Pictured: Derrick Mein (Right) with Pete Melloy, General Manager of Game Unlimited (Left).

Champion Sporting Clays Shooter and Olympian Derrick Mein Wins Federal Ammunition’s HOA Cup 2023

ANOKA, MN – Federal Ammunition sponsored shooter Derrick Mein won the Federal HOA Cup 2023 hosted by Game Unlimited Hunting Club and Sporting Clays in Hudson, Wisconsin, held June 16-18. The event grew to more than two hundred shooters in just its second year. Federal was the title sponsor for the 450-target event which included a 200-target Main Event, 150-target FITASC, 50-target 5-Stand and 50-target Super Sport.

Mein won 1st Place in the High Overall scoring. He won the Main Event and the FITASC event. He also took 2nd in 5-Stand and 4th in Super Sport. Team Federal’s Gregg Wolf also had an impressive performance. Wolf won 1st Place in 5-Stand.

“Mein and Wolf are true competitors and champions,” said Federal’s Vice President of Marketing Jason Nash. “It’s incredible to see the best shooters perform so well on tough targets. HOA is their choice of ammo, and this event highlighted its winning capabilities. We congratulate Team Federal on these accomplishments and look forward to seeing more successes at upcoming matches.”

Engineered for the most elite trap, skeet, and sporting clays shooters, Federal Premium High Over All (HOA) High Over All | Federal Premium leaves a trail of shattered targets in its wake and more reloads per shell. It’s hard, high-antimony lead payload and exclusive one-piece Podium wad produce the most consistent patterns, while the solid brass head and tapered, one-piece hull make reloading easier than ever. It’s the ultimate competition load for the world’s best shooters.

Federal ammunition can be found at dealers nationwide. For more information on all products from Federal or to shop online, visit

Press Release Contact: JJ Reich

Senior Manager – Press Relations