By Ronnie Weston| May 2, 2012 at 9:44 PM CDT - Updated June 27 at 1:38 AM
LONOKE (AGFC) – Over 200 teams competed in the recent Arkansas Youth Shooting Sports Program regional tournament. The Virginia City Marksmen from Cabot won the junior division and the Triple A team from Harrisburg won the senior division. The regional tournament was held April 27-28 at the Remington range near Lonoke.
Three more regional tournaments will be held in the coming weeks, followed by the state finals June 1-2 at Lonoke. The top 16 teams from each region will compete in the state finals.
The AYSSP is an Arkansas Game and Fish Commission program that encourages youth to learn to shoot shotguns safely while enjoying the outdoors. To learn more about the AYSSP or to become a coach, visit www.agfc.com to download a brochure or contact Woodson, 501-230-4738.