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Pre-Event Pricing Extended For "Respected Access in Arizona" Fundraiser


October 1, 2015

PHOENIX – The deadline to take advantage of pre-event pricing for next month’s “Respected Access in Arizona” fundraiser, hosted by the Arizona Game and Fish Department and Tread Lightly!, has been extended through Friday, Nov. 6.

A fun-shoot, barbecue dinner, raffles and live auction are planned for Saturday, Nov. 7 at the Arizona State Credit Union Pavilion, located at the Ben Avery Clay Target Center in Phoenix. The cost of the fun-shoot (including targets and two boxes of ammunition) and dinner, catered by Bobby Q restaurant, is $75 through Friday, Nov. 6, then $100 at the door Saturday, Nov. 7. The cost of only the dinner, which includes beverages and a door-prize raffle ticket, is $50 through Friday, Nov. 6, then $60 at the door Saturday, Nov. 7.

Tickets are available online at

Some of the items that will be auctioned include a PSE Archery bow, a wildlife capture with a Game and Fish commissioner (for two), a “Day in the Life of a Game Ranger” (for two), a dove hunt with Game and Fish Director Larry Voyles (for two), and a 14-karat gold with blue topaz drop pendant on a 14-karat gold chain.

The purpose of the event is to help raise awareness of the importance of protecting access and enhancing outdoor recreational opportunities, such as recreational shooting, off-highway vehicle (OHV) use, and camping. All proceeds will be used to help fund the long-term implementation strategies of the “Respected Access is Open Access in Arizona” campaign.

The department and Tread Lightly!, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting responsible recreation through stewardship, communication and education, along with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and U.S. Forest Service, are committed to keeping Arizona’s public lands healthy and open.

For more information about the fundraiser, call (800) 966-9900, Ext. 13, or e-mail


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