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TeamWON to Attend Kansas Governor’s Ringneck Classic

Rolla, MO – Nov. 17, 2015 – TeamWON has been out hunting this season and is delighted to announce that 3 members will be attending the Kansas Governor’s Ringneck Classic, from Nov. 19 to 22, in Goodland, Kan. Barbara  Baird, Julie Golob and Judy Rhodes will be in the field and on the range at this prestigious event.


Team Smith & Wesson’s captain, Julie Golob, handily took down ducks with her Benelli last year. How will she do in the pheasant field with the new 828-U and her trusty Ethos? Stay tuned! (Barbara Baird photo)

The Kansas Governor’s Ringneck Classic was designed to draw regional and national attention to hunting tourism in Kansas. “My top priority is to grow the state’s economy. Key to that is capitalizing on the competitive advantages our state has,” said Governor Sam Brownback. “Kansas is consistently ranked as one of the top three states in the country for pheasant hunting. This is an underutilized asset for our rural communities. If we do a better job telling folks about the quality of hunting available here in Kansas, we will pull more of those tourism dollars into Kansas.”


Judy Rhodes is an avid hunter and founder of DIVA Women Outdoors Worldwide (WOW), an organization that introduces women to outdoors skills, firearms and hunting knowledge.

The 2011 inaugural hunt and the 2012 hunt were hosted by the town of Oakley. Starting in year 2013, the hunt began a rotation among several northwestern communities. The Classic is committed to contributing to northwest Kansas, the youth in the state’s hunting communities, habitat improvement and wildlife conservation.



On her last pheasant hunt in Iowa, Babbs got wired up for video. Look for videos and updates from the field, as the women hunt wild Kansas pheasants. (Lena Miculek photo)


For more information about the Kansas Ringneck Classic, visit http://www.kansasringneckclassic.com

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The Conversation

  • Chris says: November 12, 2014 at 5:54 am

    Hi there. Just a quick thanks to Mia for the review on the Berreta Silver Pigeon. I have been looking for an all-around Ruffed Grouse/Pheasant gun and Mia sold me on the Pigein. Thanks!

    Chris W
    Nova Scotia