BERRYVILLE, Ark. – Industry leaders Action Target, Heckler & Koch and Pro Ears, as well as Militec, Ritchie Leather, Samson, StormLake Barrels and Taylor Brands/Smith & Wesson Knives, have signed on as sponsors of the upcoming Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor National Championship to be held February 21-23 in Springfield, Mass.
The International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA) announced that these companies have joined the long list of those supporting the match, including Apex Tactical Specialties, Hogue Grips, PowerTech/Smith & Wesson Flashlights, Rainier Ballistics, Safariland, Swab-its and major match sponsors ACADEMI, Brownells, Comp-Tac Victory Gear, CORBON, GLOCK, GlockTriggers.com, Harris Publications, Michigan Ammo Company, Mossberg, the National Shooting Sports Foundation, Nighthawk Custom, Panteao Productions, Ruger, Speed Shooter Specialties, Taurus, Trijicon, Wilson Combat and match host Smith & Wesson.
“On behalf of the 21,000-plus members of IDPA, and especially those competing in the 2013 Smith & Wesson Indoor Nationals, I wish to thank Action Target, Heckler & Koch, Militec, Pro Ears, Ritchie Leather, Samson, StormLake Barrels and Taylor Brands for their continued, and very generous, support for the shooting sports,” said said Robert Ray, membership and marketing director for IDPA.
Widely regarded as one of the finest competitive shooting events in the country, the Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor National Championship represents the official start of IDPA’s competition season. More than 300 of the sport’s best shooters are expected to compete for titles in Custom Defensive Pistol, Enhanced Service Pistol, Stock Service Pistol, Stock Service Revolver and Enhanced Service Revolver, the five divisions within IDPA.
The sold-out 2013 Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor National Championship will take place on the indoor ranges of the Smith & Wesson Shooting Sports Center in Springfield, Massachusetts on Thursday, February 21, and will conclude with the awards banquet on Saturday, February 23.
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