Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association

founded mid 1990s

  • Fastest Growing Equestrian Sport
  •  two .45 caliber single action revolvers each loaded with five rounds of specially prepared blank ammunition
  • It is required that you dress western
  • You can use any horse or mule

 Live rounds are strictly prohibited at competitions

Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association
PO Box 157
Roswell, NM 88202



Womens Shooting Sports Foundation

  • Sue King organized the first major “Women’s Only” Shooting Event
    1988 Ladies Charity Classic
    – American Shooting Center, Houston, TX
    – 300 women participate
  • Sue organized Ladies Charity Classic series of around the country
  • NSSF launched WSSF in 1992
  • 1993 = 15 events, 800 shooters
  • 1998 = 75 events, 10,0000 competitors
  • 1992 – 1998 Sue King first President


Amateur Trapshooting Association


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

Amateur Trapshooting Association
1105 East Broadway
P.O. Box 519
Sparta, IL 62286