BERRYVILLE, Ark. - The International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA
) announced that Trijicon, manufacturer of Brilliant Aiming Solutions™ for the hunting, shooting, military and law enforcement markets, will be a sponsor of the upcoming Carolina Cup championship.
The Carolina Cup
, one of IDPA's three major championships, will take place June 14-16 at The Range
in Oxford, North Carolina. More than 360 of IDPA's top shooters are expected to put upwards of 75,000 rounds downrange in pursuit of titles in Custom Defensive Pistol, Enhanced Service Pistol, Stock Service Pistol, Stock Service Revolver and Enhanced Service Revolver, the five divisions in IDPA competition.
joins Remington Arms and Smith & Wesson, the Carolina Cup's two major sponsors, and will be a stage sponsor for two of the match's 16 stages.
"Thanks to the strong industry support from companies like Trijicon, the Carolina Cup continues to grow in popularity and remains one of the premier pistol matches in America," said Scott Ruby, sponsor coordinator for the Carolina Cup. "We deeply appreciate Trijicon's continued generosity."
Considered by many to be among the most popular matches in IDPA competition, the Carolina Cup is known for its challenging courses of fire that creatively test all of a shooter's skills. Due to both the match's popularity and the explosive growth in IDPA membership, the Carolina Cup has been sold out since early March. For more information on the championship visit www.The-CarolinaCup.com
, or use #carolinacup to follow match news and competitor updates on Twitter.
Founded in 1996, the International Defensive Pistol Association is the international governing body for IDPA competition which offers shooters a fun, safe, and challenging format to practice and test their gun handling skills through defensive-based scenarios. Today IDPA stands as the fastest growing shooting sport in the United States with nearly 20,000 members from all 50 states and 54 foreign countries. IDPA's 321 affiliated clubs offer weekly and monthly matches as well as host major championships.
To find a club near you, join IDPA, or just learn more about this exciting and fun defensive pistol shooting sport, visit www.IDPA.com
. You can also follow @OfficialIDPA
on Twitter, like ShootIDPA
on Facebook, watch IDPA TV
, or check out the Down Zero Blog
to keep up with the latest news.