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Schützenfest

This is just a small sample of the pictures from the 2016 Schützenfest. 

The full set of photos from the 2016 celebration can be seen on the 2016 Schützenfest Slideshow page.

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Rifle Association members gather on a September Sunday morning for the annual Schützenfest




 
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Members await their turn



 
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Members await their turn 


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Ronny Sacks lines up his shot




 
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Score is kept on a well-worn notebook, watched carefully by many interested members



 
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And the winner is... John Wantland, runner-up from last year's Schützenfest! John won with a perfect score of 36 in the final round.
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Members gather for their traditional group photo around the target

 
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Another competition is in the books


 
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The band and RTRA members enter and march around the Hall to begin the celebration  




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Round Top Rifle Association Schützenfest
RTRA President Michael Sacks awards John his golden Schützenkönig pin




 
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After receiving his cedar crown and golden pin, John is hoisted three times by fellow  Schützen Verein members

 
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A commemorative keg of German bier is tapped for the celebration



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Edgar Fricke was honored for his many years of service to the Rifle Association

 
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Eugene "Jeep" Menking was honored for his many years of service to the Rifle Association




 
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Couples enjoyed dancing to traditional polka music  

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The community enjoys the free music and dance




 
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Donnie Wavra and the Hi-Liters provided the entertainment

 
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Several commemorative Henry rifles were raffled off to lucky winners





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