Nebraska Gun Range Hosts 2010 Hornady Area 3 Handgun Championship

Nebraska Gun Range Hosts 2010 Hornady Area 3 Handgun Championship

U.S. Practical Shooting Association
U.S. Practical Shooting Association

SEDRO-WOOLLEY, Wash. –-( WHO: Over 235 of the region’s best pistol shooters in the sport of practical shooting will put more than 80,000 rounds downrange during the four-day handgun shooting championship.

The U.S. Practical Shooting Association’s (USPSA) regional championship, the 2010 Hornady Area 3 Handgun Championship, is the sixth of eight regional championships scheduled for 2010. USPSA is the national governing body for the sport of practical shooting in the U.S. and has more than 19,000 members competing in weekly matches throughout the country, as well as regional and national championships.

Shooters will compete in a course of fire made up of 14 stages for the Area 3 championship title in USPSA’s Open, Limited, Limited-10, Production, Revolver and Single Stack divisions. Additionally, honors will be awarded in the categories of High Lady, Senior, Super Senior, Junior, Military and Law Enforcement shooter.

Area 3 is the Central Midwest region within USPSA and one of the eight shooting regions in the country. Area 3 is made up of Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota, but shooters from Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Montana, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming as well as Canada and Jamaica, are also expected to compete.

Heartland Shooting Park (
6788 W. Husker Highway
Grand Island, NE 68801

Thursday through Sunday, August 5-8, 2010
Competition begins at 8:00am each day

USPSA is a non-profit membership association. Most of the more than 15,000 individual members belong to and regularly compete at one of the nearly 400 affiliated clubs and sections (groups of clubs banded together for mutual benefit) located across the United States. USPSA is affiliated with the International Practical Shooting Confederation (I.P.S.C.), which is comprised of approximately 67 nations. USPSA is the American region of IPSC. Visit: