The 2023 Fall Classic at Back WoodsQuail Club

Fall 2023 dates - Thursday, October 19 - Sunday, October 22 

Vie for a silver trophy and bragging rights as you shoot against fine sportsmen (or your personal best) in an environment replete with camaraderie, competition, and tradition. The Southern Side by Side Championship and Exhibition draws shooters, gun makers, outdoor enthusiasts, artisans, and historians from around the world to celebrate the rich tradition of wing shooting over a thrilling weekend of friendly competitions, exhibitions and fellowship. The novice and expert shooter alike will relish the collegial atmosphere and find enjoyment and challenge at every turn. Dozens of opportunities to shoot multiple events ensure a weekend to remember!

A Special Thanks

A special thanks to gun maker Atkin Grant & Lang, who has provided critical sponsorship and support to the Southern Side by Side since its inaugural year in 1999.


Likewise, an equally enthusiastic tip of the hat to another steadfast supporter, Shooting Sportsman Magazine. In addition to the charter sponsors, we wish to thank the additional sponsorship of American Custom Gunmakers Guild, Charles Boswell Gunmaker, Chris Batha Shooting Solutions for Wing and Clay, Connecticut Shotgun Manufacturing, Delaney & Sons, Don Currie Academy of Wing and Clay Shooting, Griffin & Howe, Heritage Guns UK, John Dickson & Son, MacNab Fine Firearms, Morphy Auctions, Poulin Auctions, Robin Hollow Outfitters, Safari Outfitters, Sturm Ruger & Company, Westley Richards & Company, and Wingshooting Adventures.

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