ESPN Networks to Air College Shotgun Competition
NEWTOWN, Conn. — ESPNU and ESPN2 will televise the 39th
Annual ACUI Intercollegiate Clay Target Championships, exposing the
networks' millions of viewers to the action and excitement of the shooting
ESPNU, with major sponsorship from the National Shooting
Sports Foundation (NSSF), will televise the competition throughout June and
July. ESPN2 will air the finals of the international skeet competition on
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The event, which is the culmination of the college shotgun
season, was taped in April at the National Shooting Complex in San Antonio
and includes shooters from more than 30 colleges and universities competing
in international trap, international skeet, American trap, American skeet
The competition will be aired on ESPNU June 8, June 15,
June 22, June 29 and July 6 and on ESPN2 July 12 (check local listings for
The airings are sponsored by NSSF and Creek Side
Entertainment, the producer of the show. This is the second year the event
has been televised.
NSSF, formed in 1961, is the trade association for the
firearms industry. It directs a variety of outreach programs to promote
greater participation and better understanding of shooting sports,
emphasizing safe and responsible ownership of firearms. For further
information, visit www.nssf.org.