2008 Event Information


The 2008 Sniper Conference event video will be shown regionally on Time Warner Cable's Video on Demand very soon. Specific details and dates will be posted on the home page as soon as they are available.




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Written by Karamarie   
Wednesday, 26 March 2008

Thank you for your commitment to participate in the 2008 Sniper Conference. Preparations have been underway to ensure the highest level of quality possible for this year’s event. We are proud to announce that the Executive Committee has negotiated the services of Time Warner Cable to regionally broadcast the competition.

We have also coordinated the City of Gastonia’s First Public Safety/ Armed Forces Appreciation Concert to be held on September 11th, from 5:00pm - 8:30pm. Range preparations have included the construction of a new elevated shooting platform (Mover Shot event) and incorporation of a new long range (Unknown Distance event).

In addition, national and local merchants have donated over $50,000 worth of prizes and funding. Items have been donated by various vendors such as 5.11 Tactical , Camelbak, Tru-Spec, Smith & Wesson, Leupold and many more. Prize items may be viewed online under the prize section.


Participants must bring the following gear:

  • Handgun, with tactical type holster (no ammo needed)
  • Ironsight Weapon, (.30 caliber or smaller) with 10 rounds per shooter (both team members can shoot same weapon)
  • Tactical Footwear (Boots)
  • BDU Type Uniform
  • Scoped Rifle (.30 caliber or smaller, unless pre-approved)
  • Soft Body Armor
  • Eye & Ear Protection
  • Any other equipment you feel necessary


Last Updated ( Monday, 28 July 2008 )

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