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NRAActionPistol
November 25, 2009, 10:15 AM
NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA

Incorporated 1871

11250 Waples Mill Road - Fairfax, VA 22030

For More Information, Contact: Kyle Jillson, 703.267.1595

23 November 2009

Potterfields Donate $50,000 in Cash for 2010 NRA Bianchi Cup

COLUMBIA, MO – Inspired by the NRA Bianchi Cup’s successful impact on both the shooting industry and his hometown of Columbia, MO, Larry Potterfield, Founder and CEO of MidwayUSA, Inc., has pledged his second consecutive $50,000 cash donation toward the championship.

The gift will be used to increase the already impressive $300,000 in cash and prizes awarded this past year and continue founder John Bianchi’s vision of having the most prestigious Pistol Championship in the world.

“It’s easy to be a fan of the Bianchi Cup, and Brenda and I believe in giving back to our community to help change the future of the shooting sports industry. We are proud to do our part to help this great match,” says Potterfield.

This announcement is the first of many enhancements to the NRA Bianchi Cup for 2010. The NRA Bianchi Cup is a money-winning event that draws the top pistols shooters from all over the world.

“Working together with our Industry partners ensures the continued growth and advancement of NRA’s competitive shooting programs and Midway USA, an industry leader, continues to be a major benefactor to our sport,” said Mike Krei, Director of NRA's Competitive Shooting Division.

For more information on the 2010 NRA Bianchi Cup, or the NRA Action Shooting Program, contact Tom Hughes at (703) 267-1451, or by email, BianchiCup@nrahq.org.

For more information on NRA Competitive Shooting Sponsorships, please visit www.nrasportsponsors.com or contact Woody Arenas in the NRA Competitive Shooting Division at 703-267-1469 or by email, warenas@nrahq.org.

For more information about MidwayUSA, a world leader in shooting and reloading supplies, visit www.midwayusa.com

NRAActionPistol
November 25, 2009, 10:17 AM
NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA

Incorporated 1871

11250 Waples Mill Road - Fairfax, VA 22030
For More Information, Contact: Kyle Jillson, 703-267-1595

25 November 2009

MidwayUSA Donates $15,000 in Cash for 1st Time Production Division Shooters at the 2010 NRA Bianchi Cup

Fairfax, VA – Larry and Brenda Potterfield of MidwayUSA have announced they will be adding an additional $15,000 in cash prizes for the 2010 NRA Bianchi Cup. “1st time Men, Women & Junior competitors using a production firearm and achieving the highest aggregate score of all (4) four Championship Events will be awarded $2,500 for 1st Place, $1,500 for 2nd Place, and $500 for 3rd place. This makes MidwayUSA’s total cash contribution to the 2010 NRA Bianchi Cup $65,000.

The new Potterfield sponsorship added to the over $300,000 in cash and prizes that were awarded this year, will continue the vision of founder John Bianchi, that this be the most prestigious Pistol Championship in the world. “The Bianchi Cup is the most prestigious pistol event today and it is critical we continue to attract new shooters to this event and to the sport. Brenda and I are excited about this opportunity to help out in growing this event at the grass-roots level,” says Potterfield.

Ruger and Smith & Wesson firearms will be new additions to the prize table and awarded to first time shooters at the 2010 NRA Bianchi Cup.

Working together with our Industry partners ensures the continued growth and advancement of NRA’s competitive shooting programs. Companies like MidwayUSA, Ruger, and Smith & Wesson help us build championships where shooters with out-of-the-box production firearms can participate and win.” said Mike Krei, Director of NRA's Competitive Shooting Division.

For more information on the 2010 NRA Bianchi Cup, or the NRA Action Shooting Program, contact Tom Hughes at 703-267-1451, or by email, BianchiCup@nrahq.org. For more information on NRA Competitive Shooting Sponsorships, please visit www.nrasportsponsors.com or contact Woody Arenas in the NRA Competitive Shooting Division at 703-267-1469 or by email, warenas@nrahq.org. For more information about MidwayUSA, a world leader in shooting and reloading supplies, visit www.midwayusa.com

NRAActionPistol
December 2, 2009, 12:31 PM
NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA
INCORPORATED 1871
11250 Waples Mill Road - Fairfax, VA 22030

For Immediate Release For More Information, Contact:
1 December 2009 Kyle Jillson 703.267.1595
Country Music Artist Michael Peterson to Return to the 2010 NRA Bianchi Cup

FAIRFAX, VA - Grammy and CMA award nominee Michael Peterson will return with the world’s best pistol competitors to the NRA Bianchi Cup, in Columbia, MO., May 26-29 2010.

Michael Peterson is loved around the world for million selling country music chart toppers like “Drink, Swear, Steal and Lie” and “From Here to Eternity”. His consistent commitment to excellence and passionate sharing of his gifts have brought Peterson repeated recognition for outstanding service to our nation. Peterson’s new CD released in August, featuring the single “You Could Hear a Pin Drop” will benefit the American Legion Legacy Scholarship. Peterson’s “My Real Life Tour - TAG! You’re It” will continue through the end of 2009 and spring of 2010.

This experience helps us all gain a deeper understanding and appreciation for the art and beauty of shooting sports. “I am looking forward to shooting better then last year!" Peterson said. The top selling country music star is passionate about his music, shooting and giving back to the community.

Peterson plans to again use his Sig Sauer P 226 and Safariland Holster at the match. “I have really enjoyed my Sig, it has been a great firearm to practice & compete with,” he said. “I am grateful to Sig Sauer and Safariland for their generous continued support, and I am looking forward to being back in Columbia with fellow members of the NRA and the shooting community”.
For more information on the 2010 NRA Bianchi Cup, or the NRA Pistol Shooting Program, contact Tom Hughes at 703-267-1451, or by email, BianchiCup@nrahq.org For more information on NRA Competitive Shooting Sponsorships, please visit www.nrasportsponsors.com or contact Woody Arenas in the NRA Competitive Shooting Division at 703-267-1469 or by email, warenas@nrahq.org. For more information about Michael Peterson, visit www.michaelpetersonmusic.com