NRA Country Announces the 2nd Annual ACM Celebrity Shoot
March 9, 2012 at 10:16 AM (PT)
NRA COUNTRY and the ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC (ACM) has just announced the 2nd ANNUAL NRA COUNTRY/ ACM CELEBRITY SHOOT on MARCH 31st as part of THE WEEK VEGAS GOES COUNTRY leading up to the 47th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC (ACM) awards airing live at the MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA in LAS VEGAS on APRIL 1st at 8:00p (ET) on the CBS TELEVISION NETWORK, hosted by WARNER BROS/NASHVILLE artist BLAKE SHELTON and emceed by GAC’s HEADLINE COUNTRY host STORME WARREN.
The competition is a two course, 10 station, 40 target sporting clay shoot made up of 20 teams of 5 shooters, including a celebrity team captain. Celebrity participants include LEE BRICE, COWBOY TROY, CRAIG CAMPBELL, EDENS EDGE, IRA DEAN, CRAIG MORGAN, THOMAS RHETT, JAKE OWEN, the OUTDOOR CHANNEL’S LEE & TIFFANY LAKOSKY and NICK MUNDT, TNA IMPACT WRESTLERS JEFF HARDY, and JAMES STORM, with more being announced at a later date. The ACM CELEBRITY SHOOT supports the WOUNDED WARRIOR PROJECT, THE FOLDS OF HONOR FOUNDATION and the NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE YOUTH PROGAMS.
"It’s great for NRA COUNTRY to be back and to continue our partnerships with the ACM and BLAKE for these righteous causes," said WAYNE LAPIERRE of NRA COUNTRY. "The fun and spirited competition out there on the range accentuates the many common bonds shared by the Country music community and the NRA including love of outdoors, devotion to country and sincere gratitude for the sacrifices of our brave men and women in uniform."
“The ACADEMY is thrilled to continue this partnership with BLAKE and NRA COUNTRY,” said ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC, CEO, BOB ROMEO. “Many traditions and values are shared among the Country music and outdoor enthusiast communities – today we get to have a little fun together while paying our respects to the men and women of our armed forces at the same time.”
For more on the awards and the CELEBRITY SHOOT visit www.acmcountry.com.