Saunders Memorial Shoot scheduled Sept. 27-30

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

The 63rd Annual Saunders Memorial Shoot will be held Sept. 27-30 at the Luther Owens Muzzle Loading Range and Park in Berryville.

Firing will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27; from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Sept. 28-29, and from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept 30. All shooting events are black powder only, including offhand rifle and pistol at stationary paper targets, bench rest matches, trade gun aggregate, women's and men's shotgun trap, sporting clays and black powder cartridge trap.

Divisions in the rifle and pistol matches are men's, women's, junior, sub-junior, and old-timers. Daily re-entries will be available for rifle and pistol. Prizes and certificates will be awarded for all matches and aggregates.

A raffle will be held for a Thompson Center 50-caliber rifle, and a silent auction with numerous articles including artwork, carving knife set, books, housewares and camp equipment.

The Crab Shack will be serving meals including crab cakes, coconut fried shrimp, hamburgers, and cheesy fries.

Camp grounds at the park have water, restrooms, showers, firewood, and limited electricity. Vendors are welcome to set-up on trader's row with a $5 registration fee.

The event is sponsored by the Luther's Long Hunters Club. The range is located just northwest of the town square in Berryville. Take East College Street off Highway 62 to the park road.

For more information contact: Zoe Caywood at zcaywood@gmail.com

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