In 2011, Jerry Miculekcame up short in aseason-long, three-way battle for thedivision title betweenhimself, Mike Voigt andeventual champion ClintUpchurch. This season,however, was a very
Stag Arms’ JesseTischauser declared way back at the beginning ofthe 2012 campaign thathe was going to win the3GN Heavy Metal OpticsDivision Championship.Then after a solid season,with one importanthead-to-head match-up,along with a little help,Tischauser did just that.
page 48page 8KUANWATSON
In his rst year of widely
participating in national Outlaw3-Gun circuit, DSG Arms’ KuanWatson was simply dominatingin 3GN’s Heavy Metal Division,going a perfect four-for-four inDivision matches to run away with the 2012 3GN Heavy MetalChampionship.
In May 2012, the 3GNClub Series debuted asa pilot program at selectclubs across the country.In total, 396 shootersfrom seven local clubscompeted and loggedscores in the 3GN ClubSeries Pilot Program.
page 72LADY DIVISION
Four ladies will step under
the lights and face o for the
title of 3-Gun Nation LadiesChampion, with the winnertaking home $5,000 fromHornady, during the 3GNChampionship in Las Vegas.
By any denition, 2011
was a breakout seasonfor James Casanova.One of many competitors jumping into Tactical Iron,which had a rejuvenatedpopularity following theadoption of 1X optics asallowed equipment atmajor matches, Casanovaimmediately challengedveteran shooters Kurt Millerand Kelly Neal.
page 18CODY LEEPER
As good as the eld of
competitors has provento be, in two years, no junior has been as goodas Cody Leeper. After abreakout season last year,Leeper went on to defeatJake Denno and JD Wilcoxto win the inaugural 3GNJunior Championship
Two competitors steamrolled their way through the 2012
campaign, taking the nal weekend for the nal two spotsin the 3GN Semi-Pro Shoot-O to be claimed.
page 100 AMATUERDIVISION
In a race that came down to the season’s nal events,Minnesota’s Chris Cazin ran down the eld and passed
junior Jake Denno to take the 2012 3-Gun Nation AmatuerDivision, winning $5,000 from Hornady.