Joseph Chiarello & Co. Inc. Renews Silver Sponsorship of NSSF Rimfire Challenge
NEWTOWN, Conn.—The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade association for the firearms industry, is pleased to announce that Joseph Chiarello & Co. Inc. has renewed its Silver sponsorship of the NSSF Rimfire Challenge for the 2015 season. The 80-year-old company, based in Summit, New Jersey, is an insurance provider specializing in policies relevant to those in the firearms industry.
The NSSF Rimfire Challenge program focuses on competition with .22-caliber rifles and pistols. Formerly known as the Ruger Rimfire Challenge, matches are designed as a way to introduce new shooters to the shooting sports in an exciting and family friendly way. Open to shooters of all ages and abilities, Rimfire Challenge matches are conducted on ranges nationwide, with a match format that emphasizes safety, fun and ease of access for newcomers.
“We’re excited to see yet another one of our 2014 corporate Rimfire Challenge sponsors continue their support for this important shooting series in 2015,” said Zach Snow, NSSF Manager of Shooting Promotions. “It is especially gratifying that Joseph Chiarello & Co. is also one of NSSF’s Affinity Member Benefits partners. The level of support they’ve provided over the years is a true testament to their overall commitment to our industry.”
“Introducing new people to competitive shooting sports is an excellent way to help the industry grow,” said Joseph Chiarello, the firm’s President. “The NSSF Rimfire Challenge is a great next step to solidifying a new shooter’s commitment to the sport, and as part of our commitment to the firearms industry, Joseph Chiarello & Co. Inc. is proud to continue our support of the program.”
Additional Rimfire Challenge sponsorship opportunities for the 2015 match year and the Rimfire Challenge World Championship, taking place October 9-11 at Old Fort Gun Club, in Fort Smith, Arkansas, are still available. Please contact Zach Snow, NSSF Manager of Shooting Promotions, at 203-426-1320 x224 for more information. For more information on the Rimfire Challenge, how to participate in a Rimfire Challenge event, or how to host an event at your range, click here (www.nssf.org/rimfire).
About the Rimfire Challenge
Originally developed by Ruger and formerly known as the Ruger Rimfire Challenge, today’s Rimfire Challenge is currently administered by the NSSF®, the trade association for the firearms, ammunition, hunting, and shooting sports industry. Designed to introduce new shooters to the shooting sports in an exciting and family friendly way, Rimfire Challenge matches focus on competition with .22-caliber rifles and pistols. Matches are open to shooters of all ages and shooting experience levels, with events conducted on ranges nationwide.
The National Shooting Sports Foundation is the trade association for the firearms industry. Its mission is to promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports. Formed in 1961, NSSF has a membership of more than 12,000 manufacturers, distributors, firearms retailers, shooting ranges, sportsmen’s organizations and publishers. For more information, visit www.nssf.org.