The Unaka Shooters is a competitive youth shotgun shooting team located in Johnson City, Tennessee. The team is in Tennessee (Region IV) Scholastic Clay Target Program (TNSCTP). The Unaka Shooters are proudly sponsored by the Unaka Rod and Gun Club, and is organized under the Tennessee Wildlife Federation (TWF) and the Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP). It is a Trap and Skeet shotgun shooting team for young people grades 3rd - 12th & college, both male and female.
The Unaka Shooters have had success in the SCTP program. In 2016, our team had 2 National SCTP Champions in skeet (one varsity skeet with 200 straight and one collegiate skeet) and a doubles skeet champion at Jr. World. In 2015, we had a participant place 3rd in National SCTP skeet competition while their skeet team placed 10th in the nation competing against over 30 states.
In 2022 we had many placements at the Regional / State / National level. (See news articles below for details)
Most of these athletes had never competed with a shotgun or had even fired a gun before. Whether you want to compete at a high level or just learn how to safely shoot a shotgun, this program has something for everyone at any level. We look forward to safely teaching youth shooting sports where they can also learn discipline, sportsmanship and leadership.