Pandemic 2013 Results

June 11, 2013

“Zombies in the Heartland” 3 Gun Event Wildly Popular


Grand Island, NE – Approximately 450 zombie hunters armed with handguns, shotguns and rifles, converged on Heartland Public Shooting Park in Grand Island, Nebraska, May 31 through June 2, 2013 to battle the "undead" during the second annual Zombies in the Heartland 3-gun shooting match hosted by Hornady®, Magpul, and the Nebraska National Guard.

Shooters from across the country tested their talent in the match that featured 10 stages, and five side match stages. Specially developed reactive zombie targets kept everyone engaged and entertained. Participants shot from inside a prison bus, through a tunnel, from behind a wrecked car, and from other challenging and unique stages.

The top shooters in each class were:

  • Open:
    • 1st Larry Houck
    • 2nd Jesse Tischauser
    • 3rd James Darst
  • Tactical:
    • 1st Chris Andersen
    • 2nd Rustin Bernskoetter
    • 3rd Jeff Cramblit
  • Amateur:
    • 1st Trevor Armbruster
    • 2nd Wes Powell
    • 3rd Jordan Halberg

For complete results, please visit www.zombiesintheheartland.com.

"This is the second year of this event and we were thrilled with the response,” said Neil Davies, Marketing Director for Hornady. “It’s a fun way for 3-gun competitors to enjoy a challenging environment built around the Zombie theme. A prize table worth over $220,000 in products allowed every entrant to receive a prize.”

For more photos and updates on next year’s possible rematch, visit the Facebook page at 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 and accessory design and manufacture.

For further information regarding Hornady® products, visit the company web site at http://hornady.com. Media members interested in Hornady® products for editorial review, should contact Neal Emery at nemery@hornady.com.