Amateur Trapshooting Association

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1940s postcard of headquarters in Ohio

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


To promote and govern the sport throughout the world.


  1. ^ "The official site of the Amateur Trapshooting Association". Retrieved 2015-06-24. 
  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 2015-06-24. 

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