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Junior Shooting Sports: Requirements



Competitors may participate in only one of two categories in the tournament based on the type of the rifle they wish to use. The categories are: Precision Air Rifle and Sporter Air Rifle


Entry in the tournament is limited to individual shooters or teams who are active members of a Junior Shooting Club sponsored by a Florida American Legion Post.

Age Limits

  • All contestants must be at least 14 and under 18 as of January 1st of the competition year.
  • Contestants must be enrolled in a junior or senior high school or be a high school graduate, of that competition year.

Other Limitations:

Each competitor may fire on only one set of “official match targets” during the state championship phase of the tournament. A shooter is ineligible to compete in the National Championship in successive years UNLESS he/she is moving from Sporter to Precision Category.

How to Register and Order Official Targets for 2024 Competition

Registration and Target ordering starts September 1, 2023.

Official postal targets for the tournament must be ordered by December 15, 2023.


Order Targets


The American Legion, Attn: Junior Shooting Sports Program, P.O. Box 1055, Indianapolis, IN 46206.


For more information or for a copy of the Match Brochure, Contact the Programs Director at programs@floridalegion.org



Download Brochure