In 1985, we launched a program to facilitate friendly competition among youths 18 and younger that would advance hunting skills including wildlife identification, orienteering and rifle, shotgun and archery marksmanship. Today, thousands of hunter education volunteers and parents still conduct this program at the state and local level to produce safer, more skillful and more ardent American hunters.
NRA mourns the news that Patriot Ordnance Factory (POF-USA) founder, owner and President Frank DeSomma died June 18 from injuries sustained in a traffic accident in Phoenix, Arizona.
Since opening last fall, the 300-acre Palmetto Shooting Complex near the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) headquarters in Edgefield, S.C., has hosted more than a dozen shooting events and welcomed more than 6,000 shooters and 20,000 visitors.
The National Rifle Association is proud to announce U.S. Secure Coins, Springfield Armory, MyGunDB, Patriot Ordnance Factory, and Sierra Bullets as the event sponsors of its 2015 NRA National Rifle & Pistol Championships at Camp Perry, Ohio. The National Matches, considered America's "World Series of Shooting Sports," have been a tradition at Camp Perry for more than 100 years.
Put down that handheld portal to the digital world. Forget about soccer weekend. Take a break from the never-ending chore of yard maintenance. If you hunger for a surefire way to bring the family together in a setting that is guaranteed to generate a grin then plan a family day at your local shooting range.
Next week, kids from all over the United States will gather on the quad of Mansfield University for the 2014 International Youth Hunter Education Challenge (YHEC).