28th Annual Kansas Prairie Long Rifle Event

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On Oct. 26-28, Prairie Long Rifles, Inc., will conduct its 28th Anniversary Fall Shoot at Kanopolis State Park. Men, women, and youth will compete in rifle and pistol shooting competition, as well as knife and tomahawk throwing.

All shooting events will be with traditional equipment, using round balls and open sights only under National Muzzleloading Rifle Association (NMLRA) rules. Shooting will begin at 8 a.m. Oct. 27 and run through 4 p.m. The shooting fee is $15 for a single and $25 for a family. Saturday will be capped off with an evening dinner for registered shooters and their families.

Prizes will be awarded at noon on Sunday. Sunday will also feature a Rifle Builders Shoot, a Mountain Team Skills Shoot, and an Archery Shoot.

Rendezvous traders are also welcome for a $15 fee or a donation prize of equal value. All participants will be required to pay the daily park vehicle entrance fee of $3.70. For more information, phone 785-488-3466 or 785-667-4612.