The Ruffed Grouse Society has scheduled its New England Sporting Clays Championship for Sunday, June 1, 2008 at Addieville East Farm, 200 Pheasant Drive, Mapleville, Rhode Island, beginning with a shotgun start at 10 a.m. (Five stand warm-ups from 8-10 a.m.).

According to RGS New England Regional Director Boyd Cooke, registration for this 100 target, 15 station shoot is $150 per shooter prior to May 26 ($175 after) or $600 per four-man squad. Along with the targets, each entry fee includes a Continental breakfast, traditional New England style lobster dinner, 1-hour open bar after the shoot, one-year RGS membership and RGS favor.

A Gold Cup sponsorship package that includes station recognition, one shooter entry package, Boyt Signature shotgun case and sporting clays bag and a complimentary ticket on a fine grouse gun is available for $1,000.

Scoring will be judged on the Lewis Class system, with plaques awarded for High Overall, Youth and Ladies Champion as well as Champion and Runner-up in four modified Lewis Class Divisions and Champion and Runner-up four-man teams.

For more information contact Jack O’Brien at 401-568-3185. Reservations will only be accepted by fax at 401-568-3009 or by e-mail at addieville@wildblue.net . No telephone reservations.

Established in 1961, the Ruffed Grouse Society is the one international wildlife conservation organization dedicated to promoting conditions suitable for ruffed grouse, American woodcock and related wildlife to sustain our sport hunting tradition and outdoor heritage.

Information on the RGS, its mission and management projects can be found on the web at: www.ruffedgrousesociety.org.