MEEKER I The Jim Harmon Memorial Black Powder Blanket Shoot will be held March 19, sponsored by the Meeker Sportsman’s Club for traditional muzzleloaders, black powder pistols and in-lines.
The event will be held at the Meeker Sportsman’s Club, located 4.5 miles south of Meeker on the east side of Highway 13 (36684 Highway 13), with signup at 9 a.m. and a shotgun start at 10 a.m.
Prizes will be awarded in three classes: men, women and youths (ages 9 through 14 years).
Iron sights only and patch and ball only will be permitted, and traditional dress is encouraged but not required.
For participants, there will be a $10 shoot fee plus a $15 to $25 blanket prize (optional), which includes the main shoot, which includes 20 targets.
There will be an optional hawk and knife throw and an optional speed shoot for those who wish to participate.
There will also be a door prize drawing, and the event is open to the public and spectators free of charge.