Tia Imel in seeking to use a superior non toxic product chooses to FrogLube her rifle. FrogLube in furthering the shooting sports with a product that is not only superior but is a Safe alternative for today’s youth competition shooters to clean their guns. We cannot wait to watch Tia Imel as she competes in the future and attains her goal to shoot in the 2020 Olympics at the age of 18. Tia has been shooting competitively for two years and has excelled in all the programs. She is a Team Member of the Four Corners Rifle & Pistol club’s Junior Shooters, Located in Cortez, CO and is currently a NRA Expert in Four Position course of fire and working toward Distinguished Expert. She is enabled to assist in supporting her dream by making and selling jewelry and OffHand Gear has graciously helped make this dream a reality by providing her a online store in which to sell her beautiful works of art see http://www.offhandgear.com/category-s/1851.htm
Tia will be competing January 19-20th in the Colorado State Junior Olympic Shooting Championships (JOSC) at the United States Olympic Training Center (USOTC) in Colorado Springs CO.
Shooting Sports Accomplishments:
4/17/11 Grand Valley Marksmen’s Western Slope Invitational Junior Smallbore Rifle Prone Match. Grand Junction CO, Tyro Class – 1st
5/1/11 Elzey Garland Memorial Shooting Competition, Cortez, CO, Prone Class- 1st & Team – 2nd
7/25/11 Montezuma County Fair, (8-13), 3x Class Champion Awards & 3rd overall.
8/20/11 Colorado State 4H Championship, Pueblo CO Jr (8-13), 3 Position International – 4th
2/5/12 Montrose Rod & Gun Club’s Smallbore Prone Rifle Tournament, Montrose CO, Tyro Class – 2nd
3/4/12 Elzey Garland Memorial Jr. Competition, Cortez, CO, 3 Pos Open Class – 3rd
3/11/12 Montrose Rod & Gun Club’s, Four Position Smallbore Rifle Tournament, Montrose CO, 3 pos Open Class – 4th
4/15/12 Grand Valley Marksmen’s Western Slope Invitational Rifle Prone Match, Grand Junction CO. Tyro Class – 1st
7/28/12 Montezuma County Fair, Jr (8-13), 6x Class Champion Awards in Air & 22 Rifle.
8/18/12 Colorado State 4H Championship, (8-13), Air Rifle Olympic Offhand – 4th place & 3 Pos Int- 5th
Oct, Nov, Dec 2012 Participated in the monthly PTO tournaments at the USOTC in Colorado Springs. Personal bests are 322-400 in Women’s Air Rifle & 534-600 in .22 Smallbore 50 Meter Prone.
in the Colorado State Junior Olympic Shooting Championships (JOSC) at the United States Olympic Training.