2018 Fall/Winter Class Registration is now closed (2019 registration opens in July 2019)
Each session, the Ely American Legion will provide a printed copy to students: “Student’s Guide to Position Air Rifle” (this is the content that students will cover in the 8 week Basic Marksmanship Shooting Program). An online version can be viewed here American Legion Junior Shooting Sports Program Student Handbook
Note that there is reading assignments prior to the 1st class and each were to prepare for the following week’s content. Click here for the Basic Marksmanship Assignments by week.
Fall 2018 Basic Marksmanship Program Information: Registration opens August 5, 2018 and registration is now closed. For the 12 student athletes that get into the program (first come first serve) classes will begin: October 9, 2018 and continue weekly every Tuesday through December.
October 9 November 6
October 16 November 13
October 23 November 20
October 30 November 27
On September 8, 2018, students who sign up online for the 2018 class will meet at 12 noon at the Legion for completion of registration information and pick up of class materials.
How to sign up as a participant for the 2019 classes?
Student Athletes: 12 participants per session will be accepted due to equipment availability/requirements. Posts will be made online to the Ely American Legion Facebook Page when registration opens.
Triple Nickel JSSC’s Annual dues and usage fees
Currently, we do not charge a membership fee for student athletes or families. While there are costs associated with facilitation of the program, donations are welcome.
How can the Triple Nickel JSS and shooting sports benefit student athletes?
Educate. Knowledge. Self Confidence.
There are companies and government organizations that support the shooting sports, some of which include the following:
- Army Cadet Command (Army JROTC)
- Civilian Marksmanship Program
- Daisy / U. S. Jaycees Shooter Education Program
- Marine Corps Training and Education Command (USMC JROTC)
- USA Shooting
- National Rifle Association
- Iowa DNR Shooting Sports
- Iowa Companies including: Brownells& Crow Shooting Supply, Knight Rifles, Hunter Specialties, etc
The Triple Nickel Junior Shooting Sports Club’s volunteers are available for questions you may have:
Executive Board: Tina Elwood Gehrke, Juan Trevino, Garrett Carlson
Additional Coaches/Safety Officers and board members: Mitch Bock, Alan Wery, Jerry Walling, Marc Cross.
Thanks to former Air Rifle Club President Butch Gaddis for helping to start this program.