Junior Shooting Sports
The American Legion Junior Shooting Sports Program is a marksmanship program encompassing the basic elements of gun safety, education, enjoyment, and competition. Male and female shooters age 18 and younger learn from NRA-trained instructors and compete using the .177 caliber air rifle. Both males and females can participate,
Through Legion sponsorship, disabled youth are encouraged to join, as competitive shooting is a sport that creates an equal playing field for all competitors.
Contact your local Legion post, Sons of The American Legion squadron or Auxiliary unit for information about affiliating as a club or individual.Junior Shooting Sports is a three-part program that combines the Basic Marksmanship Course, Qualification Awards and Air Rifle Competition into a well-rounded activity.