The Oklahoma Youth Expo hosted the final round of their first-ever Shotgun Sports contest September 28, 2022, at Silverleaf Shotgun Sports in Guthrie, Oklahoma.
Several individuals and teams were crowned champions in both trap shooting, sporting clays shooting, and overall shotgun sports. The contest in its entirety hosted 65 individuals and 109 teams, totaling more than 600, 7th grade through 12th grade Oklahoma 4-H and FFA members.
The individual and team winners for trap shooting, sporting clays shooting, and overall shotgun sports are as follows:
- Champion Junior Trap Individual: Caston Lackey, Vanoss FFA
- Champion Senior Trap Individual: Reece Hightower, Beckham County 4-H
- Champion Junior Sporting Clays Individual: Garrett Schoonover, Logan County 4-H
- Champion Senior Sporting Clays Individual: Rustin Fraser, Jackson County 4-H
- Champion Junior Shotgun Sports Individual: Caston Lackey, Vanoss FFA
- Champion Senior Shotgun Sports Individual: Breegan Barnett, Merritt FFA
- Champion Junior Trap Team: Arapaho-Butler FFA
- Champion Senior Trap Team: Beckham County 4-H
- Champion Junior Sporting Clays Team: Beckham County 4-H
- Champion Senior Sporting Clays Team: Bethel FFA
- Champion Junior Shotgun Sports Team: Arapaho-Butler FFA
- Champion Senior Shotgun Sports Team: Beckham County 4-H
“We are proud to put these winners under the spotlight and highlight just how skilled they are at their chosen craft,” OYE’s President of the Onward Foundation, Tyler Norvell said. “We are grateful to every student who participated, thankful for our sponsors, and are truly excited to see where the future of this contest goes,” Norvell said.
To support the next generation of leaders and support the Oklahoma Youth Expo’s Shotgun Sports Contest, contact Tyler Norvell at firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information on the Oklahoma Youth Expo and the Shotgun Sports contest, visit okyouthexpo.com.
The Oklahoma Youth Expo is the largest youth event in the state of Oklahoma. As a 501(C)(3) non-profit organization, more than 7,000 exhibitors, their educators and families travel to Oklahoma City each spring from all of Oklahoma’s 77 counties to exhibit their livestock projects. Throughout the course of the ten-day event, OYE has a $25 million impact on Oklahoma City. For more information about the Oklahoma Youth Expo visit okyouthexpo.com.