2018 General Pletcher Open

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The General Pletcher Open is a registered skeet event open to all NSSA members held the weekend before the ASSC.
Shooters who participate in both events are subject to a re-classification prior to the ASSC.

This year's General Pletcher Open will be held at the Tucson Trap and Skeet Club from 11-13 May, 2018.

General Pletcher Open History

Lt. General Kenneth E. Pletcher, USAF, was one of the key leaders who established the Armed Forces Skeet Association.  He along with other leaders at Peterson Field in Colorado were concerned the club could no longer host the Worldwide Military Invitational shoot due to external expansion projects.  As such, General Pletcher advocated for an organization that could manage, fund, and host military skeet shooting events regardless of the future of Peterson Field.  Once the Association was formed, Lt. General Pletcher was elected the first AFSA President, where he served for three (3) years from 1975 to 1978.

Because of his dedication and commitment to the organization and members of the military services, the Armed Forces Skeet Association works with the host club to hold the General Pletcher Open annually on the weekend prior to the Armed Services Skeet Championships.


Cost Estimates

Cost for each of the 5 events (Doubles, 12 Gauge, 20 Gauge, 28 Gauge, and .410 Bore Championships) will be $50 per 100 targets with $10 returned to shooters

Saturday night dinner will be provided for shooters following shoot-offs.  Lunch will be for sale in the clubhouse on Saturday and Sunday.

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12 Gauge
Saturday
20 Gauge
Saturday
28 Gauge
Sunday
.410 Bore
Sunday
Rotation 1 8:00 am 12:30 pm 9:30 am 2:00 pm
Rotation 2 9:30 am 2:00 pm 11:00 am 3:30 pm
Rotation 3 11:00 am 3:30 pm 8:00 am 12:30 pm

Rotations

Rotations for each gauge are shown to the right, except doubles which will be shot on Friday at the following times:

9:30am 11:00am 12:30pm 2:00pm

*Times subject to number of registered shooters and weather conditions