Winchester announces the King Buck Classic, a new youth clay sporting event, taking place on Saturday, April 29, specifically for sport shooters of all skill levels, ages 12-21. The inaugural event will take place at the legendary NILO, the famed Winchester hunting and shooting sports facility in Brighton, Illinois.
With significant support from Winchester and other generous event sponsors, there will be over $10,000 in prizes awarded to Lewis Class winners and random event participants. This really is an event for all levels and a great opportunity for families to enjoy a day together and experience the beautiful scenery and fun targets of NILO.
“We are excited to host this new event and provide an excellent opportunity for youth to get involved in shooting sports,” said Matt Campbell, Winchester Ammunition vice president of sales and marketing. “NILO has a rich history, the grounds are pristine, and it really is one of the best shooting sports facilities in the Midwest.”
In addition to the youth main event, participants and their families can shoot traps or 5 positions and participate in other activities on the grounds that day, including:
- Meet the members of Team Winchester.
- Tour the famous NILO kennels and the home of 2X AKC National Champion, King Buck.
- Shop for NILO and Winchester clothing and accessories at the Accessories Store.
- Play corn hole or try your hand at a BB gun range.
- Enjoy fantastic lunch and snack options from local food trucks selling on-site.
For more information and to register call 618-466-0613 or email INFONILO@OLIN.COM.
Event rules and additional details are posted on NILOFARMS.COM.
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