Register Online for the 2010 Krieghoff Masters - some spots still left
Attention skeet shooters: The 2010 Krieghoff Masters will be held once again at the Ft. Bragg Clay Target Center (North Carolina) on April 29 through May 2. Efforts have been underway to make this the best Masters that the CTC has ever hosted. Plan now to attend one of the top 5 shoots in the world. Click here to register online, here for the Masters pre-registration form or here for the shoot program.
Nominations Sought for NSSA National Directors - Deadline for Submissions is Tomorrow at Midnight
Attention Skeet Shooters: The 2010 shooting year is also a National Director election year. Directors serve for a two-year term and must be nominated by 5 NSSA members in good standing or by their State Association. Nominations must be received at NSSA Headquarters by midnight, March 31, 2010, and can be sent by mail, fax (210-688-9269) or e-mail (email@example.com).
Click here for: 1) a list of how many Directors each state or country is allowed, 2) a list of incumbent Directors, the nomination form and 3) a New Directors Handbook.
'Clay Club' Might Come to South Carolina School District
There is an effort afoot by South Carolina Youth Shooting Foundation (SCYSF) and local officials to establish a Sporting Clay Club in the Florence District Five Schools, according to Rick Hemingway, vice-chairman of the SCYSF, and District Five Superintendent Dr. John Morris. "We are excited about the prospects of this program and the opportunities we have to instill life skills in youth involved in this program," Morris said. "Skills such as respect, ethics, sportsmanship, teamwork, focus, dedication and commitment are skills to be mastered to become a productive and contributing member of society. ‘Shooting’ is simply the vehicle with which we can deliver our message."
Olympic Shooter Still Firing after Seven Decades
from the St. Petersburg Times
He's a shooter, that's what he is. He shoots when he is happy and when he is blue, when the weather is cold and when it is humid. He shot when he was a kid and the world was ahead of him. He shoots now that he is 82 and nightfall is approaching. He was born into it. His daddy, George Silvernail Sr., was a shooter too. During the Depression, the Silvernails moved from Pensacola to St. Petersburg, where father gave the son a .22 rifle