IWI US Signs on as Gold Sponsor of 2016 East Coast Steel Challenge Championship

Harrisburg, Pa. (April 2016) – IWI US, Inc., a subsidiary of Israel Weapon Industries (IWI) Ltd., has signed on as a Gold Sponsor of the 2016 East Coast Steel Challenge Championship. The event will be held at the Guthsville Rod & Gun Club located in Orefield, Pennsylvania, Sept. 23-25, 2016.

The East Coast Steel Challenge Championship is a Tier 3 Steel Challenge Shooting Association (SCSA) match with cash payouts and a huge random drawing prize table. The competition is stiff with last year drawing more than 600 participants over all three SCSA matches. The Steel Challenge consists of 195 rounds minimum and eight official SCSA stages, including the difficult “Outer Limits” and “Speed Option” stages.

“We’re proud to be Gold Sponsors of the East Coast Steel Challenge Championship. The competition is fierce and the match requires a reliable, accurate, fast shooting weapon to make it through. IWI’s weapons are forged and tested in the heat of battle and are ready for any fight, whether that’s in the battlefield or the battle for first place,” said Michael Kassnar, vice president of sales and marketing for IWI US.

For more match information, please visit http://eastcoaststeelchampionship.com/index.html. adds training in areas like moving from cover to cover, operating in low light as well as firing from unusual shooting positions.

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