$65K in Prize Money Up for Grabs at Multi-Discipline Aguila Cup
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
3GN, Sporting Clays, Five Stand, Rimfire Challenge to be tested in Texas; Cash Payouts, Prize and Fun in Store!
Come take your shot at a piece of $65,000 in prize money this summer down in Texas at the Aguila Cup! Shoot Sporting Clays, Five Stand, Rimfire and 3-Gun during a one-of-a-kind multigun event, presented by Aguila Ammunition and TxAT!
TxAT, the exclusive North American distributor for Aguila Ammunition, will be hosting the inaugural Aguila Cup multi-discipline shooting sports tournament June 14-17, 2018, at Fossil Pointe Sporting Grounds in Decatur, Texas. After three successful years of hosting the Copa Aguila in Acapulco and Guadalajara, Mexico, this marks the first year Aguila Ammunition will host the tournament on U.S. soil. The four-day event consists of Sporting Clays, Five-Stand, FITASC, 3-Gun and Rimfire.
“After much success of the Copa Aguila in Guadalajara and Acapulco, we’re bringing the same event to the U.S. TxAT is a Texas-based company and we’re excited to host an event in our own backyard,” says Kristi Drawe, Director of Marketing for TxAT/Aguila Ammunition. “We welcome all shooters, as the Aguila Cup will feature a category for every shooting discipline, and we look forward to having our friends and industry partners join us in our home state of Texas.”
The 3-Gun portion of the event will be designed and administered by 3-Gun Nation, featuring two stages of fire and a 3GN Shoot-Off for the top competitors. The 3GN Event will include cash payouts, per classification, along with an overall event winner, including $500 to the top 3-Gunner. For those competing in Sporting Clays/Five Stand, Rimfire and 3-Gun, billed as the “Triple Threat High All-Around Award,” a prize package valued at $5,000 will go to the grand prize winner! See the full list of cash payouts, which is extensive, HERE!
On Saturday, June 16, a private dinner will be hosted for competitors and their families, featuring a concert by Texas Country/Red Dirt singer-songwriter Wade Bowen. The event weekend is chock full of fun; check out more info on the Aguila Cup HERE!
Fossil Pointe Sporting Grounds is a 480-acre family owned and operated facility in landscape rich North Texas. The grounds are complimented by a 5000-sq. ft. well-appointed clubhouse and a rifle/pistol pro-shop. Located just an hour away from the Dallas/Ft. Worth Airport it is most convenient to the DFW metroplex area. The range was established in 2008 with a focus on the shotgun enthusiast featuring 2 NSCA Sporting Clays courses, a Master’s course, Trap, and Skeet. They soon expanded to a full-service range including a standard pistol and rifle range out to 200 yards. The facility also features long-distance steel targets from 250-800 yards. All courses are setup to show the natural beauty of the countryside while facilitating safe shooting. Fossil Pointe has classes for all levels of shooters as they passionately preserve and promote shooting sports of all disciplines with a particular focus for youth, safety, and education.