SAR Partners with Whitetails Unlimited for School Expansion

Imperial, MO – The Student Air Rifle Program (SAR) is excited to partner with Whitetails Unlimited to provide grants to new SAR schools. 

“Partnering with SAR and fulfilling their mission to facilitate a safe and fun introduction to the lifetime sport of target shooting to students in grades 4 through 12 is a great fit for our organization,” noted Russ Austad, Program Services Director of Whitetails Unlimited. “We are excited to help this program expand nationally.”

Five, $1,000 grants will be administered through SAR as a result of Whitetails Unlimited support. The grant money will offset the cost of an entire SAR equipment kit by approximately 30%. Interested schools can learn how to get SAR started by visiting

About the Student Air Rifle Program:

SAR, developed by the Missouri Youth Sport Shooting Alliance (MYSSA™), is a 501(c)3 nonprofit. SAR uses school aligned units of study, teacher training, universal whistle commands, positive language, and standardized equipment to facilitate an introduction to the lifetime sport of target shooting to school-aged youth in grades 4 through 12. Follow SAR on Facebook and Instagram by searching “Student Air Rifle Program-SAR”.

About Whitetails Unlimited:

Since our beginning in 1982, Whitetails Unlimited has remained true to its mission and has made great strides in the field of conservation. Thanks to more than 450 chapters, 105,000-plus members, chapter volunteers, and corporate sponsors, Whitetails Unlimited has earned the reputation of being the nation's premier organization dedicating its resources to the betterment of the white-tailed deer and its environment. Our mission is to raise funds in support of educational programs, wildlife habitat enhancement and acquisition, and preservation of the shooting sports and hunting tradition for future generations. To date, Whitetails Unlimited has expended more than $78 million on program services and activities that continue to enhance, and ultimately foster, our mission. Stay connected with us: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, WTU Website.

For more information about the Student Air Rifle Program (SAR), visit