Blasting for Hope
The Casting for Hope team is pleased to present
Blasting for Hope is a competitive clay shooting competition to be held at Fowler Farms Sporting Clays, in Hot Springs, NC. Mary Ruth and Cline Fowler and the whole Fowler family have been very receptive to having this fundraiser on their property.
Bring your shotgun, shells, and protective gear to the farm:
Saturday, August 22
Fowler Farm Road
Hot Springs (Madison County), NC
What you need to know:
If you have participated in the fun shoots at Fowler’s before, you will see a few minor differences in registration, check-in procedure, and prizes.
Registration: Blasting for Hope is just a day away!
You can still register today or on Saturday morning.
Don’t miss the chance to be one of the top shooters or to win a prize.
(Pre-registration for an accurate food count ended Friday, August 14.)
Register as a team or as an individual by email or phone or on our online registration form
Email [email protected]ingforhope.org or
In messages, include a contact name,
whether you are registering for a team or as an individual,
a number of non-shooting guests that may accompany you,
a contact number and email address.
If you prefer to register online, the form is quick and easy for teams and individuals.
Entry Fee: $100
Fee includes lunch for shooters.
A portion of the fee may be tax deductible as allowable by law.
Guests’ Lunch Fee: $10.00
Guests pay $10.00 for lunch.
Lunch for shooters and guests who register by August 19—
Catered by Chef Mo: BBQ pork, baked beans, roasted potatoes, and coleslaw.
A variety of desserts will be available.
Registrations received after the 19th will be offered lunch from another provider.
Mail a check, made out to Casting for Hope, to:
Casting for Hope
P. O. Box 8118
Asheville, NC 28814
Note on the memo line-BfH Registration.
Pre-payment will speed up check-in on the day of the shoot.
If you plan to make payment other than by check or through PayPal, please call Kathy at
Note: On event day, should you need a shotgun, shells, a golf cart, or eye and ear protection, you will pay for these through Casting for Hope at the Registration table. A member of the Fowler family will then hand you or direct you to the item rented or purchased.
Check-In: Begins at 8:30 a.m.
Shotgun Start: 9:30 a.m.
Scoring: Scores will be tallied by the Fowlers.
Top Shooters’ Prizes: First, second, and third place shooters will choose from a Chetola Resort half-day fly-fishing trip for 2,
an Upper Creek Angler float trip, fly-fishing lessons, a rod, or other items contributed by local businesses. They will also receive award plagues contributed by Showtime Sports and Trophies, Asheville, NC and award ribbons.
Ticket drawings: All participants will receive a ticket at check-in for a chance to win the remaining items.
Drawings will take place after lunch and after top shooters are announced.
Sponsors and Contributors: A special thanks to our Gold Sponsors and prize drawing contributors. Please contact them should you have need of their services or products.
Prize drawing contributors are:
Carolina Guns and Gear, Orvis, Cooper’s Trading, On Target Indoor Shooting Range, Dan Nichols, Wings & Clays Guns ‘N Gear, Earleen Evans, Jeff Haney, Fox Country Store, and the Practical Outdoorsman.
Our Gold Event Sponsors are:
The Construction and Maintenance Company
Mills River, NC
Chetola Sporting Club at Blue Ridge Mountain Club
Blowing Rock, NC
To be a Gold Event Sponsor ($500), Team Sponsor ($400), Silver Sponsor ($250), or Bronze Station Sponsor ($100), contact Kathy Haney at [email protected] or 828-712-2716. Information with marketing benefits to you and your business will be emailed.
In addition to sponsorship, or besides sponsorship, you may wish to contribute items for prizes.
We welcome you to become one of Casting for Hope’s followers as
a sponsor, contributor, and participant.
Fowler Farm’s May Fun Shoot
Come have fun with us on August 22!