LONOKE (AGFC) – In a weekend filled with wind, cold and rain, 240 teams competed in this week's Arkansas Youth Shooting Sports Program regional tournament. The Shiloh Young Guns won the junior division and the Fayetteville Bulldog Senior Squad 1 won the senior division. The regional tournament was held May 3-4 at the Remington range near Lonoke.
Two more regional tournaments will be held in the coming weeks, followed by the state finals May 30- June 1 at Lonoke. The top 16 teams from each region will compete in the state finals. During competition, junior high teams shoot 125 rounds and the senior high teams shoot 250 rounds.
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/education/Pages/EducationProgramsAYSSP.aspx to download a brochure or contact Chuck Woodson, 501-230-4738.