USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Davidson’s announces a special sales event to help the firearms industry shows its support for the USA Shooting Team.
Davidson’s, and its online consumer site, GalleryofGuns.com, are encouraging various firearms and accessory manufacturers to help increase contributions to the USA Shooting Team by also pitching in to raise funds and awareness of the Team.
Davidson’s will allocate a portion of each July sale (of participating brands) to support the USA Shooting Team.
The brands included in the contribution campaign so far, include: Ruger, Sig Sauer, Henry, UTAS, Cimarron, POF, FN America, Smith&Wesson, Armscor/Rock Island Armory, Kahr Arms, DiamondBack, Remington, American Tactical, Browning, Winchester Repeating Arms, LaserLyte, Volquartsen, Beretta and Zeiss.
Additionally, Davidson’s plans to spread awareness through the use of promotional materials, its consumer site Gallery of Guns, and the Gallery of Guns TV show that begins its seventh season Monday, June 27th 2016 only on Sportsman Channel. The company hopes to generate a lot of buzz about the team by sharing information with its large dealer and consumer base.
“It was important for us to find a company with a rock-solid reputation in the firearms industry that could help us raise money and awareness,” said USA Shooting Chief Marketing Officer Robert Weekes, “This partnership with Davidson’s accomplishes just that and they’ve demonstrated as much by the industry partners they have on board and the television exposure they’ve created. We couldn’t be more thrilled.”
What else is unique about the partnership between Davidson’s and the USA Shooting Team?
One lucky Gallery of Guns consumer and a Davidson’s dealer will each win an Olympic Experience Weekend hosted by USA Shooting. The Olympic Experience Weekend will include shooting range activities and training from USA Shooting Team athletes at the Olympic Training Center and USA Shooting headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colorado in October 2016.
Two-time Olympian and 2008 Olympic bronze medalist Corey Cogdell-Unrein filming shooting tips for the upcoming season of Gallery of Guns TV. Gallery of Guns TV season 7 will air its 13 weekly episodes beginning Monday, June 27 at 9:30 pm Eastern, with two rebroadcasts the same week. Gallery of Guns TV offers reviews of the hottest new products with the ability to immediately purchase them at Gallery of Guns. This year the show will feature shooting tips from members of the USA Shooting Team and will have their own 30-second commercial spot during the first seven weeks of the show to ramp up awareness before the Rio Olympic Games
“The entire Davidson’s team is excited about efforts to support USA Shooting. Who hasn’t daydreamed about being some sort of Olympic champion? Our company is so proud to support USA Shooting and the champions coming out of the program,” states Bryan Tucker, CEO/President of Davidson’s Inc.
Larry Massimo, Executive Vice President of Davidson’s Inc. comments, “As a former trap competitor, I’m proud that the Davidson’s team has committed to support USA Shooting, and to help fulfill the dreams of these Olympians.”
As part of the partnership, Davidson’s and Gallery of Guns is producing athlete promo cards for all 20 Olympic Team athletes that will be competing in Rio.With Rio in Sight, USA Shooting encourages current and future members, fans and enthusiasts of the shooting sports community to declare shooting their Olympic sport. The USA Shooting Team’s pursuit of Olympic and Paralympic medals is the gold standard in displays of shooter skill and sportsmanship. The members of America’s Shooting Team carry on the passion, nationalistic pride, and tradition once emanated by the pioneers of shooting sports. They represent a tradition of shooting mastery unique to America, exemplifying the greatest capacity for protecting, preserving and promoting the shooting sports legacy.
About Davidson’s and Gallery of Guns
Founded in 1932, Davidson’s (http://www.davidsonsinc.com) is one of the nation’s leading firearms wholesalers. In 2001, it launched the Gallery of Guns website (www.galleryofguns.com) specifically to help Davidson’s retailers sell Davidson’s inventory, it is now one of the firearm industry’s most successful consumer websites. Each firearm sold by the company is backed by the Davidson’s GuaranteeD® Lifetime Replacement Program, which extends to both the dealer and final customer.
About USA Shooting:
USA Shooting, a 501c3 non-profit corporation, was chartered by the United States Olympic Committee as the National Governing Body for the sport of shooting in April 1995. USA Shooting’s mission is to prepare American athletes to win Olympic medals, promote the shooting sports throughout the U.S. and govern the conduct of international shooting in the country. Check us out on the web at usashooting.org and on Twitter at twitter.com/USAShooting.