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1872 Creedmoor and the First Annual Matches

1872 Creedmoor and the First Annual Matches

By April 1873, NRA had opened the Creedmoor range, and the first annual matches were...
A Page from History: The U.S. Air Force Pistol Team

A Page from History: The U.S. Air Force Pistol Team

TSGT Arnold (Arnie) Vitarbo recounts the early days of the U.S. Air Force Marksmanship School...
The First Upside Down Gun?

The First Upside Down Gun?

Even after being banned from international competition in 1956, production continued on this revolutionary gun.
Why is it called Conventional?

Why is it called Conventional?

While exploring the origin of the term “Conventional Target,” Hap outlines the historical evolution of...
Top 10 Competitive Shooting Stories of 2016

Top 10 Competitive Shooting Stories of 2016

Here are the top 10 stories from the competitive shooting world this year, as compiled...
The CCRRC Junior Program: Introducing Marksmanship to the Next Generation

The CCRRC Junior Program: Introducing Marksmanship to the Next Generation

This year four CCRRC shooters earned the Distinguished Expert rating―an endeavor that usually takes years...
Register Now for the 2016 NRA World Shooting Championship

Register Now for the 2016 NRA World Shooting Championship

The competition gathers the top shooters in the world to compete in a comprehensive contest...
DiConza Shatters Thirty-Year-Standing Record at Camp Perry

DiConza Shatters Thirty-Year-Standing Record at Camp Perry

SGT Antonio DiConza of the U.S. Marine Corps broke a 31-year record at the National...
Samuel "Some Kid" Payne Owns the Country During 2015 Rimfire Events

Samuel "Some Kid" Payne Owns the Country During 2015 Rimfire Events

Sam Payne made history at the CMP Rimfire Sporter Match—etching a record-breaking score of 600-50X.
CMP Summer Air Rifle Camp Alum Earns Spot on 2016 Olympic Team

CMP Summer Air Rifle Camp Alum Earns Spot on 2016 Olympic Team

“It’s been quite the experience, learning the path for qualifying for the Olympics—because I knew...
The NRA International Distinguished Badge

The NRA International Distinguished Badge

More U.S. competitive shooters compete in World Championships events than ever before.
Olympic Gold: NRA All-Americans at the Olympics

Olympic Gold: NRA All-Americans at the Olympics

The NRA began awarding “Golden Bullets” to honor collegiate All-Americans in the sport of smallbore...
Historic Indoor Rifle League Keeps Winter Competition Alive in Northern Ohio

Historic Indoor Rifle League Keeps Winter Competition Alive in Northern Ohio

The Northwestern Ohio Rifle League has been firing events for nearly 90 years.
Shooter Spotlight: Lones W. Wigger, Jr.

Shooter Spotlight: Lones W. Wigger, Jr.

In shooting, it’s persistence that pays the biggest dividends—constant, steady practice, week in and week...
Going Distinguished

Going Distinguished

As far back as 1884, excellence in shooting sports has been recognized with the “crown...
Smith & Wesson Introduces 2016 Professional Shooting Team

Smith & Wesson Introduces 2016 Professional Shooting Team

Industry Legends Julie Golob, Doug Koenig and Jerry Miculek take the lead for Team Smith...
The National Trophies

The National Trophies

The trophies awarded at the National Rifle and Pistol Championships not only testify to outstanding...
Shooting is My Olympic Sport

Shooting is My Olympic Sport

With Rio in Sight, USA Shooting is launching a brand awareness campaign that it hopes...
2016 Olympic Preview: Rio In Sight

2016 Olympic Preview: Rio In Sight

Years of build up. Hours upon hours of prep. Bullets cast and guns raised. All...
Milsurp Bullseye Pistols Possible, If Not Immediate

Milsurp Bullseye Pistols Possible, If Not Immediate

The first U.S. military surplus firearms released by the government since the early decades following...
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