Published On: May 17th, 2021Categories: Lapua, Shooting Competitions

Team Lapua Dominates St. Louis ARA Tournament

 Sedalia, MO – Team Lapua members, Maddisyn Reed, Brian Brandt, and Joe Besche claimed the top three places overall this past weekend competing at the American Rimfire Association (ARA) Tournament held at the Benchrest Rifle Club of St. Louis in Wright City, Missouri.

Congratulations to Lapua’s Maddisyn Reed for winning the ARA Club Tournament using Lapua Midas + rimfire ammunition. With two perfect rounds of 2,300, Reed compiled an overall score of 12,800 out of a possible 13,800.

Reed stated, “I couldn’t have won without my Midas +. It is truly exceptional ammunition. Some of the best ammo I have had in my five years of shooting.”

Lapua’s Brian Brandt took 2nd with a score of 12,750 and fellow team member Joe Besche scored a 12,450 placing him in 3rd.

Reed visit’s the Lapua Rimfire Performance Center annually to test Lapua rimfire ammunition in her target rifles. Unique lots are tested at 50 and 100 meters simultaneously, identifying the best ammunition for purchase. The Lapua Rimfire Performance Center service is available to all shooters who wish to gain a competitive advantage. Schedule testing here at either Performance Center located in Mesa, AZ and Marengo, OH.

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