Aloha from the Big Island!

Hawaii State Shoot – 2015

The 11th annual Hawaii State Shoot opened February 13th to the usual beautiful weather (no rain this year), exceptional trap help and near record attendance.  Reg Todd, a BC shooter, made his eight appearance to the Big Island Trap Club, an uncontested record for return visits (Grant do you contest this?).  Gwenn Ojiri is on her 19th year supervising the facility which is operated by the County of Hawaii Parks and Recreation.  This year the Waiakea High School Air Rifle Team provided the trap help/score keepers who must have done an outstanding job judging from the donations ponied up by the attendees.  The Friday night potluck in the park provided a good sampling of traditional Hawaiian dishes and the Sunday evening awards banquet included an opportunity to wander through the NaniMau gardens.

Complete shoot results can be found on the SHOOT RESULTS page.  Suffice to say, the natives excelled in the High All Around but the mainlanders made a respectful showing in some events.

Attending the Hawaii State Shoot is an experience unlike most any other.  Just the logistics of arranging the shoot (think about it everything is shipped in), accommodating the shooters and working within the County structure present unique challenges.  BITC Club President, Jordon Hara, and B.A.D. Company President, Dex Egdamin, teamed with others to make this a memorable event.  Probably more so than other Associations they need your support, so I recommend you commit early, sign up for 2016 now (watch for details).  You will not be disappointed.

Sue Brewer, Secretary

Renew Online or at The Next Shoot You Attend

The 2014 target year ended 10/31/2014.  Renew now – either from this website (click here), at the next shoot you attend or print the membership form (click here) and mail.  If you renew online you will receive an email from PITA once your membership record is updated.  At that time you will be able to download/print your card.

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Need a place to stay for the Grand Pacific?

The Grand Pacific is July 18-25, 2015 at Evergreen Sportsmen’s Club, Littlerock, WA.

The Lucky Eagle Casino and Hotel is again offering a special rate for shooters – click here for more details.

Need an RV space at the shoot?  Email sue@shootpita.com or call 541-258-8766.  Click here to view the grounds layout.

The program of events will be available in late April/early May.  If you would like to advertise in this 90+ page programs (3,000 copies printed) please contact Jim Rankhorn or any Executive Committee member before March 20th.

See you at the GRAND!

Rule changes effective 11-1-2014

NOTICE: Rule changes effective 11-1-14

There are rule changes/clarifications effective Saturday, November 1, 2014.  The new Rule Book is here!

  1. Section A. Clarification about renewing memberships late in the shoot year.
  2. Doubles average based on the last 1,000 targets (was 800) and classification percentages revised. The new classification guide can be found on the FORMS page.
  3. All references to Senior Veteran to be replaced by the term “Senior”, abbreviated “SR”.
  4. Cross registration of targets updated to reflect each Association’s current rules.

2015 PITA Shoot Calendar

The 2015 online CALENDAR and the printable PDF copy are complete.  The pocket schedule is printed and will be mailed with your renewal notice or average card.  They will also be available at your club.  Please verify the accuracy of  the shoot dates for your club.  It is also a good time to view the CLUB page and update your listing information.

Are you a member of the 125 club?

Have you shot on a squad where everyone had a 25 – making a scores of 125 for the squad?

Click here to see the members of this club.