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Utah Scholastic Clay Target Program receives donation from ACUI

Dec 13, 2018 08:30AM
The Utah Scholastic Clay Target Program (UTYESS) has been awarded a $4,500 donation from the ACUI Clay Targets Fund. This donation was made to the MidwayUSA Foundation’s Agency and Team endowment programs which provide funding in perpetuity to promote Utah’s youth shooting sports activities. This donation specifically helps grow the sport for Utah’s college clay target athletes.

The donation was made to the following endowment accounts held at the MidwayUSA Foundation: - $1,500 to the Utah Scholastic Clay Target Agency Endowment - $1,500 to the Skyline X Team Endowment - $1,500 to the Milford Young Guns Team Endowment

“We are appreciative of ACUI for their generous support in growing clay target sports in Utah,“ Brian Beard, President, UTYESS. “UTYESS is striving to invite and include more of Utah’s college athletes to clay target sports and this donation assists us in achieving that mission and increasing the number of college athletes well into the future.”

About ACUI Founded in 1914, ACUI is a nonprofit educational organization that brings together college union and student activities professionals from hundreds of schools in seven countries. Its members work on urban and rural campuses, in two-year and four-year institutions, and at large and small schools. They are students and administrators whose mission is to build campus community. ACUI enriches them all through education, advocacy, and the delivery of services. Unique to the ACUI Clay Target program, high school juniors and seniors are invited to compete for top honors in each of the disciplines afforded to the collegiate participants. Collegiate recruitment opportunities are available at each of the conference championships as well as the opportunity to compete for the NRA scholarships and earn endowment funds for your team.

About MidwayUSA Foundation The MidwayUSA Foundation is a public charity working to sustain the shooting sports industry by providing long-term funding to youth shooting teams. Each year, teams can apply for a grant for 5% of their endowment balance to use for expenses, such as range fees, travel, ammunition, uniforms and more.

About The Utah Scholastic Clay Target Program The Utah Scholastic Clay Target Program (Utah SCTP) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to educating youth in Utah about wildlife conservation and firearm safety and promoting youth shooting sports on a competitive and scholastic level throughout the State of Utah. Our purpose is to provide training and guidance to the youth shooting programs of Utah, with the goal of developing self-confidence, self-esteem, self-reliance, respect, personal discipline, responsibility, citizenship, teamwork, and sportsmanship through regular practice and competition at local, state, and national events. For more information on the Utah Scholastic Clay Target Program or to find a team near you, visit www.utsctp.org.