NRA COUNTRY & ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC
PARTNER FOR SECOND ANNUAL
NRA COUNTRY/ACM CELEBRITY SHOOT
HOSTED BY BLAKE SHELTON
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CELEBRITY SPORTING CLAYS SHOOT PRESENTED BY SOUNDGEAR BY LAPIERRE
AND EMCEED BY STORME WARREN
TO BE HELD SATURDAY, MARCH 31, 2012 IN LAS VEGAS
PART OF THE WEEK VEGAS GOES COUNTRY®
NRA Country and the Academy of Country Music announced today the full lineup of celebrity participants for the second-annual NRA Country/ACM Celebrity Shoot, hosted by ACM Entertainer of the Year nominee Blake Shelton. The sporting clays competition will take place on Saturday, March 31, 2012 as part of The Week Vegas Goes Country® – the week leading up to the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, a star-studded event produced for television by dick clark productions that will be broadcast LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Sunday, April 1, 2012 at 8:00 PM live ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network. Shelton will also co-host the Awards alongside Reba for the second consecutive year.
The NRA Country/ACM Celebrity Shoot, presented by SoundGear by LaPierre and emceed by Headline Country’s Storme Warren, is a two course, 10 station, 40 target sporting clays competition for 20 teams of five shooters – including a celebrity captain – with prizes going to the top team and top celebrity shooter. The confirmed list of celebrity participants for the NRA Country/ACM Celebrity Shoot includes:
Lee Brice, two-time Super Bowl winning legend Dave Butz, Craig Campbell, Easton Corbin, Ira Dean, Edens Edge, Aaron Lewis, Craig Morgan, Jake Owen, The Band Perry’s Neil and Reid Perry, Thomas Rhett, Cowboy Troy, Outdoor Channel personalities Matt Duff, Lee & Tiffany Lakosky, Nick Mundt and Laura Schara, plus TNA Impact Wrestling stars Jeff Hardy and James Storm.
About NRA Country
NRA Country is a celebration of American values. Respect. Honor. Freedom. It’s a lifestyle and a bond between the country music community and hard-working Americans everywhere. It’s powered by pride, freedom, love of country, respect for the military, and the responsibilities of protecting the great American life. We celebrate these values with concerts and other events that benefit gun safety programs for kids, youth hunting and education programs, efforts to support our armed services, and other worthy causes. NRA Country will be involved in causes that defend our values and it will empower our artist friends who promote these values to encourage our next generation of leaders. For more information and latest events, visit www.nracountry.com and follow NRA Country on twitter @nracountry2010.
About the Academy of Country Music Awards
The 47th Academy of Country Music Awards is dedicated to honoring and showcasing the biggest names and emerging talent in the country music industry. The show is produced for television by dick clark productions and will be broadcast LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Sunday, April 1, 2012 at 8:00 PM live ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network. Orly Adelson and R.A. Clark are executive producers. Barry Adelman is producer, and Bob Bardo is the executive in charge of production. Bob Romeo is executive producer for the Academy of Country Music. For more information, please visit www.acmcountry.com.