It has begun. The first day of September kicks off the Springfield Armory Duel 3. Check out the details below. They’re going big on the first day as this package is worth over $4k.

The package includes Springfield Armory®’s own 1911 EMP® 9mm handgun. To participate in the promotion, just visit and vote on this week’s head-to-head matchup, XD® 3” Sub-Compact 9mm versus XD® Mod.2™ 3” Sub-Compact 9mm.

The package also includes items from the following sponsors:

  • Hornady®
  • Gun Talk Media
  • LaserLyte
  • CrossBreed Holsters®
  • com®
  • Personal Defense Network®
  • Cold Steel®
  • Gerber
  • National Rifle Association
  • Pro-Shot
  • Soldier of Fortune
  • Harris Publications
  • ProMag
  • InterMedia Outdoors

Participants can register at to vote in the weekly “duel,” in which two Springfield Armory® firearms are pitted against each other in a side-by-side comparison. Each vote increases a participant’s chances of winning prizes, and registered participants can vote up to once an hour.

Here are some upcoming DUEL 3 prizes over the next couple of days:

Best of luck to everyone participating in the Springfield Armory Duel 3, especially our Loadout Room patrons.

Let us know if you end up a winner.