SCHEELS continues to support youth shooting sports as part of its 3-year sponsorship of the Scholastic Clay Target Program through 2024. The outdoor retailer, with more than 30 locations in 13 states, works closely with SCTP to support vision of exponential growth of youth. shooting sports.
“Scheels is proud to partner with SCTP to support their goals of creating an environment to teach life lessons and skills that emphasize positive character traits and citizenship values.” -Nathan Johnson, Manager of Communications and Sponsorships
“SCTP is lucky to have the support of some of the biggest names in the outdoor space,” said Tom Wondrash, SCTP National Director. “SCHEELS is a leading supporter of youth shooting sports and as a Red Diamond sponsor of SCTP, that support can be seen from SCHEELS headquarters to local retail stores. This top-down effort is a rare example of industry support that goes beyond money. We are so grateful for SCHEELS’ dedication over the years and look forward to the years to come!”
SCTP is excited to work with SCHEELS, with a focused partnership between SCTP teams and SCHEELS retail locations in their respective communities. The opportunity to build new teams in areas, as well as grow in communities with the current equipment/store overlap, will prove to be a win-win scenario in the current youth shooting sports season and beyond.
If you or your company are interested in getting involved with SCTP in support of youth development and youth shooting sports and teams, please contact SCTP National Director Tom Wondrash at [email protected]
SCHEELS is an employee-owned company with 30 stores in 13 states, including North Dakota, Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota, Montana, Wisconsin, Nebraska, Nevada, Illinois, Utah, Kansas, Colorado, and Texas. Including the Tulsa project, SCHEELS now has 4 new stores under construction opening in 2023 and 2024 that will expand the business to 34 stores in 16 states, plus Idaho, Arizona and Oklahoma. Providing SCHEELS customers with first-class customer service and the world’s largest selection of sportswear, sportswear and footwear are priorities for the entire organization.
About the Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation
The Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation (SSSF) is a 501(c)(3) public charity responsible for all aspects of the Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP) and the Scholastic Action Shooting Program (SASP) in the United States. The SCTP and SASP are youth development programs in which adult coaches and other volunteers use shooting sports to teach and demonstrate sportsmanship, responsibility, honesty, ethics, integrity, teamwork, and other positive life skills.
SSSF’s mission is to provide and enhance personal growth and development opportunities for member student-athletes; become the leading authority on all things firearms related activities for youth; pass on to future generations the legacy of lifelong, safe and responsible enjoyment of shooting sports. This includes serving as a feeder/pipeline for organized and sanctioned shooting teams and organizations.