From USA Shooting - Winter Airgun Championships Provide Intrigue and Youthful Energy

Colorado Springs, Colorado - The intrigue of performance under pressure, combined with youthful energy and success summarizes all that was special about the 2014 Winter Airgun (WAG) Championships.  Record numbers competed while 12 athletes got their 2015 shooting season jump started with the best performances of the weekend.

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Firearm manufacturer sponsors introductory events for exciting 3 Gun competition

Top Shot favorite Gabby Franco laughs with kids at the NRA Annual Meeting in Houston, Texas

Fairfax, Virginia - In addition to sponsoring our exciting Women's Wilderness Escape, Smith & Wesson continues with its support of the NRA by joining our NRA 3 Gun Experience (3GE) program as the official sponsor. Managed by the NRA Sports Department, 3GE events are fun, introductory activities to the popular 3 Gun shooting sport that attract new shooters to a range and create thrilling experiences for club members.

“We are excited to work with a renowned firearms manufacturer in Smith & Wesson,” said Managing Director of NRA Recreational Programs & Ranges Elizabeth Bush. “Together we are looking forward to introducing 3 Gun to men and women of all ages, increasing interest in the shooting sports and to secure our freedoms for future generations.”

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Form Crosman Corporation - Crosman Corporation To Host USA's Largest regular season field target event

Fred Eichler of Sportsman Channel’s “Predator Nation” to compete

Crosman Corporation To Host USA's LARGEST REGULAR SEASON FIELD TARGET EVENT

Bloomfield, New York - Five years after hosting its first field target competition, Crosman Corporation will welcome 100 competitors in six disciplines at the largest event of its kind in the United States. The Northeast Regional Field Target Championship hosted by Crosman will feature participants from fourteen states and Canada competing July 12 and 13 on the company’s Bloomfield, NY campus.

“What began as a helpful gesture to a shooting club when they were no longer able to host the event has turned into the top open competition in the country for field target,” said Mark DeBoard, Shooting Services Manager for Crosman. “Technically it’s a regional competition but we draw participants from across the U.S. and we have international competitors as well.. This year we have them coming from as far as California and Colorado,” added DeBoard. 

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Tempe Airsoft and Paintball to host the first International Air Steels Program (IASP) Match

International Air Steels Program in Tempe, Arizona

Tempe, Arizona - If you're a deadeye looking for a challenge, you won't want to miss the upcoming International Air Steels Program (IASP) shoot at Tempe Paintball and Airsoft on April 12. Experience the fun of steels as you race to hit as many targets as you can with one gun.

Held from from 8 am - 10 am just east of Tempe, Arizona, shooters will complete four stages of fire with either a 6mm Airsoft rifle or 6mm Airsoft pistol.

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National Championship on the line in today's rainy NRA Intercollegiate Rifle Club match

2014 NRA Intercollegiate Air Rifle Championship at Fort Benning, Georgia

Columbus, Georgia - Competitors are at the line for the NRA Intercollegiate Rifle Club Championship's second and final match, Air Rifle.

Another 60-shot match, this time competitors trade in their .22 rifles for compressed air power. Also unlike the Smallbore Championship, all shots are taken from the standing position.

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Top collegiate pistol shooters named NRA All-Americans at Intercollegiate Pistol Championships

NRA All American Air Pistol First Team

Columbus, Georgia - This year's NRA Intercollegiate Pistol Championships concluded with announcing the rosters for the 2014 NRA All-American pistol teams.

Started in 1936, the All-American award honors collegiate shooters in the rifle, pistol, and shotgun disciplines. These collegiate shooters are selected by their grade point average and having the highest average scores during the regular season. They are truly at the top of their game.

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Collegiate Rifle Teams gunning for a chance at the Championships in Kentucky

7th ranked Army's NCAA Qualifier was Senior Day for Richard Calvin, Joseph Todaro, Michael Matthews and Zachary Wells - image from @Army_Rifle
7th ranked Army's NCAA Qualifier was Senior Day for Richard Calvin, Joseph Todaro, Michael Matthews and Zachary Wells - image from @Army_Rifle
Fairfax, Virginia - March Madness is officially kicking off this weekend as teams around the nation raise their rifles for a shot at qualifying for the 2014 NCAA Rifle Championships in Murray, Kentucky. With events in Fort Worth, West Point, Lexington, and Columbus, the qualifying events are the first step in earning one of eight invitations to the big dance in Kentucky.

Though competitions are taking place all throughout the nation this weekend, most of the rifle world is zeroed in on Murray State's Pat Spurgin Rifle Range where top ranked West Virginia joins #4 Nebraska and #5 Jacksonville State in their push for the overall prize.

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Join the NRA's largest shooting competition and have fun indoors this winter

NRA National Indoor Rifle & Pistol Championships

Fairfax, Virginia - All signed up for the 2014 National Matches? If only it weren't the dead of winter... What if you could find some competitive shooting action now? The answer: the NRA Indoor Rifle & Pistol Championships.

Compiled from sectional tournaments held all over the United States, the Indoor Championships involve thousands of shooters and are the NRA's biggest competition of the year. And between smallbore, air rifle, BB gun light rifle, pistol and air pistol, competitors have a lot of options.

Because the championships are shot postal match-style with all the sectionals, there is a large window for shooters to compete. The Open championship runs from 1/1 - 3/18 and the Junior championship from 1/1 - 4/15.

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Year's top collegiate pistol shooters named for NRA All American awards

NRA All-American Free Pistol First Team

Columbus, Georgia - Following the awards for this year's NRA Intercollegiate Pistol Championships, the NRA announced the rosters of its annual All American pistol teams.

Created in 1936, the All American award honors collegiate shooters in the rifle, pistol, and shotgun disciplines. Rifle All Americans were announced just recently at the NCAA Rifle Championships and the Shotgun All Americans will be announced at the ACUI Clay Target Championships next week.

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