RALEIGH, N.C. (Feb. 24, 2015) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has changed the location for the District 2 Youth Hunter Education Skills Tournament on March 14 to the Pitt County Wildlife Club in Pitt County.
District 2 includes Pitt, Beaufort, Greene, Lenoir, Duplin, Pender, New Hanover, Onslow, Jones, Carteret, Pamlico and Craven counties. The Pitt County Wildlife Club is located at 3029 Highway 222 East, Greenville, N.C.
This district-level competition for hundreds of middle school and high school students in rifle, shotgun and archery marksmanship was originally scheduled for the New Hanover County Law Enforcement Officers Association Range in Castle Hayne, in New Hanover County.
“Changes to the range at Castle Hayne necessitated the changing of venues,” said local Hunter Education Specialist Chris Kent. “We want to thank the New Hanover County Law Enforcement Officers Association for providing such a great facility for us in