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  • Rendezvous with no winners, other than aggregate?

    Went to a Rendezvous this Memorial Weekend. It was a fun shoot and we had a good time, (the boss lady and I LOL) There were 90+ shooters so attendance was pretty good. At the awards ceremony this afternoon I was quite surprised when the sponsoring unit started calling out the aggregate winners and that was it.
    No first- third place rifle, men or women..
    No first-third place pistol, men or women
    No first-third place hawk and Knife, men or women.

    Now this is Washington State, has political correctness ruined muzzle loading shooting competition at Rendezvous in the Northwest?
    anyone else seen this recently?
    "We failed, but in the good providence of God apparent failure often proves a blessing." Robert E. Lee

  • #2
    You're probably lucky they hadn't had to add "Trans" to the Mens & Women's categories.

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    • #3
      Much like many socialist beliefs like where after a kid's soccer game ends and both sides congratulate each other for playing. And there is never "a winner" declared because everyone's an "achiever". Turning boys into.... Ok, I'm not going there, I'll puke. It's simply the breeding of a nation of wimpy sheep.

      Just my redneck Texas opinion....
      Remember, the last thing a man wants to do is the last thing he does.

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      • #4
        Asking around with some of the really old timers, this club has been doing their rendezvous this way for years. So, it's their show, their rules. We still had fun.
        "We failed, but in the good providence of God apparent failure often proves a blessing." Robert E. Lee

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        • #5
          Guess that discourages the" in to win" Crowd and encourages the" run for fun" group.
          I was raised in the 50\'s on jackrabbits and gunpowder.salt and pepper wooda made\'em taste better

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          • #6
            And then they all go to Starbucks, have a latte, and express how they feel. Discuss trans-powders where black powder can change to a mild form of sugar-based powder if it feels like it was born that way.

            Pardon me, I think I've got a liberal movement about to happen!

            Remember, the last thing a man wants to do is the last thing he does.

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            • #7
              Originally posted by wheezengeezer View Post
              Guess that discourages the" in to win" Crowd and encourages the" run for fun" group.
              like this"
               
              "The fact that guns can kill another human being is the whole point. That\'s why they are so darn good at deterring violent criminals". Ann Coulter

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              • #8
                I run for beer, because running is no fun.

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                • #9
                  Endeavor to persevere.

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                  • #10
                    that's a good one!
                    Remember, the last thing a man wants to do is the last thing he does.

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