Greetings from the Board of Sioux County Sportmen’s Club.
Thank you to all the members, sponsors, businesses, volunteers and board members for supporting this organization so we can continue to help improve and expand on all of the wildlife areas in our county. With all of your support this will insure to our kids and generations to come the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors.
2020 has definitly been an interesting year for everyone. The board has continued their work on the business of SCSC throughout these past several months. It has been challanging deciding on our major fund raising events because of changing schedules and closures. At our last meeting we finally were able to get the information we needed to proceed with our 24th annual banquet plans.
2021 SCSC Annual Banquet Information – The SCSC banquet will be held this year on May 22 at the Dordt Rec Center. Information on the banquet will be posted on the website at www.siouxcsc.org, on the SCSC facebook page and posters will be up in various places. We will post an order form on the website for those who like to mail in the orders. Also on the website will be a way to order online for those who wish to do that, and as always you will be able to buy tickets from any board member. Keep an eye on the website for all the information – www.siouxcsc.org.
2021 SCSC 5 Gun Raffle – The board has decided to do a 5 gun raffle for this year’s fundraiser. There will be only 500 tickets sold for this raffle. All tickets will be numbered and will need your contact information on them. Drawing will be on July 5 and be drawn by someone from people’s Bank. Tickets will go on sale Febuary 5 and can be purchased from any board member. A list of board members will be on the website. The 5 guns are
1. Browning X Bolt Hunter 6.5 Creedmoor 2. Beretta A300 12 ga. 3. CZ Red Head Premier O/U 12 ga.
4. Howa 1500 HS Precision Barrel .308 5. Tanfoglio EAA Witness Limited 10mm
Tickets on sale Feb 5 from any board member
2020 Banquet information
- The 23st annual banquet was held on March 7. The baquet this year raised just over $46,000. The banquet is the major fund raising event for the Sioux County Sportsmen’s Club with the proceeds staying in Sioux County to help with improvements to existing public ground and helping with land acquisition in the county. Thank you to all who supported and attended the banquet.
- Honoring our Veterans. One item on the live auction this year was a Citadel 45 1911 .45 cal Handgun. It was decided to have all of the proceeds of this handgun and all donations from individuals go to Midwest Honor Flight chapter. Midwest Honor Flight is an organization taking Veterans for a special day of touring Washington D.C. The total of all the proceeds and donations was $4,000.
Outdoor Skills Day
This years outdoor skills day will be held on June 10. There is a noon lunch provided. This day is open to all ages. There are different sessions to choose from…. Hiking, canoeing, archery, outdoor cooking, air rifles, shotgun shooting, duck hunting, fly fishing and much more. You can go to Sioux County Conservation website for more information.
Family Fishing Clinic
This event, sponsored by Sioux County Conservation Board and the Sioux County Sportsmen’s Club will be held on Saturday, June 12, from 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the Sandy Hollow fishing pond. Come for a fun filled morning of fishing instruction. There will be prizes!! Bring your own pole. **There will be some available if you don’t have one. Lunch will be provided at noon for those who participate. To register you can go to Sioux County Conservation website.
For everyone purchasing items on Amazon you can go to Amazon Smile (everything the same as Amazon) and purchase your items. The Sioux County Sportsmen’s Club is listed as a non profit organization under Amazon Smile. With every purchase you make and list SCSC as the non profit, 0.5% of each purchase will go to SCSC. Keep this in mind for your next purchase.
A printable land map can be found on our website www.siouxcsc.org.
Don’t forget to check out our website www.siouxcsc.org! Make sure you check out the “Upcoming Events” section for any local sportsmen related activities. Events are continually updated. Volunteer opportunities will be listed in the upcoming events area, but you can also sign up on the website to be emailed when opportunities arise. Keep checking on the website for updates on events and information on these events.
This past year there has been 8+ acres added to the Rock Wildlife Area west of Rock Valley and on the south side of the walk trail. This piece is the loop inside of that area that was private.
The land acquisition committee is working on a number of potential pieces of ground at this time. Any new developments will be posted on the scsc website.
With your continued support of the Sioux County Sportsmen’s Club, we as the board will continue to work hard for you to improve existing areas and aquire new wildlife areas in Sioux County insuring that our youth and future generation have a place to enjoy the outdoors. Thank you.
Sioux County Sportsmen’s Club