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Clay Shoot Event Benefits Penn State York Athletics

4/1/2009 —

Penn State York will hold its first sporting clays event on Saturday, April 18 at Central Penn Sporting Clays in Wellsville.  The event, from 7:30 a.m. – noon, benefits Penn State York athletic programs.   Participants are invited to take aim and shoot for a day of fun that also benefits Penn State York students.

The schedule for the day includes breakfast , available from 7:30 – 10:30 a.m., with shooting beginning at 8 a.m. Prizes and awards will be announced at 11:30 a.m.

Individuals can be a sponsor for $50 which includes 100 clays, foam ear plugs, a shell bag and breakfast.   Sponsorships are also available for businesses.   The For the Glory sponsorship of $1,500 includes 10 shooters with individual shooter benefits, a banner at registration, and a one year membership to Central Penn Sporting Clays.  The Blue and White sponsorship of $1,000 includes five shooters with individual shooter benefits, a banner at registration, and a one year membership to Central Penn Sporting Clays.   The NIttany sponsorship of $500 includes five shooters with individual shooter benefits and a banner at the pavilion.  The Station sponsorship of $125 includes a sign at a shooting station.

A variety of contests will take place throughout the day.  Wobble trap and flurry contestants have a chance to win four tickets to the Penn State vs. Syracuse game on September 12.   Participants with a competitive side may wish to participate in the Beat the Chancellor Station to try and shoot more clays than Joel M. Rodney, chancellor at Penn State York.   Entrants in this contest will be entered in a drawing for a car detail/drive a Porsche Cayenne SUV, a prize package valued at $199 courtesy of Autohaus Lancaster.  The winner of this drawing will drop their car off by noon on a Friday and drive away with a Porsche for the weekend while their car is being detailed.   Other prizes throughout the day include Bass Pro Shop gift cards.

For a brochure or more information on the event, please visit www.yk.psu.edu/clayshoot or call (717) 718-6781 or e-mail iona@psu.edu.

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