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PurpleFloyd

Outdoor activity- hs Trap shooting.

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As many of you may know, Minnesota is the gold standard in the nation for establishing High School trap shooting teams.

This past spring there were over 10k students that participated in the Minnesota high school trap league. I coach our local team and this year we are also participating in the fall league so we are holding a gun raffle to raise funds to help pay for shells and clays for the students. We have some students who are challenged by the cost of shells and clays and we don't want anyone to say they can't participate due to the cost.

The gun we are raffling off is an SKB Century III with a hard case. My son has had one of these that he purchased a year and a half ago and it is a great gun for the money. It retails for about $1400 with the case and we are selling tickets for $10 each. If you would like to get in on the raffle, send me a PM.

 

 

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2 hours ago, smalliehunter said:

You can't receive a pm..  would like to purchase a few tickets.  Let me know..

Must be the new style format to the forum. I guess I never looked but yeah, I don't see anywhere to send or get messages. Send me a text at (five 07)two 36-five514. :grin:

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As a life-long trap and skeet shooter I sometimes despaired at where the younger generation was going with this particular outdoor related pursuit. But I am just DEElighted to see how things have blossomed here in MN...and other places too. These young folks have all the requisite skills,  eye hand coordination, quick reflexes and the ability to learn that will make them top notch shooters.  And even if they never get to be top ranked shooters they are participating in a great sport, more than a hundred years old, that they can follow until they get old and crusty and stiff and lacking in eyesight. Like me!!  Ha Ha Ha.

Have fun kids and for those who are able,   do all you can to support the sport and the young people!

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I want to thank those who messaged me and stepped up to support out team by buying tickets. We have a pretty good group of kids who are very safe and very respectful. I am more hopeful than ever that we will have a great group of men and women representing us in this next generation. 

This is our varsity squad from the spring shoot in Alex. We missed getting to state by 3 birds which is a big step for our young program.

Also, as to the gun we are raffling off, My son shoots one and ( Proud father moment :D ) he placed 6th in class A at Alex and won our local club shoot this year with the high overall score for all ages with the same gun so they shoot pretty good. 

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Tickets are still available if anyone else wants to get in. 

 

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