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NRA World Shooting Championship Returns to Peacemaker National Training Center Sept. 15-17, 2016


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July 5, 2016
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NRA World Shooting Championship Returns to Peacemaker National Training Center Sept. 15-17, 2016

GLENGARY, W.V. – The NRA World Shooting Championship returns to the Peacemaker National Training Center in Glengary, West Virginia, Sept. 15-17, 2016. The presenting partner sponsor for the event is Kimber Mfg., Inc. Daniel Defense, Eley Ammunition, Kahr Firearms Group and JP Enterprises Performance Firearms are the stage event patron sponsors, while Sig Sauer, Lucid Optics and Magnum Research are the match alliance sponsors for the event.

The competition attracts the top shooters from across the globe to participate in virtually every type of major firearms shooting sport, including pistol, rifle, shotgun and combined-firearm sports. The event will crown one competitor the undisputed “World Shooting Champion,” and award a $25,000 top prize.

In total, shooters will compete for $250,000 in cash and prizes. First through third place overall winners earn cash prizes, and shooters will also earn winnings from a large Stock Pro and Amateur prize table.

Shooters progress through 12 equally weighted stages, allowing them to demonstrate skills in each of the following shooting sports: Cowboy Action, NRA Precision, NRA Action Pistol Falling Plates, 2-Gun, Five-Stand, Wobble Clays, .22 Smallbore, 3-Gun, USPSA, DMR Challenge, PRS Long Range Challenge, and America’s Rifle Match.

This year, the 2016 NRA World Shooting Championship features three divisions for shooters to register in: Open Pro, Stock Pro and Amateur. New this year, the Open Pro division allows sponsored shooters to bring their own firearms and ammunition for use in the competition. The Stock Pro and Amateur divisions are open to competitors who will use provided firearms and ammunition.

Registration is now open for the 2016 NRA World Shooting Championship, available at https://wsc.nra.org. For more information, visit https://wsc.nra.org, call (703) 267-1479 or email NRAhighpower@nrahq.org.

Note: In a prior version of the release, Daniel Defense, Eley Ammunition, Kahr Firearms Group and JP Enterprises Performance Firearms were listed incorrectly as presenting partner sponsors. These partnering companies have graciously signed on as stage event patron sponsors for the 2016 NRA World Shooting Championship.

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://www.nra.org.

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