Posted February 24, 2017 10:27 am by Comments

By Ammoland Editor Joe Evans

National Junior Olympic Championships
National Junior Olympic Championships
USA Shooting
USA Shooting

USA -(Ammoland.com)- There’s few things that mean more to youth across America participating in the shooting sports than the opportunity to compete in the National Junior Olympic Shooting Championships (NJOSC).

Well, those 2017 presents got unveiled earlier today with first round invites being sent out by USA Shooting to attend the annual April event in Colorado Springs.

“Competing in the Junior Olympics was what sparked my desire to compete both collegiately and in the Olympics,” said 2012 Olympian Amanda Furrer, who recounts competing in at least eight NJOSCs. I grew amazing friendships at the match and learned a lot about myself as a competitor. When I look back on my shooting career, I always remember the fun times I had and the goals I achieved at the Junior Olympics.”

Junior Olympic Invitations were sent to 759 athletes representing 49 states. They were selected following championship competition at the state level which totaled 2,568 competitors.

The NJOSC will feature the top 30 percent of all competitors in 2017 and will feature Invitees that either won their state championship or were selected based on a score they attained. The competitors range in age from 10 …Read the Rest

Source:: AmmoLand

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