Midnight 3 Gun Invitational Taps Winner

Daniel Horner Wins the 2013 M3GI

August 18, 2012

Wilsonville, OR

Crimson Trace, the leading brand of laser sights and tactical lighting products for firearms, announces that the winner of the world’s only nighttime 3-Gun competition—the 2nd Annual Crimson Trace Midnight 3-Gun Invitational (M3GI)—is Daniel Horner. He was also the winner of the 2012 competition.  

“This is one of the best run 3-Gun competitions in the country,” stated Horner, who accumulated a match score of 875, a full 11 points ahead of his closest competitor. He bested a field of nearly 150 competitors and shot his way through nine stages during the two night event. Horner also won a $10,000 first place purse because he had—and used—Crimson Trace products on all of his firearms during the competition. 

Other winners included: Lena Miculek, High Lady; Wyatt Gibson,  High Junior; and Nick Leghorn, 1st Place Media.

This event was captured by film crews from several sources, including: The National Shooting Sports Foundation, NRATV, Gun Talk TV, the Outdoor Channel, Shooting USA, North American Hunter and others. More than 40 media members  representing many national and regional publications and websites also covered and reported on the competition and the shooters. The unique night shooting competition was held at the Central Oregon Shooting Sports Association range outside of Bend, Oregon.

M3GI sponsors include: Optics PlanetNational Shooting Sports Foundation, Danner, Ergo GripLeupold & Stevens, FLIR, Nosler, Primary Weapons Systems, Colt Competition, Warne Scope Mounts, Leatherman, Rubber City Armory, Gemtech, FNH, Sur-Tac, Freedom Munitions, Hornady, Samson, X Products, I2 Technologies, Springer Precision, Brownells, Daniel Defense, MGM Targets, and OTIS Technology.

Crimson Trace—based in Wilsonville, Oregon—is the acknowledged industry leader for laser sighting systems. The company produces award-winning innovations, including: Lasergrips® and Laserguard® with red and green lasers, as well as Lightguard™ -- all with Instinctive Activation™.  Additionally, the company’s product line includes the best-in-class Defender Series™ and Rail Master® platforms – all of which are proudly designed, engineered and manufactured in the USA. Crimson Trace sets the industry standard in comprehensive customer service that is available 24/7 at 800-442-2406.

For more information contact:

Michael D. Faw
Media Relations Manager
Crimson Trace
9780 SW Freeman Drive
Wilsonville, OR 97070