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Berger’s James Fox Wins Washington State High Power Championship

Team Berger member James Fox won the Washington State High Power Championship for a third consecutive year competing with factory Berger ammunition. Before Berger ammunition became available in the marketplace just a few years ago, handloading your ammunition was considered “necessary” for competitors to win a High Power Championship. Fox, secured first place in standing, rapid fire sitting, and rapid fire prone disciplines, all with Berger ammo, to win the Championship Aggregate for Across-the-Course (XTC). The 2024 Washington State High Power Rifle Championship was held June 1-2nd in Puyallup, WA. Hosted by the Paul Bunyan Rifle & Sportsman’s Club. 80-round XTC aggregates were fired [...]

Berger’s John Mullins Win Conard Bernhardt Cup

The highly anticipated 32nd annual championship was hosted by the Pe Ell Sportsmen’s Club. The NRA registered championship had competitors from both Canada and the United States, shooting (2) 40-shot smallbore matches on Saturday and Sunday. Both days started with the Standard Rifle discipline and concluded with Hunter Rifle in the afternoon. Mullins, who scored a 150/160, commented, “The Conard Bernhardt Cup was its usual 40 degrees and raining, yet my Lapua rimfire ammunition was very consistent in the conditions helping me win a second cup.” Mullins competes with Lapua Midas+ .22LR ammunition, which is matched to his firearms at Lapua’s Rimfire Performance Center. Unique [...]

Berger’s Justin Skaret Places at the 2024 Southwest Nationals

The 2024 Southwest Nationals were held February 14-18 at the Ben Avery Shooting Facility in Phoenix, AZ. Hosted by the Desert Sharpshooters Rifle Club, the prestigious Southwest Nationals is the “must-attend” event for competitive long-range shooters around the world. The Southwest Nationals features F-Open, F-TR, and Sling disciplines. Competitors from over 5 different countries were in attendance. Skaret competed with rifles chambered in a 308 Winchester and 6.5 Creedmoor to score a grand aggregate of 1242-74X. Skaret commented, “With the Berger 153.5gr LR Hybrid paired with Vihtavuori N160 and a Lapua 6.5 Creedmoor SRP Case, I was able to shoot an 200-18x in the first [...]

Berger Bullets Attending 2024 IWA Outdoor Classics

IWA visitors are encouraged to stop by Booth #561 in Hall 3 to view Berger’s match-grade rifle bullets and ammunition while learning about Berger’s new 375 caliber 410 grain hybrid target bullet.  Whether your interest is handloading or factory ammunition, hunters and competitive shooters are bound to find success in the field or on the firing line with Berger. The all-new Berger 375 Caliber 410 Grain Hybrid target projectiles are built to meet the demands of competitors shooting Extreme Longe Range (ELR) disciplines. They can expect the same trusted Berger Hybrid Target performance, now offering a competitive advantage, previously attained only from solid lathe-turned bullets. [...]

Two New Long-Range National Records Fired with Berger Bullets

Berger Bullets set two new F-Class Long-Range (1,000-yard) records during the 2023 Nationals earlier this month. A new F/TR Long-Range team record and F-Open Long-Range team record. Congratulations to Team Vortex, who set the new F/TR Long-Range Team national record with an overall score of 1588-76X. Team Vortex members are Drew Rutherford, Luke Ramsey, Brad Sauve, Tracy Hogg, and Mik Francis, with Team Captain Ian Klemm, and Coach Keith Trapp. Team Vortex members shot Berger 30 caliber 200.20x Hybrid Target bullets for the record victory. Additionally, Team Lapua Brux Borden won the F-Open Long Range Team match and set a new record score of 800-53X [...]

David Gosnell Brings Home F-Class Nationals Win for Team Berger

Team Berger’s David Gosnell finished High Senior in the F-Open Division at the 2023 F-Class National Championships. Gosnell, competing with Berger 7mm 180 Grain Hybrid Target bullets, Lapua 284 Brass, and Vihtavuori N555 powder, scored a 1590-74X for a 6th place finish overall. Additionally, Gosnell competed in both Mid-Range and Long-Range team events as a member of The Long Shots. The Long Shots fired their way to both Gold and Silver medal finishes respectively. Long Shot team members winning Gold with Gosnell were Keith Weil, Robert Spencer, Ken Dickerman, and Pat Scully, with Dan Bramley as Captain, and Michelle Gallagher as coach. The 2023 US [...]

Team Berger’s Amanda Elsenboss Wins 2023 NRA National Rifle Championships

Berger’s Amanda Elsenboss has won the 2023 NRA National High Power Rifle (Mumma Trophy) and Service Rifle (Dupont Trophy) Championships. With a grand aggregate score of 2387-113X, Elsenboss set a new Service Rifle record and was crowned High Woman and High National Guard. Elsenboss’ individual accomplishments and scores are as follows: Erdman Trophy - 594-21X Centenary Trophy - 596-28X Nevada Trophy - 795-34X Scott Trophy - 200-15X Crescent Cup - 199-5X Crowell Trophy - 199-11X Marine Gunner DI Boyd II Memorial Trophy - 1190-49X Vandenberg Cup - 796-40X Clarke Trophy - 796-39X In addition, Elsenboss was a member of the Veteran’s Family Brigade Anderson [...]

Dustin Flint Wins the 2023 Louisiana Silhouette Championship

Team Berger member Dustin Flint won the 2023 Louisiana Silhouette Championship for the fifth straight year, compiling a Grand Aggregate score of 181/200. The 2023 Louisiana Silhouette Championship was held May 6-7 at the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Range in Gonzales, LA. The two-day match had shooters competing in Smallbore Silhouette on Saturday and Air Rifle Silhouette on Sunday. In Silhouette competition, shooters engage ten chickens at 40 meters, ten pigs at 60 meters, ten turkeys at 77 meters, and ten rams at 100 meters for each 40-shot relay. On Saturday, Flint scored a 54/80 in smallbore standard and 55/80 in hunter rifle, good for second [...]

US F-Class Team Wins World Championship with Berger Bullets

Congratulations to the United States F-Class Open Team winning the 2023 World Championships held at the Genl De Wet Shooting Range in Bloemfontein, South Africa. The F-Open Team clinched the World Championships competing exclusively with Berger Hybrid Target bullets. The US F-Class team, who spent 5+ years training for this event, joined teams from Australia, Great Britain, New Zealand, South Africa, and others, to battle for the prestigious title of World Champion in both F-Class Target Rifle (F-TR) and F-Open divisions. Lead by team captain Dan Bramley and adjutant Pete Ricci, the US F-Open team had multiple team and individual accolades, including 7 silver and [...]

Berger Bullets and Ammunition Attending the 152nd NRA Annual Meetings

Berger, manufacturer of the highest quality bullets and ammunition for competitive long-range shooters and sportsman, will be exhibiting at the 2023 NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits in Indianapolis, IN, April 14-16. NRA members are encouraged to visit booth #4545 at Indiana Convention Center to view Berger’s expanded Berger Elite Hunter ammunition line. New to the Elite Hunter line for 2023 are the following offerings: 6mm Creedmoor 108 Grain Elite Hunter, 6.5 Creedmoor 140 Grain Elite Hunter, 6.5 PRC 140 Grain Elite Hunter, and 300 PRC 245 Grain Elite Hunter. Berger Elite Hunter ammunition features a high BC, hybrid-ogive Elite Hunter bullet intended for serious hunters [...]

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