Saturday, June 3rd, the Carmi Rifle Club will be hosting their annual Brownell’s NRA Day which will be open to men, women, and youths (ages 9 yrs.old and up). The Carmi club is proud to continue southern Illinois' rich heritage of firearm ownership and sport shooting. The event, partially funded by a grant from the Friends of the NRA Foundation, is a unique opportunity to learn about the importance of firearm safety and to participate in a wide variety of shooting sports. The day begins at 8:30 am with registration and includes firearm safety orientation, instruction in the fastest growing sports in the nation - trap shooting with shotguns and steel challenge with .22 target pistols, firing a wide variety of rifles and centerfire pistols. Participants will have an opportunity to shoot paper targets, reactive targets such as spinners and steel plates, as well as clay targets.
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