Shooting Sports Community Mourns The Loss Of Dale Kaufer
Kaufer was a longtime National Matches volunteer and competitor who also worked as a sheriff's deputy at Pittsburgh International Airport handling and training bomb-sniffing dogs.
Classic SSUSA: Texan Beats The Heat On Way To 9th High Power Title
At Camp Perry in 2001, David Tubb secured his ninth High Power Rifle national championship victory.
Return To Competition: 1918 National Matches
The return of the National Matches in 1918 also marked the debut of the Small Arms Firing School, which still exists to this day.
1917 National Matches Canceled After U.S. Declares War On Germany
Although the build-up for WWI forced the cancellation of the 1917 National Matches, the NRA remained involved in the war effort.
All About Harry Reeves
Harry Reeves took to pistol shooting as the proverbial duck to water.
The Early History Of Sight Micrometers
You could probably put a sight micrometer in the middle of a table at a modern gun show and not one person out of a dozen would know what it is.
Largest Shooting Tournament Yet: 1913 National Matches
The year 1913 marked the 100th anniversary of Commodore Perry's victory at the Battle of Lake Erie, making Camp Perry the place to be that summer.
NRA Returns To Sea Girt (Temporarily): 1912 National Matches
In 1912, government neglect temporarily altered the course of the National Matches. Thankfully, the NRA was there to pick up the pieces and moving the NRA Championships back to Sea Girt, N.J.
NRA Introduces New Contests And Trophies: 1911 National Matches
After 1910, Camp Perry was taking shape as a premier shooting facility, but in 1911 its future as the National Match site faced a daunting new challenge. Nevertheless, the NRA added to the tournament program.
Excitement Reaches Fever Pitch: 1910 National Matches
In 1910, the National Matches rules specified for rifles to be used as issued by the Ordnance Department without alteration or modification of any kind. An effort was made to form the regulations so that teams could have sufficient latitude to develop their own particular style of marksmanship and at the same time not disfigure the gun.