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Team Berger Shooter Wins Wisconsin Barrel Maker Classic

Team Berger member, Jon Pynch, scored a 185 to secure first place at the second annual Wisconsin Barrel Maker Classic. Pynch shot a 6mm Dasher loaded with Berger 6mm 105 Hybrid Target bullets in Lapua cases. The Wisconsin Barrel Maker Classic Match is an Armageddon Cup qualifier supported by the Wisconsin Barrel Makers; Bartlein, Krieger, Criterion, Rock Creek, Mullerworks and Brux. The match was hosted by the Highlands Sportsmen’s Club August 1-2 in Cascade, WI. Pynch stated, “Consistency is king in this game! The Berger/Lapua combo is a tough combo to top!” Learn more about “Why Consistency Wins”, Ballistic Coefficient’s (BC’s) consistency, and BC effects [...]

Berger Shooters Win Hornady Precision Hunter Steel Challenge

Competitors loading Berger Bullets won both the Light and Heavy divisions and claimed the top 3 places overall during the inaugural Hornady Precision Hunter Steel Challenge. Congratulations to Rusty Ulmer for winning the Light Division with Berger 6.5mm 140 Grain VLD’s in his Creedmoor chambered Impact action with Proof carbon barrel. Brian Black took top honors in the Hunter Heavy Division and 1st place overall for the match. Brian shot Berger 6.5mm 140 Grain Hybrid’s loaded in a 6.5x47 Lapua. Brian used a Lone Peak Arms Fuzion action with Benchmark barrel and XLR Element chassis. Brian stated, “I was short on time to prepare for [...]

Ortiz Wins Nightforce ELR Steel Challenge with Berger 220 Grain LRHT Bullet

Congratulations to Jorge Ortiz, winner of the 5th Annual Nightforce ELR Steel Challenge! Jorge was running new Berger 30 caliber 220 Grain Long Range Hybrid Target™ bullets through his Accuracy International ASR platform chambered in 300 Norma Magnum for the impressive win. What’s inspiring about Jorge’s performance is that he outshot nearly 200 competitors engaging targets from 700 yards to 2,100 yards in extremely challenging conditions, and did so as a US veteran with bilateral above the knee amputee status after being wounded in Afghanistan. The 2020 Nightforce ELR Steel Challenge was held June 13-14th at Tillard 55 Ranch in Glenrock, WY. Jorge was kind [...]

Team Berger Shooter Crofts Wins Cabelas Long Range Regional

Team Berger member, James Crofts, scored a 573-21Xs to secure first place at the Cabelas Mid-Atlantic Long Range Regional. Crofts shot Berger 30 Cal 200.20x projectiles, Vihtavuori N150 propellant and uses Lapua .308 Winchester Palma brass exclusively. The Cabelas Mid-Atlantic Long Range Regional, presented by the Bridgeville Rifle and Pistol Club took place June 27 – 28 at Bridgeville, DE. “Tough winds with heavy mirage and lots of heat and humidity was the name of the game this past weekend. You had to watch the flags and mirage or you would spend lots of time in the 9 ring,” stated Crofts.  “The 200.20x bullet paid [...]

Berger’s Long Range Hybrid Target Bullets Win K&M PRS Match

Congratulations to Berger Sponsored Shooter, Ken Sanoski, who dominated the entire field and brought home first place at the K&M/Kales Precision Rifle Competition. Sanoski outshined all competitors with the new Berger 6mm 109 Grain Long Range Hybrid Target™ bullets loaded in a 6mm Dasher. The 2020 K&M/Kahles Precision Rifle Competition took place May 22-24 at the K&M Precision Rifle Training in Finger, Tennessee with over 200 of the top PRS shooters competing. "Every year the best shooters from around the Country show up for the K&M Kahles Precision Rifle Competition. The course of fire this year was challenging with plenty of small targets. Berger 109 [...]

Team Berger’s John Mullins Wins the Arizona State Lever Action Rifle Silhouette Championship

Team Berger shooter, John Mullins, swept all three divisions and won the 2020 Arizona State Lever Action Rifle Silhouette Championship. Mullins scored a 71/80 placing him first in Lever Action Rifle (LAR), 74/80 in Pistol Cartridge LAR for first place, and 72/80 in Smallbore Cowboy Rifle to complete the sweep. The Arizona State Lever Action Rifle Silhouette Championship was held at the Ben Avery Shooting Complex in Phoenix, AZ from February 6-9th.  All LAR shooting is done from the offhand position with open sights. Steel targets are engaged at distances of 40-50-75 and 100 yards for score. The Smallbore Cowboy Rifle division is any lever [...]

Walt Berger Named Team USA Rifle Captain for World Benchrest Championships

Walt Berger, founder of Berger Bullets and Ammunition, was named Captain of the USA Rifle Team for the World Benchrest Championships in Calgary, Canada this past week. The World Championships are held every two years and attract competitors from over 30 countries, testing their skills at 100-yard and 200-yard distances. Along with being named Team Captain, Walt participated in the World Benchrest Championships and did not disappoint. He finished 6th place in the Light Varmint 200-yard individual matches, and went on to support “USA Team A” to win the Silver Medal! Under Walt’s leadership, the USA’s Joel Nader won the Gold Medal for individuals, “USA [...]

2019 Cactus Classic Results

We here at Berger would like to thank everyone who came out to join us at the 2019 Cactus Classic. It was a great weekend and we had a lot of fun visiting with old friends and getting to enjoy the weather. We saw quite a bit of wind throughout the week, but luckily we had decent conditions over the weekend. Friday night, our very own Jack Neary gave a reloading class. We recorded the class and will work on getting it edited and posted online in the coming weeks. We have a good 90 minutes of footage that should be able to be cut [...]

2017 45th Annual Firearms Industry Super Shoot

Hello everyone! During the last week in May, I had the opportunity to shoot my first ever Super Shoot along with our Founder and Chief Technical Consultant Walt Berger. I had a great time meeting many fellow shooters and being able to put a lot of faces with so many of the voices that I hear while helping to answer the Berger Tech Line, and I'm thankful for having the opportunity to shoot with you! Bob getting ready to shoot a relay. The Super Shoot is considered by many bench rest shooters to be one of the top bench rest matches in the [...]

2017 NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits – Enter to Win!

The NRA is hosting its Annual Meetings and Exhibits, where over 750 exhibitors come out to meet with fellow firearms enthusiasts. This year's NRA Show takes place in Atlanta, GA on April 27-30, and Berger Bullets will be there at booth #1049. Berger Bullets will be running a contest at the NRA Show, where you will have the chance to win bullets. The first 500 people to sign up will also receive a limited edition 2017 Berger NRA Show shirt. Shooters that come by our booth can provide their email address or drop one of their business cards in a jar to join our mailing [...]

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