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There were a total of 2,984 shooters from all over the USA and also from Canada, Australia, Brazil, England, New Zealand and South Africa at the 2022 ATA Grand American World Trapshooting Championships held August 3rd to 13th at the World Shooting & Recreational Complex in Sparta, IL.

Texas was well represented by 58 shooters. Between them they brought home a total of 45 trophies and a great time was had by all! A big "Congratulations!" on all their acheivements.

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1st row l-r David Kay, Jerry O'Connor, Joe Julien, Steve Bradbury, JR Long, Dieter Becker, Randy Boeding, Doug Briggs, Greg Serber
2nd row l-r Randy Foster, Joneel Harris, Yaani-Mai Gaddy, Bridget Bearden, Trish O'Connor, Jerri Webb, Jeff Webb, Danny Thomason, Pat Thomason
3rd row l-r Billy Hopson, Matt Nicol, Patrick Crawford, Gary Anderson, Charles Killion, Don Rackley
4th row l-r Allison Allbright, Marvin Allbright, Drew Fryman, Gary Sherrod
Not pictured - Ron Todd, Patricia Todd, Cary Skaggs, John Scott, Larry Tagtmeyer, Charles Long, Jennifer Rutger, Mike Whitaker, Sue Hopper, Philip Stewart, Susan Stewart, Michael Turner, Ray McNeice, Marc Cunningham, Nicholas Arnold, Ronald Penix, Mike Hampton, Grayson Miller, Autumn Stevenson, Joseph Stevenson, Bruce Kyles, John Spangler, Robson Cupples, Scott Hanes, Scott Steinkruger, Robert Youngblood, Alan Arnold,
Notice the line of trap houses disappearing into the horizon between the trees at the top of the photo!

The following is a list of the Texas trophy winners at the 2022 Grand American World Trapshooting Championships in Sparta, IL.

2022 AIM Grand National Youth Trapshooting Championships

AIM Doubles Championship
   Sub Junior Class B Runner-up - Oliver Meador 95

AIM Singles Championship
  
High Sub-Junior Lady Champion - Stormi Waters 197
   Sub Junior Class AA Runner-Up - Stormi Waters 197


2022 Grand American World Trapshooting Championships

Event 2 - Trap & Field Handicap
   23.0 - 24.5 Champion - Philip Stewart 97
   Lady II Champion - Yaani Mai Gaddy 100
   Lady II 3rd - Patricia Todd 95

Event 4 - MEC Outdoors Singles
   Sr Vet Runner-up - Larry Tagtmeyer 100

Event 6 - Precision Fit Stocks Doubles
  
Lady II Runner-up - Jerri Webb 96

Mike Fisher of Decatur, TX was inducted into the ATA Hall of Fame in mike fisher21. He was born on September 24, 1949, died July 2, 2022 at the age of 72.

He grew up in Missouri and moved to Texas in 1980, claiming his first state titles in 1984: the singles, doubles and all-around. He now has a total of three in the 16s and five each in doubles and all-around. He’s also won top awards in championship events at Arizona, Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Utah state shoots. Mike attended his first Grand American in 1983, winning the Dayton Homecoming the next year and again in 1987. In 1993 he headed the prelim Friday handicap with the lone 99 and was runnerup in the Champion of Champions. One year later he placed second in the HOA with 984x1,000, just one target behind the champion. In Grand American competition, he has broken 15 200s in singles, and his twin-bird century count stands at seven. Mike’s Satellite Grand all-around titles include the 1988 Midwestern, 1993 Western and 1995 Dixie, and he won the 1991 Western Grand doubles with 100. In Southwestern Zone competition, Mike earned both the singles and doubles titles in 1985 and the doubles again the following year. He was singles and all-around champion in 1987, and he reclaimed the all-around in 2011.

Texas Trap Association Officers

Stwvwn Bradbury - Texas Trap Association PresidentSteven Bradbury President
Drew FrymanDrew Fryman 1st Vice President
JJ CaswellJJ Caswell 2nd Vice President
Billy HopsonATA Delegate
Ron CunningRon Cunning
1st Alternate Delegate
Ronny BeardRonnie Beard 2nd Alternate Delegate
dieter beckerRandall Boeding Secretary
dieter beckerDieter Becker Treasurer