Trap Shoot fundraiser for Christmas in Plain Dealing

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The 2nd Annual Trap Shoot Fund Raiser sponsored by the Christmas in Plain Dealing Committee will be held on Aug. 24 at the Doerr Farm, 17504 Hwy. 157, Plain Dealing.

The event is free. Check-in is 7:30 a.m. and the Trap Shoot starts at 9 a.m. Participants only need to bring gun and ammo, clays will be provided.

Target Loads are only 2 3/4″ Shells, no more than 1 1/8 oz. shot. No reloads are available for Trap Shoot.

There is a cash prize available per category.

  • Trap Shoot: AdultMen/Women & Children — Entry fee is $30 with a 40% payback
  • 22 Riffle Shoot for children with or without scope — Entry fee is $20 with a 40% payback.
  • 22 Riffle Shoot for Adult Men & Women — Entry fee is $20 with a 40% payback.
  • 22 Pistol Shoot for Adult Men & Women 18 yrs or older — Entry fee is $20 with a 40% payback.

Open sight only, Center Fire Pistol Shoot for Adult Men/Women 18 yrs or older — Entry fee is $20 with a 40% payback

In addition to the shooting contest, there will be a Raffle for a 12 gauge shotgun, Silent Auctions, Door Prizes, Vendors with crafts, Food & Drink concession. Bring your chairs, umbrellas or tents. No alcohol or pets are allowed.

For more information call David at 318 453-5994 or Glenda at 318 326-5137 or e-mail glendadoerr@yahoo.com

The Christmas in Plain Dealing Committee is a small group of concerned citizens that have a yearly Christmas in Plain Dealing Festival and decorate the downtown streets during the Christmas Holiday. Their goal is to have a “good ‘ol country Christmas festival.”

The festival is made possible by a Spaghetti Supper Fund Raiser in March, a Flea Market in May and a Trap Shoot in August, Raffle tickets are sold and donations are taken from local businesses.

The festival is always on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, featuring music in the park all day long, a tractor show, demos of Cast Iron Cooking, Blacksmithing along with other things of interest. Vendors with crafts, Historic Pictures, Book signing from local authors, hands on activities for the children, a clown and Santa are a tradition. New this year will be a carnival area with several booths for the children.