Year Born: 1945
Year Died: 2022
Year Inducted: 2011
Rod Sheets began his trapshooting career in 1972 and has not only been a major figure in the winners circle but has also contributed many years of his time serving on the state and Camas Prairie board of directors.
He has shot a total of 287,825 ATA targets in his almost 40 years in the sport and has won more trophies than he can remember. Here are some of the major titles Rod has captured over the years.
Camas Prairie – Singles Champion Runner-up 1988, Singles Champion 1986 and 1990. High Overall Champion 1987 and 1991. High Overall Runner-up 1989, High All Around Runner-up 1989 and Class AA winer in 1991.
Idaho State – Singles Champion 1986 and 1989, Doubles Champion 1991, High Overall Champion 1987, Doubles Champion Runner-up 1985, Doubles Class A 1995, Class A Runner-up 1993, High Overall Champion Runner-up 1989, President’s Handicap Champion 1992, Singles Class AA winner 1988 and 2004. He was on the first team of the ISTA All Star Team for four years.
He claimed the Walla Walla Spring Singles Marathon with a perfect 500×500 in 2005, was the fourth place winner at the Spring Grand American Handicap Championship in 1978, in 1985 he won the Champion Class A in the Grand American Leo Harrison Singles at Vandalia.
His wins at the Western Zone include the Singles Championship in 1987, Singles Class AA winner at the zone club in 1999 and 2001. He also won a zone club trophy for the Doubles Class A in 1984.
At the Washington State shoots he won out of state trophies for Class AA Singles Champion in 1995, Handicap Champion in 1993, President’s Handicap Champion in 1998, High Overall in 1990 and also won WSTA Handicap Buckles in 1989 and 1991. Rod was the winner of the Northwest Grand High Overall in 1989.
His contributions to the sport include ISTA Director for nine years, CPTA President in 1998 and 25 years as a CPTA Director.
His great shooting talent and willingness to participate in many different levels of our sport has made Rod a very recognizable figure in the Northwest and a more than worthy addition to the Idaho State Hall of Fame.
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