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Meet MEC Outdoors New Sponsored Shooter


Hi! I’m Makayla Scott from White Sulphur Springs, WV. I am 16 years old, and I’m an avid sportswoman, clay shooter, and journalist. I am MEC Outdoors newest sponsored shooter! I’m so proud and excited to be a part of this awesome team! 

I started shooting shotgun at 12 with my older brother. At the time, I was quiet and introverted, and I had no expectations as to where shooting sports would lead me in the future. Now, not only am I a brave, new person- I have a job writing for Womens Outdoor News, and I am a sponsored shooter for both amazing companies of CZ-USA and MEC Outdoors!


I’m really looking forward to the future with MEC! Ever since I was 12, I have been helping my dad set machines for tournaments in exchange for practice rounds, and I worked with many other brands of machines. My first experience with MEC Machines was at my 4-H club when we bought two 300E Sporter machines, and I was amazed at their reliability and dependability. The machines were easy to adjust too, which made it so much safer to change the angles and directions of the targets easily with no problems. I was even more impressed with these machines when I was chosen for the Guinness World Record attempt. The machines threw over 20,000 targets and didn’t have a single issue the entire 12 hours.

Shooting sports is my true passion, and it’s a passion I want to share with the world. Teaming up with a company that shares the same passion as I do is so exciting! Please follow our first goal of the year to get my new practice field open (My field of Dreams.) After finishing our trap field, we have just begun to break ground on our skeet field! I can’t wait to get the houses done and those 2 300E Sporter Skeet machines set! This field is not only important to me, but to all our local youth teams who have lost their practice field. 

by Makayla Scott

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  1. Great gal! A true ambassador for the sport.

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  2. Kudos to Mec CZ and Maakayla RC in Tennessee

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  3. Makayla visited our club last year and hope she makes it back to North Carilina in 2020.

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