Deadline for the class of 2018 submissions is September 1, 2017. 

The North Dakota Shooting Sports Association (NDSSA) is proud to present the "Shooting Stars."   Their individual contributions vary from stalwart support of junior shooting programs, local clubs, range development,  legislative intervention, mentoring of other shooters, and the back bone of the North Dakota Shooting Sports Association (NDSSA).  The North Dakota Sports Hall of Fame located at the Jamestown, ND Civic Center has these enshrined as outstanding sportsmen and sportswomen, as North Dakota's finest.


Hall of Fame Inductees

Class of 1992

John Aitken Overly, North Dakota
Bruce Alexander Rolla, North Dakota
Harvey Anderson Carpio, North Dakota
H Laurence Chaffee Amenia, North Dakota
Dennis Coulter Grand Forks, North Dakota
William Coulter Grand Forks, North Dakota
H. Allen Drake West Fargo, North Dakota
Thomas Elliott Valley City, North Dakota
Evold Forsgren Noonan, North Dakota
Harold Holein Cando, North Dakota
Edmund Jensen Fargo, North Dakota
Phillip Johnston Forest River, North Dakota
Lawrence Moore Devils Lake, North Dakota
Kenneth Muir Fargo, North Dakota
Edwin Reiten Cooperstown, North Dakota

Class of 1993

Richard Ballou Mandan, North Dakota
Arthur White Minot, North Dakota

Class of 1994

Patricia Weber Fargo, North Dakota

Class of 1995

Girdell "Pat" Patterson Carpio, North Dakota

Class of 1996

David Kringlie Fargo, North Dakota

Class of 1997

none

Class of 1998

none

Class of 1999

Clarence Belisle Williston, North Dakota
Jasper Kleinjan Bismarck, North Dakota

Class of 2000

none

Class of 2001

James Kondelis Fargo, North Dakota
William Murrey Minot, North Dakota

Class of 2002

David Disrud Rolla, North Dakota
Richard Jorgenson Devils Lake, North Dakota
Daniel Lipp Cando, North Dakota

Class of 2003

Robert Hodgson Wales, North Dakota

Class of 2004

Sam May Bismarck, North Dakota
Thomas Reiten Grand Forks, North Dakota

Class of 2005

Thomas Thompson Bismarck, North Dakota

Class of 2006 

none

Class of 2007 

Dan Marquart Bismarck, North Dakota

Class of 2008

none

Class of 2009

Dan Geurts Buffalo, North Dakota

Class of 2010

Leon Nesja Mandan, North Dakota
John Hoflen Bismarck, North Dakota

John Hoflen and Leon Nesja

The hall of fame members, John Hoflen and Leon Nesja.

Class of 2011

Jimmy W. Barner Emerado, North Dakota

Jimmy W Barner

Jimmy Barner

Class of 2012

Cathy Logosz Dickinson, North Dakota
David Logosz Dickinson, North Dakota

Cathy Logosz

Cathy Logoz

David Logoz

David Logoz

Class of 2013

William S. Brackin West Fargo, North Dakota

Class of 2014

none

Class of 2015

Steve Faught Amenia, North Dakota
Steve Martin Grand Forks, North Dakota
Eric Pueppke Amenia, North Dakota

Steve Faught

Steve Faught

Steve Martin

Steve Martin

Eric Pueppke

Eric Pueppke

Class of 2016

none

Class of 2017

Norm Weber Fargo, North Dakota

Norm Weber

Norm Weber

Class of 2018

Jim Shulind Grand Forks, North Dakota

Requirements and Procedures for election to the North Dakota Marksmanship Hall of Fame

Nomination:  Nomination can be made by any individual member or club of the North Dakota Shooting Sports Association (NDSSA).  All nominations must be submitted in writing to the North Dakota Shooting Sports Association (NDSSA) board by September 1.  All nominations must include information stating the accomplishments and qualities of the nominee explaining why the nominee should be selected for the Hall of Fame.

Selection Process:  The accomplishments of the nominees will be reviewed by the North Dakota Shooting Sports Association (NDSSA) board at the 3rd quarterly meeting held after September 1.  If there is a Quorum present a vote will be taken.  For a nominee to be selected they must receive a 75% majority.  If the board decides it needs to gather additional information, the president will within one month cast a vote to the full board by email or call a special meeting.

Selection Criteria:  The individual must have clearly demonstrated outstanding performance in more than one of the following fields for a cumulative of over 20 years.

  1. Sustained membership in the National Rifle Association (NRA) or North Dakota Shooting Sports Association (NDSSA) for a minimum of 20 years.
  2. Served as an officer of North Dakota Shooting Sports Association (NDSSA).
  3. Served as an officer in a local club
  4. Served as an officer of the National Rifle Association (NRA)
  5. Served as a youth marksmanship leader or coach for ten years.
  6. Served as an official referee or coach for the National Rifle Association (NRA) or USA shooting
  7. Has been a national champion trophy winner as documented by the National Rifle Association (NRA), Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) or USA shooting.
  8. Is distinguished in rifle or pistol as recognized by the National Rifle Association (NRA) or military service.
  9. Has established national records as documented by the National Rifle Association (NRA), Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) or USA shooting.
  10. Has established state records or been a state champion as documented by the North Dakota Shooting Sports Association (NDSSA).
  11. Has received special awards form other organizations in recognition of promoting the shooting sports or their shooting accomplishments.
  12. Any other extraordinary accomplishment or service to the benefit of the shooting sports and its competitors.

Selected Hall of Fame members must provide North Dakota Shooting Sports Association (NDSSA) with an 5"x7" black and white photo. Individuals or clubs nominating an individual are responsible for producing a page for the hall of Fame book.

The North Dakota Shooting Sports Association (NDSSA) will have a plaque made to hang in the Hall of Fame currently located at the Jamestown civic center.  A plaque for the nominee to keep will be provided by North Dakota Shooting Sports Association (NDSSA).