SLINGSHOT TOURNAMENTS

There have been several slingshot tournaments during the 70's and 80's. The Summer Nationals was revived in 2000 and has been held every year since. I have been out of touch with the people who held the Carrizo Springs tournament.

SUMMER NATIONALS SLINGSHOT TOURNAMENT

Director: Kent Shepard
Sponsors: National Catapultry Association
Slingshots Unlimited
Location: Toulon, IL
Years: 1976-1986 Revived 2000 - Present

SAUNDERS U. S. OPEN INDOOR SLINGSHOT TOURNAMENT

Director: Chuck Saunders
Sponsor: Saunders Archery
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Years: 1973-1985?

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SLINGSHOT TOURNAMENT

Directors: A.J. Armstrong, J.D. Moffett
Sponsor: Dimmit County 4-H Clubs
Location: Carrizo Springs, Texas
Years: 1972-1981?

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SLINGSHOT TOURNAMENT
(WINTER NATIONALS SLINGSHOT TOURNAMENT)

Sponsor: Multi-Lakes Slingshot League
Location: Walled Lake, MI
Years: 1983-1987?

WSDR INTERNATIONAL SLINGSHOT TOURNAMENT

Directors: Jerry Gamel & Kent Shepard
Sponsor: WSDR Radio
Location: Dixon, IL
Years: 1980-1983

WINTER INDOOR CATAPULTRY TOURNAMENT

Director: Kent Shepard
Sponsor: Illinois Catapultry Association
Location: Toulon, IL
Year: 1981

TOULON 5TH AND 6TH GRADE SLINGSHOT TOURNAMENT

Director: Kent Shepard
Sponsor: Kent Shepard
Location: Toulon Grade School, Toulon, IL
Years: 1981-1984

WXFW'S "PRIDE OF THE FOX" SLINGSHOT TOURNAMENT

Directors: Gerry Gamel & Kent Shepard
Sponsor: Gamel Broadcasting Inc.
Location: St. Charles, IL
Year: 1984

WYANET FESTIVAL SLINGSHOT TOURNAMENT

Director: Mick Henneberry & Kent Shepard
Sponsor: Wyanet Festival
Location: Wyanet, IL
Year: 1983

WESTERN MUSEUM SLINGSHOT TOURNAMENT

Directors: Leon Clements & Kent Shepard
Sponsor: Western Illinois University Museum
Location: Macomb, IL
Year: 1983