Entering 2021 in support of the Scholastic Action Shooting Program (SASP) are Vista Outdoor brands Hoppe’s and Champion. Their commitment to the program as Platinum Sponsors demonstrates the industry’s philanthropic effort to support youth shooting sports, as well as knowing the future health of the firearms community belongs in our younger generation of shooting sports athletes.
“We are excited to partner with the Scholastic Action Shooting Program again this year,” said Eliza Graves, Senior Brand Marketing Manager. “The future of America rests with our youth and educating them in safe shooting principles is of the utmost importance. SASP has been a great partner in promoting and growing the shooting sports over the years. Champion and Hoppe’s products are a natural fit helping these athletes reach the next level.”
“We are humbled to see sponsors like Champion and Hoppe’s continue their support of youth shooting sports year after year,” said SASP National Director, Rick Leach. “We are energized by the renewed Platinum Sponsorship for 2021. Champion and Hoppe’s are trusted throughout the shooting sports community and our athletes trust in their suite of products to train and perform at their best throughout the season.”
Established more than 110 years ago, Hoppe’s has emerged as the leading gun care company, having grown along-side hunters, shooters, and soldiers who depend on their firearms every day. It has remained the most trusted name in gun care by advancing and evolving technologies to meet those needs. From the ever-popular and versatile No. 9 and the quick and easy BoreSnake, to the marvel of efficiency we call Gun Medic, Hoppe’s is the only name you need to know for firearm cleaning and protection. For more information, visit www.hopes.com
Champion is a leading provider of quality trap throwers, paper targets, metal targets, clay targets, hearing and eye protection and shooting systems. Shooting is a fun pastime, and Champion produces a wide variety of products to enhance the experience for shooters of all levels. For more information, visit www.championtarget.com
About the Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation
The Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation (SSSF) is 501(c)(3) public charity responsible for all aspects of the Scholastic Action Shooting Program (SASP) and Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP) and Sacross the United States. The SASP and SCTP are youth development programs in which adult coaches and other volunteers use shooting sports to teach and to demonstrate sportsmanship, responsibility, honesty, ethics, integrity, teamwork, and other positive life skills.
The mission of the SSSF is to provide and enhance personal growth and development opportunities for student athlete members; become the premier authority in all things pertaining to firearm-related pursuits for youth; pass on to future generations the legacy of lifelong, safe, responsible enjoyment of the shooting sports. This includes serving as a feeder/pipeline for organized, sanctioned shooting organizations and teams.
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