CWSA hosts annual benefit match / Shooting

The Central Whidbey Sportsmen’s Association will hold its annual Tom Hyde Charity Benefit Match 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7.

The match, which is open to the public, will be held rain or shine at the club’s covered shooting range 2.5 miles south of Coupeville at the corner of Highway 20and Morris Road.

The event will include novelty targets for handguns, .22 rifles and shotguns (iron sights only). Participants should bring their own firearm and ammunition, but the club will provide them for those who don’t own one.

Turkeys will be awarded to the winners of each event at the conclusion of the match, approximately 1 p.m.

Single tickets are $1.50; four tickets are $5. Participants can enter as many times as they like.

The match includes the following events:

•Large bull at 25 yards, best six shots count. Any pistol/revolver.

•Briquettes at 10 yards, break the most without hitting the tube. .22 caliber pistol/revolver.

•Poker hand at 10 yards, best hand, five shots, most like suit wins. Any pistol/revolver.

•Dart board at 10 yards, best score per target wins. .22 pistol/revolver.

•Shotgun at turkey target at 25 yards, two shots, most pellets in the white center wins.

•Trap shoot, best number of hits on 10 clay birds.

A junior class will be provided for those 12 years and under.

All proceeds go to the Gifts from the Heart Food Bank, so participants are encouraged to donate canned goods.

For more information, call 360-678-6585 or 360-678-0960 or visit www.cwsaonline.org