Colt Competition and Gold Cup Series Pistols

Colt’s Manufacturing offers two outstanding options for competitive 1911 handgun shooters, the Competition Series and the Gold Cup Trophy Series. Tested in the heat of competition, these Colt 1911s offer the avid enthusiast or full-time competitive shooter the way to go. more tested towards victory.

the Colt Competition Series it is a true 1911 competition, designed for the absolute domination of the shooting range. The Competition 1911 is available in 38 Super, 45 ACP and 9mm, and is packed with the features needed in fast-paced, timed competition venues.

Competition Series pistols feature custom G10 blue checkered grips, upswept beavertail safety, and undercut trigger guards that keep the pistol low in the hand for more control. Also, standard on the Competition Series, Colt’s dual recoil spring system reduces felt recoil while extending recoil spring life. National Match® barrels and Novak fiber-optic front and adjustable rear sights provide precision shooting.

the Colt Gold Cup® Trophy Series pistols are the preferred choice for the modern competitor taking part in any small arms challenge. These pistols are offered in 9MM, 38 Super, and 45 ACP.

True to its heritage, the newly redesigned Gold Cup Trophy is built with features experienced shooters demand. A National Match barrel and adjustable rear sights ensure accuracy at downrange. The Gold Cup Trophy features competition ergonomics through its stunning competition blue Colt G10 grips and 25 LPI checkerboard on the front and rear of the frame. Additionally, the Gold Cup Trophy adds an extended magwell for ultra-fast reloads.

“The Gold Cup Trophy holds a very special place in my heart,” said Mark Redl, a Colt professional shooter of 14 years. “Constructed of USA forged steel, like all Colt 1911s, this pistol is one of the most durable and reliable pistols for action competition shooting. It has all the features for today’s major competitors.”

When the game is on the line, serious shooters have the foal competition series and the Colt Gold Cup® Trophy serial pistols.

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Colt’s Manufacturing Company LLC ( is among the world’s leading firearms designers, developers, and manufacturers. Founded by Samuel Colt in 1836, Colt’s Manufacturing has supplied civilian, military and law enforcement customers in the United States and abroad for more than 185 years. Colt operates its manufacturing plant in West Hartford, Conn.

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