SHOT Show 2024: New Competition Optics

Here are 10 great new competitive shooting optics for 2024 that we found on the floor at SHOT Show in Las Vegas, Nev., in January.

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posted on February 5, 2024
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Clockwise, starting from top: Leupold Mark 4HD riflescope, C-MORE RTS 3 and Burris FastFire C.
Manufacturer photos

The firearms industry has rocketed into 2024 with new product launches hitting the market left and right. One of the top categories we look forward to every year are new optics releases for competitive shooters. Read on for a variety of optics launched at this year’s SHOT Show that may give you an edge at an upcoming competition this season.

C-MORE RTS3
C-MORE Systems RTS3. (Manufacturer photo)

 

C-MORE Systems RTS3. Engineered for top-notch performance and unrivaled reliability across pistols, rifles and shotguns, the RTS3 boasts a larger aspherical lens for optimized dot visibility, brightness and clarity. The high-performance LED delivers a crisp, super-bright dot in three-, six- and eight-MOA dot sizes. This optic is designed to have a more compact footprint for easy mounting on optics-ready handguns. The RTS3 is constructed from a tough aircraft-grade aluminum housing, and sports a side-load battery tray and integrated base plate for durability. Electronic enhancements include raised buttons, two night and 10 daylight brightness levels and a shake-to-wake feature. MSRP: $749, available June 2024. For more information, visit cmore.com.


Leupold Mark 4HD
Leupold Mark 4HD riflescope. (Manufacturer photo)

 

Leupold Mark 4HD Riflescopes. The new Mark 4HD line of riflescopes caters to shooters seeking a balance of precision and versatility in their gear. With a 4:1 zoom ratio across all models in this new family of optics, you will see reductions in both weight and cost. Additional options abound as you view all models in the line, including both first- and second-focal-plane options, removable throw lever, MIL or MOA adjustments, 30 mm or 34 mm tube diameters and multiple reticles—including the new PR3-MIL. Aside from providing effective sighting options for tactical carbines, these scopes serve as a cost-effective entryway to high-quality long-range optics. MSRP is $999.99 to $1,599.99, depending on the model. For more information on the entire new Mark 4HD line, visit leupold.com.


Vudu X optic
EOTECH Vudu X series. (Manufacturer photo)

 

EOTECH Vudu X Series. Sure to be a hit with three-gunners and recreational shooters alike, the new Vudu X series of riflescopes from EOTECH was among the more popular launches at the start of the new year. The new line is constructed of aircraft-grade aluminum, with AR-coated glass for optimized durability and clarity. Introductory models feature a second-focal-plane optic design for quick and accurate targeting in all magnification levels, with an illuminated reticle for low-light conditions. The new models are available in 1-6X 24 mm and 2-12X 40 mm, and feature a 30 mm maintube and a removable throw lever. With MOA adjustments, the DP1 reticle offers a duplex crosshair, while the BD1 provides the shooter holds at two-MOA increments for long-range engagements. MSRP is $799 to $859, depending on the model. For a full list of features, visit eotechinc.com.


Burris Eliminator 6 4-20X 52 mm
Burris Eliminator 6 4-20X 52 mm optic. (Manufacturer photo)

 

Burris Eliminator 6 4-20X 52 mm. The new Eliminator 6 from Burris eliminates the guesswork when it comes to ranging, holdover and more. Nonreflective targets can be ranged out to 1,400 yards, while reflective targets can be ranged at distances exceeding 2,000 yards. Taking things a step further, this scope will also consider all environmental calculations such as temperature, barometric pressure and altitude. Pair with the Burris Connect App to create DOPE cards for all of your favorite guns. MSRP: $3,000. For a full breakdown of features, visit burrisoptics.com.


Schmidt & Bender 6-36X 56 mm PM II
Schmidt & Bender 6-36X 56 mm PM II High Performance. (Manufacturer photo)

 

Schmidt & Bender 6-36X 56 mm PM II High Performance. New for 2024, Schmidt & Bender has released the new 6-36X 56 mm PM II High Performance riflescope, which is an ideal match for those competing in long-range shooting matches. Designed to withstand the elements, this scope earns bonus points for its lightweight and compact build. The 6X zoom provides excellent image quality and a wide field of view. The 6-36X magnification range is paired with a precise 39½-MIL elevation turret for accurate shot placement at distance. The P5FL reticle is an ideal choice for competitive shooters preferring a cleaner, simplified reticle as opposed to a busier Christmas tree-style option. MSRP: $4,080. For more information, visit schmidtundbender.de.


Burris FastFire C
Burris FastFire C. (Manufacturer photo)

 

Burris FastFire C. This new red dot from Burris weighs less than an ounce and features the popular “Always On” technology, boasting an extensive 25,000-hour run time. The low-profile nature of this optic allows for absolute or 1/3 co-witness with most factory iron sights. Customize your visibility with options for Sporting Intelligent Auto-Bright and manual illumination settings. The FastFire C sports an RMSc footprint and is shockproof, fogproof and water-resistant. If all that isn’t enough, the Fast Fire C is also equipped with backup open sights and a removable rear fixed sight. MSRP: $276. For a full list of features, go to burrisoptics.com.


Sightmark Mini Shot M-Spec M2 Solar
Sightmark Mini Shot M-Spec M2 Solar. (Manufacturer photo)

 

Sightmark Mini Shot M-Spec M2 Solar. New this year from Sightmark is a red-dot sight ideal for close- to mid-range engagements. This new optic features a solar panel and automatic brightness adjustment for ease of use. The reticle is a three-MOA red dot with 110 MOA of elevation adjustment at your disposal. The housing of this red-dot optic is constructed from tough 6061-T6 aluminum with a matte black finish, and the Mini Shot M-Spec can be mounted easily to either a Weaver or Picatinny rail. MSRP: $299.97. For more information, visit sightmark.com.


Bushnell Match Pro ED 5-30X 56 mm MOA
Bushnell Match Pro ED 5-30X 56 mm MOA riflescope. (Manufacturer photo)

 

Bushnell Match Pro ED 5-30X 56 mm MOA. Revamped for 2024, Bushnell debuted an MOA version of its popular Match Pro ED 5-30X 56 mm optic. The Match Pro has a 34 mm maintube, with windage and elevation adjustments provided in ¼-MOA clicks for a total of 100 MOA of elevation adjustments and 50 MOA of windage adjustments. Additional features of this first-focal-plane optic include a glass etched reticle, premium ED and EXO glass coatings and 11 different brightness settings. MSRP: $749.99. For a full list of features and specifications, visit bushnell.com.


Aimpoint ACRO P-2
Aimpoint ACRO P-2 in flat dark earth color. (Manufacturer photo)

 

Aimpoint ACRO P-2. Aimpoint has introduced the ACRO P-2, unveiling three new color variants: sniper grey, flat dark earth and black. Each optic features a 3½-MOA dot, six daylight settings and four additional night vision settings. These sights are built to withstand immense stress, shock, vibrations and other less-than-favorable conditions. This optic can be used not only on handguns but on all platforms, including shotguns and rifles. Multiple mounting options are available for purchase, making the ACRO P-2 quite the universal red-dot optic. All these features and more are stuffed into a compact footprint weighing a smidge more than two ounces. MSRP: $599. For more information, visit aimpoint.us.


Vortex Venom 3-15X 44 mm FF
Vortex Venom 3-15X 44 mm FFP riflescope. (Manufacturer photo)

 

Vortex Venom 3-15X 44 mm FFP. New to the Venom line of scopes from Vortex is the Venom 3-15X 44 mm FFP. This first-focal-plane riflescope elevates the shooter’s capabilities by incorporating an array of user-friendly improvements that won’t break the bank. Some of these features include a 34 mm tube, a first-focal-plane EBR-7C reticle, the Revstop Zero System and a throw lever for effortless magnification adjustments. This riflescope boasts a total of 124 MOA of elevation adjustment, as well as 75 MOA of windage adjustment. The Venom is waterproof, fogproof and shockproof, and also carries the same lifetime guarantee you can expect from Vortex Optics. MSRP: $649.99. For more information, visit vortexoptics.com.

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