History Channel is Now Casting for Top Shot Season 3

Discussion in 'Competition Shooting Forum' started by TopShot, Jan 7, 2011.

  1. TopShot

    TopShot New Member

    Dec 2, 2009

    Season 1 was a hit, and Season 2 is on its way. Now it's your turn to take a
    shot at Season 3! If you are skilled with a pistol, rifle or any other
    firearm, you could win $100,000 in prizes on the third season of History
    Channel's electrifying competition show, TOP SHOT. Producers are looking for
    anyone with unrivaled shooting skills and a big personality to take on
    exciting physical challenges with multiple guns and mystery projectile

    It doesn't matter if you're a professionally trained shooter or a
    self-taught, average Joe (or Jane!). As long as you're in good physical
    shape, have mastered a firearm and can adapt to new weapons and demanding
    physical situations, you could be America's next "Top Shot."

    This season, we're also looking for MARKSMEN PAIRS: Husband/Wife,
    Father/Son, Co-Workers or Siblings. If you and a close friend or relative
    are excellent shots, we want to hear from you both!

    To apply, email TopShotCasting@gmail.com with your name, city/state, phone
    number, a recent photo of yourself and a brief explanation of why you should
    be on the show. Deadline to apply is February 1, 2011. For more information,
    visit www.pilgrimfilms.tv and click on "CASTING" or call 818-478-4570 for
    more information TODAY!

    * Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, a resident or citizen of the
    United States and reasonably proficient with shooting and marksmanship.
  2. Bobitis

    Bobitis Guest

    Sorry, won't apply and won't watch.:rolleyes:

  3. johnlives4christ

    johnlives4christ Former Guest

    Apr 28, 2008
    i applied but i have conditions. i wont fly. and i wont be disarmed. sides... they dont want me on the show anyways cause im pretty well rounded... not like season one with a rifle shooter, a pistol shooter, and some bad shooters.
  4. wpage

    wpage Active Member

    Aug 25, 2009
    Naa, busy in March...
  5. jack404

    jack404 Former Guest

    Jan 11, 2010
    ya discriminatin against Aussies again !!!

    i got the girlie trained now too!!

    hmmm may have to start my own counter show , "folks who can actually shoot" ( sorry i saw a episode of season one , top shot ? only in wisecracks )
  6. johnlives4christ

    johnlives4christ Former Guest

    Apr 28, 2008
    i dont think they tested marksmanship to any great ability. it was mainly who was the luckiest shooter
  7. jacksonco

    jacksonco New Member

    John all of the participents of that program had excellent shooting pedigrees. They all had to endure using unfamiliar weapons and conditions. They all used comman weapons and were not able to use their own. When they picked up a pistol or rifle it was for the first time without any idea as to how the weapon shot. Perhaps a little luck was involved. That is the case with almost any contest when you have people with nearly the same skill sets and levels involved.
  8. johnlives4christ

    johnlives4christ Former Guest

    Apr 28, 2008
    that is one of my complaints... the people should have been allowed to familiarize themselves with each weapon for a short period of time, including a few practice shots before being given a challenge with that weapon. you cant take a battle rifle out of a crate and expect someone to hit anything with it without first having the sights halfway aligned.
  9. Bobitis

    Bobitis Guest

    That's why I'll not watch again. Too much ambiguity.
    Were all the weapons zeroed? At what distance, and by whom?

    While I agree to the premise of shooting something you're not acustomed to, in all fairness, you should be given the opportunity to familiarize yourself with the firearm.

    Maybe I was expecting something different.
  10. Bobitis

    Bobitis Guest

    Are we brothers of a different mother?:p
  11. johnlives4christ

    johnlives4christ Former Guest

    Apr 28, 2008
    i didnt think the slingshot, bow, and knife throwing should have been included. although it was the premise of the show "not with 1 weapon, but any weapon"
  12. dragman

    dragman New Member

    Jan 11, 2011
    I would have a ball on that show! I am not great with any one type of fire arm but I am good with all of them. and I would love the archery slingshot knife throwing part!
  13. johnlives4christ

    johnlives4christ Former Guest

    Apr 28, 2008
    you know... i just realized. they didnt have a rimfire challenge. how can you be an american shooter and not shoot 22 rimfire
  14. whip

    whip Member

    Jan 29, 2006
    I actually prefer the shooting challenge that was on the Outdoor Channel I think. It was staged in Cody Wyoming and was more of a real test of hunting type shooting skills. Can't remember the name of the show but it featured sporting clays, hunting shots at a moving deer target, steel prairie dogs etc. Shooters used their own hunting guns for the show. Center-fire rifles both large and small, handguns both center and rim-fire and shotgun contests. Teams consisted to two men with scores combined. I watched top shot and was not particularly impressed either. Won't watch it this year unless I'm really bored.
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