141st Spring Nationals Cancelled
Updated: Feb 14, 2022
North-South Skirmish Association Cancels Spring Nationals Due to the current COVID-19 virus situation in our country
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
North-South Skirmish Association Cancels Spring Nationals Due to the current COVID-19 virus situation in our country, the North-South Skirmish Association (N-SSA) has cancelled its 141st National Competition scheduled for May 15-17. The Nationals draw members and spectators from across the country with attendance in the thousands. The safety and welfare of all is of paramount concern. Depending on circumstances, regional competitions (“skirmishes”) will resume after June 1, 2020. The N-SSA will hold its 142nd National Competition October 2-4, 2020 at Fort Shenandoah near Winchester, Virginia. Member units compete in live-fire matches with original or authentic reproduction Civil War period muskets, carbines, breech loading rifles, revolvers, mortars and cannons. It is the largest Civil War event of its kind in the United States. The N-SSA is the country’s oldest and largest Civil War shooting sports organization with 3,000 individuals that make up its 200 member units. Each unit represents a Civil War regiment or unit and wears the uniform they wore over 150 years ago. For more information, visit the N-SSA web site at: www.n-ssa.org.
Contact: Bruce Miller March 30, 2020 Home Phone: 248.258.9007 E-mail: email@example.com