Hornady Sponsors Zombie 3-Gun Match: “Zombies in the Heartland – Pandemic 2012”

Zombies in the Heartland - Pandemic 2012
Zombies in the Heartland - Pandemic 2012
Hornady Ammunition
Hornady Ammunition

Grand Island, Neb. –-(Ammoland.com)- Zombie hunters armed with handguns, shotguns and rifles, will head to Heartland Public Shooting Park in Grand Island, Nebraska, June 30 through July 1, 2012 for a battle against the “undead” in the “Zombies in the Heartland – Pandemic 2012” 3-gun shooting match brought to you by Hornady Manufacturing and the Nebraska National Guard.

Registration is limited to the first 200 entrants, and begins May 1, 2012 for the $275 category, which includes all competitive and side match stages, one box of ammunition, a commemorative t-shirt, lunch on both days, and a bug-out bag stuffed with goods.

Registration for the $165 category begins May 14, 2012, and includes entry into the eight competitive stages, lunch on both days, and a bug-out-bag. Register at http://zombiesintheheartland.com/fees-and-registration.

Zombies in the Heartland - Pandemic 2012
Zombies in the Heartland - Pandemic 2012

The event will feature eight competitive stages, and six side match stages, each presenting a different threat and shooting challenge. All competitive and side match stages will be shot with a combination of shotgun, rifle, and handgun over the two-day event. Event sponsors will provide many new and reactive zombie targets developed specifically for this match, with most targets falling over, moving, or exploding.

“We want competitors to enjoy a unique, surreal environment while showcasing their 3-gun skills,” said Neil Davies, Director of Marketing for Hornady Manufacturing. “With a prize table of $100,000 in sponsor merchandise (and growing), Pandemic 2012 promises to attract shooters from all over the Country.”

For complete event information, visit http://zombiesintheheartland.com.

An optional Charity CQB Shoot House, sponsored by the Nebraska National Guard, will feature a maze of walls, smoke, lights and sound, and reactive zombie targets. Competitors will be armed with an airsoft M-4 with green laser and over 100 rounds of ammunition. Access to the Shoot House costs an additional $5, with proceeds donated to a worthy military charity.

Current event sponsors and prize table contributors include the following:

Division Sponsors:

  • Open: Carl Zeiss Optics
  • Tactical: Swarovski Optik
  • Amateur: Smith & Wesson

Stage Sponsors:

  • ATI
  • ATK
  • Birchwood Casey
  • Bushnell
  • Blade-Tech
  • Brownells
  • Cheaper Than Dirt
  • GI Loan
  • Hogue
  • Ka-Bar
  • Leupold
  • Magpul
  • Midway USA
  • MidSouth Shooters Supply
  • Mossberg
  • MTM
  • Nikon
  • Nordic Components
  • Plano
  • POF
  • Primary Weapons Systems
  • Ruger
  • Starline
  • Taurus
  • Trijicon
  • Vortex Optics
  • Warne Mounts

Supporting Sponsors:

  • Atlanta Arms & Ammo
  • Blade-Tech
  • EO Tech
  • Exeter Arms
  • GA Precision
  • Gemtech
  • Glock
  • HS Precision
  • LaRue Tactical
  • Laserlyte
  • MGM Targets
  • Otis
  • Shockwave Targets
  • Sierra Bullets
  • Silencer Co.
  • SRI
  • STI Firearms

Founded in 1949, Hornady Manufacturing Company is a family owned business headquartered in Grand Island, Nebraska. Proudly manufacturing products that are “Made in the USA”, by over 300 employees, Hornady Manufacturing is a world leader in bullet, ammunition, reloading tool and accessory design and manufacture. Visit: www.hornady.com

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