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Hornady® Hosts 12th Annual Zombies in the Heartland 3-Gun Match

Grand Island, NE – Over 450 zombie hunters descended on Grand Island, Nebraska, May 31-June 2, 2024, to battle the “undead” during the 12 annual Zombies in the Heartland 3-Gun Match hosted by Hornady and the Heartland Public Shooting Park.

Shooters from all over the country armed with handguns, shotguns, and rifles tested their talent in 10 zombie-themed stages. Specifically developed reactive zombie targets kept everyone engaged and entertained.

The top shooters in each class were:

  • Open: Nate Schmidt
  • Amateur: Kyle Nordstrom
  • Tactical: Ryan Calhoon
  • PCC: Jay Carillo
  • Lady: Dianna Muller
  • Junior: Blake Wilkes
  • Senior: Terry Lauwers
  • Super Senior: Jerry Miculek
  • LE: Jim Holtmeyer
  • Military: Taylor Clemens

For complete results, please visit

“A special thanks to the Heartland Public Shooting Park staff for their preparedness in dealing with inclement weather,” said Jeremy Millard, Hornady Engineer and Match Director. “Also, thank you to the shooters for pushing through, we had another very successful and fun match,” he added.

2024 Zombies in the Heartland Sponsors

AGILX, ArcBest, Associated Staffing, Athlon Optics, Aurubis, Bass Pro Shops, Brownells, Burris, Cabela’s, CCI, Chief Construction, Commercial Plating, Essential Personnel, Faxon Firearms, Frontier Justice, Geissele, GI Loan, Grand Island Physical Therapy, Grandeur, Grainger, GSM Outdoors, Hodgdon, Kemper AIP Metals, King of the Mountain Co. KUIU, Leupold, Lift Solutions, Inc., LTD, Ludwikoski & Associates, LUTH-AR, Luvata, Magpul, Manners Composite Stocks, MASP Industries, Mesa Tactical, Middleton Electric, Midlands Packaging, Midsouth Shooters, Midway USA, Mini Mover Conveyors, Mossberg, MTM, NBS, Omaha Precision Supply, Peak Outdoors, Proception (Nick So), Proof Research, Protex Central, RAMCO, Ruger, Savage, SIG, Smith & Wesson, SnapSafe, Springfield Armory, Surefire, Swarovski Optik, Taurus, Trijicon, Tuff Products, Valley Vending, Vortex Optics, Walther, Whipple Enterprises, Wynalda Packaging, XS Sights.

For event photos and updates, visit the Zombies in the Heartland Facebook page.

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.

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