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Shooting for Service Dogs – Kyrus Charities Event – SOLD OUT

October 25, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Free - $100

Kyrus Charities invites you to join us for a friendly target shooting and skills competition to support the training and ongoing care of service dogs for Active-Duty Military and Veterans. 

The Cause

Every day, an estimated 184 veterans are diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress (PTS) and 20 commit suicide. Specially trained PTS service dogs can be the difference between life and death for our nation’s veterans, but the intensive training they require is expensive, costing upwards of $20,000 per dog. American Humane, the country’s first national humane organization, provides lifesaving PTS service dogs to our veterans in need. All of the proceeds from the shooting event will go to American Humane to directly support their Active-Duty Military and Veteran Service Dog Program.
Kyrus Charities provides an all-volunteer fundraising team to limit overhead and ensure your charitable dollars go to the intended cause. Both American Humane and Kyrus Charities are registered 501(c)(3) organizations. All donations are tax deductible.

The Event

Kyrus Charities has teamed up with American Humane to create “Shooting for Service Dogs”, a unique fundraiser that combines our commitment to Active-Duty Military and Veterans, our enjoyment of shooting, and our love of dogs.

Our goal is to raise $50,000, which will provide the funds necessary to train and place TWO service dogs. It will also provide financial assistance and care for the dogs after they are matched with their new owner.

The event admission will include:

Entry to Silver Eagle’s premium ranges

– Series of PISTOL shooting skills, stations, and challenges

– Steel shoot course involving movement and target engagement

– Ammo for Skill Lanes and Steel Course (only 9mm, .40, and .45 will be provided*)

– Access to Raffles, Prizes, and Silent Auctions

– T-Shirt detailing the event, charities, and sponsors

– Opportunity to meet and speak with Veterans who have received Service Dogs

– Reception with food and beverage provided by local restaurants

We will also have additional contests and stations available for purchase the day of the event, highlighted by a Full Auto Shoot 

What to bring:

**All items can be borrowed or rented the day of the event**

– Silver Eagle waiver (PLEASE complete online waiver here ahead of time)

– Pistol with 3 Mags

– Holster and Mag Pouch

– Eye and Ear Protection

– Ammo, if necessary*

– Comfortable clothing/shoes with a sturdy belt

*For planning purposes, we are limiting the ammo provided to 9mm, .40, and .45. You’re welcome to bring any other pistol caliber to the event, but ammo will not be provided. Also, please note that only frangible ammo can be shot on the Steel Course. 

To Register:

For admittance to the event, please purchase a General Admission-Shooting ticket (found at the bottom of this page). You must also select a time slot in order to participate in the shooting portion of the event. If purchasing tickets for multiple people, please include each individual’s name during the checkout process.

If you are not wanting to participate in the shooting portion of the event, but still attend the vendor exhibition and reception, please purchase a General Admission – Non Shooting ticket. This ticket allows admittance to the event, starting at 4 PM, and will include a free event T-shirt.

RaffleEnter into the raffle for the chance to win a FREE Sig Sauer 1911 & More!

Details

Date:
October 25, 2016
Time:
1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Cost:
Free - $100
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Organizer

Kyrus Charities
Email:
vets@kyruscharities.org
Website:
http://kyruscharities.org/vets/

Venue

Silver Eagle Group
44620 Guilford Dr #100
Ashburn, VA 20147 United States
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Phone:
(703)723-5173

Tickets