Participants in Pathways’ 21st Annual Sporting Clays competition at Selwood Farm started off Labor Day weekend with a bang, raising over $16,000 to help women and children experiencing homelessness.
Sporting Clays is a sport in which participants shoot at clay targets with a shotgun as they move through an 18-station course. Points are awarded for every target hit, and each team and individual compete for the highest score.
Eight 4-person teams sponsored by local businesses gathered at Selwood Farm in Alpine for the annual shooting event on Friday morning. Teams from National Cement, Altec, CMH Architects, Inc., Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, Enterprise Fleet Management, One Stop Environmental, PRADCO Outdoor Brands, and Jay Industrial Repair spent the morning in a friendly competition, participating in games such as “Cotton Drop,” “Smoking Target,” and “The Tower.”
Afterward, competitors unwound on the porch of Selwood's lodge, feasting on a catfish lunch provided and prepared by Cemex while waiting for the scores to be tallied. Birmingham Coca-Cola Bottling Company generously provided refreshments.
Johnny R. of National Cement won top shooter with a score of 92, taking home a one year Gun Range Membership to Hoover Tactical. The National Cement team maintained their first-place status for the 2nd year in a row, hitting 351 out of 400 possible targets to win the team prize of 4 daily range passes to Hoover Tactical.
Event sponsors included National Cement, PRADCO Outdoor Brands, and Altec. Check out our Facebook page for more photos from the event!