Ride a Kawasaki ATV, wear a Kawasaki shirt. Drive a Chevy truck, wear a Chevy shirt. Ride a Suzuki, wear a Suzuki shirt. Go to Concert, wear a Band shirt. Go see your favorite Nascar Race, wear a Race or Driver shirt. Pro 2A, wear a shirt. Got a CMore scope, wear a shirt. Shoot a Brazos, wear a shirt. Buy Dawson products, wear a Dawson shirt.
Doesn't mean anyone's sponsored, just like to wear shirts from their current hobby whatever it may be.
The people I hear making remarks at local matches are the people who are wearing the fancy shoes, tactical pants, and tactical shirts. Or the people who remark about your shirt at the local matches but you see them at a Level 2 or 3 and they have their "Sponsored Shirt" on.
Wear whatever you want, it doesn't really matter what other people wear, JUST SHOOT!
If I see a guy wearing a glock t-shirt, I don't think, "Damn, he must be sponsored." But, if I see a guy with a jersey that he had made that says team glock and has his name on the back, then he does appear to be sponsored.
I get wearing a shirt repping your favorite brand, item, whatever. But, having a shirt made up of a collage of different companies, obviously trying to appear sponsored, I don't understand. That's why I'm asking if this is in fact what some guys are doing, and if so, why? And if they are truly sponsored, what criteria did they meet. It doesn't bother my one way or the other. Just educating myself on the matter.