JR Shooting Sports

2017-2018 Junior Shooting Sports Program Sub-Committee:

Chairman: William Pocan (280),

Vice Chairmen: Claude Davenport (72), Charles Payne II (62), Robert O’Keefe (48)

Members: Kirk Jeffries (310), Garold Stephenson (157)

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This picture of the Department of Virginia shooters at the 2017 AL National Championship. Five of the thirty shooters at the 2017 National Match were from Virginia Posts. From Left to Right: Claude Davenport, Tournament Staff (Commander Post 72); Lucas Kozeniesky, 2016 Olympian in Men’s Air Rifle; Michael Zanti, Post 223; Sam Oravec, Post 72; Becca Lamb, Post 176; Niya Burney Post 176; Amity Ermarth Post 176, and National Commander Charles Schmidt


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The American Legion Junior Shooting Sports Program is a gun safety education and marksmanship program that encompasses the basic elements of safety, education, enjoyment and competition.  Local legion posts offer  youth air rifle competition and basic safety instruction in conjunction with the National Rifle Association. For more information contact Legion Headquarters at (804) 353-6606 or eeccleston@valegion.org


2016-2017 Virginia Rifle Match Program: 2017 Department of Virginia JSSP Match


2017 Regional JSSP Competitions:

Eastern Region Tournament: TBA

Northern Region JSSP Tournament:  April 23, 2017 at Arlington Fairfax Chapter of the Izaak Walton League


2017 Northern Region Precision individual results

2017 Northern Region Precision team results

2017 Northern Region Sporter individual results

2017 Northern Region Sporter team results

Western Region JSSP Tournament:  TBA

2017 Department JSSP Competition:

The Department JSSP Tournament was held on Saturday May 6, 2017 at the Rivanna Rifle and Pistol Club in Charlottesville, VA. 

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National JSSP Website

Orion Results Website