Training at Vortex Edge | July 12-14, 2024

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Vortex Experience

Join us July 12-14, 2024, for an all-inclusive training weekend at the Vortex Edge facility in Barneveld, Wisconsin. Thanks to the partnership of Vortex Optics, Federal Premium Ammunition, Ruger Firearms, and Silencer Central, MidwayUSA Foundation is excited to offer this incredible three-day, two-night exclusive event for 15 people. For a $3,250 donation, each attendee will receive a Ruger American Generation 2 rifle, Vortex Venom scope, and Silencer Central suppressor. Pro-staff from Vortex, Ruger, Federal, and Silencer Central will conduct classroom and range sessions with attendees to review all products. Attendees will also enjoy a VIP tour of the Vortex facility, indoor and outdoor firing sessions, and live music during the evening social hour.

All attendees must be at least 21 years old to attend the event.

All funds raised through registrations and during this event will benefit the youth shooting programs of the donors’ choice, and the donation will be matched 1:1 through our Matching Program thanks to Larry and Brenda Potterfield!

Each attendee will receive:

The new Ruger American Generation 2, 6.5 Creedmoor Rifle (including case, sling, eye and ear protection provided by Ruger) $729+ value
Vortex Optics Venom 3-15×44 scope (including rings, level, caps and additional Vortex swag) $900 value
Federal Premium Ammo – 6.5 Creedmoor target loads and hunting loads during the event $400 Value
Silencer Central, Banish 30 Suppressor and tax stamp ($200 processing fee) $1,200 Value
On-range training with pro-staff at Vortex Edge
Friday Dinner, Saturday Lunch and Saturday Dinner
Lodging at Deer Valley Lodge in Barneveld, WI
Not included in this event: transportation to and from Deer Valley Lodge and Vortex

Event Schedule:

      • Friday, July 12, 2024
        • 2:00pm – Arrival at Vortex facility, welcome/meet and greet –
        • 2:30pm –  Tour of Vortex
        • 5:30 – Dinner
      • Saturday, July 13, 2024
        • 7:00 am – Breakfast at the hotel
        • 8:00 am – Arrive at Vortex Training Facility
        • 8:15 am – Announcements and Training staff introductions
        • 8:30 am – Classroom session – Group 1 in Classroom, Group 2 goes down to Range
          • Review Firearm, optics, and ammo
        • 10:00 am – Advanced Firearm session – Ruger
        • 11:00 am – Advanced Ammo ballistics – Federal
        • 12:00 pm – Lunch  – All meet for Lunch (Group 1&2)
        • 1:00 pm – Firearm set up and optic mounting clinic – Group 1 goes to Range, Group 2 goes to classroom
        • 2:30 pm – Range session #1 – zeroing in the rifle
        • 4:00 pm – Range session #2 – indoor 100 yd range
        • 6:30 pm – Social Hour – Live Music
        • 7:30 pm – Dinner
        • 8:30 pm – Toasting and Boasting
      • Sunday, July 14, 2024
        • 7:00 am – Breakfast at the hotel
        • 8:00 am – Range Session #3 outdoor long distance
        • Advanced suppressor session – Silencer Central
        • 11:00 am – Final thoughts and comments
        • 11:30 am – Group photo
        • 12:00 pm – Depart for home


Vortex Edge Facility
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This event will take place at Vortex Edge Facility in Barneveld, Wisconsin. This new 55,000 square-foot Vortex EDGE facility has both indoor and outdoor ranges, with shooting outdoors to 1000 yards. The modern EDGE 100-yard range is one of only a few 100-yard indoor ranges in the country and the only one in the Midwest. The impressive new Vortex EDGE training center is part of the Vortex campus located in Barneveld, Wisconsin. The EDGE buildings are also located right next to the Vortex Optics Headquarters.

Address: 1 Vortex Drive, Barneveld, WI

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