From The Shooting Wire - Texas A&M Corps of Cadets Marksmanship Unit (CCMU) cadet takes Most Accurate Shooter

Cadet Zach Williams of Weatherford, TexasCorpus Christi, Texas - At the Pirates of Texas Carbine Championship, Texas A&M Corps of Cadets Marksmanship Unit commander, Cadet Zach Williams '16 of Weatherford, Texas was awarded one of the matches most coveted prizes: The Most Accurate Shooter Award.

Cadet Williams, using an Adams Arms COR rifle that was provided to CCMU by Adams Arms as a team sponsor, fired the entire seven stage match and was only an amazing 7 points down at the end of the last stage. More amazing is that Cadet Williams fired his match fast enough to also placed 4th in Limited Division (the largest in the match), and 9th overall among all 128 shooters in all divisions.

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National Manager Croft to explain how shooters earn scholarships at PA Farm Show Complex

Texas Christian wins NCAA 2012 Rifle Championships at Ohio State University

Fairfax, Virginia - Folks on their way to Harrisburg this weekend for the Great American Outdoor Show are in store for a treat. Not only are the 650,000 sq. feet of merchandise and services to wade through along with game calling contests and celebrity appearances, but there are also a number of highly informative seminars. Dog Training, Sausage Making, Trick Shooting, and more.

But one of the most tantalizing of seminars lies hidden amongst the others in the opening weekend is Tori Croft’s seminar on Collegiate Shooting Opportunities at 5:00 on Saturday the 7th.

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From The Shooting Wire - Texas A&M Corps of Cadets Marksmanship Unit Announces The Easley "Deadeye" Award

Brig. General Claudius M. Easley

College Station, Texas - The Corps of Cadets Marksmanship Unit (CCMU), at Texas A&M University, has created a new Trophy to be presented each year at the Scholastic Pistol Program (SPP) Southwest Winter Regional competition in College Station, TX on February 7th, 2015. The trophy will be known as The Easley "Deadeye" Award.

The Easley "Deadeye" Award is named in honor of Brig. General Claudius M. Easley, USA. and will be presented annually to the High-Scoring Service/Senior Military Academy centerfire team at the SPP Southwest Winter Regional.

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From the Civilian Marksmanship Program - Top Winners and Individuals Named in 2014-2015 JROTC Postal Competition

Precision rifle winners at the JROTC Postal Match

Port Clinton, Ohio - A total of 11,515 young marksmen participated in the 2014-2015 JROTC Postal match, with the top shooters and teams in each branch earning an invitation to the JROTC Regional Service Championships, to be held in Phoenix, AZ; Anniston, AL; and Camp Perry, OH.

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NRA Collegiate & Schools program helps young shooters reach higher education

2013 NCAA Rifle National Champions West Virginia University

Fairfax, Virginia - This past year the NRA Collegiate & Schools Program established a Collegiate Shooting Scholarship program to support America's young sportsmen in reaching higher education while continuing their passion for the shooting sports and the Second Amendment.

Starting small to see how the program would be received, the 2014 program offered one-time college scholarships to eligible graduating high school seniors in Pennsylvania. Applicants were required to have at least a 2.5 GPA and to write a short essay on the Second Amendment and how the shooting sports have contributed to their personal development. Scholarship hopefuls also needed to provide a copy of their college's letter of acceptance and a letter of reference from a school administrator, advisor, teacher, or coach.

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One hour session from NRA's Youth Programs and Collegiate Shooting today at 1pm

2013 NCAA Rifle National Champions West Virginia University

 

Fairfax, Virginia - So you're kid is a pretty good shot. Great. Now what do you do? Find a coach? Find a program? Send him off to military school? Well, maybe. But before you do, why not check out NRA's Youth and NRA's Collegiate Shooting programs.

Created specifically to encourage today's fledgling shooters, NRA's Youth and Collegiate Shooting Programs provide the surest paths to your youth shooter's success. Sound too good to be true? Then hear it for yourself in today's Youth & Collegiate Shooting Webinar.

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NRA Magazine provides shooting news, expert forums, product reviews, and an annual calendar of 15,000 matches

Shooting Sports USA Cover from August of 2014
American Rifleman, American Hunter, and America's 1st Freedom are the magazines most NRA members are familiar with. But for the competitive shooters out there, there's no better resource than Shooting Sports USA - now in it's 100th year of publication ...

Fairfax, Virginia – Shooting Sports USA, the National Rifle Association’s monthly journal for target shooting enthusiasts, is celebrating more than 100 years of reporting on competition shooting. The number one resource for target shooters, the magazine features shooting news, expert forums, product reviews, and an annual calendar of 15,000 matches.

Sign up for a free subscription and begin receiving a digital copy each month at www.shootingsportsusa.com.

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NRA recognizes best of the best in collegiate rifle after NCAA championships

2014 NRA All-American Smallbore First Team

Murray, Kentucky - Following West Virginia University clinching their 16th NCAA Rifle national title, the most in the sport's history, the top rifle shooters in college sports gathered for the closing NRA banquet, where the 2014 NRA All-American teams were announced.

Started in 1936, the All-American award honors collegiate shooters in the rifle, pistol, and shotgun disciplines. Pistol All-Americans were announced simultaneously down at the NRA Intercollegiate Pistol Championships at Ft. Benning. Shotgun All-American awards were presented a couple weeks later at ACUI Clay Target Championships.

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Top collegiate shotgun shooters named NRA All Americans at ACUI Clay Target Championships in San Antonio

2014 NRA Collegiate All-American Shotgun First Team

San Antonio, Texas - The 46th Annual ACUI Clay Target Championships were a hard-fought five days that saw competitors go through couple hundred thousand clays and shotgun shells. When the dust settled at the National Shooting Complex in San Antonio, perennial favorite Lindenwood University had won their 11th consecutive national title.

Among the awards handed out that evening were the announcements of the 2014 NRA Collegiate All-American Shotgun teams.

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