The Generation III Gun championship has six divisions including Heavy Irons, Heavy Optics, Open, Tactical Irons, Tactical Optics, and Thursday Shooter. Award categories include Junior, Lady, Law Enforcement, Military, Range Officer, Senior, Sponsored Shooter, and Thursday Shooter. Scoring will be based on time with stage points.
Both events were scheduled to be held this September in West Virginia and Mississippi, respectively.
On September 24-26, the NRA World Shooting Championship, presented by Magpul, will be held at the Peacemaker National Training Center in Glengary, West Virginia. The NRA will gather the world’s top shooters, as well as the next generation of competitors to test their prowess in virtually every type of major firearms shooting sports. Featuring stages in pistol, rifle, shotgun, and combined firearms, shooters will compete in 12 disciplines over three days.
Robert Vadasz won the NRA National Police Shooting Championship with a Grand Aggregate score of 3471-230X.
Last year’s winner Doug Koenig won $25,000 after being crowned the 2016 undisputed World Shooting Champion. Previous winners are notable action and 3-Gun shooters Bruce Piatt and Daniel Horner.