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A Short History of American Target Development and Evolution

The first competitive shooting target in the United States was little more than a black circle drawn on a blazed tree trunk with a piece of charcoal pulled from a campfire.

Induction Ceremonies Set for USA Shooting’s Newest Hall of Fame Members

The U.S. International Shooting Hall of Fame will induct Glenn Dubis and Admiral Willis A. Lee during a ceremony expected to draw roughly 200 alumni, fellow Hall-of-Famers and current athletes and coaches. The four-time Olympian Dubis and the seven-time Olympic medalist Admiral Lee were selected among an all-star cast of candidates.

2017 International Postal Matches

There are four international postal teams, dating back to 1909.

Why is it called Conventional?

While exploring the origin of the term “Conventional Target,” Hap outlines the historical evolution of smallbore shooting, both here in the U.S. and across the pond.

A Page from History: Toward Better Scores with National Match Rifles and Ammo

Classic service arms and ammunition at the National Matches!

A Page From History: Pistol Pointers, Part 2

The second installment of Lt. Col. Jim Crossman’s introduction to competitive pistol shooting from 1956.

50 Great Competitive Shooters of the 20th Century, Part 2

Included are several individuals who contributed to U.S. marksmanship excellence, as well as the first woman ever elected to the NRA Board of Directors

50 Great Competitive Shooters of the 20th Century, Part 3

Featuring legendary shooters such as Carlos Hathcock, Lanny Bassham, Margaret Murdock, Carl Bernosky, Phillip Hemphill, John Pride and more

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