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Press Release: Umarex USA Hosting Airgun-Steels & 3-Gun Match

By The Small Arms Review Editorial Staff

FORT SMITH, Ark (April 21, 2015) – The first ever Airgun-Steels and Airgun 3-Gun Match to be held in the Arkansas River Valley is being hosted by Umarex USA. The speed shooting match will take place on Saturday, May 9th beginning at 5:30 pm at Chaffee Crossing in Fort Smith, Arkansas.

The Umarex Air Steels and 3-Gun Match are open to professional and amateur adult and youth shooters from age eight and up. The event is free to attend for the public. The event is similar to the Scholastic Steels and 3-Gun sports traditionally shot with firearms. Competitors can participate in the Airgun-Steels or the Airsoft 3-Gun match or both for just $5. Time and hits will determine winners in divisions and classes defined by age and equipment used.

Umarex USA will have airguns and airsoft guns available for anyone who would like to try this exciting new air-powered sport. "Airgun-Steels and Airgun 3-Gun is a new sport created for family and friends to economically enjoy the sport of shooting." said Justin "JB" Biddle, Director of Marketing for Umarex USA. "We're proud to be a sponsor of International Air Shooting Sports and ecstatic that Chaffee Crossing has worked with us to provide a venue to hold the match."

The event is sanctioned by the International Air Shooting Sports program. IASS is a youth & adult development program that teaches safe handling of pistols, semi-auto rifles and shotguns while at the same time developing positive life skills through a supportive environment taught by trained adult coaches.

The match will be held in a former Fort Chaffee warehouse building, #204 located within the historic district of Chaffee Crossing at 7405 Ellis Street, Fort Smith, Arkansas 72916.

For additional information on the Umarex Airgun-Steels & 3-Gun Match and to pre-register, visit or e-mail JB, Director of Marketing, Umarex USA at

For airgun news, product information and event updates from Umarex USA, visit and follow Umarex at: Twitter (@UmarexAir),, and

About Umarex USA

Umarex USA is one of North America's fastest growing sport and recreation gun companies. Umarex USA develops and markets airguns under brands licensed by its parent company, Umarex Sportwaffen GmbH & Co. KG. Some of the brands include Walther®, RWS®, Smith & Wesson®, Browning®, Heckler & Koch®, Ruger®, Beretta, Colt®, Magnum Research®, Regent, IWI, UZI, and others. For additional information regarding Umarex USA visit and follow Umarex USA on Facebook and YouTube.


Justin “JB” Biddle
Umarex USA, Inc.
7700 Chad Colley Boulevard
Fort Smith, Arkansas 72916 or 479-646-4210


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