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Guns of Competition at the NRA Sporting Museum

A trip to the NRA National Sporting Arms Museum, located inside the flagship store of Bass Pro Shops in Springfield, Missouri, offers an opportunity to see several unique gun collections— such as “Hollywood Guns, “Lawmen and Outlaws of the Old West” and “Guns of the Texas Rangers.” A priceless collection of prestigious firearms lies within the cases of this beautiful museum. Stoney Roberts, manager of the museum, brought to life the various firearms of the “Competition Shooters Collection.”

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.

U.S. F-Class Team wins Historic Creedmoor Cup

There really is a “pot of gold” at the end of the rainbow on the Emerald Isle, both literally and figuratively, at least for F-Class rifle competitors.

2015 NRA High Power Rifle Championship Results

SFC Brandon Green of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit (AMU) has won the 2015 NRA National High Power Rifle Championship at Camp Perry, Ohio, beating three-time champion Norman Houle 2387-140X to 2380-126X.

Shooting is 90% Mental

We generally agree that “shooting is 90 percent mental,” but apply it in very personal ways. When a coach emphasizes the need to focus, for example, one shooter’s interpretation may be to bear down and think harder, while the next may visualize “living in the moment” and relaxing.

Breaking Down the World Long Range Palma Championship

Match results as of 12:00 p.m. Friday, August 14.

Archivist John Grubar Retiring After Sixty Years With NRA

John Grubar's life have been far from boring. A Lieutenant in the U.S. Naval Reserve and Korean War Veteran, he quit his physical education teacher job at the University of Maryland sixty years ago to begin an illustrious career with the National Rifle Association of America.

Legends: Ruby Fox

When asked if she ever “plinked” or shot just for fun, Ruby reflected for a moment and answered: “Shooting was always serious. It was a job that I loved. It was reverent. It was always a dress-up performance.”

Inaugural Talladega 600 Set For December

The CMP has announced the Talladega 600, a new match at the new Talladega Marksmanship Park. The event has been designed to appeal to rifle, pistol and shotgun fans to provide a wide variety of marksmanship opportunities for competitive shooting enthusiasts.

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.

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