KINSLEY GUN CLUB KIDS KLASSIC SEPT. 27
Tournament fosters young shooters
KINSLEY -- On Saturday, Sept.
27, the Kinsley Gun Club will host its Eleventh Annual Kids Klassic trap
shooting tournament for high school and junior high students. Each youngster
will fire at 100 targets. A
$20 entry fee will include a custom T-shirt, dinner, and a chance to win a
door prize, including a new
Beretta shotgun — all provided by Kinsley and Larned businesses and the
shooting fraternity. The entry
fee does not include shells.
"Trap shooting is a safe, wholesome, lifetime sport that doesn’t require
a lot of size or athletic ability,"
says club secretary Frank O’Brien. "This event gives kids who like to shoot
or hunt a chance to try trap
shooting in a friendly competition designed for kids who are already
Shooters will compete for trophies, Olympic-style medallions, and other
prizes in four age groups for
individuals and five-person teams. Ten $100 savings bonds are awarded by
drawing, so everyone has a
chance to win. A trophy (and prize) will be reserved for the top girl
shooter, as well.
While everyone is welcome to attend, participants who enter must be
strong enough to handle a shotgun
safely and are expected to know the basic rules and etiquette of
Entries (including T-shirt sizes and number of adults for lunch) must be
received by September 19. To
enter, receive an official program, receive more information, or find out
where to practice close to home,
phone O’Brien toll free at 1-888-324-5445, email
email@example.com, or write to Frank
O’Brien, P. O. Box
351, Lewis, KS 67552.
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