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United Way plans annual trap shoot tournament fundraiser

BEMIDJI -- The second annual United Way Trap Shooting Tournament, presented by Lazy Jacks, will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 11, at the Northland Regional Shooting Sports Park on Highway 89. Registration will be at 3 p.m., followed by a safety meeting at 4 p.m. and the start of the tournament at 4:30 p.m.

Registration is limited to 28, five-person teams and open to teams of students, adults, and businesses. Participants under the age of 16 must be firearm certified. Each team will shoot two rounds of 25 clays and the top four scores on a team of five will be recorded for awards. Registration will include the range fee, ammunition, clays, and a meal provided by Lazy Jack’s. Shooters should bring their own guns, eye and ear protection.

After shooting, dinner will be served at Lazy Jack’s, followed by awards. Winning categories will include Individual High Gun by skill level: Novice, Intermediate, and Experienced; and Team High Score for first, second and third place.

To register, visit or call the office at (218) 444-8929.