Thank You Sponsors, Donors, Volunteers & Friends!

We are very proud of our inaugural Texas Ranger Classic Company "A" Sporting Clay Tournament! The day included a "Pair-in-the-Air" warm-up game, 4-person shoot, sponsor recognition, shooter awards, door prizes, food, beverages, raffle squares and an exciting live auction. None of this would have been possible without support from our sponsors, donors, volunteers, and planning committee. Each one of you played a vital part in making the Texas Ranger Classic fun, memorable... and record setting!!

Together, we raised over $100,000.00! These generous donations will afford TRAF the ability to not only aid the children of active duty Texas Rangers to seek higher education through scholarships, but to also provide emergency assistance to both retired and active duty Texas Rangers and their families. TRAF also helps to preserve and perpetuate the history and heritage of the Texas Rangers through its relationship with the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum located in Waco, Texas.

For event photos, please visit out Facebook page: Texas Ranger Classic Sporting Clay Tournament

Overall Team Champions - Score 353

  • David Glynn Gaither - 92
  • Darrell V. Holmes - 91
  • Joe B. Dillard - 93
  • Ranger Ron Duff - 77

Individual Winners

  • HOA - Tommy Schleier - 98
  • HOA Runner-Up - Joe Dillard - 93
  • HOA Ladies - Katherine Cabiness - 85
  • HOA Youth - Grant Kolojack - 96

Sponsors & Donors

Assistant Chief Level Sponsor
Spindletop Charities Inc.

Major Level Sponsors
Premier Protection and Investigations
Henry J.N. Taub II | Marcy Taub Wessel | Tom Wessel | Henry Taub Wessel | Taub Foundation

Captain Level Sponsors
Leslie Doggett
The Fant Foundation

Lieutenant Level Sponsors
Bill & Laura Hartman - Hartman Newspapers, L.P.
Cognizant Technology Solutions
Dave & Jana Wilson - Lilly Construction Inc.
Duane & Kimberly Radtke
Macy & Jim Chionsini - No Name Ranch
Noble Corporation
Sylvie & Gary Crum
William "Klip" & Vona Morefield - North Side Electric Motors
William H. Wallace

Sergeant Level Sponsors
Brooks Long
Carl Lambert
Carrizo Oil and Gas, Inc.
Constable Rob Cook
Constance White
Favorite Brands
George Day - Fidelity Investments
Jeff Wilhelm
Joan Neuhaus Schaan
John L. Morgan
Michael Dosch - Widgeon Construction Inc.
Premier Protection and Investigations
Randall C. Pickett - Oppenheimer & Co. Inc.
Raymond James Financial Services
Republic Services
Robert Hebert
Rod Long - Team Trident
Trinity Industries
Vanco Ring Gasket Specialty

Donors
Bob Dabney
Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation
Copper State Rubber
Duncan K. Underwood
Duncan Stewart - Texas Citizens Bank
Gary Finnegan
Gary Pikett
Giorgio Borlenghi
Herbert W. Appel
Jack H. Moore
James A. Cummins Jr.
James D Dannenbaum - Dannenbaum
Engineering Corporation
John P. Harrington
John Sturkie
Lewis A. & Peggy Metzger
Lloyd Hartman
Marcus Rolls
Marion DeHart
Michael Jacobson
Ned S. Holmes
Rene A Richard
Richard Hunton
Robert L. Jamail
Sara Dodd
W. Lawrence & Andrea Elliott
William "Klip" & Vona Morefield
William H Lane, Jr.

Auction/Raffle Prize Donors
Major Jeffrey Collins
Russell Molina
Bill Hartman
Texas Ranger Chief Tony Leal, retired
Terry Fant
James Tip Finley
Rebecca Creek Distillery

Beverage Sponsors
Favorite Brands
Rebecca Creek Distillery

Lunch Sponsor
Texas Ranger Chief Hank Whitman, retired

Thank you to all of our sponsors, donors, and volunteers for supporting the Texas Ranger Classic Company "A" Sporting Clay Tournament. We look forward to seeing everyone at next year's Co. "A" event!

What is the Texas Ranger Classic?

The Texas Ranger Classic is a sporting clay tournament brought to you by Company "A" Texas Rangers and the Texas Ranger Association Foundation (TRAF). This event is open to all firearms enthusiasts looking to have a fun, competitive afternoon of sporting clay excitement. The tournament format is: 4-Person Teams, 10-Stations, 100-Birds.

  • Raise scholarship funds for the Texas Ranger Association Foundation benefiting children of active Texas Rangers.
  • Interact with Texas Rangers, both active duty and retired.
  • Compete for fantastic prizes and bragging rights!

Benefiting the Texas Ranger Association Foundation

The Texas Ranger Association Foundation, Inc. (TRAF) was organized in 1982 to support active and retired Texas Rangers, a division of the Texas Department of Public Safety since 1935. TRAF is a 501(c)(3) non-profit Texas Corporation.

  • To preserve and perpetuate the history and heritage of the Texas Rangers.
  • To assist active and retired Texas Rangers, their spouses and dependents, as well as spouses and dependents of deceased Texas Rangers in need of emergency relief and assistance. TRAF also hosts an annual reunion for retired Texas Rangers.
  • To establish and administer a scholarship fund to aid the children of active Texas Rangers who plan to attend or are attending accredited colleges or universities.
  • To assist with the expansion, improvement and operations of the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame Museum in Waco, TX.

TRAF Scholarships

One of the most rewarding and important functions is awarding scholarships to the children of active Texas Rangers. The scholarship program was established in 1988 to encourage the children of active During the academic year of 2015 - 2016, TRAF awarded 53 scholarships totaling nearly $200,000 Texas Rangers to seek higher education and to defray the burden of costs. Presently an average of 50 students attending a college, university or accredited trade school receive a TRAF scholarship each year. Each fulltime student receives $4,000 per year. Since 1988, TRAF has awarded over $1.6 million in scholarships.

Planning Committee

TRAF Board Members

  • BOB DABNEY
  • BILL HARTMAN
  • CARL LAMBERT
  • RUSSELL MOLINA
  • HENRY J.N. TAUB II
  • CONSTANCE WHITE

Texas Rangers

  • MAJOR JEFFREY COLLINS
  • LT. WENDE WAKEMAN
  • LT. KIP WESTMORELAND
  • CHIEF HANK WHITMAN, RETIRED

For additional information regarding the TEXAS RANGER CLASSIC, please contact:
Lacy Finley Jemmott, Event Coordinator
512-796-7942

For more information regarding the TEXAS RANGER ASSOCIATION FOUNDATION, please contact:
Liz Myrick, Executive Director 254-752-1001
www.thetexasrangers.org

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