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A Page From History: Candle Practice

In the late 19th century, competitive shooters would develop novel approaches to marksmanship training.

NRA Returns To Sea Girt (Temporarily): 1912 National Matches

In 1912, government neglect temporarily altered the course of the National Matches. Thankfully, the NRA was there to pick up the pieces and moving the NRA Championships back to Sea Girt, N.J.

NRA Introduces New Contests And Trophies: 1911 National Matches

After 1910, Camp Perry was taking shape as a premier shooting facility, but in 1911 its future as the National Match site faced a daunting new challenge. Nevertheless, the NRA added to the tournament program.

Last Year At Sea Girt: 1906 National Matches

Enlarged in 1905, Sea Girt was nonetheless too small to support growing National Championship attendance. The search for a new venue wouldn't take very long, however.

Open To Civilians: The 1904 National Championships

At the Army's urging, the National Trophy Matches for 1904 were held at Ft. Riley, Kan., while the NRA held its 1904 championships at Sea Girt.

The 1903 National Matches At Sea Girt, New Jersey

The first National Matches were held at Sea Girt Range in September 1903, and marked the beginning of a cherished annual competitive shooting tradition in the United States.

NRA National Championships: The Early Years

More than a century ago, this country's relationship with competitive shooting intensified when the NRA was founded in New York.

NRA: Early Foundation And Development 1871-1907

What started as a tiny organization transformed into a truly national Association.

Theodore Roosevelt’s Top Guns

A Life Member of the National Rifle Association, regarding gun knowledge, he was the President with the most.

A Page From History: World’s First Recorded Pistol Match

Even four centuries ago, people wanted to know who the best pistol shot was.

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