120th Annual State Shoot at WTA Homegrounds Sets New State Record

Rome, WI — Last week, the Wisconsin Trapshooting Association hosted the 120th State Trapshooting Championship at the WTA Homegrounds Shooting Complex in Rome, WI. Held from July 9 - 14, 2019, the Annual State Shoot welcomed visitors from 23 different states for a total of 856 competitors.

The WTA Homegrounds Complex in Rome has held the Annual State Shoot since 2013. With each year, there has been continued success and an increase in participation. This year, there were a total of 4,895 entries in 13 combined singles, handicap, and doubles events. With 600,000 targets thrown in six days, the 2019 State Shoot was a record setting event. 

A new state record was established for the Non-Resident Singles Champion. After breaking all 200 event targets, Harlan Cambell from Kansas and Chandler Brown from Tennessee locked in a shoot-off which lasted for 23 additional rounds. Brown prevailed breaking 575 straight targets to Cambell's 574 targets.

“We were honored to host the 120th Wisconsin State Trapshooting Championship here in Rome,” shares Fritz Thistle, WTA President. “Our Board of Directors and many volunteers worked endlessly to provide our best shoot yet. Participation in our tournament continues to grow and this is the second year we have earned the title of a Category Six Shoot. This is a remarkable accomplishment that can be credited to organizers, sponsors and participants. Thank you to all.” 

Results from last week’s events can be found at : http://shootscoreboard.com/ 

To learn more about the WTA Homegrounds Shooting Complex, the hours of operation, or the adjacent Homegrounds RV Park, visit http://www.witrapshooters.com/

For all media inquiries, contact Visit Rome, WI, Inc. at (715) 325-3090 or visitromewi@gmail.com