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2020 Oregon State Shoot

ATTENTION ALL SHOOTERS!!

OSTA has scheduled a State Shoot for 2020 to be held at the Medford Gun Club in conjunction with their already scheduled Labor Day weekend PITA Money Shoot September 4th – 7th, 2020. 400 Championship targets and trophies will be offered throughout the weekend. 200 singles, 100 handicap and 100 doubles. Program to be posted in a week or so and presquad.com will be up in the next couple of days, for RV reservations contact cashier Sue Brewer at 541-258-8766 or email sjbrewer40@gmail.com. Don’t forget this State Shoot counts as a major and so does the 2020 Fall Classic for all stars.

Stay tuned on Facebook and the PITA website for any updates as they happen.

Order of events will be as follows:

Friday Sept 4th up to 500 Oregon Doubles Classics no other events.

Saturday Sept 5th

1st event Singles 1st half of Championship

2nd event Club HDCP

3rd event Championship Doubles

Sunday September 6th

1st event Singles 2nd half of Championship

2nd event Championship HDCP

3rd event Club Doubles

Monday September 7th

2 HDCP’s both Club events.

Please help spread the word to all shooters.

Thank you

Mike Riggs

OSTA


June 2020 Multiplex results are posted…

Scores and results are posted.  Results are final June 22, 2020 10 am PST notify PITA of any errors before this time.

  • Congratulations JAson Nelson – HOA winner 147/150
  • One 50 in handicao earned 1/2 yard
  • 45,800 targets were thrown including Sub-gauge
  • 329shooters

July Multiplex runs July 1-14, 2020.  Check the online calendar for a club near you.


Sue Brewer Furlough

Dear Members,

As you know, your PITA Executive Committee has been working very hard on the business of this association.  With all of the changes brought on by COVID-19, we have had to make some very difficult decisions.  This may be the hardest of all:

As of June 1, 2020 we are going to furlough Sue Brewer.  This furlough will run through August 31, 2020 when Sue will return to finish out her contract. Sue has been an active and willing part of this negotiation and we thank her for her selfless desire to help the association.

Sue has been a part of the management of this association for 24 years and many of our success can be attributed to her ideas and hard work. We’re going to miss her, and we know you will too, but she’ll be back in September.

In the meantime, please direct all PITA Business to Kay@shootpita.com or to myself at carter.d.j@hotmail.com.

If you need to get in touch with Sue, please use her personal email address: sjbrewer40@gmail.com

 

Jennifer Carter, PITA President


Multiplex HOA Pins

Attention Shooters!

 

The PITA Executive Committee has decided that, due to the lack of income and participants, we will not be awarding HOA pins for the Summer Multi-Plex Season.  This is a difficult decision, and it may seem like a small expense, but we are in the unenviable position of cutting every expense we can. In addition, many clubs are unable to host a Multi-Plex due to local restrictions.  This makes High Over All more like High over Some.

 

We hope that you continue to participate in and enjoy the Multi-Plex this summer and we hope that this is just a temporary change.

 

Thanks,

Jennifer Carter, P.I.T.A. President


2020 All-Stars Update 6/3/2020

Dear Members,

We’ve had many questions lately, regarding the 2020 All-Star Team criteria.  After much discussion, the Executive Committee has decided to leave the criteria alone, with one exception: The Fall Classic is now considered a MAJOR Shoot, for the purposes of All Star Team criteria.

While many states have canceled their State Championships, there are a few: Arizona, British Columbia, Colorado, Hawaii, and Idaho that have had, or are planning to have, their State/Provincial Championship this target year.  Washington will make a decision regarding their shoot, this coming Sunday. The Washington State shoot has been cancelled.

For now, these championship events, along with the Fall Classic, will allow people to still get two major shoots in and, as long as they meet the other criteria, work toward the All-Star Team.  Good Luck and Good Shooting!

Jennifer Carter, PITA President


May 2020 Multiplex results are posted…

Scores and results are posted.  Results are final June 1, 2020 10 am PST notify PITA of any errors before this time.

  • Three 49’s in handicap earned 1/2 yard.
  • 35,050 targets were thrown including Sub-gauge.
  • 21 clubs were able to meet COVID-19 guidelines to open and shoot
  • 259 shooters

June Multiplex runs June 7-13, 2020.  Check the online calendar for a club near you.


Updated 6/30/20: Shoot date changes…

Here are shoot date changes to the small tan 2020 pocket schedule as well as cancellations/reschedules due to COVID-19. Latest changes in red. Continue reading


PITA Grand Pacific Raffle

Drawing to be held at Grand Pacific (site to be determined) Friday July 30th, 2021 or earlier if tickets (1000) sell out. There will be 10 tickets drawn for prizes including 3 guns. Click here to view poster.

Previously sold and distributed tickets are still valid for this drawing.

To purchase tickets you can call Kay at 208-312-0314


2020 Grand Pacific update (5/16/20)

Dear Members,

The PITA Executive Committee has decided that we will not have a Grand Pacific in 2020.  As I have stated many times, the health and safety of our membership is our No. 1 priority and that was one of the factors that led us to this decision:

·       A significant percentage of our membership is in the “at-risk” age group for COVID-19

·       As shoots have been canceled, postponed and rescheduled, we see that our clubs are doing everything they can to recoup some of the losses they have experienced this year.  The Grand Pacific takes one whole week out of the shoot calendar and we don’t want to take up days that could be used, by clubs, for weekend shoots, and Multiplex.

·       The further we get into late summer and early fall, we have hunting seasons and (hopefully) the start of a new school year to contend with. This affects our junior shooters’ ability to attend and the club’s ability to obtain trap help.

·       Throwing a Grand Pacific this year, even an abbreviated version, would cost more than we are likely to bring in.  Any money we spend holding an event of this caliber, would have to be deducted from what we are able to spend to produce a Grand Pacific in 2021.

This is the first time, since 1945, that the PITA has not held a Grand Pacific and I want to assure you that your PITA Executive Committee did not make this historic decision without careful consideration.

Thank you for your understanding.  We all hope to see you out shooting again soon.  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact me at carter.d.j@hotmail.com or 503-931-4211.

Jennifer Carter, PITA President


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