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NRA National Matches: 2021 Precision Pistol Championships At Camp Atterbury

Although it was the first year for the NRA Precision Pistol National Championships at Indiana’s...

NRA National Matches Debut At Camp Atterbury

Indiana First Lady Janet Holcomb kicks off the 2021 NRA National Rifle and Pistol Championships...

Rome 1960 Olympics: 100% Improvement, One Plus One

Part one of our deep dive on the shooting events at the 1960 Olympic Games.

Return To Competition: 1918 National Matches

The return of the National Matches in 1918 also marked the debut of the Small...

Prelude To War: 1916 National Matches

Practically everything went into making the 1916 National Matches the biggest shooting event in the...

Largest Shooting Tournament Yet: 1913 National Matches

The year 1913 marked the 100th anniversary of Commodore Perry's victory at the Battle of...

NRA Introduces New Contests And Trophies: 1911 National Matches

After 1910, Camp Perry was taking shape as a premier shooting facility, but in 1911...

Excitement Reaches Fever Pitch: 1910 National Matches

In 1910, the National Matches rules specified for rifles to be used as issued by...

History Of U.S. Participation In The RWS Challenge Trophy Match (Part 3)

Part 3 of our look back at U.S. participation in the Rheinsche-Westfalischen-Sprengstoff Challenge Trophy Match.

An Evolving Alliance: 1909 National Matches

This was the year that not only produced higher scores, but also more shooters in...

Last Year At Sea Girt: 1906 National Matches

Enlarged in 1905, Sea Girt was nonetheless too small to support growing National Championship attendance....

Joint Program Returns To Sea Girt: 1905 National Matches

The 1905 Rifle and Pistol Championships marked the return of the National Board Matches to...

Open To Civilians: The 1904 National Championships

At the Army's urging, the National Trophy Matches for 1904 were held at Ft. Riley,...

Competitors’ Corner: October 2020

Highlights from the October 2020 issue of Shooting Sports USA, the NRA's competitive shooting journal.

Pistols At The National Matches: 1919-1940

After World War I, there was a change in attitude concerning pistol competition in the...

Wimbledon Cup History: Ben Comfort's Controversial Sighters

At the 1935 Wimbledon Cup Match, Ben C. Comfort set one of Camp Perry's more...

All About Emmet "Doc" Swanson

Former NRA President and competitive shooter Doc Swanson (a dentist by training) was liked and...

A Page From History: The 1970 National Matches

From Jul. 29 to Aug. 24, 1970, the National Matches finally secured federal funding again,...

About As Close As It Gets: The 1953 NRA Smallbore Rifle Prone Championship

You'll never guess who won the four-way tie between John Crowley, John Moschkau, Charlie Whipple...

CMP 2020 Rule Changes

A change in the eye protection rule caught everyone’s eye. Yes that’s a pun.
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