Riton Optics Adds X5 TACTIX Scope to Blackout Defense AR Prize at Shooting Sports Showcase

As anticipation grows for the inaugural Shooting Sports Showcase set for March 8 in Talladega, Alabama, Riton Optics is sweetening the pot. Participating media members will be eligible for a drawing to win the Riton X5 TACTIX 1-6x24 scope atop a Blackout Defense Quantum Series AR-15. Together, the rifle and scope have a retail value of $3,249.00. Media attendees must visit both the Riton and Blackout Defense booths to enter the drawing.

“The team at Riton Optics is excited to be included in the inaugural Shooting Sports Showcase,” said Riton Director of Marketing Tony Tarantino. “After this last year, we look forward to finally meeting people again face-to-face and building new relationships.”

Blackout Defense President Brooke Afshari. “The private time with the media, as well as wholesalers, is an incredible opportunity for our growing business.”

Hosted by the Professional Outdoor Media Association, the Southeastern Outdoor Press Association, and the National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers, the Shooting Sports Showcase is an industry-exclusive event designed to give firearm industry representatives a day to showcase new products to members of the media, dealers, and wholesalers. In addition to Riton and Blackout Defense, sponsors include Bergara, CVA, Fiocchi of America, Otis Technology, Savage Arms, and Sure-Shot Game Calls.

Space is limited and pre-registration is required by February 25. To see the entire list of attendees, registration information, and more, click HERE.

To inquire about sponsorship, please contact Thomas MacAulay at

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* The Blackout Defense rifle pictured here is the Quantum Mark 1. Depending upon availability, the actual prize will be either a Mark 1 or the new Mark 2.