Travis-MearsR. Travis Mears

Age: 31 
Hometown: Roanoke, Texas 
Occupation: Range Owner, Defender Outdoors Clay Sports Ranch 
Years Shooting: 21 
Shotgun Using: Caesar Guerini Invictus III Sporting 
Ammo Used: Rio Ammunition

Current Sponsors: 
Caesar Guerini 
Fabarm USA  
Rio Ammunition 
Wenig Custom Gunstocks 
Mec Clay Target 

Notable Wins:

10 time NSCA All American Team
2 time ACUI International Wobble Trap National Champion
2 time ACUI Sporting Clays National Champion
2 time NSCA Junior All American Team Captain
4 years PSCA Professional Sporting Clay Shooter
2011 National Championship 5-stand National Champion
2010 ACUI Collegiate High Over All Champion
2010 ACUI International Skeet National Champion
2010 ACUI Combined Trap Events National Champion
2010 NRA collegiate All American Captain
2009 NSCA 5-stand National Champion Runner Up
2008 ACUI Five Stand National Champion
2005 NSCA Junior Nationals 5 Stand National Champion
2005 NSCA Team USA Gold Medalist
2004 ESPN Great Outdoor Games Gold Medalist
3 Time Texas State 4-H High Overall Champion
5-Time NSSF SCTP Gold Medal team member in Sporting Clays and Skeet
Junior Olympics - two-time Silver Medalist in Doubles Trap

Sporting Clays: Another great competition year in Sporting Clays. Some local events, some traveling and lots of shooting (2019)
  • Average 89.5% over Registered NSCA year
  • Shot 3600 Registered Targets
  • Received 40 Punches
  • Local N. Texas Registered Shoots - 4
  • Texas Majors - 2
  • South Central Regionals
  • National Championship
  • 15+ Texas Corp/Charity Events
  • 80+ Sporting Clay Lessons
 Range Ownership: This was our first full year in business at Defender Outdoors Clay Sports Ranch and it may be a little difficult to summarize all of the success, but I will attempt below. (opened Jan 31, 2018)
  • Hosted 95 Shoots
  • Held 6 Leagues averaging over 125 Shooters each
  • Threw over 2 million targets on 2 sporting clay course and 1 Five-Stand
  • Doubled our Event Pavilion square footage
  • Doubled Firearm Sales over previous year
  • Doubled Ammo Sales over previous year
  • Purchased 12 golf carts
  • Made improvements on both courses
  • Doubled our Membership