Tina Martin-Nims is a pro shooter, with many sponsors. She will be attending this year’s very popular A Girl & A Gun Brownells Ladies’ Multigun Fall Festival, where she will be teaching a section of Guided Stage Strategies, the Know Your DOPE course, as well as two sessions on “Gear Tips & Tricks.” She has some great tips to pass on to competitors to help prepare for Fall Fest as well as any other competition.
As part of the Troy team, Cindy DeSplinter recommends which prizes Troy donates to matches. “My favorite part of working with Troy is their support of women in the industry. I’m not the best shooter but it’s all about representing the sport and empowering women to get into shooting, and Troy is very supportive of that.” Through Troy Industries’ generosity and support of women in the shooting sports, competitors have a chance of winning one of over 100 Troy items at Brownells Multigun Fall Festival.
Tennille Chidester is a pro shooter that is offering stage walk-throughs at Fall Fest. Here is what her shooters can expect.
Gina Roberts of Vista, CA, won the 2nd Quarter 2017 League Match! Lisa Tripp of Troy, OH, and Laurie Anderson of College Station, TX, placed 2nd and 3rd.
Anniston, a remarkable teen, has some sage advice for women shooters. “Don’t be intimidated by the guys and competing with them. I can see now that I can hang with the top guys and be competitive. Don’t get discouraged, there’s always room for improvement. Even if there is something they are doing and it doesn’t work for you, keep trying. You will find something that works for you.”
Lisa Tripp of Troy, OH, was the national first-place winner with a score of 24.61. Cindi Dietrich of Jacksonville, NC, came in second with a score of 30.40. Cheryl Fordyce of the Tallahassee, FL, chapter placed third with a score of 30.54.
Andrea Kennedy is the winner of a Colt Competition CRX-16 rifle, which was presented at 3-Gun University on March 19, 2017. The event, which took place at the CMP Talladega Marksmanship Park, offered 2 days of training sessions on pistol, shotgun, and rifle with competitors running a 4-stage match on the final day to put their new skills to the test. Competitors were able to visit the prize table in random order. Andrea, who is Active Duty in the Michigan Army National Guard, was the lucky participant drawn to go first.
A highlight of the 2017 A Girl & A Gun Women’s Shooting League (AG & AG) 3-Gun University is the star-studded lineup of “professors” that will be instructing students on the rules and strategies of 3 gun. 3-Gun University takes place March 17-19, 2017, at the CMP Marksmanship Park in Talladega, Alabama.
Unique ARs has 33 different hand guard designs and a custom department with a design team to help people create their own designs. If you are ever in the McCall, Idaho area, you are welcome to stop in at Unique ARs and take a tour. And while they don’t have a store-front, they do have a display rack with every design they make. “It’s a great opportunity to touch and feel the weight of each one,” smiles Katie.
Christi says, “I invited the women to shoot with me. It’ll just be fun, the camaraderie and shooting together again. I wouldn’t know any of these gals if not for the Brownells Fall Fest match. We started getting to know each other on Facebook before we met personally. Now, we have women, most who are members of A Girl & A Gun, coming together from all over to shoot. It just takes being creative and getting the people. Why can’t we do this everywhere?”