BURLINGTON, Wash. - The United States Practical Shooting Association's Board of Directors has announced that USPSA Executive Director Dave Thomas will retire effective December 31, 2012.
In the public announcement posted to the USPSA web site, Thomas said, "It has been my distinct privilege and honor to have served this association for the past nearly 17 years. I thank you all for your support and good wishes."
USPSA has seen significant growth in membership and activity during Thomas's tenure. Practical shooting is featured in a number of television programs such as Top Shots, Hot Shots, and Shooting USA. To learn more about the sport of practical shooting, visit www.USPSA.org
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About the USPSA: The United States Practical Shooting Association is a non-profit membership association and the national governing body for the sport of practical shooting in America. USPSA has 20,000 members and more than 375 affiliated clubs which host weekly matches throughout the country providing recreational shooters with the opportunity to test and refine their shooting skills in a safe, competitive environment. USPSA is also the US Region of the International Practical Shooting Confederation (IPSC), which is comprised of approximately 88 nations. For more information, visit USPSA.org.