Springfield Armory, Atlanta Arms & Ammo and Techwear USA Sponsoring USPSA Area 6 Match

SEDRO-WOOLLEY, Wash. — Firearms maker Springfield Armory, ammunition manufacturer Atlanta Arms & Ammo and sporting apparel maker Techwear USA, three well known names in the sport of Practical Shooting, have once again signed on as stage sponsors at the 2010 USPSA Area 6 Championship sponsored by Glock.

This marks the sixth year in a row that these three companies have supported USPSA’s southeastern regional match which draws upwards of 325 top level shooters from around the country.

“The Area 6 match is one of the best regional competitions in the country because of the great support we’ve received over the years,” explained Charles Bond, USPSA Area 6 director. “We are extremely pleased to welcome back Springfield Armory, Atlanta Arms & Ammo and Techwear USA to this year’s match. The match staff and competitors truly appreciate the commitment these companies have shown to Area 6 and USPSA competition.”

The Area 6 Championship will take place April 16 through 18 at the South River Gun Club in Covington, Ga. Shooters from Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee, the states that make up the Area 6 region, and 20 other states are expected to attend as well as international shooters from Columbia and Jamaica.

Competitors will put more than 80,000 rounds down range as they negotiate their way through 12 challenging stages, vying for top honors in six divisions: Production, Limited, Limited-10, Single Stack, Revolver and Open.

For more information on the USPSA Area 6 Championship sponsored by Glock, or to register to compete in the match, visit www.USPSA6.org. For more information on the sport of Practical Shooting and the U.S. Practical Shooting Association visit www.uspsa.org or call (360) 855-2245.

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About USPSA: The United States Practical Shooting Association is a non-profit membership association and the national governing body for the sport of Practical Shooting in America. USPSA has over 18,000 members and more than 350 affiliated clubs which host weekly matches throughout the country providing recreational shooters with the opportunity to test and refine their shooting skills in a safe, competitive environment. USPSA is also the U.S. Region of the International Practical Shooting Confederation (IPSC), which is comprised of approximately 67 nations. As a member of the outdoor press you are receiving this latest news from the U.S. Practical Shooting Association.

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