Rotary Club needs clay shoot sponsors

Published 12:09 am Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Atmore Rotary Club’s fourth annual Benefit Clay Shoot is right around the corner, and club officials said Tuesday that teams can still sign up for the event.

The clay shoot will be held on Sat., April 8, 2017, at Bushy Creek Clays in Perdido, and goes to help raise funds for the many local projects supported by the club.

The shoot format is teams of four to shoot a round of 100 targets each from 14 stations. Each person will shoot between six to eight targets at each station.

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After all teams have finished their round, the scores for each team will be tallied and the team with the highest number of hits will win the event.

Early-bird team registration will end tomorrow, Thurs., March 9. Cost for a team registered by tomorrow is $400, or $100 per shooter.

Cost for a team after March 9 is $500,or $125 per shooter.

Shells will not be included and must be provided by the shooter. Each shooter should bring 110 shells at a minimum.

Eye and ear protection must be worn, and carts are limited and must be reserved on a first come, first serve basis. Participants can bring golf carts or utility vehicles as well.

Teams can also register on the day of the shoot at 8 a.m. A safety meeting will be at 9, and then a shot gun start is slated for 9:30 a.m. Lunch and team awards will follow.

In addition to teams, the club is also looking for sponsors for the clay shoot. The tournament sponsor this year is Wind Creek Casino and Hotel.

The listing of sponsorship opportunities is below:

Platinum sponsor — $2,500

• Logo on sponsor banner and T-shirt

• Four station signs

• Four shooter entries, a $500 value

• Gold sponsor of the Academic All-Star program

Gold sponsor — $1,250

• Logo on sponsor banner and T-shirt

• Two station signs

• Two shooter entries, a $250 value

Silver sponsor — $500

• Logo on sponsor banner

• One station signs

• One shooter entry, a $125 value

Other sponsorships are also available.To register your team, contact any Rotary Club member or call Allen Walston, event coordinator, at 251-368-1414 or email Walston at