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Classic SSUSA: Flirting With Perfection

At the 2005 NRA High Power National Silhouette Championships, word spread quickly that history was in the making.

5 Things You Didn’t Know About The Leech Cup

One of the oldest trophies in the NRA collection, the Leech Cup was presented to New York’s Amateur Rifle Club by Maj. Arthur Leech in 1874 for a match between rifle shooters of the U.S. and Ireland.

Rushmore National BB Gun Invitational: More Than Just A Match

When the threat of another year of youth BB gun shooters losing an opportunity to compete nationally, coaches from South Dakota, Georgia and Texas stepped up to the plate and organized a competition—the 2021 Rushmore Invitational.

10 F-Class Rules For Beginners

How the author fumbled at the 2020 NRA Mid-Range and Long-Range F-Class National Championships. Or, a tale of woe.

Derrick Mein: NSCA National Champion

Learning to compete in tandem with his father, Derrick Mein took over the Kansas State sporting-clays circuit on his way to clay-shooting stardom.

London 1908 Olympics: The U.S. Team Almost Missed The Games

The United States Cartridge Company led the way for ammunition makers to contribute funds for the 1908 U.S. Olympic Shooting Team. Part 1 in our series on the London 1908 Olympic Games.

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.

Volquartsen: One Sweet Rimfire Pistol

The word 'standard' is not in the Volquartsen vocabulary. The company makes one fine-looking rimfire gun that feels great in the hand, and is extremely accurate to boot!

Simple .22 LR Rifle Course of Fire On Display At 2019 National Rimfire Sporter Match

At least one family at this event began participating in rimfire after attending NRA YHEC program and 4-H events. Over 350 entries were tallied at the July 2019 match, attracting individuals from as far as Ireland to Camp Perry, Ohio

All About The Palma Trophy Team Match

Every four years Palma shooters have a chance to join the best of the U.S. through the Palma team selection and training process. The chosen team represents the country in the World Individual Long Range Championships and Palm Team Match—one of the world’s oldest rifle competitions

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