Smith & Wesson Sponsors 2009 Steel Challenge

­Smith & Wesson Sponsors 2009 Steel Challenge

Steel Challenge World Speed Shooting Championships
Steel Challenge World Speed Shooting Championships

SEDRO-WOOLLEY, Wash. — -(AmmoLand.com)- The Steel Challenge Shooting Association (SCSA) announced that firearms maker Smith & Wesson has signed on as a major sponsor of the 2009 Steel Challenge World Speed Shooting Championships. Including sponsoring Pendulum, one of the eight stages at the Steel Challenge, Smith & Wesson will also be the division sponsor for the Open Revolver, Iron Sight Revolver and Women’s divisions.

“Smith & Wesson is proud to support the SCSA with our donations to the Scholastic Steel Challenge program, the title sponsorship of the Steel Shoot Regional Series and the Steel Challenge World Speed Shooting Championships,” said Paul Pluff, director of marketing services for Smith & Wesson. “We are excited to sponsor one of the most challenging stages in the event and one that could decide the outcome of who comes out on top. Our sponsorship of both revolver divisions and women’s division further shows our commitment to these segments of the competition. We wish the competitors and staff a safe and fun Steel Challenge event.”

Smith & Wesson is one of the most recognizable brands in the world and has been a global leader in the manufacture of quality firearms for 157 years. In the competitive shooting arena, Smith & Wesson remains one of the most prominent corporate sponsors of top level shooters and competitions as part of its ongoing commitment to growing the shooting sports.

“The Steel Challenge is pleased to have Smith & Wesson continue as a sponsor,” said Scott Moore. “Over the years Smith & Wesson has been a strong partner with the Steel Challenge and we thank them for their continued support. We also look forward to watching as Team Smith & Wesson makes a run at the titles.”

Since the first Steel Challenge in 1981, the World Speed Shooting Championships have grown into the world’s premier exhibition of speed shooting and routinely draws the fastest shooters from around the globe.­ For more information on the the Steel Challenge Shooting Association and the Steel Challenge World Speed Shooting Championships please visit the SCSA online media center.

About SCSA:
The Steel Challenge Shooting Association (SCSA) is the governing body of the sport of Speed Shooting and organizer of the Steel Challenge World Speed Shooting Championships. To learn more about the Steel Challenge Shooting Association and the Steel Challenge visit the Web site at www.steelchallenge.com. There you will find diagrams of the stages of fire, complete listing of past results, a list of past champions, world record times and more.

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