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Jun 25, 2013 11:29 AM by MELISSA CANONE

AADE Hosts 20th Annual Scholarship Sporting Clays Event

LAFAYETTE, La.- The AADE Lafayette Chapter held its 20th annual Scholarship Sporting Clays Tournament at Cajun Elite Shooting Complex in Jennings, Louisiana. Proceeds from the tournament provide petroleum industry-related scholarships at Louisiana universities.

Hundreds of participants, sponsors and volunteers headed to the Jennings facility March 22 and 23 to participate in the two-day event. This year's tournament included 5-Stand, Long Bird and Team Rapid Fire Flurry events.

"Our 20th sporting clays event was a huge success thanks to a dedicated committee and volunteers, generous sponsors and the ongoing support of participants in the oil and gas industry," said Jeffery Svendson, AADE Sporting Clays Committee Chairman. "The AADE Lafayette Chapter is pleased to consistently host a top-notch shooting tournament and grateful for the good works the organization can do with the proceeds raised from this event."

The American Association of Drilling Engineers (AADE), a nonprofit volunteer organization made up of independent chapters, offers a forum for the exchange of information and education on industry and drilling-related topics.

The AADE Lafayette Chapter held its 20th annual Scholarship Sporting Clays Tournament at the Cajun Elite Shooting Complex. Events held throughout the two-day event included 5-Stand, Long Bird and Team Rapid Fire Flurry challenges. The annual event is a key fund-raising effort to provide petroleum engineering scholarships to students at Louisiana universities.

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