COLUMBIA, Mo. –-(Ammoland.com)- The National Rifle Association is proud to announce its 39th National Action Pistol Championship. Better known as the NRA Bianchi Cup for its world famous silver trophy, this major action pistol match will be held May 24-27, 2017 in Hallsville, Missouri at the Green Valley Rifle & Pistol Club.
This year’s event sponsors include Colt, sponsoring the Colt Championship Round; Kimber, sponsoring the Practical Event; Sig Sauer, sponsoring the Moving Target Event, along with 5.11 Tactical, Action Target, AT Wall, City of Columbia Convention & Visitors Bureau, Custom Metal Products, Dsport, Graf & Sons, National Shooting Sports Foundation, Otis Technology, Sierra Bullets, Taurus, and Zero Bullets.
“The Bianchi Cup could not be the world’s most prestigious pistol match without the support of its sponsors, said Executive Director of NRA General Operations Josh Powell. “We thank each of them for their outstanding support and look forward to another exciting and intense competition this year.”
Founded in 1979 by former police officer and holster maker John Bianchi, the 192-shot …Read the Rest