“We're extremely pleased with the level of support the 20th Annual Smith & Wesson IRC has received from the industry,” said Ron Joslin of ICORE. “This year ICORE celebrates two decades of revolver shooting excellence and there's a great deal of excitement among competitors and sponsors, making this year's competition one of our best ever.”
Stage sponsors for the 20th Annual Smith & Wesson International Revolver Championship are ADCO, California Competition Works, Cheaper Than Dirt!, Cold Steel, Competitive Edge Dynamics, Ergo Grip, GSI International, ProMag Industries, RangeMasters of SLO, Springfield Armory, Stack-On Safes, Vang Comp Systems and Winchester Ammunition.
These companies join Smith & Wesson, Hogue Inc., Brownells and Secure Firearm Products which ICORE officials previously announced as the premier sponsors of the match.
The 20th Annual Smith & Wesson International Revolver Championship will be hosted by the San Luis Obispo Sportsmen’s Association and will take place on the association's Hogue Action Pistol Range.
First held in 1992 with just 51 shooters in attendance, this year's event will see more than 240 of the best wheelgun shooters from across America and beyond competing for titles in the ICORE's Open, Limited and Classic revolver divisions. Those interested in competing in the match should submit their match application (http://www.icore.org/
For more information on ICORE, the 2011 ICORE Regional Series presented by Smith & Wesson or the 20th Annual Smith & Wesson International Revolver Championship, visit www.ICORE.org, follow @ICORE_Shooting on Twitter or find ICORE on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/
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The International Confederation of Revolver Enthusiasts (ICORE) was founded in 1991 by Mike and Sharon Higashi, long time active shooters in all the handgun sports and was designed as a revolver-only competition format.