Shotgun Showdown

Tampa Bay Sporting Clays

Rescheduled for March 16, 2024

Land O' Lakes, FL

The Event

Welcome to the Inaugural Shotgun Showdown, a one-of-a-kind charity shooting event benefiting Operation Recovery, a veterans charity dedicated to aiding those who have bravely served our nation in their journey to physical and mental well-being.

At the heart of this shotgun competition is our passion for helping veterans overcome their challenges after service. Our mission is to provide an unforgettable day of friendly competition while raising funds and awareness for the invaluable support services offered by Operation Recovery.

Featured Activities:

  • Exciting shotgun competition for all skill levels, including sporting clays, skeet shooting, and trap shooting
  • Veterans support through prize giveaways and raffles
  • Meet and greet with Operation Recovery staff, local veterans and supporters
  • Delicious food and beverages
  • Awards ceremony to celebrate our winners and heroes

All proceeds from this event will go directly to Operation Recovery and support programs to help veterans find hope in recovery by providing them with a safe place to heal physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually.

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Operation Recovery is a non-profit organization committed to assisting veterans in overcoming the physical and emotional challenges they face after service. Through comprehensive rehabilitation programs, peer support groups, and connections to vital resources, we empower veterans to regain control of their lives and thrive in their communities.

Mission & Impact

Operation Recovery’s mission is to create a community that supports our service members, veterans, first responders, their families, and those in need through resiliency, health, and wellness programs. We believe that all people have the potential to thrive, and we are dedicated to helping them get there.

Our vision is to build a community that supports veterans, first responders, and our allies — providing them with the means to create sustainment in their lives and partnering with them to enable their future successes.

Check out our Surf Fire program to learn more about our programs and their impact on veteran wellness.  

The Venue

Tampa Bay Sporting Clays is more than just a shooting range. We’re located on 260 acres of wooded terrain and provide a unique facility for the Tampa Bay area perfect for an afternoon away or for a corporate event.

Their skeet range has eight shooting stations and two trap houses. Seven of the eight stations are arranged half-moon between the two trap houses, and the eighth station is positioned directly between them. The high house on the left side of the field throws its targets from a trap 10 feet above the ground.

The target travels to the center of the field and rises to a height of 15 feet. On the right side, the low house throws its targets from only 3½ feet, but they also rise to 15 feet by the time they reach the center of the field. Each skeet round contains 25 targets.

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We would like to express our sincere gratitude to our esteemed sponsors, and all those who generously provided in-kind contributions. Your invaluable support has been instrumental in making our event a resounding success.

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Sponsorship Opportunities

We invite businesses and individuals to partner with us to make the Inaugural Shotgun Showdown a resounding success. Your generous sponsorship will provide valuable exposure for your organization and ensure we can continue supporting the heroes who sacrificed so much for our country. Explore our sponsorship packages by clicking the “Become a Sponsor” button below

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Together, let’s make a difference in the lives of our veterans and create lasting memories at the Inaugural Shotgun Showdown. This charity fundraiser brings together the thrill of shooting sports and the noble cause of veterans’ mental health support.