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Utah Youth Education in Shooting Sports Receives Grant From Bass Pro Shops and Cabela's Outdoor Fund

By Utah Youth Education in Shooting Sports, 12/11/19, 4:30PM MST

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PLEASANT GROVE, UT – Utah Youth Education in Shooting Sports (UTYESS) has been awarded a grant from the Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s Outdoor Fund. These grant funds will be used to help build Utah’s first Olympic-style international bunker trap.

UTYESS has partnered with Wasatch Wing & Clay of Cedar Fort, Utah for the construction of this project. Wasatch Wing & Clay is centrally located to most of the youth participating in the UTYESS program. The new facility will help promote youth shooting sports statewide.

Guided by the visionary leadership of Bass Pro founder Johnny Morris, the Outdoor Fund empowers Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s 200 million annual customers to support conservation efforts by roundup up their purchases. Rallying passionate customers alongside dedicated team members, industry partners, and leading conservation organizations like UTYESS, Bass Pro is creating North America’s largest conservation movement to collectively shape the future of the outdoors and all who love it for generations to come.

About Utah Youth Education in Shooting Sports
 Utah Youth Education in Shooting Sports is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to educating youth in Utah about wildlife conservation and firearm safety and promoting youth shooting sports on a competitive and scholastic level throughout the State of Utah. Our purpose is to provide training and guidance to the youth shooting programs of Utah, with the goal of developing self-confidence, self-esteem, self-reliance, respect, personal discipline, responsibility, citizenship, teamwork, and sportsmanship through regular practice and competition at local, state, and national events. For more information on Utah Youth Education in Shooting Sports or to find a team near you, visit www.utyess.org.

About Wasatch Wing and Clay
Wasatch Wing and Clay is located in the beautiful Cedar Valley, just 10 miles west of Lehi, Utah. They have become one of the premier clay shooting destinations in the state and offer trap, skeet, 5-stand, sporting clays, and soon bunker trap in an environment that can't be beat. Wasatch Wing and Clay recently built a magnificent 2,800 square foot clubhouse to host large shooting events, business gatherings, fundraisers, and weddings. On top of it all, they run a top notch 7,000 acre upland hunting preserve. No matter what you are into Wasatch Wing and Clay has something for you. For more info visit their website www.wasatchwingandclay.com.