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NRA Announces The 2018 NRA World Action Pistol Championship and NRA Bianchi Cup Presented by Colt Scheduled May 19-25, 2018
COLUMBIA, Mo. – The National Rifle Association proudly announces the 2018 NRA World Action Pistol Championship and the NRA Bianchi Cup Presented by Colt, scheduled for May 19-25, 2018, at the Green Valley Rifle & Pistol Club in Hallsville, Missouri. Registration for the NRA Bianchi Cup is open now at https://bianchicup.nra.org/bianchiregistration/.
This year’s NRA Bianchi Cup competition runs from May 23-25, 2018. Founded in 1979 by former police officer and holster maker John Bianchi, the 192-shot NRA Bianchi Cup Presented by Colt tests competitors’ pistol skills in four events: Practical, Falling Plate, Barricade, and Moving Target.
The competition, celebrating its 40th year, attracts the top pistol shooters in the world and features athletes from Australia, Canada, Germany, Japan, New Zealand, and several other countries in addition to those from the United States. Shooters are divided into categories based on age, gender, and the number of modifications made to their pistol. The NRA World Action Pistol Championship, scheduled for May 19-20, is celebrating its 11th anniversary in 2018.
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
About Colt’s Manufacturing Company LLC Colt’s Manufacturing Company LLC is one of the world’s leading designers, developers and manufacturers of firearms. The company has supplied civilian, military and law enforcement customers in the United States and throughout the world for more than 175 years. Our subsidiary, Colt Canada Corporation, is the Canadian government’s Center of Excellence for small arms and is the Canadian military’s sole supplier of the C7 rifle and C8 carbine. Colt operates its manufacturing facilities in West Hartford, Connecticut and Kitchener, Ontario. For more information on Colt and its subsidiaries, visit http://www.colt.com.