Competition and Training

STERLING ARSENAL COMPETITION HIGHLIGHTS
2017 US Practical Shooting Association (USPSA) Competitions

Since 1976, the USPSA has provided a test bed for firearms, equipment, and techniques, many of which are now the standard for police and military training. Some of USPSA's top competitors are regularly employed as trainers for elite police and military units. Today, USPSA matches are conducted every week by the nearly 400 affiliated clubs all over the United States.  

Sterling Arsenal's PCC-A Class shooter, Derek E. is the NRA-HQ Range USPSA Match Director and also competes in various matches across our region. He is employs various firearms other gear in matches, including Sterling Arsenal firearms, providing critical support and data to our production platform designs and offerings.
 
 
2015 Precision Rifle Series (PRS) Semi-Auto Scoped Rifle Match (SASRM) 
 
 The Nov 2015 The PRS SASRM at CORE Shooting Solutions was the first PRS semi-automatic rifle match. Pro shooters from all over the world ran 5.56 and 308 target engagements from 150 to over 800 yards on both static and moving targets, from various shooting positions, including areas with mud and water several inches deep.

Sterling Arsenal Gunsmith Matt Gervais and teammate Rhett Waters took 2nd and 3rd place in the match against the top pro 3-Gun PRS shooters. Matt and Rhett competed with their Sterling Arsenal SAR-XV Mod2 Match 556 Rifles configured with Allen Engineering Silencers and Nightforce F1 ATACR optics. 
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2015 NIGHTFORCE DMR CHAMPIONSHIP

The Sterling Arsenal Shooting Team competed in the Jul 2015 Nightforce DMR Championship. Matt placed 2nd against a field of highly skilled shooters with our SAR-XV Mod2 Match 5.56 rifle.
  

  
2015 FALL ALLEGHENY SNIPER CHALLENGE TOP SEMI-AUTO CLASS 
The ASC match features shots fired under physical stress, in extreme terrain, in difficult conditions from various positions to unknown distances going out 1300+ yards. This is considered to be the premiere mountain terrain sniper match in North America. This match is comprised of top shooters including military and law enforcement marksmen and sniper teams from all over the US and abroad.

Sterling Arsenal Partner and Gunsmith Chris Nichols competed with our new Sterling Arsenal SAR-30 Combat Match Production Rifle chambered in 6.5 Creedmoor. Chris took top place amongst semi-auto shooters. The semi-auto class included the top production and prototype rifle manufacturers and their teams from across the country. The Sterling Arsenal Shooting team competes with Nightforce and Trijicon Optics and Allen Engineering Silencers.

Sterling Arsenal SAR-30 Match
   
2013 SPRING and FALL ALLEGHENY SNIPER CHALLENGE CONSECUTIVE WINS
 
Chris had his sights on the ASC for some time, finishing close to the top in prior years. It came together for him in 2013 winning both the Spring and Fall matches! He competed and won with his custom Remington 700 rifle chambered in 280 Ackley that he built specifically for this match.
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2013 NRA NATIONAL DEFENSE MATCH TOP 10
Shytoe Fusselman joined the Sterling Arsenal team in 2013 to compete in the 2013 National Defense Match. He shot the match with a Sterling Arsenal SAR-XV Match 5.56 finishing among the top-ten in both Advanced and Championship levels against other pro shooters and production rifle teams. 
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