Winchester Announces the King Buck Classic, New Youth Sporting Clays Event
EAST ALTON, IL (March 1, 2023) — Winchester announces the King Buck Classic, an all-new youth sporting clays event, which will be held on Saturday, April 29, specifically for sport shooters of all skill levels ages, 12 to 21. The inaugural event will be held at legendary NILO, the famous Winchester hunting and shooting sport facility in Brighton, Illinois.
With significant support from Winchester and other generous event sponsors, there will be more than $10,000 in prizes awarded to both the Lewis Class winners and at random to event participants. This truly is an event for all skill levels and a great opportunity for families to enjoy a day together and experience the beautiful scenery and fun targets at NILO.
Edmunds, showed why she remains one of the top female competitors in the country racking up an amazing four, first place finishes in the following categories: Ladies North Prelim Champion, Ladies FITASC Champion, Red Prelim Lady Champion, and Blue Prelim Lady Champion.
“We are excited to host this new event and provide an awesome opportunity for youth to participate in the shooting sports,” said Matt Campbell, vice president of sales and marketing for Winchester Ammunition. “NILO has a rich history, the grounds are pristine and it really is one of the finest shooting sports facilities in the Midwest.”
- Meet members of Team Winchester.
- Tour the famous NILO Kennels and home of 2X AKC National Champion, King Buck.
- Shop for NILO and Winchester apparel and accessories at the gear store.
- Play corn hole or try your hand at a set up BB-gun range.
- Enjoy fantastic lunch options and snacks from local food trucks selling on-site.
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As a global leader in the shooting sports and hunting industry, and a brand of 158 years, Winchester is committed to safe, legal and responsible firearm use. Winchester works with key groups like the National Shooting Sports Foundation on a variety of topics important to our industry, including training and education, and on specific programs such as Gun Owners Care and Project ChildSafe. Winchester will continue to support programs, organizations and individuals who promote hunting and shooting sports activities in a positive and responsible environment. Any use of firearms by youth participants should be done under the direct supervision of a parent, guardian or other responsible adult.
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