The first round of postal match competition for the 2018-2019 American Legion Junior 3-Position Air Rifle national tournament resulted in 191 teams and 1,385 individuals competing. Results from Round 1 are available here.
The top 25 individuals from the precision and sporter category advance to Round 2 of the tournament. And the top 10 teams in both categories also advance to Round 2. Targets for those advancing to the second round postal match competition were mailed Feb. 15.
The deadline for scoring the second round is March 31. Following the results, the top 15 individuals in the precision and sporter category will advance to The American Legion's Junior 3-Position Air Rifle National Championships in Colorado Springs, Colo., July 23-27. One competitor will win the championship title in each category, along with a $5,000 college scholarship provided by The American Legion and the Sons of The American Legion. A $1,000 scholarship, provided by the American Legion Auxiliary, will be awarded to the second-place finisher in each category.