NORTH DAKOTA TRAPSHOOTING
Fall Meeting November 2, 2002
The NDTA Board of Directors
Annual Fall meeting was called to order by President Louis Kuster @ 10:00 AM at
the Chieftain Motel located in Carrington ND.
Board Members present included: Louis Kuster, VP Dave
Harmon, Sec./Trasure Marc Cunningham, ATA Delegate Chester Nelson Jr. Darold
Asbridge, Scott Sagsveen, Jim Schumacher, Scott Phelps, Norris Olson, Dan
Pederson and William Suda, absent was Jeff Wagner. Also in attendance were NDTA
members: Deb Cunningham, Jerry Bergeron and Barb & Duane Reister.
Reading of minutes for the Board
Meeting held in Bismarck ND during the 2002 State Shoot was waived and
accepted. Marc read the Treasure’s report, reporting check book balance of
$5378.49 and Piper Jaffery Account balance of $4963.74, Chet then reported the
Gifts, Grants and Memorial Fund total as $6676 including $6270 in the Lewis and
Clark Account. The Treasure’s report was accepted as reported.
Chet then gave the ATA Delegate’s
Report, discussing the youth program at the Grand, our Fargo Team received a
runner-up award. Reported that the Sparta Location has been declined and a new
location has yet to be determined. Chet also discussed the six new ATA rule
changes for 2003 that are clearly posted and all clubs have been notified.
The $.50/100 target rule
implemented in 2002 was discussed but no action taken, Marc reported revenue
collected from the new fee was +- $2234 and pointed out that the rule did not
include 2003 targets thrown in 2002.
Dave H. suggested a website
upgrade that would be more “user friendly” than the current one with an
estimated increase of $130/year. Chet motioned to go with the new one,
Dan P. seconded, motion passed.
It was also suggested that all clubs include the Website address in all shoot
programs and the yearly shoot schedule.
- 2003 ND State Shoot dates for Fargo, after much
discussion related to dates and locations of adjacent States a motion was
made by Dan P. to hold the ND State Shoot on July 31 and Aug. 1,2,3 of
2003, Darold A. seconded and motion carried.
- 2003 State Trophies, a suggestion was made to
eliminate the “Open Champion” Tropies for Doubles and Singles, Bill S.
motioned, Scott P. seconded, motion passed.
- State Shoot trophy money provided by the NDTA, Norris
O. motioned it remain the same as 2002 being $5000 and host club provide
$1800, Darold A. seconded and motion carried.
- State Shoot Added Money provided by the NDTA in 2002
was $1450, Bill S. motioned it remain the same for 2003, Scott P.
seconded, motion carried.
- Grand American Stipends, a motion by Darold A. that
the Stipends remain the same for 2003. Was seconded by Dave H. motion
carried. Stipends are as follows:
- 16 Yd. Champion - $250
- Ladies 16 yd. - $200
- Vet. And Sr. Vet. 16 yd. - $200 ea.
- Jr. and Sub Jr. 16 yd. - $200 ea.
- ATA Delegate - $500
- Yearly Sec./Treasure Salary remain $400
- ND State Team Target requirements were discussed for
Veterans, Chet N. made a motion to eliminate doubles targets for Vets,
Scott P. seconded, after much discussion motion was withdrawn, after more
discussion Darold motioned that the new requirements be 1500 - 16 yd, 1000
– handicap and 500 doubles. Norris seconded and motion carried.
- State Team Awards were discussed i.e. plaques that were
given in 2002 vs. something cheaper hats etc. Darold motioned they remain
the same (plaques from Shamrock Leathers or similar), Dave seconded,
- Scholastic Shooting Program was discussed,
sponsorship funding for for the program in 2003 will be significantly
reduced because of the loss of corporate sponsorship (National Shooting
Sports Foundation). Chet made a motion that the program continue in ND and
that the NDTA provide $50/team not to exceed $200/year assistance. Scott
seconded and motion carried.
- State Shoot committee assignments were passed out by
- Hall of Fame Banquet abolishment, after much
discussion relating to the banquet vs. no banquet and holding awards
presentations at the host club etc. Chet motioned that the NDTA President
work with the host club and determine what procedure will be utilized.
Dave H. seconded, motion carried. Dave H. ask if it would be appropriate
for the NDTA to sponsor/co-sponsor hors d’oeuvres one night during the
State Shoot, Dave suggested $150, after more discussion $250 was suggested
Chet motioned for the $250 amt. and Darold seconded, motion carried.
- Chet ask if anyone thought two or more clubs would be
interested in hosting a telephonic/type competition shoot after some
discussion Scott S. and Norris O. decided that Minot and Grand Forks would
be willing to try one. NDTA trophy sponsorship was discussed for the
amount of $300, Chet motioned that the NDTA provide the $300, Darold
seconded and motion carried.
No other business was discussed,
Norris motioned the meeting adjourned, Bill seconded, meeting was adjourned @
4:30 PM CDT.
Marc A. Cunningham Sr.