FNH USA announces its title sponsorship of the new 3-Gun Nation, a championship series of 3-gun shooting events set for broadcast on Versus in July 2010.
Overseenand run by the National 3-Gun Association (N3GA), 3-Gun Nation will afford competitors the opportunity to win a $5,000 purse per event culminating in a championship prize of $25,000 for first place, $10,000 for second place, and $5,000 for third place.
Each episode will feature a dramatic conclusion to determine the winner in which the top five competitors at the endof the event will go head to head at one stage for the fastest time.
Theshow will be hosted by country music star Mark Wills an active shooter and new 3-Gun competitor, along with American Rifleman magazine field editor and host of American Guardian, Chad Adams. 3-Gun Nation will air Mondays at 7:30 a.m. EST and Thursdays at 3:00 p.m. EST.
The N3GA will also launch its web site, www.3-Gun Nation.com, in March. The site will feature original content posted daily – news, feature stories, forums, photos, blogs and professionally produced videos of the events and competitors.
Guns and gear will be evaluated and reviewed by outdoor journalists and professional shooters offering insight into what is, perhaps, the most exciting area of the shooting sports.
“The3-Gun Nation series will bring to light the excitement and drama each amateur and professional shooter experiences in every match as well as show off the coolest guns, gear, and lifestyle that defines the sport,” said Ken Pfau, vice president of law enforcement and commercial sales for FNH USA.
“The show will include vignettes with tips and techniques from professional shooters that willgeared to the experienced shooter as well as being helpful to the beginner. We want to welcome everyone to the sport.”
USA is the sales and marketing arm of FN Herstal, S.A., Belgium. Its corporate mission is to expand its global leadership position in defense, law enforcement and commercial markets by delivering superior products and the finest in training and logistical support. Visit www.fnhusa.com to view the entire line of FNH USA products and services. FNH USA, P.O. Box 697, McLean, VA, 22101, U.S.A.
About the Author: Corey Graff is the online editor for gundigest.com. His personal interest in firearms includes handguns for hunting and self-defense as well as guns from the World War II era.
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