This is a pretty big deal. With over $100,000 in cash prizes, this is a pretty big payday for a lot of shooters. Read more for the full announcement:
The 1st Annual Trijicon / NRA World Shooting Championship will be held at the Peacemaker National Training Center in Glengary, WV and will crown “The World Shooting Champion”.
The NRA’s Competitive Shooting Division will manage and score the match with the assistance of the Peacemaker National Training Center match staff. The overall objective of this match is to assemble the top 400 shooters from around the world to include existing and previous champion shooters from virtually every organized shooting sport worldwide and crown one competitor, The Undisputed World Shooting Champion, a distinction never been bestowed upon any shooter in history.
All shooters will compete over the course of four days in twelve equally weighted, officially sanctioned disciplines from various shooting sports. All firearms and ammunition will be provided for each event thus shooters will compete with common firearms and ammunition. This will level the playing field, as specialized equipment for each discipline will be provided for all competitors. This will also alleviate the need for new equipment to be purchased for unfamiliar events; and assist with international and domestic travel for all competitors.
Match Information & Key Dates:
Match Staff & VIP Shooting Dates: Monday September 8th & Tuesday September 9th
Actual Match Dates: Wednesday September 10th 2014 Saturday September 13th 2014
Mandatory Shooter Meeting Briefing: Tuesday September 9th 7PM-9PM – Squad information and start times given to shooters at this time
Official Match Check In: Tuesday September 9th 2014 Noon – 7PM Hampton Inn Winchester VA – 1204 Berryville Avenue, Winchester, Virginia, 22601
Banquet & Awards Ceremony: Saturday September 13th 8PM – 11PM “Winchester Sportsplex” 221 Commonwealth Ct, Winchester, VA 22602
Location: Peacemaker National Training Center Glengary WV
Contact: [email protected] 304-229-GUNS (4867)
Official Match Hotel: Winchester VA Hampton Inn
Recommended Hotels & Booking Links: http://peacemakernational.com/lodgingPartners
Scoring is commonized so that all stages have the same overall value. Official rules available soon.
Segment has three stages. Shooters may or may not shoot all stages of the match. Not shooting a certain stage will decrease the overall match score but NOT PROHIBIT a shooter from winning individual stages or a segment or segments.
Firearms & Ammunition Are Provided:
Shooters will not bring or use their firearms in this match. All firearms and ammunition are appropriate for the courses of fire and will be provided.
Initial invitations to champion shooters around the world will be sent out in early February 2014. By Mid February open registration will be available. 400 shooters total will compete. For consideration for a champion invitation send championships won & outline of shooting credentials to: [email protected]
Match Director: Larry Houck – PNTC
Match Executive & Coordinator: Cole McCulloch – PNTC
Match Administrator: Tom Pohuski – PNTC
Trijicon Match Executive: Jeff Eby – Trijicon
Rifle Segment Director: Sheri Judd – NRA
Pistol Segment Director: Damien Orsinger – NRA
Shotgun Segment Director: To Be Announced – NRA
Combined Segment Director: Nathan Judd – NRA
First Place: $50,000
Lady Champion: $5,000
Pistol Segment Winner: $5,000
Rifle Segment Winner: $5,000
Shotgun Segment Winner: $5,000
Second Place Overall: $3,000
Third Place Overall: $2,000
Fourth Place Overall: $1,000
Stage Winner $2,000
Side Match Winner: $1,000
Over $150,000 In Prize Table Awards
Match Segments & Stages:
Pistol Segment: Overall three stage winner (World Pistol Champion Trophy & 5K Cash)
Stage One: NRA Action Pistol Bianchi Cup Mover
Stage Two: USPSA
Stage Three: NRA Conventional Pistol Bullseye
Side Match One: IDPA Challenge
Side Match Two: SASS Bullseye
Rifle Segment: Overall three stage winner (World Rifle Champion Trophy & 5K Cash)
Stage Four: NRA National Defense Match
Stage Five: F-Class 600 Yards
Stage Six: NRA Smallbore Standing
Side Match Three: NRA Bianchi Plate Rack
Side Match Four: AR X Ring Bullseye
Shotgun Segment: Overall three stage winner (World Shotgun Champion Trophy & 5K Cash)
Stage Seven: NSCA Sporting Clays – 5 Stand
Stage Eight: ATA Trap
Stage Nine: NRA Law Enforcement Shotgun
Side Match Five: Tactical Shotgun
Side Match Six: Turkey Shoot
Combined Segment: Overall three stage winner (World Combined Sport Champion Trophy & 5K Cash)
Stage Ten: 3Gun
Stage Eleven: SASS 3Gun
Stage Twelve: PNTC Long Range 2Gun
Side Match Seven: Top Of The World Long Range Challenge
Side Match Eight: Long Range Pistol Challenge
This looks like what some people hoped Top Shot would be.
Please tell me this is going to be televised.
A competition way past due.
Needs a Michael Buffer intro, “This is for the HEAVYWEIGHT………..CHAMPIONSHIP……OF…THE WORLD!
I have thought for a long time a ” decathlon” of shooting would be a great idea. This is pretty much that.
I was just thinking this is like UFC 1
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