Thirty of the top high school marksmen from across the country competed in The American Legion’s 27th annual Junior 3-Position Air Rifle Championships on July 21, 2017, at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. The top eight in both the precision and sporter category advanced to Saturday’s championship round where they will vie for a chance to win first place in their respective category and a $5,000 scholarship.Photos by Chet Strange/The American Legion
Teens from all across the United States gather at the USA Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. The top competitor in both the precision and sporter divisions takes home a $5,000 scholarship. Photos by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.