Sweden to host the IPSC Rifle World Championship 2019

The European Rifle Championship becomes the IPSC Rifle World Championship.

After the devastating forest fires that forced IPSC Sweden to cancel the European Rifle Championship there is now some good news on the horizon.

In the recent vote at the IPSC General Assembly Sweden won the bid for the Rifle World Championship.

The event will take place in Alfred Nobel’s Karlskoga between 3 – 10 August 2019, so if you want to participate you should start planning already now.

Swedish Shooter with his JP Rifles CTR-02 at Swedish Nationals for IPSC Rifle at Remmene.

Russia hosted the first Rifle World Shoot 2017, an event of massive proportions, that will surely be hard to beat.

It’s a great opportunity for the shooting sports. The World Championship in dynamic sports rifle will be one of the biggest shooting competitions held in Sweden in recent years. The championship is expected to gather around 750 competitors from around the World. We also have several Swedes who have the chance to join the medals,” said Roland Dahlman, chairman of the Swedish dynamic sports shooting association, in a press release.

A letter sent out before the decision explaining the situation: Dear Friends,

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Originally posted on The Firearm Blog