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Register Now For The 2022 NRA National Matches At Camp Atterbury

Online registration for the 2022 NRA National Matches begins Thursday, March 31, 2022

Shooting Sports Community Mourns Loss Of Harold “Hap” Rocketto

Distinguished rifleman and noted shooting sports historian Harold “Hap” Rocketto sadly passed on July 8, 2021, at the age of 74.

Legends: Art Cook 1928-2021

Arthur Edwin “Art” Cook, “the Cookie that would not crumble,” passed away on Feb. 21, 2021.

The 400 Club: A History

In 1933, one of the most exclusive clubs in all of competitive shooting made its debut. And surprisingly enough, the 400 Club had much in common with high society clubs in New York City during its short existence.

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 and Art Cook at the 50th anniversary 1953 NRA Smallbore Nationals at Camp Perry, Ohio.

The 2010s: National Smallbore Outdoor Rifle Championship History

The last decade proved to be pivotal in the history of the NRA Smallbore Rifle Nationals.

The 2000s: National Smallbore Outdoor Rifle Championship History

For smallbore after Y2K, the Wigger Era closes again—sort of.

The 1990s: National Smallbore Outdoor Rifle Championship History

The Wigger Era closes, sort of, during the 1990s. The NRA National Smallbore Rifle Championships saw a handover to the next generation to top shooters, but some of the "old-timers" were still earning wins during the decade of grunge, Friends and Seinfeld.

The 1980s: National Smallbore Outdoor Rifle Championship History

Throughout the 1980s, the National Smallbore Rifle Championships were dominated by the great Lones Wigger.

Golden Age, Part 2: National Smallbore Outdoor Rifle Championship History

The wind blew and Lones Wigger won (a lot) throughout the second half of the “Golden Age” of smallbore rifle shooting — the 1970s. The disco decade of saw the iconic Wigger, along with a cast of characters rivaling a Hollywood blockbuster, help usher in the 3-P era, all while setting a slew of smallbore national records at Camp Perry.

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