Here is referee information for the 2017 World Skeet Championships. If you are interested in refereeing the event, please complete the application and return to Royce Graff for consideration.
The 2017 RTP Open began on Friday afternoon at the Durham County Wildlife Club in Durham, North Carolina. After braving the heavy storms, Scott Graham was gun champion with Brandon Lawley as runner up and David Stevenson in 3rd. Class winners were Bruce Colclough (A), Tom Myaard (B), and Frank Koch (D).
Saturday morning shooters were pleased to find the sun had come out for 12 gauge. Jay Bunting won the gun championship. Troy Wright claimed runner up (also shooting his first 75 straight) and Leroy Wood was 3rd. Class winners were Brandon Lawley (AA), Rob Pope (A), Karl Grimm (B), Wallace Merritt (C), Frank Koch (D), and Dave Burton (E). After a delicious lunch provided by the volunteers at Durham, shooters were ready to tackle the 20 gauge. George De Santo was gun champion, Stephen Timmons was runner up, and Kevin Hostinsky was 3rd. Class winners were Jay Bunting (AA), Charles Lawley (A), Rogan Smith (B), Troy Wright (C), and Dave Burton (D). After several shoot-offs, the basketball game was put on the TV and BBQ chicken and vegetables were served.
Sunday morning brought even nicer weather for 28 gauge. Brandon Lawley was the gun champion, Stephen Timmons was runner up and David Stevenson was 3rd. Class winners were George De Santo (AA), Steve Russell (A), Jeff Mc Nany (B), Rogan Smith (C), and Frank Koch (D). Surprisingly, the weather remained perfect for the .410 event. Jay Bunting was the gun champion, Brandon Lawley was runner up, and Mark Smith was 3rd. Class winners were Chip Simmons (AA), Rob Pope (A), Leroy Wood (B), Rogan Smith (C), and Dave Burton (D). At the end of the event, Jay Bunting was the HOA champion Brandon Lawley was runner up, and David Stevenson was 3rd. Class HOA winners were George De Santo (AA), Steve Timmons (A), Wallace Merritt (B), Rogan Smith (C), and Dave Burton (D).
Congratulations to the 2016 North Carolina State Team members. Our first team was Stuart Brown (captain), Jay Bunting, Donnie Parks, Mark Smith, and Brandon Lawley. The second team consisted of Riley Dellinger, Kevin Hostinsky, Chip Simmons, Scott Graham, and Stephen Timmons. Victoria Stellato was the ladies champion and Ron Hostinsky was the military champion.