PSC 2022 GOLFING SCHEDULE
• 7:15 Registration opens inside Links at Land’s End clubhouse
  o Donuts and coffee provided
  o Pick up gift bag
  o Mulligans/on-course prizes/events for purchase @ $10/person
• 8:15 Cart staging, announcements
• 8:30 Tee off
• Lunch will be furnished at Gator Grill (pick-up during round)
• 2:00 Registration opens at Celebration Headquarters, Sulphur Springs Civic Center to 
include:
  o Announcement of winners and awarding of prizes
  o Casino games (2:30 – 5:30) for prizes
  o “Celebration of Patriotism” featuring dinner, speakers and entertainment

2-PERSON SCRAMBLE

Both team members will hit their drives and then will select the drive that they would prefer to play.  Each player must hit his/her next shot from within one club length and in the same condition of the selected ball, no nearer the hole. For example, if the selected ball is lying in the rough, each player must play from the rough. This process is repeated until the ball is holed.

  • “DOUBLE PAR” IS YOUR FRIEND! If you reach a score of twice par on any hole, (6 on a par 3, 8 on a par 4, etc.) pick up and record that score on the card.
  • Record the actual score on the scorecard (do not use + or -). Turn scorecards in to the scorer INSIDE THE TENT immediately following play, before you go to your vehicle.
  • At the end of the round the Pro Shop staff will use a same-day handicap formula to determine your handicap which will then be applied to determine your team’s net score.
  • Lowest 2 scores gross and lowest 3 scores net will be awarded merchandise prizes.
  • Teams will be awarded overall Challenge points based on best position in flight (Ex: Team A wins 7th place gross but 2nd place net—will receive points based on 2nd) Ties for challenge points will receive an equal amount of points. (Ex: all teams tied for 2nd place receive 49 points.)

RULES OF PLAY  

  • Play is from the blue tees for men, the red tees for women, with the following options:
    • Players 60 and older have the option to play from the white tees
    • Players 75 and older have the option to play from the red tees
    • Players who have contacted the pro shop with a medical or special circumstance and have been approved by golfing committee for more forward tees prior to teeing off
  • All putts must be holed.
  • In the case of tie, scorecard playoff will be the tie breaker starting with the #1 handicap hole. If still tied after 18 holes, chip-off on putting green will be the final tie breaker.
  • If there is a disagreement about a ruling, either 1) call the pro shop (903.383.3290) or 2) after announcing to your opponents, play a second ball through the green, keep the score for both balls. The golf committee will provide a final ruling at the conclusion of the round.
  • USGA Rules shall govern all play with the following exceptions, local rules & clarifications:
  1. Red lines & stakes define Lateral Water Hazards
  2. Yellow lines & stakes define Water Hazards
  3. White stakes and all roads define out-of-bounds
  4. Ball drop circles are in play
  5. 14 club rule is waived/same ball rule is waived
  6. Yardage devices are permitted

 

Golf committee: Hunter Smith, Huy Nguyen, Nancy Schnabel

 

PATRIOT SPORTING CHALLENGE

2022 FISHING EVENT

April 9 Schedule:

7:00 – 12:30         Fishing contest

12:30 – 2:00         Pick up lunch (at Subway, corner of Hwy 154 & 515)

2:00 – 9:30           Bring your spouse or significant other – enjoy Celebration of Patriotism at Hopkins County Civic Center in Sulphur Springs

(Casino games, recognition of event winners, dinner, 2 speakers, and live entertainment)

OFFICIAL FISHING BOUNDS AND HOURS:

1: All fishing shall be done in Lake Fork (Official Lake).

2: Official fishing event hours shall be 7:00 am – 12:30 pm on Saturday, April 9.

3: Boats may launch from any point on Lake Fork (“trailer entry.”)

4: Official fishing hours shall be defined by personal cell phone time.

TACKLE AND EQUIPMENT:

1: All fish must be caught by artificial baits.

2: Each boat will be allowed only 2 designated lines in the water.

FISH REPORTING AND EVENT RESULTS:

  1. This event is a mandatory catch and release contest.
  2. All qualifying fish shall be largemouth bass 10” or larger (slot limit DOES NOT apply)
  3. All strains of largemouth bass shall qualify for event purposes.
  4. All bass caught will be measured and reported using Catch Photo Release (CPR) as means of fish measurement and reporting – see instructions

EVENT WINNERS AND PRIZE QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Individual event prizes will be awarded to at least the top 3 teams with the 5 longest fish total.
  2. Overall Challenge Points will be awarded according to rank from highest total of 5 fish to lowest. Ties will receive an equal number of points (EX: all teams tied for 1st place receive 60 points each.)
  3. Tiebreaker for individual event prizes will be longest bass registered.
  4. There will be prizes awarded to the team registering the most bass caught.

CONTESTANT RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. All federal and state laws, including wildlife regulations, shall apply.
  2. All contestants must have a valid State of Texas fishing license.
  3. All anglers must have a device that is capable of capturing a clear photo in a fishing environment.
  4. One angler from each team must pre-register. Download the TourneyX app on your phone and sign up. (See Instructions attached)
  5. The measuring stick must have quarter inch markings and must be clearly visible (darkened with paint or pen if needed), and be at least 24 inches in length. Fish exceeding the length of the measuring device will be awarded the maximum length of the measuring device (no estimations allowed).
  6. All boat owners are required to have liability insurance with $100,000 minimum. 

ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES:

No alcohol or illegal drugs shall be consumed or be present in contestant’s boat during fishing event hours.

DECISIONS:

  1. All decisions of the Rules Committee are FINAL.
  2. Any dispute must be submitted to the Rules Committee within 30 minutes of the conclusion of the fishing event.
  3. Violating any rules or procedures of this fishing event may cause disqualification from the Lake Fork Challenge event.
  4. Any questions can be emailed to aba_tournaments@yahoo.com
  5. Rules Committee:   Rory G 903.474.7250 Chairman; Jennifer 903.705.8997; Marty 903.790.0260

IMPORTANT

Prior to the event SIGN UP

Download the TourneyX app on your phone and sign up one angler per team. Use this link to answer your questions and watch the video on how to use the app: https://tourneyx.com/app/help/

Once you have downloaded the app, use this link to sign up for the tournament:

https://tourneyx.com/app/category/armybassanglers/ If you experience any questions or problems with the app, contact Rory at 903.474.7250.

As a registered angler, you will be able to click on the Patriot Sporting Challenge event on April 9. Password for the tournament is PSC2022.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR MEASURING FISH

PHOTOGRAPHING:

It is the responsibility of the angler to ensure fish are measured and photographed as per the rules. All fish must be specifically photographed.

Anglers will be responsible to report accurate length of their fish.

The picture must show:

  • Mouth must be fully closed.
  • Fish must be laying on side, dorsal fin up, with mouth touching the side of board.
  • No obstructions in the nose or tail of the fish (eg: hook, fish grip, or bait.)
  • Only hands may be used to hold fish on the board: no ties, cords, bands.

Once you have taken the picture and submitted it with the app, you will be able to see that the fish has been recorded in your total. If you do experience any problems with phone service and your picture/s not being received, wait until you can connect with service before uploading your pictures. Pictures need to be uploaded by 1:00.

Scoring

Measurements need to be rounded down to the ¼” or ½” mark depending on type of board, unless the tail is clearly touching the line.

  • Mouth open ½ inch deduction
  • Unable to ascertain with certainty that bass lip or jaw or nose is touching measuring board fence 1.00 inch deduction

Any out of focus photos where the ruler is illegible will be disqualified. Photos with a distorted angle perspective will be disqualified.

Other possible fish disqualifications:

Blurry photo, completely unable to judge

Photo appears to be second generation (photo of photo)

Multiple digital photos submitted of the same fish (unintentional)

Entire fish not in picture

Fish appears to be dead, mutilated, or otherwise damaged

Fish appears to have altered to increase its length

Judges have final say in all disputes.

By participating in the contest and submitting an entry, the contestant releases the copyright to all of the submitted photos. All copyright photos are released to Patriot Sporting Challenge to use the photo for publicity purposes; (I.E web, print and social media.)

 

THE 2022 LFCX THREE-GUN SHOOT

The shooting event in 2022 will be held at:

Texas Gun Ranch (TGR)

15950 SH 205

Terrell, Texas 75160.

 

Schedule:

9:00 a.m.         Registration & Weapon Security Storage at TGR

9:30 a.m.         Range Safety Briefing (Mandatory for all competitors *)

10:00 a.m.       Competition Begins

  • Blue Flight Clays, then Pistol, then Rifle
  • Green Flight Pistol, then Rifles, then Clays
  • Yellow Flight Rifle, then Pistol, then Clays

11:30-12:30     Lunch available at TGR Clubhouse

2:30-5:30         Casino Games Open (Hopkins County Regional Civic Center; 1200 Houston Street, Sulphur Springs)

5:30-7:45         Celebration of Patriotism, Dinner & Awards

7:45-9:30         Live CW Band

Texas Gun Ranch will assign the Overall Range Master (ORM) and Segment Range Masters (SRM) for each of the three shooting segments. PSC’s Event Manager (EM) is responsible for the interpretation and enforcement of these rules. In consultation with the ORM, appropriate SRM, and the Event Scorekeeper, the EM may impose such sanctions as deemed appropriate including Segment and/or Event disqualification. The decision of the EM will be final in all matters. It is also at the EM’s discretion, in consultation with the ORM and respective SRM’s, to make operational changes when safety is a concern.

 

The Event consists of three competitive segments: Sporting Clays, Pistol, and Rifle.

Both members of the two-shooter team are eligible and encouraged to compete in all three Shooting Segments (Clays, Pistol and Rifle). Only the better score in each of the three Segments will be used for the team’s combined Event Score.

  • No loaded competition firearms will be allowed onto the event property except when the competitor is advised to load the weapon by the appropriate SRM. Magazines may be loaded but not inserted into the firearm.
  • All competitors will be required to attend a Range Safety Briefing * as a part of the Event Check-In process. A detailed schedule along with the Check-In location and procedures will be provided to all contestants several days prior to the event. Late arrival for the appointed Check-In Time and Range Safety Briefing could subject the contestant to disqualification.
  • Competitors are discouraged from returning to their parked vehicle or the TGR Clubhouse until after their participation in all competition elements are completed.
  • When not in use during competition, all firearms must be unloaded and in a case, box, range bag, holster, or other container.
  • Depending upon the number of competitors, teams will be divided into up to three flights for the duration of the competition. All competitors must stay with their assigned flight throughout the three-gun competition.
  • A secure, attended area will be provided for all competitors to store their event firearms when not in use at during a specific Event Segment (i.e., a secure place for rifles and shotguns while participating in the pistol competition, and so forth.). The transport of weapons to the Secure Area will be made during Event Check-In. All competitors are expected to leave firearms and ammunition that are not in use in this Secured Area from the beginning of the competition until all three of their shooting segments have been completed. Once their flight has completed all three segments, the weapons should be transported back to the competitor’s private vehicle.
  • A Golf Cart or other appropriate means of transportation for movement between event segments will be assigned for sharing among team-members or alternate competitors who are participating in the same flights.
  • Competitors may not remove their firearm from the container until on the firing line and instructed to do so by the SRM.
  • A competition firearm that is found to be loaded before arrival to the range will result in penalties to the competitor: a 25-point decrease for the Pistol and/or Rifle competitions, and/or a 10-point decrease for the Shotgun competition.
  • A negligent discharge, a shot fired at anything other than the intended target, or flagrant unsafe handling of a firearm as deemed by a SRM will be immediately reported to the EM and shall be grounds for Segment or Event disqualification.
  • Regardless of License to Carry (LTC) status, no loaded firearms will be allowed on the ranges or between stations of competition.
  • This will be a cold shoot–no practice time will be allowed in any of the three competition segm

 

Sporting Clays Competition Rules

The Sporting Clays segment is for Shotgun Gauges 12 or 20 only.

  1. During Check-In each clay shooters will be provided with 50 rounds of 12 or 20-guage shells, depending upon their shotgun model.
  2. The maximum possible score for the Shotgun Competition is 50.
  3. Score cards will be prepared upon Event Check-In with each contestant’s name printed on a Clay Score Card.
  4. Only 2 rounds may be loaded in each Station.
  5. All “Pulls” will call for the release of a single clay.
  6. Shotguns must not be loaded until the competitor is at a Station ready to fire.
  7. All clay shooters will compete from the same six Stations. For this segment at The Texas Gun Ranch, Stations 7-12 of the “Blue Course” will be used to enhance the variety for each shooter.
  8. Each Shooter will shoot 8 clays from Stations 7, 8, 10, 11, and 12. From station 9, each shooter will shoot 10 clays. This provides a total of 50 clays from the 6 stations.
  9. Pairs of 2 clays will be released as singles from each shooting position. Every clay that is “HIT” will score 1 point. A HIT is defined as when, in the opinion of the Field Judge, a visible piece has been broken from the target.
  10. On the Score Card, each HIT will be marked by “/” (forward slash) or “\” (back slash) and a MISS by an “O”.
  11. Upon completion of the Clay Shoot each contestant will verify their personal score and sign the Score Card. The completed Score Card will then become the property of the Event Scorekeeper.
  12. A re-shoot will only be awarded if there is a range equipment failure or the Clays SRM calling for a reshoot due to a safety stoppage or other concern. A mental error, gun failure or ammunition failure will not result in a reshoot, nor will there be a score posted for the clay or clays that were thrown. MAKE SURE THERE ARE SHELLS IN THE CHAMBER AND THAT THE GUN SAFETY IS OFF WHEN YOU SAY “PULL”.
  13. In the event of a tie, tie-breaker will be the best score in station #7, then #8, etc.

 

Pistol Competition Rules

The Pistol Segment is for .17, .22, .22 long rifle, .22 magnum only.

  1. Pistol caliber carbines or rifles are not permitted.
  2. Pistol magazines and cylinders may be loaded with a maximum of ten (10) rounds.
  3. Semiautomatic shooters are encouraged to bring extra pre-loaded magazines to help reduce reloading delays.
  4. No magazine may be inserted into a pistol until instructed to do so by the Pistol SRM.
  5. Optics or iron sights are authorized. Lasers are not authorized.
  6. The NRA TQ-3/2 2010 target provides progressive rings with 10 points for the two center rings ranging down to 5 points for the outer ring.
  7. Prior to posting the target in the competition frame, each competitor will print his or her name on the target.
  8. Shooters will fire ten-round strings at two separate target images at 7 yards.
  9. This is a time limited event with 5 minutes maximum allowed for shooting the 20 rounds.
  10. The Pistol Segment Score will be the sum of all points for the two bullseye targets.
  11. Shots outside all rings or missing the target will score no points
  12. After each shoot, the Segment Scorekeeper, in the presence of the competitor, will calculate the Segment Score. Afterwards the competitor will sign both the target and the Segment Scorecard. Once signed, the target and Scorecard will become the property of the Event Scorekeeper.
  13. In the event of a tie, tie-breaker will be the highest number of X-Ring hits.

  

Rifle Competition Rules

The Rifle Segment is for .17, .22, .22 long rifle, .22 magnum only.

  1. Contestants will fire 20 rounds at dual bullseye targets at 50 yards (10 rounds at each target). This is a time limited event with 5 minutes maximum allowed for shooting the 20 rounds.

(A semiautomatic with additional preloaded magazines or a semiautomatic tube-loading rifle is preferable. A single shot rifle may be used; however, the shooter may be disadvantaged to complete the firing of 20 rounds within the 5-minute time limit.)

  1. Optics and iron sights are authorized. Laser assisted sights are not authorized. A spotter with binoculars or a spotting scope provided by the shooter is permitted.
  2. All shooting will be done from a seated position at a shooting bench, with elbows propped on the shooting bench.
  • No sandbags or shooting rests are allowed.
  • The use of a rifle sling is not authorized.
  • A pad to protect elbows from shooting bench is authorized.
  1. The NRA TQ-3/2 2010 target provides progressive rings with 10 points for the two center rings ranging down to 5 points for the outer ring.
  2. Prior to posting the target in the competition frame, each competitor will print his or her name on the target.
  3. The Segment Score will be the sum of all points for the two bullseyes.
  4. Shots outside all rings or missing the target will score no points.
  5. After each shoot, the Segment Scorekeeper, in the presence of the competitor, will calculate the Segment Score. Afterwards the competitor will sign both the target and the Segment Scorecard. Once signed, the target and Scorecard will become the property of the Event Scorekeeper.
  6. In the event of a tie, tie-breaker will be the highest number of X-Ring hits

 

Event Results Compilation and Tie-Breakers

The Segment Event Results Compilation and Tie-Breakers

The Segment Rankings will be determined as follows:

  • For the Clays Segment, each team will be ranked (without tie-breakers) from 1st to last according to the teammate with the highest number of clays broken.
  • For the Pistol Segment, each team will be ranked (without tie-breakers) from 1st to last according to the teammate with the highest shooting score.
  • For the Rifle Segment, each team will be ranked (without tie-breakers) from 1st to last according to the teammate with the highest shooting score.
  • Tie-breakers will be used only to determine individual prizes awarded in each segment. Prizes will be awarded to the individuals with the top 1-3 scores in each segment, depending upon the number of entries.

 Each team’s Event Score will be the sum of the three Segment Rankings. Event Ranking will be based on Event Score. Overall Challenge Points will be awarded to the team with the best Event Ranking. Ties will receive an equal number of Challenge points.

  

Competition Checklist

  1. Both Pistols and Rifles (caliber .17, .22, .22 long rifle, .22 magnum, i.e. rim-fire only)
  2. Shotgun (your choice of 12 or 20 gauge; must be capable of holding at least 2 rounds)
  3. Ammo:
  • Shotgun – 50 rounds (Shells will be provided at Check-In by the Range. Extra rounds will be available from the Segment Range Master (SRM), but are provided only if a range equipment malfunction leads to a wasted discharge.)
  • Pistol – Minimum of 20 rounds
  • Rifle – Minimum of 20 rounds
  1. Extra magazines for pistol and/or rifle are suggested
  2. Ear/eye protection is required for both shooters and spectators.
  3. When not in use, all competition firearms must be unloaded and in a case, box, range bag, holster, or other container.
  4. All contestants are responsible for on-time arrival at Event Headquarters for Check-In and the Safety Briefing and for on-time arrival at the prescribed Event Segment according to the Segment Schedule.
  5. Spectators shall not cross the red line while on the pistol and rifle ranges during the competition.