Horman experiences Midnight 3-gun for American Rifleman

Crimson Trace Midnight 3-gun Invitational If you haven't already, odds are that you're thinking about trying 3-gun. But have you ever thought about trying it at night? B. Gil Horman did just that for American Rifleman.

Don't Fear the Darkness
The Crimson Trace Midnight 3-gun Invitational was held at night with lights and lasers.

I was on vacation with my family in Yellowstone National Park this year when I received an unexpected phone call. It was Iain Harrison with Crimson Trace Corp. You might have heard of him. He’s that popular guy with an accent who won the first season of the TV competition series “Top Shot.” He was calling to see if I would like to participate in the first Crimson Trace Midnight 3-Gun Invitational shooting match.

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NRAblog Rewind remembers meet with 3-Gun competitor Bryan Ray

Byran Ray 3-Gun Nation
Photo courtesy of 3-Gun Nation
A couple of years ago, we spoke with 3-gunner Bryan Ray about his success at the Ft. Benning 3-Gun Challenge. Here's a look back:


Ft. Benning, Georgia - Last weekend, top 3-gun competitors from across the nation descended upon Columbus, Georgia for the Ft. Benning 3-Gun Challenge. Known as one of the country's most challenging and exciting 3-gun competitions, this match is designed and run by the Army Marksmanship Unit's Action Shooting Team.

While there, we had a chance to sit down with newcomer Bryan Ray.

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First Club Champion Challenge for Tropical Sport Shooting Association takes place in Florida

NRA's first Club Champion Challenge at the Tropical Sport Shooting Association

Ft. Lauderdale, Florida - An NRA Club Champion Challenge took place this month at the Tropical Sport Shooting Association (TSSA) in Ft. Lauderdale. Known as south Florida’s largest defensive shooting club, the competition took place at the Markham Park Target Range in Weston, Florida.

"It's a fun and exciting way for shooters to find out who's the best shot in the club," said NRA Competitive Shooting's John Parker. "The Club Champion Challenge includes all ages, skill levels and best of all ... the awards are provided by the NRA."

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Teen 3-Gunner Katie Harris from Taylorsville, Georgia, sponsored by Benelli USA

On NRAblog Rewind, we take a look at people and events that occurred around this time over the past few years. Like Katie here.

Around two years ago this week, NRAblog introduced you to 3-gunner Katie Harris.

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NRA Board Member sponsors Army Sniper Instructors for 3-Gun

Sniper Instructors Justin and Casey at the AR15.com/Rockcastle 3-Gun event in Kentucky

Mammoth Park, Kentucky - The second annual Rockcastle/AR15.com 3-Gun Pro-Am competition in Mammoth Park ended in spectacular fashion as Greg Jordan snagged the top Pro spot with an overall score of 711.62 while Kevin Suffridge earned the high Amateur billing with a 609.86. Before getting into the scores and pictures of the event, we wanted to highlight a couple of competitors.

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Side events from Crimson Trace and others add fun to 3-Gun

Julie Golob at Rockcastle/AR15.com 3-gun pro am in Park City, Kentucky

Park City, Kentucky - At this weekend's Rockcastle/AR15.com 3-Gun Pro-Am, you're sure to see a number of shooting celebrities making their way through the eight challenging courses. And if you can pull yourself away from tables and side events set up by the sponsors, you might be able to pick up a few tricks of the trade at their Pro Clinics. But there's more

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Rockcastle 3-gun competitor shooting in Kentucky

The second annual Rockcastle AR15.com 3-gun competition is underway in Park Mammoth, Kentucky. Three days of running and gunning with their favorite rifle, pistol and shotguns. Three days to make your way through eight stages of clay targets, paper targets and the dreaded cave stage. Three days of fun.

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Special 3-Gun shooting opportunity this weekend

This weekend the Rockcastle Shooting Center in Park City, Kentucky, is holding its second annual Rockcastle Pro Am 3 Gun Championships. The competition is a part of the NBC Sports 3-Gun Nation tour and is sure to draw a lot of competitors and spectators.

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NRA 3-Gun Experience brought to AIM Championship

NRA 3-Gun layout used at AIM Championship

Sparta, Illinois - "Do you really think youth Trap shooters will be interested in a 3-Gun shooting experience?"

The NRA was asked this question and, after a huge turnout at the Academics Integrity Marksmanship (AIM) Championship, they can respond with a resounding "YES!"

3-Gun shooting competitions have gained a lot of popularity over the past few years and the NRA saw AIM as the perfect venue to introduce 3-Gun to young shooters. AIM is the youth program associated with the Amateur Trapshooting Association (ATA) and has some 5,000 members nationwide.

In a 3-Gun challenge shooters, shooters compete in timed rifle, shotgun and pistol stages and are penalized for each missed target.

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