Competitive Shooting Events
Nationally Sanctioned Competitions
The Halter Center regularly hosts events throughout the year that conform to the rules of national governing bodies, such as:
- Amateur Trap Association (ATA)
- National Skeet Shooting Association (NSSA)
- National Sporting Clays Association (NSCA)
- USA Shooting
- USA Archery
Shooters participate in singles, doubles, and handicap disciplines. Scores go toward qualifying for regional and national competitions.
Great Lakes Side by Side
After taking a brief hiatus, the Great Lakes Side by Side Association brought the event back and held it at the Halter Center. Participants from around the region competed on Hillsdale’s new sporting clays course in July, 2016.
Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP)
This national program promotes clay and target shooting for youths. Working with coaches, shooters complete at the local and national level.
Junior Olympic State Championship
Held in May, winners advance to the national championship. Since the Halter Center features the only Olympic bunker in Michigan, many participants come to the range to train.