By Paul Erhardt
BERRYVILLE, Ark. – The International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA) announced that leading ammunition manufacturer Federal Premium will be returning as a major sponsor of the 2014 IDPA U.S. National Championship.
“For many IDPA members Federal Premium is the gold standard when it comes to both ammunition and components. We are very pleased to welcome them back as a gold level sponsor of this year’s U.S. Nationals,” said Robert Ray, membership and marketing director for IDPA.
Federal Premium joins joins ACADEMI, Blade-Tech, Brownells, Comp-Tac, CZ-USA, GLOCK, Harris Publications, the National Shooting Sports Foundation, Nighthawk Custom, Ruger, Safariland, Smith & Wesson, Walther and Wilson Combat as a gold level sponsor of the championship which takes place September 9 thru 13 at the U.S. Shooting Academy in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The match is expected to draw over 300 of the sport’s top shooters.
“We are honored once again to be a part of such a prestigious event. Partnership with an organization as large as the IDPA ensures future stewardship of responsible handgun ownership and competition,” said Federal Premium Shooting Promotions Manager Devon Harris.
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