Smith & Wesson Returns As Steel Challenge Sponsor
SEDRO-WOOLLEY, Wash. – For the 27th year, firearms maker Smith & Wesson will be a sponsor of the Steel Challenge World Speed Shooting Championships, according to officials from the Steel Challenge Shooting Association (SCSA).
The 2010 Steel Challenge World Speed Shooting Championships will take place August 19 through 21 in Piru, Calif., and along with serving as platinum sponsor, Smith & Wesson will be represented at the match by several members of its factory shooting team including Kay and Jerry Miculek, Annette and Elliot Aysen, John Bagakis, David Olhasso, Janae Sarabia, Molly Smith, Rachael Crow and team captain Julie Golob.
“This is the 27th year the Steel Challenge has been held, and for each of those 27 years Smith & Wesson has been a part of the action, generously supporting the competition and competing. We’re extremely proud to once again work with Smith & Wesson to bring together the world’s fastest shooters,” said Scott Moore, Steel Challenge sponsor relations.
“The Steel Challenge courses of fire are both challenging and fun making SCSA matches an excellent place to start as a new shooter. On the other end of the competition spectrum, the World Speed Shooting Championships feature some of the biggest names in the action shooting sports. Smith & Wesson is very proud to once again sponsor the Steel Challenge, one of the most exciting events on the match circuit. We wish all the competitors a safe and fun match,” Paul Pluff, Smith & Wesson’s director of marketing services.
Since the first Steel Challenge in 1981, the World Speed Shooting Championships have grown into the premier exhibition of speed shooting in the world and routinely draws the fastest shooters from around the globe. To learn more about the Steel Challenge and the sport of Speed Shooting, visit www.SteelChallenge.com.
About the SCSA: The Steel Challenge Shooting Association (SCSA) is the national 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.