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June 21, 2017

Registered Shoots  Two registered shoots on the schedule for this weekend. The first is the State Warm-up Shoot at SpringBank Sporting Club near Adairsville, GA. 100 registered targets with re-entry encouraged. Lot's of options and lunch is available.
  The second shoot is on Sunday, June 25 and is the Sunday Funday and Fish Fry Shoot at Garland Mountain near Waleska, GA. Note that registration opens at 11 AM and the available lunch is served at 11:30, the course does not open until 1 PM. This is a 100 target event with numerous options available including re-entry.
  This will be your last chance to get those 300 registered targets prior to the Georgia state shoot.

Non-Registered Events-----June 2017

24 Sa Olympia Bend Valdosta Benefits Hope Outdoors Pending
26-28 Mo-We Old Hudson Plantation Sparta NSCA Instructor Level One class. Call Lori at 210-254-1516 and pay her.  

Non-Registered Events-----July 2017

09 Su Big Red Oak Gay Georgia Games 2017 Championships Program
09 Su Advanced Bullets Temple Sporting Clays Rain or Shine! Program
14-16, Fr-Su Old Hudson Plantation Sparta Kevin De Michiel Instruction Program
Talk around GSCA ●  The GSCA Board of Directors election has concluded and the results will be announced at the GSCA Annual Meeting on Saturday evening at the state shoot. There were 212 votes overall with 198 of those being valid votes. The election committee wishes to thank all who voted as this was a tremendous increase over the 129 votes in the 2016 election..
●  Olympia Bend near Valdosta, GA has finished the Spring Shootout Series and had a total of 56 shooters in the series. The winners were Champion Joel Watson taking home $500. Runner up was Jon Bollinger winning $300 and Phillip Crampton winning $200. Their Southern Thunder Series Round 1 series will start on September 23rd.
  Jake Wisenbaker started this series at Olympia Bend last year and it has been growing in size and interest ever since.
Gamaliel is offering free shipping to the 2017 Georgia State Shoot. You have to act by June 26 to get this offer. It's a great way to save some money and get some great merchandise.
Georgia State Current Entrants Summary
NSCA Class NSCA Concurrent Entrants
Master AA A B C D E
67 56 39 37 40 57 47
SBJr Jr Vet SVet SSVet Lady Hunter
27 38 69 63 14 32 0


From The Desk of The President:

Dear Shooters:

As we recover from hosting the largest US Open in NSCA’s history, hats off to the Big Red Oak team for producing this great tournament.  From the target setters, trash detail, trappers, referees, score keepers, organizers, parking lot attendants, target loaders, and water replacement team, everyone pitched in with great attitudes.

We now shift our focus to our 25th Anniversary State shoot to be held June 29 to July 2, 2017 at The Meadows Gun Club and Shooting School in Forsyth, GA.  Some of the items to be aware of include:

GSCA shooters tokens will be given out in the amount of $50.00 per main event entry.  (If you have tokens from previous state shoots, they will not be honored.)

Our annual meeting takes place on Saturday night.  The location will be the Monroe County Conference Center, 475 Holiday Circle, Forsyth, GA 31029.  Items announced will include Hall of Fame Inductees, Letsinger Service Award winner, new Board members, and the 2018 State Shoot location.  Drawings will be held for 10 free main event entries along with some special gifts.

The GSCA Board has approved a very special goody bag item.  The newly designed state pin and sticker will be in your goody bag.  Again, these will only be given away to main event entries. 

The third annual Dick Phillips Invitational Shoot Out will take place on Friday evening after shooting has concluded for the day.  We draw the names of five ladies, sub-juniors, and juniors from Main Event entries for a five stand style shoot out.  We intend to raise funds by passing the hat with contributions accepted from the shooters.  The GSCA will also contribute $1,500 as we have in the past.  Everyone in the shootout will win something.

We look forward to one of the most exciting shoots in GSCA history.  Rick Hemingway and his staff always deliver quality entertainment in all of his shoots.  Join in and help celebrate one of the most memorable times in Georgia Sporting Clays history.

See you on the course.

Harvey T. Schwartz, President

Georgia Sporting Clays Association

Regards, John

John F. Letsinger
Delegate, National Sporting Clays Association


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