Shoot Like A Girl released the results of the Annual “I Shoot For The Girls” Archery Tournament today and the addition of a sanctioned National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) Firearms Tournament that runs September 1st to February 28th, 2016! President and founder, Karen Butler stated that, “We raised $8,317.00 this past year, and have set a new goal of raising $20,000 by adding a Firearms Tournament to our already successful Archery Tournament!” Partnered with TRUGLO, the “I Shoot Like a Girls” Firearms Target provides shooters the opportunity to compete on a national level in a fun mail-in tournament. “It is a great honor and privilege to be able to participate with SLG2 in an event that raises money for a cause that has touched the lives of so many people. Everyone knows someone that has experienced breast cancer either directly or indirectly,” stated Lorraine Hellinghausen, V.P. of Marketing for TRUGLO, Inc.
To date, Shoot Like A Girl has raised over $40,000 for the NBCF since they started the archery tournamant in 2010. “Cost for the tournament are kept low due to our great parnters, with 100 percent of the profit donated to NBCF for early detection screenings and research to end this horrible disease.” stated Karen Butler. Mike Arnold of McCarthy Printing, who donated the TRUGLO Targets stated, “We are honored to be part of such a wonderful event.”
Both the Firearms and the Archery tournaments have divisions for Men, Women, Young Adult (ages 15-17) and Youth (ages 12-14) and Cubs (12 and under). The “I Shoot For The Girls” Fireams Tournament may be shot with a pistol or rifle. The “I Shoot For the Girls” Archery Tournament may be shot with a compound, recurve or traditional bow. National winners for both tournaments will receive a prize pack from SLG2.
To host a tournament is simple! There is no upfront cost to Firearms Ranges with certified Range Safey Officers and Archery Ranges who donate free range time for the tournament. Clubs, Ranges and Leagues who host an “I Shoot For The Girls” Tournament will receive a certificate of appreciation and certificates of acheivement for their top 3 in each division, they may request targets and host an event with no upfront costs, which makes this a win-win! The cost to shoot is $20 per shooter, with all profit going to the NBCF. Specially designed targets will be mailed to the ranges upon receipt of their sign up sheet. Specific details and rules of the tournament are available upon request to iShootForTheGirls@shootlikeagirl.com.
Shoot Like A Girl (SLG², Inc) introduces women to shooting sports with the help of their valued corporate partners who share the mission to grow the number of women in shooting sports, by empowering them with confidence: Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, 3M Peltor, Hunter Safety System, Bear Archery, Beretta, BowTech, Cabela’s, Charter Arms, Colt, Danner, Easton/Beman, Federal Premium Ammunition, Game Plan Gear, GLOCK, Inc, Hogue, Hoyt, Leupold, Lumenok, Neet Archery Products, Mathews Inc, Mossy Oak, Nikon, Rock River Arms, Ruger, ScentBlocker, Smith and Wesson, S&S Outdoors, Taurus, ThermaCell, Trijicon, TRUGLO, PSE, Women’s Outdoor News, Upper Canyon Outfitters, and ASA!