SPRINGFIELD, Mass., (May 15, 2017) – Smith & Wesson today announced that during the month of May, the company will encourage participation in competitive shooting sports through its “ Camaraderie through Competition ” social media campaign on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube. Each week, Smith & Wesson will deliver social media content featuring members of Team Smith & Wesson, shooting tips, exciting video content, and sweepstakes opportunities to engage and inspire competitive shooters of all abilities and ages. Fans can see all of the content posted and shared by following Smith & Wesson Corp. on Facebook and by using the hashtag #shareshooting on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
The “Camaraderie through Competition” social media campaign highlights Smith & Wesson’s efforts to get shootingenthusiasts out on the range to enjoy the shooting sports with family and friends. Matt Buckingham, President of Smith & Wesson’s Firearms Division, said, “Team Smith & Wesson has been out on the range practicing and competing this spring, and with the NRA Bianchi Cup just around the corner, May is a great time to get people excited about the shooting sports. We are very proud of all that our employees and Team Smith & Wesson do topromote shooting events across the nation.”
In February, Team Smith & Wesson hosted the 20th Anniversary IDPA Indoor Nationals in Springfield, MA. Afterwards, the team remained at the range to kick-off the first ever Smith & Wesson Factory Cup, which introduced 40 of the company’s employees to the fun of competitive shooting. To view a behind-the-scenes look at the 20thAnniversary IDPA Indoor Nationals and the Factory Cup, visit https://youtu.be/0fztS9DkK10. To share your favorite competitive shooting experience, post your comments to one of Smith & Wesson’s social media pages using the hashtag #shareshooting.
To view current and upcoming sweepstakes, visit Smith & Wesson Corp. on Facebook.
To learn more about Smith & Wesson, please visit www.smith-wesson.com.
Smith & Wesson Corp. is a U.S.-based leader in firearm manufacturing and design, delivering a broad portfolio of quality firearms, related products, and training to the U.S. consumer and law enforcement markets, as well as global military and law enforcement customers. The company’s firearm division brands include Smith & Wesson®, M&P®, Performance Center® and Thompson/Center Arms™. For more information on Smith & Wesson, call (800) 331-0852 or log on to www.smith-wesson.com.
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