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May 28, 2015

NSSF Announces Mossberg as 2015 Rimfire Challenge Platinum Sponsor

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May 28, 2015

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NSSF Announces Mossberg as 2015
Rimfire Challenge Platinum Sponsor

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade association for the firearms industry, is pleased to announce that O.F. Mossberg & Sons Inc. has agreed to sponsor the 2015 Rimfire Challenge series of shooting events. Founded in 1919, Mossberg is a premier American maker of quality rifles, shotguns and handguns.

“We are thrilled to have a company as prominent in this industry as Mossberg supporting the 2015 Rimfire Challenge,” said Zach Snow, NSSF Manager, Shooting Promotions. “Mossberg’s generous Platinum sponsorship will ensure the continued success of this program and the growth of new shooter participation in the shooting sports.”

“The NSSF Rimfire Challenge is a great opportunity for new shooters to take their first steps into the world of competitive shooting,” said David Miles, Director of Marketing, O.F. Mossberg & Sons, Inc. “We are proud to lend our financial support to this effort and work with the Challenge’s ranges to introduce a new generation to the shooting sports.”

Additional sponsorship opportunities for NSSF’s 2015 Rimfire Challenge program are available. Please contact Zach Snow, NSSF Manager, Shooting Promotions, at 203-426-1320 ext. 224 for 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, go to


About the Rimfire Challenge
Originally developed by Ruger and formerly known as the Ruger Rimfire Challenge, today’s Rimfire Challenge is 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, family friendly format, 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 at ranges nationwide.

About NSSF
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

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