is the National Governing Body for ATA-type trapshooting. The ATA hosts the Grand American Trapshooting tournament at Vandalia, Ohio in August each year. The “Grand” attracts the most shooters of any shooting event held in the USA.
– Founded 1900
– first president was John Philip Sousa
– Mission, To promote and govern the sport throughout the world
– changed to the Amateur Trapshooting Association in 1923