Attendance continued to grow in 2010 at the World Series of pistol shooting, with 52 new, unclassified shooters joining the ranks of NRA bullseye pistol fans.
To avoid conflict with the even-years Army maneuvers schedule, in 1914 National Divisional Matches were held at five sites across the country instead of at Camp Perry. The Sept. 1914 issue of 'Arms and the Man' said in part, "They were an experimental substitute for the great National Matches … As a substitute they have proven a failure."
Col. Townsend Whelen was perhaps the single most influential figure in U.S. 20th century competitive shooting.
As early as 1954, references were made regarding moving the National Matches from Camp Perry to other suitable venues, such as Camp Atterbury, or even alternate, future "Ultimate Range" sites in Missouri and Oklahoma.
Part 3 of our look back at U.S. participation in the Rheinsche-Westfalischen-Sprengstoff Challenge Trophy Match.
Although the build-up for WWI forced the cancellation of the 1917 National Matches, the NRA remained involved in the war effort.
The third installment of our look back at the shooting events conducted at the Berlin 1936 Olympic Games.
The postwar resumption of international target shooting included a new rule regarding amateur status.