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The following is a press release from Springfield Armory

As part of its ongoing DUEL 3 promotion throughout the month of September, Springfield Armory is celebrating “Tactical Day” today by giving away a prize package valued at nearly $7,500 that includes one of Springfield Armory’s own firearms.

The package includes a customized version of Springfield Armory’s soon-to-be-released 1911 Silent Operator. To participate in the promotion, just visit DUEL.Springfield-Armory.com/Vote. Your votes will enter you to win both today’s prize and the DUEL 3 grand prize. The grand-prize winner will be announced Thursday, Oct. 1 – all votes throughout the month are entered for this last big prize.

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The package also includes items from the following sponsors:

  • Personal Defense Network
  • Cannon Safe
  • Freedom Munitions
  • Trijicon
  • Elite Survival Systems
  • Crimson Trace
  • Cold Steel
  • Gerber
  • GunBroker.com
  • Birchwood Casey
  • National Rifle Association (NRA)
  • Pro-Shot
  • Soldier of Fortune
  • Harris Publications
  • ProMag
  • InterMedia Outdoors

Participants can register at DUEL.Springfield-Armory.com to vote in the weekly “duel,” in which two Springfield Armory firearms are pitted against each other in a side-by-side comparison. Each vote increases a participant’s chances of winning prizes, and registered participants can vote up to once an hour.

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Upcoming DUEL 3 prizes

  • 30: Grand Prize – $6,100 prize package, including:
    • 1911 Custom Handgun from Springfield Custom shop
    • Travel and lodging for trip to visit Springfield Armory
    • Range time with world-champion shooter Rob Leatham
    • Lifetime membership to NRA
    • Ammo package from Atlanta Arms

Gear Up & Go Promotion

In addition to the DUEL 3 promotion, from Sept. 1-Dec. 31, 2015, Springfield Armory is running a Gear Up & Go promotion. Any new purchase of a Springfield Armory XDXD Mod.2XD(M)XD-S or 1911 handgun includes two extra magazines, a dual-pistol range bag and a double-mag pouch free with purchase.

About DUEL 3

This is Springfield Armory’s third iteration of one of the shooting industry’s largest gun and gear promotions. Participants are eligible for daily and weekly prizes, as well as one grand prize. http://duel.springfield-armory.com

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