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Local conservation group to hold fundraising sporting clays shoot this Saturday

Staff Report • Jun 4, 2013 at 6:58 PM

Updated June 4, 7 p.m.

BRISTOL, Va. — The Appalachian Highlands chapter of the Ruffed Grouse Society hosts its third annual fundraising sporting clays shoot on Saturday, June 8 at the Kettlefoot Rod and Gun Club.

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. The shoot runs from 9 a.m. to noon.

Registration for the 100-round Iron Man event (25 5/stand; 25 skeet; 25 trap; 25 trap doubles) is $50 per individual, $180 per four-person team, and $40 for youngsters age 15 and younger. This fee includes lunch, door prizes and awards for high shooter, high team, high female and high youth. Field hunter, silver hunter, gold hunter and event sponsorship packages also are available at $250, $500, $1,000 and $2,500, respectively.

All shooters are required to have eye and ear protection.

Proceeds from this event go toward local habitat projects.

For more information, reservations and/or directions, contact Chris White by calling (276) 494-1364 or via email at clwhite@bvunet.net.

Kettlefoot Rod and Gun Club is located at 21101 Kettlefoot Lane, Bristol, Va.

For more about the Ruffed Grouse Society, visit the group’s website.

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