August 2018 Vol. 73 No. 8


UCTA Gulf Coast Sporting Clays Event Continues to Grow

At the recent Gulf Coast UCTA Clay Shoot, members of the winning Team Insituform were (left to right): Andy Ozment, Jeff Cannon, Glen Crawford and Tim Naylor

The Underground Construction Technology Association Gulf Coast Chapter held its annual Sporting Clays Event on June 8 at the Westside Sporting Grounds in Katy, Texas (Houston area). Proceeds are earmarked for the organization’s Scholarship Fund.

With 124 participants and multiple sponsors, the event was a huge success, netting more than $6,000 for student scholarships.

UCTA-Gulf Coast Clay Shoot Committee Chairman David Ellett, vice president of BRH Garver, said “It’s fantastic to see the level of participation in just our second year under this format. The Clay Shoot Committee and all of the volunteers deserve the credit for making this event such a successful scholarship fundraiser. We all had a great time and are already looking forward to next year’s event.”

The winning team was from Insituform/Aegion. Team members were Timothy Naylor, Jeff Cannon, Andy Ozment and Glen Crawford. Joey Fick with Sandale Utility Products won the individual shooter title.

Sponsors included:

  • Sharp Shooter level – Accurate Water & Supply
  • Marksman level – Boring & Tunneling Company of America, BRH Garver, Ferguson, Insituform, Kimley Horn, Sandale Utility Products USA
  • Marshal Level – BioClean, Law Offices of Bradley W. Cole
  • Station Level – Hobas
  • Raffle Sponsors – BRH Garver, Can Clay, AkkermanIn addition, the city of Houston Public Works Department supported the event by not only

participating, but raffling off two spots on its team, captained by Carol Haddock, public works director, and donating the proceeds directly to the UCTA Scholarship Fund.

“All proceeds go to UCTA’s primary goal; education. The scholarships we offer to children of our chapter’s members can make an enormous difference to a family and we are proud that we have the support of everyone that participated to make it possible. The event sponsors have to be given credit – their support makes this event possible,” Ellett added.

Organizers have already picked the date for the next UCTA-Gulf Coast Sporting Clays event. It will be held, rain or shine, on Thursday, May 2, 2019.

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