|EAST ALTON, Ill. —Winchester adds to its long-standing commitment to the shooting sports with the title sponsorship of the National Sporting Clays Association (NSCA) Championship Tour.
The NSCA Championship Tour, Powered by Winchester, includes eight events throughout the United States featuring some of the most prolific sporting clays shooters in the world.
“We continue to align our legendary brand among the millions of shooting sports enthusiasts,” said Brett Flaugher, president of Winchester Ammunition. “The popularity of shooting sporting clays has risen and Winchester is excited to have its famous AA shotshell as the featured brand of ammunition on the NSCA Championship Tour.”
According to the most recent data from the National Shooting Sports Foundation, approximately 10.5 million people participated in sporting clays shooting, compared to 8.4 million in 2009, which is a 25% increase.
"The Championship Tour events have become NSCA's most prestigious and relevant tournaments, with implications for all our major recognition programs. But, they also present the opportunity for hundreds of our members at all levels and classifications to shoot alongside many of the best sporting clays competitors in the world," said Michael Hampton, Jr., executive director of the National Sporting Clays Association.
NSCA Championship Tour, Powered by Winchester Event Dates:
- Coyote Springs Sporting Clays, Tucson, AZ
- April 8-14
North Central Regional
- M & M Hunting Preserve, Pennsville, NJ
- May 12-19
South Central Regional
- Claythorne Lodge, Columbus, KS
- June 12-16
World English Sporting
- Providence Hill Farm, Jackson, MS
- July 17-21
- Northbrook Sports Club, Hainesville, IL
- August 5-11
- Cardinal Shooting Center, Marengo, OH
- September 4-8
2019 National Sporting Clays Championship
- Back Woods Quail Club, Georgetown, SC
- October 2-6
- National Shooting Complex, San Antonio, TX
- October 19-27