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National Rifle Association Announces America’s Rifle Challenge Sponsors


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ATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA
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April 25, 2016
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National Rifle Association Announces America’s Rifle Challenge Sponsors

FAIRFAX, Va. – The National Rifle Association announces Daniel Defense as the presenting sponsor of America’s Rifle Challenge, an NRA program offering training and competition courses designed around America’s most popular rifle platform, the AR. Joining Daniel Defense are supporting sponsors Condor Outdoor Products and Lucid Optics. 

“ARs are incredibly popular in the shooting community and the America’s Rifle Challenge aims to provide training and competition opportunities tailored specifically to this platform’s capabilities.” said Executive Director of NRA General Operations Kyle Weaver. “The NRA is proud to partner with Daniel Defense, Condor Outdoor Products, and Lucid Optics to help continue promoting the outdoor lifestyle and encourage responsible firearm ownership.”

America’s Rifle Challenge develops modern, practical rifle skills with general purpose rifles such as the AR-15. Training events introduce safe firearm handling techniques that incorporate moderate physical activity as participants shoot at distances of up to 100 yards while Match events are contest-focused and introduce competitive shooting sports concepts from basic to advanced-level matches.

“We were attracted to the NRA America’s Rifle Challenge because it appeals to AR users of all types, and allows people to come out and practice with their rifles in a fun and inviting environment,” said Thomas Carlson, Director of Marketing Communications for Daniel Defense. “You don’t need any special gear except the basics, which will encourage new shooters to get out and practice with others who share the same interest.”

For sponsorship inquiries, contact Director of Industry Partnerships John DaSilva at jdasilva@nrahq.org or (703) 267-1356.

About the National Rifle Association
Established in 1871, the National Rifle Association is America’s oldest civil rights and sportsmen’s group. Five million members strong, NRA continues its mission to uphold Second Amendment rights and is the leader in firearm education and training for law-abiding gun owners, law enforcement and the military. Visit http://nra.org.

About Daniel Defense
President and CEO, Marty Daniel founded Daniel Defense at the turn of the 21st century. From its humble beginnings as a start-up company, creating rails and accessories for the AR-15 platform in small batches, Daniel Defense has grown exponentially over the last decade, and is now known for its premium line of rifles and firearms accessories. Now with two locations and a combined 137,000 square feet of available manufacturing space, Daniel Defense looks forward to continued growth, as well as the opportunity to better serve their customers. For more information, visit www.danieldefense.com.

About Condor Outdoor Products
Condor Outdoor Products has been in the industry for over 20 years, specializing in tactical gear for law enforcement and the Armed Forces, growing its line of tactical products to cover every agent, officer, civilian and warfighter’s needs. As the company continues to march forward with their passion in providing innovative, stylish and functional tactical gear for the outdoor and urban communities, Condor Outdoor Products thanks all those who have supported the company, and looks forward to another productive year of testing, experimenting, and improving product lines for everyone. For more information, visit www.condoroutdoor.com.

About LUCID Optics
Launched in 2009, LUCID has grown into a successful emerging firearm accessories company that delivers high quality and affordable gear for the shooting sports industry. LUCID manufactures red dot sights, rifle scopes, magnifiers and accessories for firearms. LUCID’s foundation and passion is in balancing quality optics with affordable prices. For more information on LUCID Optics, visit them online at www.mylucidgear.com

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