Final scores and photos from the NRA Intercollegiate Pistol Championship's first match of the week

Finalist Matthew Pueppke from North Dakota State University at the NRA Free Pistol Championship

Columbus, Georgia - Scores from this morning's Standard Pistol Championship are being finalized while teams run off to grab lunch before the Women's Sport Pistol Championship, but not NRAblog!

While we're waiting to hear who won this morning's match, enjoy some photos from yesterday's Free Pistol Championship.

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West Point strikes back in the NRA Intercollegiate Pistol Championships

Heather Deppe from the United States Military Academy wins Women's Air Pistol Championship

Columbus, Georgia - Army Cadets were starting from behind. Watching as their rivals from the Naval Academy laid claim to the first prize of the Intercollegiate Pistol Championship, Army stormed back in the second half to capture team and individual titles in NRA Women's Air Pistol Championships.

Four of the five championships remained unclaimed, but the wins would not come easy. The marksmanship, patience and swagger developed throughout the winter pistol season would be put to the test. Especially in the second overall championship — Women's Air Pistol.

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NRA Intercollegiate Pistol Championships begin as part of 2nd Annual Army Strong Collegiate Shooting Championships

Standard Pistol shooters at the NRA Intercollegiate Pistol Championships

Columbus, Georgia - Tomorrow morning officially kicks off the 2013 NRA Intercollegiate Pistol Championships on Fort Benning – just outside Columbus, Georgia.

The championships take part during the 2nd Annual Army Strong Collegiate Shooting Championships. Hosted by the United States Marksmanship Unit, the event is the largest multi-discipline, shoulder to shoulder, collegiate shooting sports championship event in the United States.

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Air Arms MPR air rifle on NRAblog

Fairfax, Virginia - So you've seen the posts this week about airgun competition shooting and have decided you want to get in on the action. First thing's first: you need an airgun. Once you've gotten the gun taken care of you'll need ammunition. After that the world of accessories opens up to you.

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The largest airgun website in the world, Pyramyd Air sponsors a range at NRA Annual Meetings where you can take a break from the exhibit hall, seminars and all the other events to relax and plink some targets.

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NRA National Junior Indoor Rifle Championships

Fairfax, Virginia - Hey air gun shooters! Do you dream of an overall win in the NRA Indoor National Championships? Or how about your air rifle skills earning you Olympic gold?

All that may be a few years off, but did you know that you can work on becoming an NRA Distinguished shooter in Sporter and Precision Air Rifle right now?

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NRA National Junior Air Gun Championship & Training Summit

The NRA National Junior Air Gun Championship & Training Summit starts tomorrow at CMP Center South in Anniston, Alabama.

USA Shooting's 3P Junior Olympics sporter air rifle finishes up today and precision air rifle begins at the NJAGC's conclusion on June 29. This is the place to be if you're an air gun shooter and there will be plenty of them at the range the next few days.

If you missed last year's championship, this year marks the completed conversion to electronic targets which make scores much easier to keep track of and is a world of change for spectators.

As the name implies, this is so more than just a championship. Young shooters who are just getting into the sport and there's a lot to learn. The next three days will be chock full of training seminars on shooting in college, conditioning, how to obtain grants, maintaining your equipment and more. Everyone, the staff, volunteers, and our friends with the Civilian Marksmanship Program, is there to help and this wouldn't be possible without them.

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USA Shooting/NRA Progressive Position Air Pistol Championships

Not too long after the National Junior Air Gun Championship coming up at the end of the month is another great junior competition - the USA Shooting/NRA Progressive Position Air Pistol National Championships.

Held July 6-8 at the CMP South facility in Anniston, Alabama, the championships are a great competition for young air pistol shooters to get championship experience.

Anyone can shoot in the championships until they reach the year of their 21st birthday.

This year's top male and top female will have the honor of being named to the USA Shooting National Junior Development Team where they will have the opportunity to train with Olympic-level talent and greatly improve their skill.

There are three positions a shooter may use in Progressive Position Pistol and, once chosen, it must be used for duration of the match.

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NRA National Junior Air Gun Championship & Training Summit

This year's NRA National Junior Air Gun Championship & Training Summit is approaching fast.

Held June 26-28 at CMP Center South in Anniston, Alabama, this match is open to all juniors shooting sporter or precision air rifle. If you want to get even more shooting in, the match is sandwiched between the USA Shooting's 3P Junior Olympics sporter air rifle on June 23-25 and precision air rifle on June 29-July 1.

Entries to the NJAGC may be limited due to the number of points and relays available and as such are being assigned on a “first come, first served” basis.

Coaches who show or include a copy of their current National Rifle Association/USA Shooting/Civilian Marksmanship Program coaching card will qualify for a $15 discount valid for one individual entry or one team entry.

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St. Louis, Missouri - The "Pyramyd Air" Air Gun Range at Annual Meeting is located located in room 123/124 of the America's Center, just outside the main hall entrance and next to the NRA Foundation's Wall of Guns raffle.

Practically running the gamut of air guns, for only $1 you can take a break from the busy exhibit hall or book signing lines and have some target practice.

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