Thompson/Center Arms(TM) Presents The Real Hunter Giveaway Sweepstakes


Smith & Wesson Corp. announced today that Thompson/Center Arms is offering sportsmen the chance to win a hunt of a lifetime through “The Real Hunter Giveaway” sweepstakes. The new sweepstakes promotion, which lasts until December 31, 2013, provides entrants the opportunity to win an all-expense paid Texas exotic game hunt with Wade Middleton to be filmed for American Outdoors. In addition to the fully outfitted trip, the grand prize winner will be provided with the ultimate hunter package which includes a Thompson/Center Venture .308 bolt-action rifle, a Leupold scope, 200 rounds of Hornady American Whitetail ammunition, a pair of Zeiss binoculars, a Steamlight flashlight, an Otis cleaning kit and Ripcord, a Plano hard rifle case plus much more.

“Every hunter dreams of booking the trip of a lifetime and this year Thompson/Center is helping make that dream a reality,” said Mario Pasantes, Smith & Wesson’s Senior Vice President of Marketing and Global Professional Sales. “Participation in the new sweepstakes has never been easier and thanks to our supporting sponsors, multiple winners will have the opportunity to take home a highly valued hunting package which includes one of the most accurate and durable bolt-action rifles on the market – the Thompson/Center Venture rifle.”

“The Real Hunter Giveaway” sweepstakes also includes five 2nd place prize winners and 100 3rd place prize winners. Second place winners will receive the same ultimate hunter package minus the hunt itself while 3rd place contestants will receive a Thompson/Center hat to wear on their next trip afield. Participation for the new sweepstakes is extremely simple and there is no purchase necessary. Eligible contestants need only to visit the hunting department of their local participating outdoor retailer and ask to see a Thompson/Center Venture or Thompson/Center Dimension® rifle. Once in hand, contestants should look for the special “Real Hunter Giveaway” sleeve on the firearm’s forend and record the entry code. Contestants must then enter the gun tag code directly on Thompson/Center’s website at for a chance to win one of the exciting prize packages.

There is no purchase necessary to participate in the sweepstakes and entries are limited to one per person, per email address. All potential sweepstakes winners must be residents of the United States and over the age of 21 as of the date of entry. Winners will be selected in a random drawing on or about January 2, 2014 from among all eligible entries received with the names of the winners posted on the Thompson/Center website. For official rules regarding the sweepstakes, please visit

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