Aguila’s Derrick Mein Named 2017 NSCA National Champion

Aguila's Derrick Mein Named 2017 NSCA National Champion
Aguila’s Derrick Mein Named 2017 NSCA National Champion
Aguila AmmunitionCONROE, Texas -( Aguila Ammunition pro-shooter, Derrick Mein is on a winning streak as he’s named Champion of the National Sporting Clays Association (NSCA) National Championship Tournament on Sunday, October 29th at the National Shooting Complex in San Antonio, Texas.

Mein won the National title with a high overall score of 287 out of 300 on the main event. This victory comes just a month after Mein defended his title as Copa Aguila Champion for the third consecutive year.

“I always have a great time at the National,” says Mein. “It’s the industry’s largest event, and I have the pleasure of shooting with some of the best shooters in the world. I’ve been competing in the NSCA since I began shooting at the age of 8, so winning the National Championship title, achieving this goal surrounded by (industry) family and friends, is an absolute honor.”

“Derrick is a phenomenal shooter and all-around great person. He has an energy and focus about him when he’s behind his shotgun,” says Kristi Drawe, Director of Marketing for Aguila Ammunition. “We are so proud of him for this accomplishment. It is most definitely well-deserved.”

As part of the USA Sporting Clays team, Mein also holds the 2016 FITASC Federation Internationale de Tir Aux Sportives de Chasse) World Champion title, as well as national titles and Team USA honors competing in international trap and helice.

His list of accomplishments includes winning over a dozen Junior Championships, being named Kansas State Champion 11 times, NSCA All-American 8 times, selected for many Gold Medal Teams and the Sydney, Australia World Cup Team, USHA Helice National Champion, Krieghoff Kup Champion, Copa Aguila Champion from 2015-2017, and first place at the Nad Al Sheba Desert Shooting Competition in Dubai to name a few.

Derrick is an NSCA certified instructor in Kansas. He currently shoots Kolar Max Lite Sporting 32” and Aguila Ammunition 12 gauge competition in 7.5 shot load and 8 shot load.

The National Skeet Shooting Association (NSSA) and the National Sporting Clays Association (NSCA) are the official governing and sanctioning bodies for their sports. The NSSA was founded in 1928 and is a nonprofit organization owned and operated by its members.

It is the world’s largest skeet shooting organization and annually hosts the World Skeet Championships. NSCA was founded in 1989 as a division of NSSA, and it is now the world’s largest sporting clays organization. It annually hosts members from all 50 states and many foreign countries at the National Sporting Clays Championship.

About Aguila Ammunition:

Aguila Ammunition, founded in 1961, is manufactured in Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico by Industrias Tecnos, S.A. de C.V. As one of the largest rimfire manufacturers in the world, Aguila utilizes cutting-edge technology to manufacture quality rimfire, centerfire and shotshell ammunition. Aguila offers a complete range of products for the self-defense, sport shooting, hunting, law enforcement and military markets. Texas Armament & Technology is the exclusive North American distributor for Aguila Ammunition.

About Texas Armament & Technology:

Texas Armament & Technology (TxAT) is the exclusive distributor of Aguila Ammunition in the U.S. and Canadian markets. TxAT specializes in distributing high-quality brands around the globe including distribution into the Mexican market. From marketing strategy, planning and implementation to operational optimization and logistics, TxAT has the experience to bring products to market both domestically and abroad, delivering solutions that deliver results.

For more information on Aguila Ammunition, visit the company website.