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July 8, 2020
Registered Shoots Just one registered shoot this
weekend and it is the
Rebel Shootout at Floyd County near Rome, GA. The shoot is
scheduled for Saturday, July 11, 2020. Floyd County is offering 100
targets on the Red and Blue courses. This shoot should have a good
turnout as it is the only registered shoot this weekend and
attendance at Floyd County has been increasing recently.
Talk around GSCA ● In case you are wondering,
Southwind has canceled their July 12 Shoot as they will be at the
SCTP Nationals with their ABAC and Southwind teams. Good
luck to them and all the SCTP teams from Georgia headed up north for
this shoot! I count around 150 shooters from Georgia. You can follow
● Saw it on the internet, a club advertising a Shoot for
Punches. The out of state club is offering nine 50 target events,
and a 100 target event. I'm wondering how that would play out
here in Georgia? It might be worth a try for a club to offer
● Big Red Oak pulled a large crowd of shooters over last
weekend with 85 on the Quail Course and 84 on the Pheasant Course.
All classes were well represented except "A" class which only had 3
entries in each event. We need more "A" class shooters to show up or
more "B" class shooters to punch up! Anyway, nice event!
● GSCA uses Constant Contact for our weekly Newsletter and
sometimes announcements that must be made immediately. Constant
Contact calls each one of these a Campaign and we had 65 campaigns
in the last year. We sent a total of 134,378 Newsletters (figure the
postage, printing and handling on that number) over the
year and 64% of those were opened with mobile devices and 36% were
opened on desktop computers. The most heavily read was the June 19,
That issue was all about the 2019 state shoot results. Other widely read
issues are changes in clubs such as closures, openings or changes in
management. Still other widely read issues have dealt with deaths in
Our mailing list is just over 2,600 addresses and it varies as shooters
drop off and new ones sign up. Of course, not everyone reads the
Newsletter in this busy world.
The following are the shooters who opened the Newsletter the most:
Richard Bevis, Ron Wood, Colin Root and Larry Farrow.
Thanks to these loyal fans!
John F. Letsinger