I enjoy sharing great things organizations are doing to protect the next generation. This is the 3rd annual event of its type, offered by the SCI Foundation. The proceeds from the event will be put toward conservation, education, humanitarian services and other categories. SCIF not only strives to protect the environment and animals that live there, it also provides education, assistance and protection. Learn more at http://www.safariclubfoundation.org/.
SCI Foundation & Boy Scouts of America Hold 3rd Annual Sporting Clays Shoot with Lead Sponsor Krieghoff International
Tucson, AZ – Joseph Hosmer, President, Safari Club International Foundation (SCI Foundation) recently announced that SCI Foundation and the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) Foundation hosted their third annual sporting clays shoot on February 3, 2015 at the Clark County Shooting Complex in Las Vegas, NV. 107 shooters showed up to shoot at the event. Proceeds from the shoot benefit SCI Foundation programs, including its continuing partnership with BSA.
As the lead sponsor for the 2015 shoot, Krieghoff International has donated a new Krieghoff K-80 Pro Sporter over/under, 12 gauge shotgun with 32-inch barrels which was given away by sweepstakes drawing in the SCI Foundation booth at 2 pm on Saturday, February 8th. Maurice Johnson of Alaska was the lucky winner. Dieter Krieghoff was on hand to present the shotgun to the winner.
Participants enjoyed a morning of shooting followed by a catered lunch and awards ceremony where winning teams and top individual male and female shooters were honored with plaques.
The winners are as follows:
Top 3 Performing Teams
- 1st Place Team Craig Martin #1 – Craig Martin, Frank Wood, Ray Brown, Neil Johnson, Mitch Unrein
- 2nd Place Team Sibert – C.J. Sibert, Shane Louder, Jason Wrinkle, Justin Ragazzine, Jordan Kerchei
- 3rd Place Georgia Chapter Team – Jeff Vick, Billy Thomas, Candace Thomas, Randy McGlauchen, Mike Young
Top Performing Individual Male Shooters
- 1st Place Bobby Fowler
- 2nd Place Ray Brown
- 2nd Place Shane Louder
- 2nd place Chris Batha
Top Performing Individual Female Shooters
- 1st Place Corey Cogdell
- 2nd Place Candace Thomas
- 3rd Place Debbie Ohye Neilson
Krieghoff brought also along some of its world-class big bore double guns for shooters to try out this year. Hornady Manufacturing Co. generously provided the ammunition for the big bore rifle shoot. Participants got a real kick out of shooting these ballistic behemoths.
For question about the Third Annual SCI Foundation and BSA Sporting Clays Shoot contact Kimberly Byers at (520) 620-1220, ext. 322 or email to
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 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.
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