PITA Youth - Education - Shooting ProgramPITA Youth - Education - Shooting Program

Philosophy and Introduction:

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Philosophy and Introduction

For several years the Pacific International Trapshooting Association (PITA) has been developing a Y-E-S program to encourage young people to become active in the shooting sports. Y-E-S is a program focusing on providing young persons with a positive experience in the shooting sports, specifically trapshooting.  The program is designed to instill personal values and character traits that include fair play, individual responsibility, and cooperation in working for a common goal, sportsmanship, self-discipline, and personal commitment that can serve them well throughout life.

Y-E-S Scholarship


Washington State youth shooters, we have a New 2017 program for you,  please see the brochure.
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Is a program designed to support and encourage youth participation in shooting sports in a safe and fun environment.

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Any questions please contact Melanie Foster at trapmom@comcast.net


Y-E-S Grand Pacific

Team registration form available on PITAYES.com website or you may contact Melanie Foster at trapmom@comcast.net

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In past years State and Provincial Associations have been encouraged to include a youth shooting competition as part of their championship events. The Y-E-S program has been a centerpiece at the Grand Pacific for a number of years. Youth shooters have been recognized, a silent auction has been held as a fundraiser, and special events have been scheduled providing merchandise and awards. Individuals and teams have competed for scholarships and “bragging rights.” 




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