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Sportsman’s Warehouse Donates to Utah Youth Education in Shooting Sports

By Utah Youth Education in Shooting Sports, 07/25/20, 11:00AM MDT


Outdoor specialty retailer helps make Utah’s first Olympic-style international bunker trap a reality

PLEASANT GROVE, Utah, July 29, 2020 – Sportsman’s Warehouse Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPWH),, recently donated funds to assist the Utah Youth Education in Shooting Sports (UTYESS) with their Bunker Trap Project. Ground will be broken on Utah’s first Olympic-style international bunker trap in the next two weeks.

Currently, youth shooters in Utah do not have access to an international-style bunker trap to learn, practice and qualify for Olympic and Junior Olympic events.  International bunker traps offer five shooting stations with 15 fixed traps and throw unexpected targets directly in front of the shooter from any of three traps. In contrast, American traps offer one machine that oscillates and throws at a slower speed.  

“Sportsman’s Warehouse has been an awesome supporter of our youth shooting team,” states Kirk Horinek, Wasatch Wing and Clay Youth Shooting Team Head Coach. “We cannot thank them enough for their generosity and willingness to help us educate and preserve the youth shotgun shooting sports."

“I recently shot clays with the Wasatch Wing and Clay Youth Shooting Team, and I’ve seen first-hand how our support for this team is making a difference,” states Jared Tanner, Sportsman’s Warehouse Vice President of Marketing and eCommerce. “I’m impressed with the traction this program has achieved and proud to sponsor this great group of kids. We’re excited to continue our support for youth shooting and this Olympic Bunker Trap Project.”

For more information about the UTYESS Bunker Trap Project, visit

About Sportsman’s Warehouse Holdings, Inc.

Sportsman’s Warehouse Holdings, Inc. is an outdoor specialty retailer focused on meeting the needs of the seasoned outdoor veteran, the first-time participant, and everyone in between. We provide outstanding gear and exceptional service to inspire outdoor memories. For more information, visit


About Utah Youth Education in Shooting Sports

Utah Youth Education in Shooting Sports (UTYESS) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. They are dedicated to educating youth in Utah about wildlife conservation and firearm safety and promoting youth shooting sports on a competitive and scholastic level throughout the State of Utah. Their purpose is to provide training and guidance to the youth shooting programs of Utah, with the goal of developing self-confidence, self-esteem, self-reliance, respect, personal discipline, responsibility, citizenship, teamwork, and sportsmanship through regular practice and competition at local, state, and national events. For more information on Utah Youth Education in Shooting Sports or to find a team near you, visit

About Wasatch Wing and Clay
Wasatch Wing and Clay is located in the beautiful Cedar Valley, just 10 miles west of Lehi, Utah. They have become one of the premier clay-shooting destinations in the state and offer trap, skeet, five-stand, sporting clays, and soon, bunker trap in an environment that can't be beat. Wasatch Wing and Clay recently built a magnificent 2,800 square foot clubhouse to host large shooting events, business gatherings, fundraisers, and weddings. On top of it all, they run a top-notch 7,000-acre upland hunting preserve. No matter what you are into, Wasatch Wing and Clay has something for you. For more info visit their website