Scholastic Pistol Program

USA Shooting's Scholastic Pistol Program

Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation (SSSF) proudly introduces school-aged young people to the many advantages and opportunities offered through team-based shooting sports, encouraging, facilitating and fostering their participation.

  • Our athletes compete in a centerfire and/or a rimfire division.
  • Targets are steel circle or rectangular plates.
  • All courses of fire are timed events.

Mission Statement

The Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation is an educational-athletic organization that exists to introduce school-age youths to the shooting sports and to facilitate their continued involvement by providing, promoting, and perpetuating opportunities to safely and enjoyably participate and compete in a high-quality, team-based sport led by trained adult coaches focused on enhancing the personal growth and development of their athletes.

Vision Statement

To continue to be recognized and respected as the leader in youth development shooting sports programs.


SPP is designed to instill in young people a set of personal values or character traits for:

  • Fair play
  • Compassionate understanding
  • Individual responsibility
  • Sportsmanship
  • Self-discipline
  • Personal commitment

Click here for the May 2014 new SSSF eMagazine.