(Grand Island, Nebr.) — Nearly 400 zombie hunters armed with handguns, shotguns and rifles converged in Grand Island, Nebraska, June 4-6, 2021 to battle the “undead” during the 9th annual, Zombies in the Heartland 3-Gun Match hosted by Hornady® and the Heartland Public Shooting Park.
Shooters from 20 different states tested their talent in the match that featured 10 stages. Specially developed reactive zombie targets kept shooters engaged and entertained. Participants shot from a suspended motorcycle, through a burned-out auto yard and while sitting in a parked pickup truck where shooters were required to turn the wheel to see targets.
The top shooters in each class were:
Open: Jon Wiedell, 1st overall
Tactical: Riley Kropff, 2nd overall
Amateur: Jeremiah Ochsner
PCC: Kelly Neal
Lady: Dakota Overland
Junior: Logan Toland
Senior: Tony Holmes
Super Senior: Jerry Miculek, 3rd overall
For complete results, please visit: https://practiscore.com/results/new/137200
“We look forward to this match every year,” said Jeremy Millard, Hornady Engineer and Match Director. “Competitors from many different states travel to this match because they enjoy the environment, stages and camaraderie,” Millard added.
“The Zombie Match would simply not be possible without the help of our amazing volunteers” said Steve Hornady, President. “In addition, all of the sponsors that donate to this match – thank you. We had a prize table valued at $130,000 this year, that’s incredible,” Hornady added.
2021 Zombies in the Heartland Sponsors: AGILX, Associated Staffing, Inc. Athlon Optics, Aurubis Buffalo, Inc. Bass Pro Shops/Cabela’s, Benelli, Brownells, Champion Targets
Flambeau Outdoors, Frontier Justice, General Carbide, GI LOAN, Grandeur, Hodgdon Powder, Hogue, Holmes Murphy, Hoppe’s, IdeaBank Marketing, JP Enterprises, JRM Investments, Kemper, Leupold, Lincoln Tool & Die, Luth-AR, Luvata Appleton, LLC. Manners Composite Stocks, Midlands, Midway USA, Midsouth Shooters Supply, Mossberg, Nation’s Best Sports, RAMCO Innovations, Ruger, Savage Arms, SIG Sauer, Smith & Wesson, Springfield Armory, Starline Brass, Suntech Industries, Swarovski, Taurus, Trijicon, Tuff Products, Volquartsen Firearms, Vortex Optics, Walther, Weber Tactical, Winchester Ammunition, Wieland and Wynalda.
For event photos and updates on next year’s match, visit the Zombies in the Heartland Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/ZombiesInTheHeartland
Founded in 1949, Hornady® Manufacturing Company is a family-owned business headquartered in Grand Island, Nebraska. Proudly manufacturing products that are made in the USA, Hornady® Manufacturing is a world leader in bullet, ammunition, reloading tool, accessory and security product design and manufacturing.
For further information regarding Hornady® products, visit the company web site at http://hornady.com.