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Warnell Alumni & Friends Sporting Clays Tournament

The Young Alumni Committee is excited to announce our first Warnell Alumni & Friends Sporting Clays Tournament to be held during Warnell Weekend. The Young Alumni Committee (YAC) is partnering with the Georgia R3 Initiative to host the tournament, and all are invited to participate! Teams will be formed after registration closes and will be comprised of a mixture of alumni, professionals, friends, and current students. This is an excellent opportunity for networking, introducing students to shooting sports, and a little friendly competition. Prizes will be awarded!

Location: Elbert County Gun Club

Date: April 21, 2017

Time: 2pm - 6pm

Click here to Register - registration closes on April 12.

Registration Categories

Student: New Shooter ($10)

Students with limited or no firearm experience are encouraged to attend. Shotguns, ammunition, and training will be provided.

Student: Experienced Shooter ($10) 

Students with shooting experience are encouraged to attend. Bring your own shotguns and ammunition. Ammunition will be available for purchase at the gun club.

Non-student ($25)  

Alumni, natural resources professionals, and friends are all encouraged to attend. Bring your own shotguns and ammunition. Ammunition will be available for purchase at the gun club.

Thank you to our partners

The Georgia R3 Initiative aims to recruit, retain, and reactivate hunters and shooting sports enthusiasts, and was created through a partnership between the National Wild Turkey Federation, Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Georgia Wildlife Federation, Quality Deer Management Association and Safari Club International. Additional support from the Cabela’s Outdoor Fund will allow students to participate at a discounted rate and will provide all equipment for students that have limited or no firearm experience.

For information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Clint McNeal 404-516-8134.

Any additional proceeds from the tournament will be donated to support the YAC undergraduate scholarship endowment. 

Warnell Night at Southern Brewing Company

All are invited to join us following the tournament for a social at Southern Brewing Company.  The brewery provides a fun family atmosphere with tons of yard games and anyone is welcome to attend.  Should you wish to sample the adult beverages on-site, $12 will provide you a Southern Brewing Company glass, facility tour, and six pours of your choosing. 

Special thanks to the tournament planning committee:

Elizabeth Miller (BSFR '10, MS '13), YAC member
Clint McNeal (BSFR '12), YAC member
Swanny Evans (BSFR '12, MS '15), R3 Coordinator

This page will continue to be updated in the coming weeks as additional details are finalized.