Crimson Trace Midnight 3-Gun Invitational Taps Winner

Daniel Horner and Kent Thomas
Daniel Horner, winner of the 2013 M3GI (left) and Kent Thomas, Crimson Trace Marketing Director, with the event’s first place check.
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Wilsonville, OR – -( Crimson Trace, the leading brand of laser sights and tactical lighting products for firearms, announces that the winner of the world’s only nighttime 3-Gun competition —the 2nd Annual Crimson Trace Midnight 3-Gun Invitational (M3GI)— is Daniel Horner.

He was also the winner of the 2012 competition.

“This is one of the best run 3-Gun competitions in the country,” stated Horner, who accumulated a match score of 875, a full 11 points ahead of his closest competitor. He bested a field of nearly 150 competitors and shot his way through nine stages during the two night event. Horner also won a $10,000 first place purse because he had—and used—Crimson Trace products on all of his firearms during the competition.

Other winners included: Lena Miculek, High Lady; Wyatt Gibson, High Junior; and Nick Leghorn, 1st Place Media.

This event was captured by numerous film crews, including those from: The National Shooting Sports Foundation, NRATV, Gun Talk TV, the Outdoor Channel, Shooting USA, North American Hunter and others. More than 40 media members representing many national and regional publications and websites also covered and reported on the competition and the shooters. The unique night shooting competition was held at the Central Oregon Shooting Sports Association range outside of Bend, Oregon.

The list of M3GI sponsors included: Optics Planet, The National Shooting Sports Foundation, Nosler, Danner/LaCrosse, Primary Weapons Systems, Colt Competition, Ergo Grip, Leatherman, Springer Precision, and Freedom Munitions. Other sponsors were: Leupold & Stevens, FLIR, Warne Scope Mounts, Rubber City Armory, GemTech, Stag Arms, Sur-Tac, Samson, X Products, I2 Technologies, FNH, Brownell’s, Daniel Defense, MGM Targets, Otis Technology and Timney Triggers.

Crimson Trace—based in Wilsonville, Oregon—is the acknowledged industry leader for laser sighting systems and tactical lights for firearms. The company produces award-winning innovations, including: Lasergrips and Laserguard with red and green lasers, as well as Lightguard –all with Instinctive Activation. Additionally, the company’s product line includes the best-in-class Defender Series and Rail Master platforms – all of which are proudly designed, engineered and manufactured in the USA. Crimson Trace sets the industry standard in comprehensive customer service that is available 24/7 at 800-442-2406.