Austin Founder Lions Club

2018 Sporting Clay Fundraiser

08 Jun 2018 5:35 PM | Mark Hastings (Administrator)

Austin Founder Lions Have Successful Sporting Clay Shoot-Out

Austin Founder Lions Club’s eighth annual Sporting Clay Shoot-Out was June 8, 2018, at Capital City Clays. A total of 21 teams competed in two fields.  Prizes were awarded for First, Second and Dead Last in both the Blue and Red fields.  Winning teams were sponsored by Austin Sonic Drive-In and DBR Engineering. Second place winners were Labor Finders and The University of Texas Cowboys. Dead Last went to TAB Technologies.

The NFL Alumni – Austin Chapter again supported the event with some 22 former players who hosted each shooting station, signed autographs and posed for pictures. Thanks, guys!

               Continued support by both past and new Team, Event and Station sponsors and generous participants – plus several raffles – helped make this event financially successful. Thanks to all the sponsors listed below. 

               The primary beneficiary for the event was again the Center for Child Protection. (

               Austin Founder Lion Cameron Labunski was chair of the event. Jim Overton and Tommy Cowan were co-chairs. Other committee members included Austin Founder Lions Mark Hastings, Brittany Hendrickson, Sam Ruiz, Ann Ward and Robert Watson; NFLA members Raul Allegre, Stevie Lee, Chris McNelley and Dan Neil; and Center for Child Protection’s Anne West.

               “We are pleased with the number of community teams and sponsors who are returning year after year.  Great Smokey Mo’s BBQ, friendly competition and the opportunity to meet former National Football League players make this a fun event, and everyone has a great time,” Labunski said.

Co-Chairman Jim Overton, left, emceed the Awards Luncheon.  Event Chairman Cameron Labunski, second from left, Co-Chairman Tommy Cowan, holding plaque, and NFL Alumni – Austin Chapter President Raul Allegre, right, presented awards during the luncheon.

Austin Founder Lions Jim Overton, left, and Cameron Labunski and NFL Alumni – Austin Chapter President Raul Allegre, right, presented the $250 Russell Korman’s Fine Jewelry, Diamonds & Watches gift certificate to raffle winner Jerry Conway, holding gift bag. Conway’s Austin Sonic  Drive-In Team was one of the First Place winners.

Austin Founder Lions Club Past President Michael Cowan, right, was the lucky winner of the raffle for a case of Tito’s Handmade Vodka.  Lions Jim Overton, left, and Cameron Labunski and NFL Alumni – Austin Chapter President Raul Allegre congratulate Cowan on his win.

The Austin Sonic Drive-In Team won top honors on the Blue Field at the 2018 Sporting Clay Shoot-Out.

Newcomers DBR Engineering won first place on the Red Field at the 2018 Sporting Clay event.

The Labor Finders Team took second place in the Blue Field.

The University of Texas Cowboys Team won second place in the Red Field.

The TAB Technologies Team came in Dead Last in the tournament.

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