ASL to host 2014 free Hunter Awareness Day
The Acadiana Sportsmen’s League will host the 30th Annual Hunter Awareness Day on Saturday, Sept. 13th. The free event will be held at the police firing range located at the end of West Hutchinson Ave. in Crowley between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.
Children, 15 years and younger, can compete in a BB gun shooting contest in three age categories at 10:30 a.m. The La. Wild Turkey Federation will also have their BB gun shooting house.
The Bayou State Bow Hunters Association will teach archery with 3-D targets.
A free skeet show will be held for all adults to shoot along with their children. All skeets, shells and guns will be provided at no charge. Persons can also bring their own shotguns.
Other events will include learning about the D.A.R.E “Just Say No” program and the opportunity to visit with Acadiana Ambulance and see the inside of an ambulance.
Safe hunting skills, safe shooting skills and respect for wildlife and the environment will be emphasized.
League instructors and LWF agents will be on hand to answer any questions about hunting and fishing in Louisiana.
Ducks Unlimited members will be in attendance with door prizes and Green Wing memberships.
The day will also feature free food and drinks with hundreds of dollars in prizes and shirts to be awarded.
For more information, contact Ken Bordelon at 230-1712 or Raymond Lormand 581-8017.
Please note - this event does not certify participants for Hunter Education requirements.