Gerald started shooting in 1967 with first year averages of:
At the time of Gerald’s induction into the Hall of Fame, he had been a member of the All-Star Team for 25 consecutive years, he had registered over 300,000 PITA targets, and had shot fifteen 100 straights in doubles.
Gerald registered the most targets of any member of the PITA in the years of 1978, 1983, 1984, 1986, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1993, and 1995. He averaged over 12,000 combined targets per year for 11 years with an overall average of 95.44.
Over the years at the Oregon State Championships he has accumulated eleven championship titles, 28 class wins and over 40 runner-up trophies.
Gerald was Vice President of the PITA and served as a Director of the Oregon State Trapshooting Association for many years. Gerald is a hardworking, dedicated person who will help set traps, handicap shooters, run shoot-offs and help with anything to make a shoot run smoothly. Gerald Smallwood is the kind of person the PITA Hall of Fame was created to recognize.