Registration is open for the 14th Annual Shannon Sporting Clay Shoot which will be on July 19 and 20 at the San Angelo Claybird Association. The event is the largest charity shoot in Texas attracting more than 600 shooters and 1,500 spectators each year. The entry fee is $175 per shooter.
The event features three shooting rotations. The first rotation will be Friday, July 19 at 4 p.m. The second rotation will be Saturday, July 20 at 8 a.m. and the third will be Saturday at Noon. Shooters will get to shoot on one of three courses during a rotation with 100 targets per course. A total of 45 guns will be given away by random draw during the live auction including: Sig Sauer 1911 .45 caliber pistosl, semi-automatic Sig Sauer rifles, or Beretta 390 12 gauge shotguns. All shooters will receive a t-shirt and complimentary breakfast and lunch. The event will also include a silent auction, live auction, awards for the High Overall shooters, and shooting games.

Proceeds from the event will benefit programs at Shannon Medical Center including the Oncology Angel Fund, AirMed1 air ambulance and partners in the region it serves, the nurse education program and outpatient dialysis, patient safety enhancement, and employee health and wellness.

“Shannon is proud to celebrate 14 years of putting on a locally-produced and sponsored shoot,” said Connie Whitman, sporting clay shoot coordinator. “The programs that benefit from the shoot help patients undergoing treatment and their families, as well as provide additional education and equipment for those providing care. The incredible support from sponsors and shooters throughout our region keeps this event growing each year and helps us make a difference for patients in the Concho Valley.”

To date, the Shannon Sporting Clay Shoot has raised more than $1,300,000 benefitting Juvenile Diabetes, Sports Medicine, Shannon’s Children’s Miracle Network, AirMed1, Oncology, ER, Trauma Services, Asthma Camp, Palliative Care and Nurse Education. Sponsors of this year’s event include Title Sponsor Mayfield Paper Company, Briley, Cisco Equipment, Crooked Cross Ranch, Dian Graves Owen Foundation, E&P Wireline Services, Friend Bits and Spurs, Hawkins Battery and Golf Cars, Ken Schlaudt Custom Homes, Med-Trans Air Medical Transport, Select Energy Services, Smith Gun, and Sporting Adventures International.

Individuals may register online at www.shannonhealth.com or by calling (325) 657-8343.