Below is just a small sampling of opportunities to mingle with pro shooters at this year’s NRA Annual Meeting and Exhibits, starting later this week in Louisville, KY.
Federal Premium Federal Premium Ammunition invites attendees to its booth No. 4623 (Vista Outdoor) for the opportunity to meet Federal Premium professional shooter Julie Golob. Golob is a professional competitive shooter, hunter, author, mother and decorated veteran of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit. She has won more than 120 championship titles in seven different action-shooting disciplines, making her one of the most accomplished shooters in the world. Golob will be in the booth to sign autographs, share shooting tips and answer questions from fans on Friday, May 20 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, May 21 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
FN America FN America has announced celebrity appearances and performances taking place at the company's booth No. 5113. Attendees will be able to meet and get an autograph from four-time Super Bowl champion and kicker for the Indianapolis Colts, Adam Vinatieri, listen to country music singer, Mark Wills performing his most popular hits and hear a broadcast of the firearm industry's most popular radio show, “GunTalk Radio,” featuring industry experts and personalities, live from the FN Booth on Saturday, May 21, 2016.
Autograph signings with Adam Vinatieri will take place on Friday, May 20, from 3 – 4 p.m., Saturday, May 21, at 11 – 12 p.m. and 3 – 4 p.m., and on Sunday, May 22 from 11 – 12 p.m. Performances by Mark Wills will take place daily at 4 p.m. and the live broadcast of “GunTalk Radio” will take place on Saturday, May 21 from 12 – 3 p.m. Visitors are also encouraged to enter a survey for a chance to win an FN pistol as well as get their photo taken in the second annual FN Photo Booth featuring the fully-automatic grenade launcher, the MK19, manufactured in the company's South Carolina plant.
Hogue Hogue invites attendees to come by booth No. 4410 for a hands-on experience of the wide range of products Hogue has to offer. Come experience Hogue's outstanding products for a variety of firearm needs, with special offers available at the show only. Hogue will be showcasing products made from their famed OverMolded rubber, G10, Aluminum, and Wood. Hogue will also be displaying a variety of laser enhanced grips, tactical, and long gun products as well.
Remington Arms Remington Arms will have team shooters Gabby Franco and Travis Tomasie presenting handgun seminars. Both are sponsored competitive shooters and firearms instructors.
The 30-minute seminars will be held at the Remington Country Lounge at booth No. 3523 and will cover topics such as dissecting the draw from concealment, how to train, boost your confidence while shooting, get into competitive shooting, grip and stance, self-defense and getting your spouse involved in shooting. Seminar Schedule:
Friday, May 20th at 3 p.m. Dissecting the Draw from Concealment
Saturday, May 21st at 10 a.m. How to Train
Saturday, May 21st at 1 p.m. Boost Your Confidence While Shooting
Saturday, May 21st at 4 p.m. Get Into Competitive Shooting
Sunday, May 22nd at 11 a.m. Grip and Stance
Sunday, May 22nd at 3 p.m. Get Your Spouse Involved in Shooting
Smith & Wesson Team Smith & Wesson pro shooters will be available at booth No. 3023. Smith & Wesson Team Captain Julie Golob is a well-decorated, world shooting champion. She is also a mother, wife, author and veteran who works tirelessly to promote the shooting sports industry. See her at the Team Smith & Wesson booth No. 3023 the below dates:
Friday, May 20 - 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Friday, May 20 - 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 21 – 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Doug Koenig is one of the most dominant shooters in history. See him at the Team Smith & Wesson booth No. 3023 the below date:
Saturday, May 21 – 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Randi Rogers is a world and nationally ranked competitive shooter. See her at the Team Smith & Wesson booth No. 3023 the below dates:
Friday, May 20 - 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 21 - 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Jerry and Kay Miculek are a remarkable couple, as well as accomplished and decorated competitive shooters. See them at the Team Smith & Wesson booth No. 3023 the below dates:
Friday, May 20 – 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Friday, May 20 – 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 21 - 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Saturday, May 21 - 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Sunday, May 22 – 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Sunday, May 22 – 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
“Shooting USA” will broadcast live daily from the Smith & Wesson booth. Jim Scoutten's “Shooting USA” crew will be signing autographs and bringing us the latest news behind the scenes in the shooting sports and firearms industry.
Saturday, May 21, 2016 – 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. - Autographs
Live Podcast – 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, May 22, 2016
Live Podcast – 9:00 a.m. -10:00 a.m.
Trijicon Trijicon encourages NRA Annual Meeting attendees to visit booth No. 2869 for an exciting weekend of events. Come meet Trijicon Pro Staff members Taran Butler, the Cerino family and “Spiritual Outdoor Adventures” television host Jimmy Sites—while experiencing the wide array of Brilliant Aiming Solutions from Trijicon.
With a combined 20-plus years’ experience in tactical consulting and competitive shooting, the Cerinos are renowned trainers and competitors that are regularly featured in top-rated industry television shows and prominent publications, including Shooting Sports USA. A long-time competitor and world-shooting champion, Taran Butler is well known for his shooting school that provides tactical expertise to some of Hollywood’s biggest names. In its 14th season, “Spiritual Outdoor Adventures,” and host Jimmy Sites travels the globe in pursuit of hunting adventures.
Select Pro Staff members will be available to meet fans and sign autographs in the Trijicon booth, No. 2869, at the following times:
The Cerino Family: Friday, May 20, 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. | Saturday, May 21, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Jimmy Sites: Friday, May 20, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Taran Butler: Saturday and Sunday, May 21 and 22, 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
XS Sight Systems XS Sight Systems will host a book signing at its booth No. 4609 Saturday, May 21, 1-3 p.m., featuring shooting enthusiast and author Roger Eckstine. Visitors will get to meet Eckstine, as well as pick up a copy of his book, The Shooter’s Bible Guide to Home Defense, free of charge. The event is one that XS Sights co-owner Kellie Brunn is thrilled to bring to the company’s fans.
“We’re proud to partner with Roger Eckstine to help teach people the importance of home defense and maximize their effectiveness with the best tools for getting the job done,” she said. “When it comes to home defense, just having a gun isn’t enough. You need to know where to place yourself and how to properly vet a threat before pulling the trigger.”
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