Walther Arms, manufacturer of competition rifles and pistols for action shooting and Olympic disciplines has committed to sponsoring the Scholastic Action Shooting Program (SASP) for 2021. Joining an impressive group of industry leaders sponsoring the youth shooting sports program, Walther’s additional dedication to supporting youth shooters comes as SASP expands its program to include the Olympic sports of 10M Pistol, 10M Rifle, and Sport Pistol.
“Walther is proud to support the SASP,” stated Cody Osborne, Marketing Manager of Walther Arms. “The SASP’s involvement in rimfire, centerfire, and airgun competitions made this an exciting opportunity for us.”
“Partnering with Walther was a no-brainer for us and we are very fortunate to have their support for 2021,” said SASP National Director, Rick Leach. “Walther makes a wide array of products that align with all of our action shooting and Olympic disciplines. With their focus on creating top-performing equipment, we appreciate Walther’s support of our youth shooting sports program.”
Founded by Carl Walther in 1886, Walther Arms has 135 years as one of the world’s leading premium manufacturers of sporting, defense, and law enforcement firearms.
About the Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation
The Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation (SSSF) is 501(c)(3) public charity responsible for all aspects of the Scholastic Action Shooting Program (SASP) and Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP) and Sacross the United States. The SASP and SCTP are youth development programs in which adult coaches and other volunteers use shooting sports to teach and to demonstrate sportsmanship, responsibility, honesty, ethics, integrity, teamwork, and other positive life skills.
The mission of the SSSF is to provide and enhance personal growth and development opportunities for student athlete members; become the premier authority in all things pertaining to firearm-related pursuits for youth; pass on to future generations the legacy of lifelong, safe, responsible enjoyment of the shooting sports. This includes serving as a feeder/pipeline for organized, sanctioned shooting organizations and teams.