The Southern Side by Side Championship & Exhibition

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.


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 Charles Boswell Gunmaker, FAMARS USA, Gunnerman Books, Heritage Guns UK, MacNab Fine Firearms, Robin Hollow Outfitters, Safari Outfitters, Sturm Ruger & Company, The Preserve at Boulder Hill, Westley Richards & Company, and Wingshooting Adventures.

Slide Action Event

The Classic Slide Action event grew in 2016 and has been added to the agenda for future Southern Side by Side weekends.  It will be from noon to 3 p.m.  It will be 60 targets over 10 stations. The event is listed at the top of the registration form.

Latest Additions!

Muzzle Loading Event

In addition to The Classic Slide Action, a Muzzle Loading event has also been added to the ever-growing Southern Side by Side weekends. It will run alongside the Slide Action event and be held from noon to 3 p.m. The event is listed at the top of the registration form.

American Heritage

Youth Side by Side


To be held in the Dove Field for youths ages 10-17. Trophies and a 16-Gauge Parker Trojan will be awarded!

For Information

Phone: (919) 774-7080

Fax: (919) 708-5052


284 Cletus Hall Rd.

Sanford, NC


Southern SxS 2021 Dates

Thurs., Apr. 22 - Sun., Apr. 25

Deep River Sporting Clays,

Sanford, NC

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