The 2017 Atlantic Provinces Trap Championships will be held in Moncton New Brunswick at the Moncton Gun Club September 1 - 3, 2017. Please see the "APTA Shoot Info" Page for more information.

Canada is on the ATA map!

The Amateur Trap Association has put Canada on the Club Map which can be found on the ATA website. Shooters looking for shoot information in Canada can now easily locate the respective ATA Provinces and affiliated clubs. Check out this link:,Clubs,StatesZones.aspx

2017 Canadians

  • The Canadian Trapshooting Association will be providing $5000 in Added Money for this yearís shoot being held at the Edmonton Gun Club.

  • The 2017 Canadian Championships will now be offering ATA All-American Points on the 1300 program targets. This is great news and a positive step towards recognizing our national shoot as a major ATA competition.

New!  Club Shoot Calender  The 2017 Atlantic Canada Gun Club Shoot Calendar is now available. A permanent link for the annual shoot calendar has been added to our index.

Our APTA Abroad page has been updated with Shoot reports from the 2017 Dixie Grand in Odessa Florida, the 2017 Spring Grand in Touscon Arizona, and soon the 2017 Southern Grand which is taking place now.

Welcome to the Atlantic Provinces Trapshooting Association. The APTA Championship is your opportunity to shoot against some of the best trap shooters in the Atlantic Provinces. It does not matter whether you are an "AA" or "D" Class shooter, youíll compete against shooters with similar averages and also get a chance to go shot for shot against the Atlantic Provinces Champions. Start preparing for the Amateur Trapshooting Association shooting season by organizing some ATA Registered Shoots at your home club. ATA Registered Shoots do not have to be large or elaborate with prizes or marathon targets Ė get in the competition mode by holding a registered target event during any of your regular shoot days. It does not require a lot of extra effort to organize an ATA Registered Shoot but the rewards will be evident in your scores. Registered League Shoot and Big 50s are other options to acquire registered targets. In addition to shooting good practice targets you need to shoot ATA competition targets to improve your game. Try it, you will be surprised at the level of confidence it will bring to your shooting. ATA Registered Shoot Applications are available from the ATA ( or from the APTA Executive. The normal procedure is to complete an application and forward it to the APTA, upon approval the ATA will forward all necessary forms and instructions to your club shortly afterwards. Itís a simple process that will have big rewards for your shooting.