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Feb 12

SCI Foundation and Krieghoff Host 4th Annual Sporting Clay Shoot

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Safari Club International Foundation and Krieghoff International Host 4th Annual Sporting Clay Shoot

February 2016 – Tucson, AZ – (ArmsVault.com) – Joseph Hosmer, President, Safari Club International Foundation, announced that on Tuesday, February 2, 2016, SCI Foundation and Krieghoff International hosted their Fourth Annual Sporting Clays Shoot at the Clark County Shooting Complex in Las Vegas, NV.  This year, 108 shooters signed up to shoot at the event.  Proceeds from the shoot benefit SCI Foundation programs, including its continuing partnership with the Boy Scouts of America. Shells for the shoot were generously donated by Rio Ammunition.

Corey Cogdell shooting her Krieghoff K-80

Olympic Bronze Medalist Corey Cogdell shooting her Krieghoff K-80!

As the title sponsor for the 2016 shoot, Krieghoff International has donated a new Krieghoff K-80 Pro Sporter over/under, 12 gauge shotgun with 32-inch barrels, which was be given away by sweepstakes drawing in the SCI Foundation booth on Saturday, February 6th.  The winner of the shotgun was Don Russell of Plainview, TX.

Participants of the event enjoyed a morning of shooting followed by a catered BBQ lunch and an awards ceremony where winning teams and top individual shooters were honored with plaques.

The winners of this year’s shoot are as follows:

Top 3 Performing Teams

1st PlaceCraig Martin Team #1 (Craig Martin, Ray Brown, Frank Wood, Mickey Barrett, Gebben Miles)

2nd PlaceTeam Craig Meier (Craig Meier, Jeff Vick, Bill Daniels, Tom Brunton, Chris Batha)

3rd PlaceIndividual Team #3 (Ruger Parker, Jeff Sizemore, Brook Minx, Howard Kem, Dave Dillard)

Top Performing Individual Male Shooters

1st Place – Gebben Miles

2nd Place – Bill Daniels

3rd Place – Tom Brunton

Top Performing Individual Female Shooters

1st Place – Corey Cogdell / Morgan Craft

2nd Place – Betty Krieghoff 

Krieghoff also brought along some of its world-class big bore double guns and Semprio In-Line repeating rifles for shooters to try out again this year. Hornady Manufacturing Co. generously provided the ammunition for the big bore rifle shoot.

Safari Club International Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that funds and directs worldwide programs dedicated to wildlife conservation and outdoor education. Any contribution may be tax deductible under Internal Revenue Code section 170(c) as a charitable contribution to the extent permitted by law. Tax deductible amount of gift is reduced by the “Fair market Value” of any goods, services, or advantages that a sponsor receives for the donation.EIN #86-0292099