Crimson Trace Announces 'Shooting Skills Sweepstakes'

posted on August 9, 2017

Crimson Trace is offering two lucky consumers the chance to practice their shooting skills and learn from some of the industry's best on an all-expenses-paid trip to the Gunsite Academy 250 Defensive Pistol Course with Crimson Trace laser sights in Richmond, Va. Entry into the "Shooting Skills Sweepstakes" is free and open to anyone, age 21 and over. It's open now and ends Aug. 10.

One winner and a guest of their choice will receive airfare, lodging, course registration fees, Crimson Trace lasers and ammunition packages. The winner and guest will attend the Gunsite 250 Defensive Pistol Course with Crimson Trace laser sights from Nov. 13-17, 2017. The event is being held at Colonial Shooting Academy in Richmond, Va. Full details can be found here.

The Gunsite 250 Defensive Pistol Course with Crimson Trace laser sights was first offered in 2014 and covers the complete 250 doctrine, adding the practical use of laser sights. The course includes: five days of range work; lectures; low light/night shooting with flashlight techniques; and intensive indoor and outdoor live-fire simulators. Students learn to be in control of their immediate environment. Students can expect to shoot more than 1,200 rounds. 

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