Albuquerque, New Mexico -
In a little more than an hour from now, Albuquerque Mayor Richard Berry will be joined by several local officials in the 2011 National Police Shooting Championships (NPSC) opening cermonies. Taking place at the Shooting Range Park just off Atrisco Vista Boulevard, this is the sixth year for the championships in New Mexico.
"Albuquerque has been wonderful for the Championships," said NRA Law Enforcement Director Glen Hoyer. "Mayor Berry, along with Sheriff Dan Houston and New Mexico State Police Chief Robert Shilling have been very supportive of our tournament, our competitors and our staff."
Starting at 7:30 AM Mountain Daylight Time, Mayor Berry is scheduled to be joined for the opening by Sheriff Houston, Chief Shilling and a number of officials from NRA Headquarters. Then the Championships begin.
Day one of NPSC starts with the Open Class Revolver 1500 Match Relays, the Distinguished Revolver Match Relays and the Service Revolver Match Relays. Monday also marks the official opening of the Exposition Hall were competitors will find Brownells, Remington, Leupold, FNH-USA and more there with their latest in Law Enforcement essentials.
If you're in the area and want to see it all for yourself, then stop by the Shooting Range Park this morning for the opening.