BLUE RIDGE BOWHUNTERS
P.O.Box 701, Leicester, NC  28748
DECEMBER 12,2016
 
President: Ken Penley                                                                                 Vice President :Scotty Wagner
828-683-9545                                                                                               828-667-1745
 
Sec. / Tres. : Cecil Hall                                                                                Range Captains:                Mike Hall
828-683-3437                                                                                                                             Buddy  Ford       
 
UPCOMING ACTIVITIES:
NOTICE!! CLUB DUES ARE DUE NOW..  Our year runs from January - January.  So the dues are due now for 2017. Full membership which includes NCBA is $40.00 and Associate membership which does not include NCBA for $20.00
Our Jan. meeting and annual Christmas/ New Year season family get together/ covered dish dinner, will be Jan. 8.  We will eat at 2:00pm at Ken and Nancy Penley’s house. Plan to come and bring a dish with the family and other prospective members - it will be a great time to socialize and hear all of this years hunting stories. (bring scores and pictures). We will accept entries for our 2016 club awards and discuss upcoming events for 2017.  The circuit books for 2017 will be given out at the meeting. All members wishing to be considered for a club award requiring score - must submit an entry form with the appropriate information by the February meeting.  At the February meeting we will vote on the club awards that require voting: Most Improved, and Buck Fever.  The awards for Big Buck In-state, Big Buck out-of-state, Big Buck Adjoining State, and Big Doe  in State will be determined by score from submitted entries. So be sure to get your entry turned in.  Bowhunter of the Year and Traditional Bowhunter of the Year will be determined by the executive council.  At the March meeting we will present the club awards for 2016 and elect the new club officers for 2017 ( President, Vice President, Sec/Tres, Range Captain.)
OTHER BUSSINESS:
Pisgah had to drop out of the circuit for this year due to losing their range. This will make 5 clubs participating in the circuit for 2017. Also the classes have changed so check your class number for this year.
Blue Ridge has the first circuit shoot for 2017. This will be on Jan. 14 &15. We will work on the range Thur.12 and Fri. 13 prior to the shoot. Please plan to help on the workdays and during the shoot . Our other shoots are, Open Shoot Feb. 18&19, Circuit Shoot No.6 on April 22 &23, Traditional Shoot on June 24. The circuit championship  shoot will be on July 22 at Western. 
Our winter meetings will be held on the first Thursday of the month at Ken and Nancy’s house. The dates are:  February 2 , and March 2 . We will have something to eat but feel free to bring something to supplement what we fix. Please make a note of the dates. We will meet and eat at 6:00pm.  Please plan to attend and bring a prospective new member.
 
Hope to see you at these events,  Your club officers
 
 
SHOOT SCHEDULE 2017
JAN
                    7&8                                KEOWEE  2 DAY OPEN
                    14&15                           BLUE RIDGE CKT 1
                    21&22                           TAB                               CKT 2       
                    28&29                           WESTERN                    2 DAY OPEN
FEB
                    4&5                                WESTERN                    CKT 3
                    11&12                           KEOWEE  CKT 4
                    18&19                           BLUE RIDGE              2 DAY OPEN
                    25&26                           SOUTH MTN               2 DAY OPEN
                    25&26                           TAB                               2 DAY OPEN
MARCH
                    4&5                                SOUTH MTN               CKT 5
                    25&26                           KEOWEE  2 DAY OPEN
APRIL
                    15                                   SOUTH MTN               1 DAY OPEN
                    22&23                           BLUE RIDGE              CKT 6
                    29&30                           WESTERN                    2 DAY OPEN
                    29&30                           KEOWEE  2 DAY OPEN
MAY
                    6&7                                SOUTH MTN               CKT 7
                    13                                   SOUTH MTN               BENEFIT
                    20&21                           WESTERN                    CKT 8
                    27                                   SOUTH MTN               1 DAY OPEN
                    27&28                           TAB                               2 DAY OPEN
JUNE
                    10&11                           KEOWEE                      CKT 9
                    17                                   WESTERN                    1 DAY OPEN
                    24                                   BLUE RIDGE              1 DAY TRADITIONAL
JULY
                    1&2                                TAB                               CKT 10
                    22                                   CKT CHAMPIONSHIP AT WESTERN
                    29                                   SOUTH MTN               1 DAY OPEN
AUGUST
                    19&20                           KEOWEE                      2 DAY OPEN
 
 
 
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