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Wilson Combat signs on as Gold Sponsor

BERRYVILLE, Ar. - Wilson Combat, the renowned manufacturer of 1911 pistols, will be one of the returning major sponsors of the IDPA US National Championship, according to officials with the International Defensive Pistol Assn. (IDPA).  
Now in its 22nd year, the 2018 IDPA US Nationals is one of the shooting sports’ most popular matches. The match will take place September 13th thru the 15th on the Alabama range of Civilian Marksmanship Park in Talladega.  
“Major IDPA matches rely on the support of sponsors, and there are few as generous – and committed – as Wilson Combat,” said Robert Ray, membership and marketing director for IDPA.  
Wilson Combat joins USCCA, Sig Sauer, Glock, and the National Shooting Sports Foundation, as a gold level sponsor of the championship. The match is expected to draw over 300 of the sport’s top shooters.   

“Wilson Combat proudly supports IDPA, and is honored to be a part of the IDPA National Championships again this year.  A big Thank you and tremendous recognition goes out to IDPA and its amazing staff for all of its hard work putting together such a magnificent event. We wish best of luck to all competitors and look forward to the incredible talent this championship will host.” - Tressa Joubert, Customer Service Director – Wilson Combat.   

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, Revolver, Back Up Gun, Compact Carry Pistol the six divisions within IDPA.  
For more information on IDPA, the IDPA US National Championship or to join IDPA members competing each week, visit  
You can further connect with the IDPA community through IDPA’s social media, such as @OfficialIDPA on Twitter and ShootIDPA on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and Tumblr, or check for regular news and updates on the organization’s DOWN ZERO Blog.  


About Wilson Combat:  

Wilson Combat has been building truly custom firearms to our customer’s exacting specifications since 1977. During this time, Wilson Combat has grown to be the largest custom 1911 firearm and accessory producer in the industry. High quality and innovation are the hallmarks of our product line. Our 30 plus year track record of premium quality and exemplary customer service lets you buy from us with total confidence. Wilson Combat was the first to identify the need for a high quality 1911 .45 ACP magazine. Our stainless magazines have withstood the test of time and are used worldwide. Legendary Wilson Combat custom firearms and accessories are the world standard to which all others are judged. For more information, visit   
About IDPA:  
Founded in 1996, the International Defensive Pistol Association is the international governing body for IDPA competition which offers shooters a fun, safe, and challenging format to practice and test their gun handling skills through defensive-based scenarios. Today IDPA stands as the fastest growing shooting sport in the United States with over 25,000 members from all 50 states and 54 foreign countries. IDPA’s 400+ affiliated clubs offer weekly and monthly matches as well as host major championships.  




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