyal customers.
Learn more about the history of Winchester by visiting Winchester.com or connecting with us on Facebook at Facebook.com/WinchesterOfficial.
About the Amateur Trapshooting Association
The ATA serves as the faithful protector of the sport of trapshooting. As the largest clay target shooting organization in the world, the ATA governs the sport’s rules and regulations and seeks ways to further enhance the sport and increase participation.
Founded in 1900, the ATA today has 6,000-plus registered tournaments and members who will shoot at more than 60 million targets each year. With more than 900 gun clubs affiliated with the ATA, you can find registered shooting just about anywhere.
About Gun Owners Care
Gun owners care. You care about safety. You care about preventing unauthorized access to firearms. You care about bettering your community, helping those in need, and conserving wildlife and wild places for generations to come. It’s time for gun owners to tell their stories, to show how they’re making a difference. NSSF®, the trade association for the firearms industry, has established the Gun Owners Care campaign to unite gun owners and the firearms industry in this common cause. Visit gunownerscare.org for more information.