The field for the 26th Annual American Legion Junior Three Position Air Rifle National Championships has been set!
In November of 2015 more than 1,500 athletes entered round one of the Individual Postal Match competition for a chance to qualify for the 2016 American Legion Junior Three Position Air Rifle National Championship.
The Championship will be held July 19 – 23, 2016 at the USA Shooting range facility located at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The winners in both the Precision and Sporter category will each receive a $5,000.00 college scholarship provided in part by The American Legion and The Sons of the American Legion. The two winners will also receive an expense paid trip to Cincinnati, Ohio, in Cincinnati they will be honored as part of the Youth Champions Delegation during the 2016 American Legion National Convention August 26 – August 30, 2016.
A $1,000.00 college scholarship will be awarded to the second place finishers in both the Sporter and Precision categories. This scholarship is being generously provided by The American Legion Auxiliary.