Super-finals, team events, competitive fun and cash prizes are all part of the Winter Air Gun Championships hype.
The fourth edition of the Battle for the North Coast USPSA match was held August 13–15 at the Crooked Creek Conservation Gun Club in Rome, Ohio.
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.
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.
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.
This was the year that not only produced higher scores, but also more shooters in attendance at the National Matches. And the 1909 Board Match Report stated in part, "It is possible that had we possessed a National Match from 1850 to 1860 the great Civil War might have been averted."