For Immediate Release:
United States Long Range Rifle Teams
CREEDMOOR SPORTS TO SPONSOR THE UNITED STATES LONG RANGE RIFLE TEAMS IN THE AMERICA TROPHY MATCH
Niantic, CT—September 10, 2008 – The United States Long Range Rifle Teams announced today that Creedmoor Sports, a manufacturer of top quality products for the competitive rifle shooter and tactical sniper, is supporting the Teams with product donations as a Premier Sponsor of the Teams at the Spirit of America Match. The U.S. Long Range Rifle Teams comprise the National Team (who include former members of the Palma® team), the Veterans’ team, and the USA Young Eagles Under 21 and Under 25 teams.
Creedmoor Sports donated one of its top end scope stands for a raffle to benefit the Teams at the Spirit of America Match, which is hosted by the Bald Eagles Rifle Club at Raton, NM. The U.S. National team will be competing in the America Trophy Match this week against the national teams from Australia and Great Britain (the defending champions). This is the first time since 2005 that the America Trophy Match has been held.
“Creedmoor Sports has long been a supporter of the shooting sports,” said Dennis Flaharty, Team Captain of the National / Palma® Team. “Serious competitive rifle shooters know that Creedmoor Sports is the place to start when looking for quality products.”
Creedmoor Sports was founded in 1979 and their product lines include the Creedmoor “Hardback” shooting coat, mats, stools and other products. The company also sponsors the Creedmoor Cup and CMP Western Games matches, held on both the east and west coasts. The 2008 Creedmoor Cup East Match was held at Camp Butner from May 3-11. The Creedmoor Cup West Match will be held at the Ben Avery Shooting Facility in Phoenix, AZ from October 11-19, 2008.
“I believe this country produces the world’s best high power rifle shooters. It’s important that we give them the support necessary to go out and prove that to the rest of the world,” said Dennis DeMille, General Manager of Creedmoor Sports Inc..
For additional information about the United States Long Range Rifle Teams and Creedmoor Sports or the Creedmoor Cup, visit their Web sites at: www.usrifleteams.com and www.creedmoorsports.com