Calling all hunters and outdoor enthusiasts! On September 29th, Triad will be hosting our first ever "Sportsmen's Day" starting at 9:00 am and going to about 3:00 pm. This will be a very exciting day filled with 9 workshops led by industry professionals on a wide array of topics. This will be a family friendly event, so you can bring the family too! Tickets are $10 a piece (for those under 16, tickets are $5) and include 2 workshops, refreshments, a buffet and the opportunity to win some cool prizes! For more information, contact Allen Ferry at firstname.lastname@example.org.
9:00 Doors Open
9:00- 10:30 Registrations & Refreshments, Visit Vendors
10:45 Welcome & Announcements — Kid’s Street Auditorium
11:00 FIRST WORKSHOP Options plus Buffet in Activity Center
12:15 SECOND WORKSHOP Options plus Buffet in Activity Center
1:30 Guest Speaker: Steve Sorenson
2:30 Door Prizes & grand prizes after speaker
|RM G202||Coyote Hunting & Thermo Scopes||Nifong & Morgan||1st||Register|
|RM G202||Coyote Hunting & Thermo Scopes||Nifong & Morgan||2nd||Register|
|RM G203||Women & Shooting Sports||Jones||2nd||Register|
|RM G210||Self Defense Basics||Tuffe||1st||Register|
|RM G210||Self Defense Basics||Tuffe||2nd||Register|
|RM G211||Understanding Optics||Sorenson||1st||Register|
|RM G214||Reloading Techniques||C Jones||1st||Register|
|RM G214||Reloading Techniques||C Jones||2nd||Register|
|RM G216||Knife Knowledge||Williams||1st||Register|
|RM G216||Knife Knowledge||Williams||2nd||Register|
|YOUTH||Concealed Carry||D Jones||1st||Register|
|YOUTH||Concealed Carry||D Jones||2nd||Register|
Event(s): Reloading Secrets
Speaker(s): Bill Jones
Description: Reloading is fun, enhances accuracy, and saves money. Learn how to tune ammo to your rifle/handgun/shotgun for best results by both traditional and new ideas.
Event(s): Coyote Hunting & Thermo Scopes
Speaker(s): Sam Nifong & Will Morgan
Description: Hunting tips for using your rifle topped with thermoscopes.
Event(s): Women & Shooting
Speaker(s): Cherie Jones
Description: Women are learning to enjoy the outdoor sports. Learn what options and ideas may start your next sport.
Speaker(s): Jim Dumont
Description: Jim is a hunter and a trained culinary professional. He is the food services director for Triad Baptist Academy and Church. Learn how to properly field dress and prepare the venison for the dinner table.
Events(s): Knife Knowledge
Speaker(s): Chris Williams
Description: Wilmont Knives are all made and hand built by Chris Williams. Chris recently retired with over 20 years served in the U.S.Army. Chris has a long history of crafting things with his hands that inevitably led him to make knives. Chris has served combat tours in Iraq, Afghanistan, & Bosnia.
Event(s): Concealed Carry
Speaker(s): Dick Jones
Description: Owner & Instructor, Lewis Creek Shooting School Author, Concealed Carry Handguns (Gun Digest)
Event(s): Understanding Optics
Speaker(s): Steve Sorenson
Details: Steve is an award-winning writer and pro staff for Alpen Optics and Havelon Knives.
Event(s): Personal Self Defense
Speaker(s): Josh Tuffe
Description: Learn non-lethal methods to protect yourself from physical harm and understand basic defense moves.
BILL JONES will show and tell how he reloads both shotgun and centerfire cartridges for successful competition and pleasure!
COYOTE HUNTING & THERMO SCOPES
WILL MORGAN & SAM NIFONG have many years of experience using thermo scopes while hunting coyotes. They will discuss the secrets of hunting and their recommendations for beginners and advanced hunters.
DEER… DEAD… DINNER
JIM DUMONT is a professional culinary chef and the Food Services Manager for Triad Baptist Academy. He is an avid and successful deer hunter. Jim will explain the best quality control measures from the kill to the kitchen!
WOMEN & SHOOTING SPORTS
CHERI JONES began shooting in 2006 and has hunted deer, hogs, pheasant. ducks, geese, quail, and chukar from New York State to Georgia to Arizona. She's won three Northeast Side by Side Women's shooting championships, competed in the National Action Pistol Championships, and has been a certified NRA Rifle, Pistol, and Shotgun Instructor. She enjoys all kinds of shooting and hunting as well as processing and eating the game she takes.
SELF DEFENSE BASICS
JOSH TUFFE is one of the owners of Edge Fitness and Combat Arts focuses on the combat arts side of the gym. Josh is an accomplished amateur and professional fighter accumulating as a combined record of 74-3. He is a former IKF Kickboxing Amateur World Champion, USBO, and NABA Professional Boxing Champion and 5 Time Undefeated Tough Man Champion.
STEVE SORENSON is an award-winning outdoor writer. He’s written feature articles for many magazines including Outdoor Life, Sports Afield, and is a contributor to Deer & Deer Hunting, North American Whitetail, and more. His articles have also appeared in many other magazines and he is the web content editor for Havalon Knives.
KNIFE KNOWLEDGE EXPLAINED
CHRIS WILLIAMS has been making knives for over 15 years. Chris retired from the U.S. Army after 20 years in the SOF community. He is a full-time knife-maker and tool manufacturer known as Wilmont Grinders÷. He makes knives in the stock removal method and forges his knives as well.