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Register Now for the 4th Annual NILO Open,June 10-11, 2022

The 4th annual NILO Open Sporting Clays Event, June 10 and 11, 2022, will play host to hundreds of clay target shooters of all skill levels who will compete for more than $35,000 in prizes. The event will be held at NILO, the iconic Winchester hunting and shooting preserve located in Brighton, Illinois , ( In addition, this will be a National Sporting Clays Association (NSCA) Registered Shoot.

Registration details:

Individuals can elect to shoot one day or both days. The registration fee per day is $135. Event attendees can also round up $10 at the time of registration, which will be donated to Folds of Honor. Teams will shoot the 15-station sporting clay course during either the morning or afternoon session. (You can register as an individual and you will be paired with a team, or you can register a team.)To register, call 618-466-0613 or email [email protected].

Registration fee includes: 

100 rounds of Winchester AA® shotshell ammunition (for the 15-station course).A Winchester gift bag.Lunch. 

Additional side shooting games will also be available: $20 for the flurry and $60 for the 50-shot practice course. With each entry, individuals are entered into the prize drawings. 

Schedule (same for each day):
7:30 a.m.: Doors and registration open
8:00 a.m.: Side games open
8:30 a.m.: First flight begins shooting
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.: Lunch is served
Noon: Second flight begins shooting 
5:00 p.m.: Side games conclude

Note: The awards ceremony will be held between 4:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. 

NILO Open sporting clays event sponsors include: Alltrista, Browning, Ervin Industries, Farm & Home Supply, Foam Supplies Inc., Industrial Chemicals, Purina Pro Plan, White Flyer, Wieland and Winchester.

About NILO

In 1952, John M. Olin took more than 600 acres of farmland joined by timber and turned it into a wildlife oasis. He created the ideal place to raise and train the best Labrador Retrievers in the world. He called it NILO®, dedicated to land and unsurpassed hunting, sport shooting, gun dogs and conservation education. Over the years, celebrities, political dignitaries, sports heroes and avid outdoorsmen of all kinds have enjoyed the hospitality at NILO. For decades, legendary AA® shotshells have been used in the NILO fields and its ranges. This ammunition commemorates the legacy of John M. Olin and his commitment to conservation and the shooting sports. Learn more about NILO by visiting or connecting with us on Facebook at

About Winchester Ammunition

Winchester is the largest small caliber ammunition enterprise in the world and the leader in delivering innovative ammunition products to hunters, sport shooters, law enforcement and the U.S. Warfighter. The 156-year-old Winchester brand is built on integrity, hard work and a deep focus on its loyal customers. Learn more about Winchester by visiting or connecting with us on Facebook at

Gun Owners Care®

Gun owners care. You care about safety. You care about preventing unauthorized access to firearms. You care about bettering your community, helping those in need, and conserving wildlife and wild places for generations to come. It’s time for gun owners to tell their stories and to show how they’re making a difference. NSSF®, the trade association for the firearms industry, has established the Gun Owners Care campaign to unite gun owners and the firearms industry in this common cause. Visit for more information.

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