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MS Scholastic Shooting Program




The Mississippi Scholastic Shooting Program (MSSP) is a team-based, youth development program that uses the shotgun sport of Sporting Clays to instill life skills such as discipline, safety, teamwork, ethics, self-confidence, and other life values.  The program utilizes these disciplines to teach hunting skills through the safe use of hunting equipment, including firearms, and their relationship to hunting situations.  Team members can participate in team and individual events.

MSSP began in 2015 as a pilot program with four (4) participating schools with approximately 30 students.  The annual growth is listed below:

  • 2016 – 2017, seven (7) schools with 110 students.
  • 2017 – 2018, eight (8) schools with 157 students.
  • 2018 – 2019, sixteen (16) schools with 294 students.
  • 2019 – 2020, twenty-nine (29) schools with 498 students.
  • 2020 – 2021, fifty-four (54) schools with 898 students.

The MSSP is not designed to compete with 4-H or other youth-based organizations but should complement them in schools.  The MSSP will provide youth an opportunity to compete for their school in a scholastic shooting sports program.

  1. 2024 MSSP State Championship Results
  2. 2023 MSSP State Championship Results
  3. 2022 MSSP State Championship Results
  4. 2021 MSSP State Championship Results



2024 MSSP State Championship School

East Rankin Academy 



Additional Resources 



Registration & Login


 Instructional Videos for the new MSSP Database


Download the Instructional PDF for Coach Registration


1.) Registration Instructions for a Head Coach or Assistant Coach that has an Hunter Education Instructor Number (Completed a MSSP Coach Class)


2.) Registration Instructions for an Assistant Coach or Volunteer that does not have an Hunter Education Instructors Number (Has not completed a MSSP Coach Class)


 Download the Instructional PDF for Student Registration


3.) Registration Instructions for Student Participants


Coaching Training Classes for 2024-2025 Season



To register for a class email request to AND go to "Education/Outreach," "Hunter Education Classes," click "search for a Hunter Education class," click on "Enter Reserved Class Code."  Codes are located below: 




South Region-McHenry Shooting Range 

Asst. coach June 7th – MSSP6/7/24

Head coach June 8th –MSSP6/8/24


Central Region-Turcotte Shooting Range

Asst. coach June 21st - MSSP6/21/24

Head coach June 22nd - MSSP6/22/24


North Region-McIvor Shooting Facility 

Asst. coach July 12th - MSSP7/12/24

Head coach July 13th - MSSP7/13/24



       For Additional Information on MSSP Contact:

    Gary Holcomb (

    Annette Whatley (

    or email (


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