Annual Mike Kipp Memorial Skeet Shoot
The Mike Kipp Memorial Shoot was established in 2004 at NBSC. The shoot was named in honor of Mike to recognize and memorialize his significant contributions of competitiveness, camaraderie, and character he brought to the sport. Gary Ellingson, the then Skeet Director at NBSC, is credited for getting the Kipp Memorial Skeet Shoot started.
About Mike Kipp
auto body shop for over thirty‐five years. He graduated from Madison East High School in 1960. At East, he was an all‐city football player and played hockey after high school for over forty years. During the last eighteen years of his life outdoors, hunting and shotgun sports were important to him. He won countless medals in trap, skeet, and sporting clays. One of his favorite competitions was the Badger State Games. In 1995 he took home a Bronze Medal. The next year he won the whole thing, a gold in trap, a gold in skeet, and gold for the overall high score. Mike was a member of the Wisconsin Skeet Shooting Association and the National Skeet Shooting Association. He was a member of the Hope Rod and Gun Club, in McFarland, North Bristol Gun Club, Sauk Prairie Trap and Skeet Club, Lake Mills, and Millston in Jackson County. His son, Mike Jr. says that he shot four times a week and when he wasn’t shooting, he was home loading shells to shoot the next day. Mike Kipp was born on May 1, 1942, in Decorah, Iowa. He passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, August 10, 2003, while attending the Wisconsin State Skeet Championships at Brown County Sportsmen’s Club in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
About This Years Event
Wow, this marks the 17th year that North Bristol has held this event in honor of Mike. The event was held on May 8th, and as always the event was well attended, the shooters loved the shooting and the food!
Below is a write-up summarizing the results and the day overall! Thanks to all that attended and we look forward to seeing everyone next year!