EDWARDSVILLE - The Edwardsville Gun Club unveiled some details today about its annual event called Schutzenfest.

Stephen Gilbertson, a spokesperson for the event, said, "Every year at Edwardsville Gun Club, there is this large event called Schutzenfest. It is a local kids' fishing derby. Kids from the gun club and the Edwardsville/Glen Carbon area come to the lake on the gun club property.

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"The winners take home prizes like trophies and gift cards."

I just want to see if you or one of your reporters is available on this date:

October 14, 2023

11 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

The address is:

4104 Staunton Road

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The Timeline:

  • 11:00-12:00: Check-In

  • 12:00-12:05 National Anthem

  • 12:05-3:00: Derby

  • 3:00-4:00 Counting Up Scores **DIRECTORS ONLY**

  • 4:00: Awards

Website for the fishing derby is:


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