Media Center

Hornady® Hosts 2021 Zombies in the Heartland 3-Gun Match

Grand Island, NE — 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.

Related Downloads
{{media.length}} Included Assets

{{item.title}}

{{item.medianame}} | {{item.fileextension | uppercase}} File

Added {{item.date}}

Press Contacts
Inquiries
Online Form
(800) 338-3220
Requests

Request advertising, donations, or sponsorships using this form.

We thoughtfully consider all requests that meet our requirements.

Press Releases

More News
Team Hornady
June 9, 2021

Hornady® Shooters Velayo and Wojcik Dominate at Granite Creek Sniper Challenge

Grand Island, NE — Hornady® congratulates shooters Phillip Velayo and Caylen Wojcik on their…

Events
June 8, 2021

Hornady® Hosts 2021 Zombies in the Heartland 3-Gun Match

Grand Island, NE — Nearly 400 zombie hunters armed with handguns, shotguns and rifles converged…

Team Hornady
June 2, 2021

Hornady® Shooter Doug Koenig takes 19th Bianchi Cup Victory

Grand Island, NE — Hornady® congratulates Doug Koenig on his performance at the 42nd Annual…

Corporate
May 25, 2021

Hornady® Earns Nebraska’s Safest Company Award

Grand Island, NE — Hornady® is proud to announce they have earned the “Nebraska’s Safest Company”…

Media Center Signup

Register to receive updates about new additions to the Media Center. Your information will not be shared or sold to any other party. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Terms and Conditions