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Canik’s Nils Jonasson Wins USSL Multigun Championship Tactical Optics Title

Sunday, June 9th, 2019

DELRAY BEACH, Florida – (JUNE 3, 2019) – Canik, manufacturer of handguns and accessories used around the world and imported to the U.S. exclusively by Century Arms, is excited to announced Nils Jonasson recently won the United Sports Shooting Leagues (USSL) MultiGun Championship, Tactical Optics Division in Boulder City, Nevada. Held in conjunction with this event, Jonasson also placed second in the USSL Grand Championship, Tactical Optics Division.

Jonasson joined Team Canik in May 2019 and these events represent his first national competition shooting the Canik TP9SFx. The USSL MultiGun Championship was a 15-stage match with every stage requiring the use of multiple guns including rifle, shotgun and pistol. The USSL Grand Championship required shooters to compete in five multigun stages, five rifle, five shotgun and five pistol stages. Jonasson used a TP9SFx with factory iron sights on his way to the wins.

Jonasson is a 15-time winner of national and world championship events, one of an elite few that compete in different divisions across many styles of competition shooting, all while maintaining high level finishes.

Canik and Century Arms are proud to support Nils Jonasson and congratulate him on his recent wins.

US Army Marksmanship Unit Celebrates New Service Rifle Record – 1st Ever in History

Tuesday, June 4th, 2019

Sgt. Benjamin Cleland from Swanton, Ohio set a new National Record by shooting the 1st ever Perfect Score of 800 with a Service Rifle at the 2019 Charlie Smart Memorial Regional in Oak Ridge, Tennessee this weekend.

What a week Sgt Cleland is having. First, he was selected for promotion to the rank of Staff Sergeant and now he obliterates the standing record and shoots the first ever 800!

The Soldiers and Civilians of the United States Army Marksmanship Unit are unbelievably proud of this young Soldier and look forward to a successful 2019 Individual and Team Summer Season for our Service Rifle Team.

In the 4-man Match, USAMU Craig-coached by Sgt. 1st Class Walter Craig led the team consisting of Sgt, 1st Class Brandon Green (not pictured), Staff Sgt. Cody Shields, Sgt. Benjamin Cleland, and Sgt. Lane Ichord to a 1st Place Finish! The team shot a 1980-81x!

Way to go Service Rifle Team!

Story and photos by USAMU.

ZEV Technologies Congratulates K.C. Eusebio’s Latest Wins!

Friday, May 24th, 2019

May, 2019 – ZEV Technologies is proud to announce sponsored competitive shooter K.C. Eusebio won both the Open Division at the 2019 World Speed Shooting Championship and Production Division.

On his way to placing first overall in each division, K.C. used his competition OZ9.

Match- 2019 World Speed Shooting Championships
Location – Talladega, Alabama
Placement – 1st place Open Division, 1st Place Production Division
Equipment – ZEV OZ9 KC Competition Model

K.C. had this to say – “This is another special victory to be able to compete on the world stage with the new KC OZ9. Not only am I able to bring home a win with ZEV Technologies but I’m able to do it with my model in the production division. I truly love competing with my OZ.”

His next match will be in Dunbarton, New Hampshire – June 21-23 at USPSA Area 7

Team SIG’s Max Michel Continues to Dominate in Carry Optics at the 2019 Magnus Cup

Sunday, May 12th, 2019

NEWINGTON, N.H., (May 10, 2019) –SIG SAUER, Inc. congratulates Team SIG Captain, Max Michel for his first-place finish in the Carry Optics Division at the 2019 Magnus Sports Cup held May 1-5, 2019 at the Southern Utah Practical Shooting Range in Washington, Utah. 

“It’s great to see Max continue his win streak in the Carry Optics Division, and do it with the SIG SAUER Electro-Optics ROMEO3MAX Optic,” said Tom Taylor, Chief Marketing Officer, and Executive Vice President Commercial Sales, SIG SAUER, Inc.  “Max was not only the fastest shooter at the Magnus Cup within his division, but one of the most accurate shooters amongst all 450 competitors as well.  His determination to continually better his performance in carry optics, and dedication to his training shows in the results, and his continued wins for Team SIG.”

To claim his first place finish at the 2019 Magnus Sports Cup, Max competed through 17 courses of fire using his P320X5, the soon to be released ROMEO3MAX open reflex sight, and SIG SAUER 9mm, 147 grain, Match Elite Competition Ammunition. 

“This was the first ever Magnus Cup and it did not disappoint.  The match challenged all of the physical and technical skills an IPSC shooter would need to possess in order to be at the top of their game,” added Michel.  “My gear ran perfectly.  The SIG Match Elite Ammunition was extremely accurate, and my ROMEO3MAX optic continues to turn heads because of my performance, and my P320X5 ran beautifully.  I’m really proud to say that everything that helped me take first in the Carry Optics Division was a SIG SAUER product.”

The soon to be released ROMEO3MAX is a compact, open reflex sight featuring a 30mm Max round lens design for superior field-of-view, a special red-notch filter for a vivid red dot and unrivaled optical clarity, 6 MOA dot size for rapid target engagement, twelve illumination intensity levels, MOTAC activation, and up to 20,000 hours of runtime.  The sight is machined from aircraft grade aluminum in a matte black finish, with a side-loading battery tray, and waterproof (IPX-7 rated).

The SIG SAUER Match Elite Pistol Competition Ammunition used by Max Michel at the 2019 Magnus Sport Cup is available for purchase at