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July 18, 2019

OTTO Engineering, Leupold, Magpul, Vertx Join Forces in New Gearbox Giveaway


NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade association for the firearms industry, is pleased to announce that OTTO Engineering, Leupold & Stevens, Magpul Industries and Vertx have agreed to donate a Gearbox Giveaway as part of the National Shooting Sports Month® celebration.

Based in Carpentersville, Illinois, OTTO Engineering is a designer, developer and manufacturer of hearing protection and communications accessories, primarily for law enforcement and military markets. Leupold & Stevens, headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon, is an American optics manufacturer serving the outdoor recreationists, target shooting, hunting, law enforcement and military markets. Magpul Industries’ Austin, Texas, office headquarters work in tandem with its Cheyenne, Wyoming, manufacturing facility to produce a wide array of firearms parts and accessories, primarily those for the modern sporting rifle market, while Vertx, based in Cincinnati, Ohio, is a manufacturer of tactical clothing and gear.

The jointly sponsored Gearbox Giveaway, worth more than $1,200, includes:

  • One OTTO NoizeBarrier® Micro, electronic earplugs
  • One Leupold Deltapoint Pro sight
  • One Vertx Overland backpack
  • One Magpul MOE SL-S Mil-Spec carbine stock
  • Five Magpul PMAG 30 AR/M4 GEN M3 Window 5.56x45mm NATO magazines

“For someone who already heads to the range on a regular basis, winning this Gearbox Giveaway presents a chance to up your game. And if you’re just the occasional weekend warrior, we bet opening this prize package when it arrives will be the incentive you need to up your round counts sent downrange,” said Zach Snow, NSSF Director, Retail & Range Business Development. “This is a truly super package for any shooting enthusiast, and we couldn’t be happier that these four stellar companies pulled together to make it happen. Many thanks to each of them.”

“OTTO couldn’t be happier to support National Shooting Sports Month. We wanted to partner with industry-leading companies to offer a gearbox that would allow novice and experienced shooters to enjoy the month and inspire them to get out to the range,” said Jim Hubbard, Sales Director at OTTO Engineering.

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