Amateur Trapshooting Association

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The Amateur Trapshooting Association (ATA)[1] serves as the governing body for the sport of American style of trapshooting. The ATA was originally founded in 1900 and was originally named the American Trapshooting Association.[2] Its first president was John Philip Sousa.[3][4]


To promote and govern the sport throughout the world.

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "The official site of the Amateur Trapshooting Association". Retrieved 2007-09-14. 
  2. ^ "GunTec Dictionary". Retrieved 2007-09-14. 
  3. ^ "John Philip Sousa". National Trapshooting Hall of Fame. Archived from the original on 2008-05-05. Retrieved 2008-02-25. 
  4. ^ "About the ATA - Grand American Timeline". American Trapshooting Association. Retrieved July 29, 2012.