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August 16, 2019

Colt Adds to National Shooting Sports Month Gearbox Giveaway List


NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade association for the firearms industry, is pleased to announce that Colt’s Manufacturing Company, LLC, has donated  Gearbox Giveaways in support of National Shooting Sports Month®. Headquartered in Hartford, Connecticut, Colt is a manufacturer of handguns, rifles and accessories for the consumer, law enforcement and military markets.

Colt’s Gearbox Giveaway, valued at more than $1,200, includes:

  • Colt Competition pistol, blued, in .45 ACP
  • Two spare magazines
  • Colt range bag
  • Competition gun mat signed by pro shooter Mark Redl
  • Colt ripstop flag hat
  • Blade-Tech Total Eclipse holster
  • Colt Kik Stand display accessory
  • Colt cable lock
  • Colt soft pistol case
  • Colt decal and patch
  • Lucas Oil gun oil
  • Colt Model of 1911 — 100 Years of Service DVD

“For anyone who’s wished to have a top-of-the-line Colt 1911, this Gearbox Giveaway is for you,” said Zach Snow, NSSF Director, Retail & Range Business Development. “Our many thanks to Colt for this generous donation. I know there are thousands out there who will be keeping their fingers crossed they’ll be the selected winner!”

“We’re glad to partner with NSSF to promote the shooting sports. We want to encourage new shooters to get out to the range, work hard and develop a passion for the sport like we have here at Colt,” said Justin Baldini, Director of Marketing.

National Shooting Sports Month, a celebration of the shooting sports, takes place throughout the month of August. Firearms ranges and FFL retailers across the country have listed hundreds of special events on the calendar at ShootingSportsMonth.org, which interacts directly with NSSF’s LetsGoShooting.org website, where the site’s users can then discover all the events near them.

Additional Gearbox Giveaway sponsorships are available. For more information discover how your involvement in National Shooting Sports Month benefits both your business and the firearms industry at large, contact Zach Snow at zsnow@nssf.org or 203-426-1320 ext. 224.

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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 thousands of manufacturers, distributors, firearms retailers, shooting ranges, sportsmen’s organizations and publishers nationwide. For more information, visit nssf.org.

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Media contact:
Bill Brassard
203-426-1320