Team ITI Puts Up Solid Scores At 2010 IDPA National Championship With Three Top Five Finishes
SHACKLESFORD, VA –-(Ammoland.com)- Team International Training, Inc. (ITI) once again proved they are a team to be watched as teammates Morgan Allen, Gary Byerly and Brandon Wright all placed within the top five of their respective divisions at the 2010 IDPA National Championships, held at the United States Shooting Academy in Tulsa, OK on September 23-25, 2010.
Over 390 competitors from across the world came out to compete with the best of the best of IDPA competitors.
Allen finished fourth in the Enhanced Service Pistol (ESP) Master Division (12th overall) with a score of 298.85. Twenty competitors, including teammate Byerly, competed in the ESP – Master Division.
“This year’s National Championship featured what many considered the most challenging tests of shooting skill to date,” commented Allen. “It’s a great accomplishment when a team can come together and finish as strong as we were able to. Three top five finishes highlights a tremendously successful competition for Team ITI.”
Bragging rights go to Byerly who came in third in the Enhanced Service Pistol (ESP) Master Division (9th overall) with a score of 289.27.
“The 2010 IDPA National Championship was a tremendous match that presented a wide variety of challenges for all competitors,” commented Byerly. “Being able to shoot with my teammates Brandon and Morgan was exciting. We were able to formulate an effective strategy for each course of fire and then evaluate each others performances immediately. This kind of feedback from shooters of their caliber is an excellent training tool and contributed to our outstanding performance as a team.”
Last but not least, Wright took home fifth in the Stock Service Pistol (SSP) Master Division (11th overall) with a score of 298.55. Thirty competitors came out for the SSP Master Division.
“This year’s match was as we expected it to be: lots of challenging stages and good props. It was a huge turnout with over 390 competitors,” commented Wright.
“My team and I would like to thank all the staff that helped organize and run the match as they did a fantastic job.”
Allen and Byerly will next be competing at the USPSA North Carolina Sectional held at the Sir Walter Gun Club in Butner, NC from October 2-3, 2010. Wright can be seen competing next in the 2010 IDPA Georgia State Championship in Conyers, GA on October 30, 2010.
About Morgan Allen
Morgan Allen has only been shooting pistols since 2005, but has already amassed over 20 IDPA State and Regional Division Championship titles under his belt since 2007. Having moved up the ladder from an IDPA Novice to Master in only 14 months, Allen has also won three top five Division finishes at the Smith & Wesson Indoor Nationals. Allen is an NRA Certified Pistol Instructor, as well as an IDPA Safety Officer and PPC Master.
About Gary Byerly
Gary Byerly has been competing in IDPA matches for the past eight years and USPSA and 3-Gun matches for five years. He is an IDPA ESP and SSP Master, as well as a six-time IDPA State Champion. Byerly is a Master in Production and holds an “A” Classification in Open and Limited in USPSA. Byerly is also a three time Area class winner.
About Brandon Wright
Brandon Wright served four years as a Law Enforcement Officer and four years as a State Trooper in the Virginia State Police. In addition, Wright was a member of the local police department S.W.A.T. Team. Wright has over eight years experience as a Firearms Instructor, which he puts into practice at ITI as their Senior Firearms Instructor. He is an IDPA Master Class shooter and is currently awaiting classification in USPSA Production and Limited Divisions.
About International Training, Inc.
International Training Incorporated (ITI) is a subsidiary of Wackenhut Services Inc. Founded in 1989; ITI is committed to providing benchmark security training programs emphasizing professionalism, quality, customer service, and a fair price. ITI conducts both mobile and fixed site training in security assistance and security service programs for the U.S. Government, U.S. military, corporate America, and now private citizens. For more information on ITI or any of their courses, log on to www.itiwsi.com.