FTA NEWSLETTER – JAN 2020
Hello everyone, hopefully all are ready for the Shooting schedule from now until the end of the State Shoot.
In addition to the announced deadline in the Secretary’s report, submission of proposed FTA By-Law changes are due to the FTA Secretary NLT 21 Janruary 2020.
Please check the FTA Web site and Silver Dollar web site for shoot dates as there are many between now and our State Shoot. If you have the FTA Web Site Bookmarked, you need to delete it, log back on the Site and Bookmark again. Make sure to delete ALL the old bookmarks before bookmarking again. If all the bookmarks have been deleted and you are still having problems click the refresh/reload button on the upper left side, by the left and right arrow buttons. Our Site host had to move us to another server with a larger capacity thus necessitating the change. Our address is: HTTPS://Floridatrap.com.
If anyone has a line on State Shoot sponsorships please get the information to Joe Loitz.
Good luck and good shooting.
From the FTA President:
Our 2020 shoot year is upon us. The Hall Of Fame Shoot starts Friday 1-31-2020 through Sunday 2-1-2020. Hope everyone plans to attend.
Then the Biggest and Best Florida State Shoot ever!! Silver Dollar and FTA have substantially increased all prize moneys as well as some new shoot programs. Be sure to check out the Florida State Shoot program soon to be released.
From the FTA Secretary/Treasurer:
I hope everyone had a great holiday and are settled back in to their normal routines.
This is our busiest time of the year for FTA. As you all know, the Hall of Fame Shoot is coming up January 31-February 2 at the Silver Dollar Shooters Club. Also, and most importantly, March 17-22 is our annual Florida State Shoot, also being held at Silver Dollar. We hope all of you will attend and help support our Florida Trapshooters Association with your participation.
Nominations for the election of the President, Vice President, Zone Directors and Hall of Fame Committee members: I want to remind everyone about an important deadline. If you want to submit a nomination for any of the above positions you must submit that nomination to me by either letter or email no later than March 3rd, which is two weeks prior to the first day of the Florida State Shoot, March 17-22. If a nomination is submitted after March 3rd it will not be accepted. Below is my address and email for submission:
933 Village Drive
Ormond Beach, FL 32174
FTA By Law Change / Addition
Would like to submit the following proposed addition to the FTA By-laws Committee for consideration of sending to the floor for a vote by the FTA membership this spring.
Under ARTICLE XVII. ALL-FLORIDA TEAMS:
In addition to the minimum ATA target requirements and or other stipulations for eligibility to a Florida State Team the shooter must register a minimum of 100 ATA singles, 100 ATA handicap and 50 pair of ATA double targets each, at a minimum of 3 or more separate Florida Gun Clubs that are in good standings with the FTA during the target year of qualification. This requirement does not apply to Junior and Sub Junior shooters.
Please pass along to the committee that the idea behind this is, while helping to increase shooter participation at the smaller FTA gun clubs, it will at same time, help to keep the playing field as level as possible statewide for state team member rankings and placements.
Lewis R LaRoche, SR