Ruger Supports 2011 Steel Challenge As Platinum Sponsor

Ruger Supports 2011 Steel Challenge As Platinum Sponsor

Steel Challenge Shooting Association
Steel Challenge Shooting Association

BURLINGTON, Wash. –-(Ammoland.com)- Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc., one of the firearms industry’s leading manufactures, and best known brands, has stepped up its support for the 2011 Steel Challenge World Speed Shooting Championships, signing on as a platinum sponsor.

Ruger, which was a gold level sponsor in 2010, joins previously announced platinum sponsors the National Shooting Sports Foundation, Smith & Wesson, Safariland and Sig Sauer.

“We are extremely proud to welcome back Ruger as a major sponsor of the Steel Challenge. Not only has Ruger demonstrated an ongoing commitment to the shooting sports, but its firearm are among the most popular of those used in the rimfire speed shooting competition,” said Tammy Mowry, Steel Challenge sponsor coordinator.

Ruger Firearms
Ruger Firearms

Organized by the Steel Challenge Shooting Association (SCSA), the national governing body for the sport of speed shooting, the Steel Challenge World Speed Shooting Championships brings together the fastest shooters from around the globe to compete in Piru, Calif. August 18-21. First held in 1981, the Steel Challenge celebrates its 30th anniversary and it’s final year in Golden State as the match moves to Florida in 2012.

Registration for the Steel Challenge World Speed Shooting Championships is open and slots are still available. Those interested in entering the match can find the competition schedule and match hotel information, as well as the match application, at www.SteelChallenge.com.

For more on the Steel Challenge World Speed Shooting Championships and the Steel Challenge Shooting Association, visit www.SteelChallenge.com, follow @SteelChallenge on Twitter, find the Steel Challenge on Facebook (www.facebook.com/SteelChallenge) or visit the Steel Challenge blog (www.steelchallenge.posterous.com).

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