2024 NRA World Shooting Championship Stage Breakdown

The 2024 NRA World Shooting Championship, presented by Walther, will take place at Camp Atterbury near Edinburgh, Ind., April 4-6.

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posted on April 3, 2024
2024 NRA WSC Stages 1
Pictured above is the USPSA stage at the NRA World Shooting Championship held in 2015. This year at Camp Atterbury, the USPSA portion of the competition will be conducted at Stage 12.
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The 2024 NRA World Shooting Championship, presented by Walther, will kick off at Camp Atterbury, Indiana, on Thursday, April 4 and conclude on Saturday, April 6.

Featuring several challenging courses of fire derived from multiple shooting sports disciplines, NRA World Shooting Championship attendees will compete for the title of “World’s Greatest Overall Shooter.”

All firearms, ammunition, optics and equipment are supplied to NRA World Shooting Championship competitors by the National Rifle Association and match sponsors.

NRA World Shooting Championship
Originally launched in 2014, the NRA World Shooting Championship is the ultimate all-encompassing tournament that crowns an undisputed “World Shooting Champion” from amateur and professional shooters.

 

See below a breakdown of all 12 match stages.

STAGE 1: SPORTING CLAYS

  • Sponsor: TriStar Arms
  • Shotgun: Tristar Raptor Synthetic Semi-Automatic
  • Ammunition: Rio 12-gauge, 2¾-inch, 1⅛-ounce, 1,300 f.p.s., #7.5
  • Thrower: Promatic
  • Course of fire: Static
  • Targets: Frangible
  • Scoring type: Hits
  • Par time: No
  • Supporting Sponsors: Promatic, Hi-Viz

STAGE 2: PRECISION AIR RIFLE STANDING

  • Sponsor: Walther Arms
  • Air Rifle: Walther LG400 Blutec
  • Ammunition: Pellets
  • Course of fire: 10-meter, 10 rounds
  • Targets: AR/5 10
  • Scoring type: Points
  • Par time: 12 minutes

STAGE 3: NRA AMERICA’S RIFLE CHALLENGE

  • Sponsor: ACME Machine
  • Rifle: ACME Machine AM15
  • Optic: ACME Machine 1x6 FFP
  • Ammunition: Fiocchi 5.56 mm NATO
  • Course of fire: Field Course
  • Targets: Mixed steel and paper
  • Scoring: Type Time Plus
  • Par time: 180 seconds

STAGE 4: NRA PRECISION PISTOL

  • Sponsor: Kimber
  • Pistol: RAPIDE Dusk or TLE
  • Ammunition: Fiocchi
  • Course of fire: NRA Precision Pistol 25-yard Slow Fire
  • Targets: B8
  • Scoring type: Points
  • Par time: 15 minutes

STAGE 5: FITASC

  • Sponsor: Weatherby
  • Shotgun: Orion Over-Under
  • Ammunition: Rio 12-gauge, 2¾-inch, one-ounce, 1,250 f.p.s., #7.5
  • Course of fire: Field Course
  • Targets: Frangible
  • Scoring type: Hits
  • Par time: No

STAGE 6: THREE-GUN

  • Sponsors: Ruger, Canik, Vortex and Fiocchi
  • Rifle: Ruger AR-5.56 with Magpul
  • Optic: Vortex Razor 1-6X HD Gen II E
  • Pistol: Canik Rival
  • Optic: MeCanik Red Dot MO3
  • Shotgun: Mossberg JM Pro
  • Optic: Vortex Venom Red Dot
  • Ammunition: PMC 55-grain 5.56 mm NATO, PMC 115-grain 9 mm, Fiocchi 12-gauge #8
  • Course of fire: Field Course
  • Targets: Mixed steel and paper
  • Scoring: Type Time Plus
  • Par time: 180 seconds

STAGE 7: NRA MID-RANGE A/R TACTICAL

  • Sponsor: Ruger
  • Rifle: Ruger AR-5.56 with Magpul
  • Optic: Vortex Razor 1-6X HD Gen II E
  • Ammunition: Federal .223 Rem. GM 69
  • Course of fire: NRA Mid-Range Slow Fire
  • Targets: Paper MR-5 with electronic scoring
  • Scoring type: Points
  • Par time: 10 minutes

STAGE 8: BIATHLON

  • Sponsor: Magnum Research
  • Rifle: MLR22AT Switchbolt
  • Optic: Vortex Venom Red Dot
  • Ammunition: CCI Mini Mag 40-grain
  • Course of fire: Field Course
  • Targets: Adjustable plate rack
  • Scoring type: Hits
  • Par time: 160 seconds

STAGE 9: COWBOY ACTION

  • Sponsor: Henry
  • Rifle: H006GM Big Boy
  • Pistol: 7GDM Big Boy
  • Ammunition: PMC .38 Spl. 132-grain
  • Course of fire: Field Course
  • Targets: Steel
  • Scoring type: Hits
  • Par time: 120 seconds

STAGE 10: PRECISION RIFLE SERIES

  • Sponsor: Ruger
  • Rifle: Ruger Precision Rifle
  • Optic: Vortex Razor 3X15 HDLHT
  • Ammunition: Federal GM .308 Win. 168-grain
  • Course of fire: Field Course
  • Targets: Steel
  • Scoring type: Hits
  • Par time: 120 seconds

STAGE 11: SCHOLASTIC ACTION SHOOTING PROGRAM (SASP)

  • Sponsor: SAR
  • Pistol: SAR9 Sport Gen3
  • Optic: Holosun
  • Ammunition: Federal 9 mm 115-grain
  • Course of fire: Field Course
  • Targets: Steel
  • Scoring type: Hits
  • Par time: 30 seconds

STAGE 12: USPSA

  • Sponsor: Walther
  • Pistol: PDP Match Polymer
  • Ammunition: PMC 9 mm 115-grain
  • Course of fire: Field Course
  • Targets: Mixed steel and paper
  • Scoring type: Time Plus
  • Par time: 120 seconds

In addition to the 12 match stages, the 2024 NRA World Shooting Championship will have seven side matches.

This year’s NRA World Shooting Championship staff includes the Match Director, NRA Competitive Shooting Division Deputy Director Aaron Farmer (who will also serve as the emcee), Match Assistant Chad Barber and Match Staff and Media Liaison Tom Yost. The Area Directors are listed below:

  • Area Director Stages 1-3, Side Matches 1-3: Nick Roberge
  • Area Director Stages 4-8: Carry Hennigh
  • Area Director Stages 9-12: Chris Niner
  • Area Director Side Matches 4-7: Gilbert Padilla

Below is a Camp Atterbury range map with 2024 NRA World Shooting Championship stage locations marked in red.

Camp Atterbury range map | 2024 NRA World Shooting Championship
2024 NRA World Shooting Championship range map.

 

For more information about the 2024 NRA World Shooting Championship, see the match program at this link. Additionally, visit the match website at wsc.nra.org.

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