Sig Sauer’s sponsorship will provide a portion of the $25,000 in cash prizes that go to the match winners. Additionally Sig Sauer will award firearm certificates to the winners in the Limited and Single Stack divisions as well as sponsor the Military Category award.
“Sig Sauer has been a staple of the USPSA World Speed Shooting Championships,” said USPSA executive director Kim Williams. “The support they provide is amazing – they really care about the sport and the competitors. Max is phenomenal to watch and is such a great guy to work with. He is a real asset to the shooting community!”
Sig Sauer Shooting Team Captain Max Michel Jr. is the current World Speed Shooting Champion. In the 2013 World Speed Shooting Championships he set 4 new stage World Records as well as the new world record overall time.
The World Speed Shooting Championship follows the USPSA Steel Challenge rule set and consists of eight stages, each with five steel plates set in different arrangements. Competitors compete to hit all plates in the fastest cumulative time.
The World Speed Shooting Championship will take place in St George, Utah on June 25-28, 2014.
About Sig Sauer
SIG SAUER world renowned firearms are the weapons of choice for many of the premier global military, law enforcement and commercial users. High quality, ultimate reliability and unmatched performance have always been hallmarks of the SIG SAUER brand. In the USA, nearly 1 in 3 law enforcement professionals use SIG SAUER firearms. “We are proud that many elite military and government forces including the U.S. Navy Seals, the Federal Air Marshals, the Department of Homeland Security and the U. S. Coast Guard carry SIG SAUER firearms,” said Ron Cohen, President and CEO of SIG SAUER.
About The United States Practical Shooting Association
The United States Practical Shooting Association is a non-profit membership association and the national governing body for the sport of Practical Shooting in America. USPSA has over 25,000 members and over 400 affiliated clubs which host weekly matches throughout the country providing recreational shooters with the opportunity to test and refine their shooting skills in a safe, competitive environment. USPSA is also the U.S. Region of the International Practical Shooting Confederation (IPSC), which is comprised of approximately 67 nations.