ATASCADERO — The Santa Lucia Sportsmen’s Association (SLSA) will host its annual Turkey Shoot from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 18. Competitors will have the chance at winning a turkey, ham, bacon or cash.
Admission is free to the event which features competitive matches in trap, rifle, pistol and air gun. The targets are either sporting clays or metal silhouettes and no turkeys are harmed during the event. The matches allow one to test their skills against other competitors to win a prize. The winner can choose a prize of a turkey, a ham, bacon (as available) or cash. The entry fee for a match is $7. If you want to participate, but do not own a firearm, loaners will be available.
The Santa Lucia Sportsmen’s Association was founded in 1932 and has been at its current location since 1952. Santa Lucia Sportsmen’s Association is a service organization that works to promote and safeguard the Second Amendment. It works with the National Rifle Association, local law enforcement agencies, and other organizations dedicated to the preservation and promotion of outdoor sporting activities. Santa Lucia Sportsmen’s Association sponsors many programs for the shooting sports and has numerous activities specially oriented for our youth and women.
Santa Lucia Sportsmen’s Association prides itself on being a safe and family friendly facility. Membership is open to all persons 18 years of age and older. General membership is $145 per year. Senior membership for 65 and older is $100, and active military is $85. A membership includes the member’s immediate family. Santa Lucia Sportsmen’s Association has ranges for trap and skeet, rifle and pistol target shooting, archery and air guns. More information is available at santaluciasportsmen.org.
The event is open to club members and the general public. Santa Lucia Sportsmen’s Association is located at 10400 Santa Clara Rd. in Atascadero, parking is free to the event. A barbecue lunch, including a drink, will be available for $7.