Donated hunts to Friends of NRA raise more than $150,000 for shooting sports programs across the country

Friends of NRA 2015 Defender Level Corporate Sponsor Numzaan Safaris

NRA Field Operations Event Support Coordinator David Helmer has a nice write-up of 2015 Friends of NRA Defender Level Sponsor Numzaan Safaris and how, exactly, they're helping the future of our shooting sports.

Known for its abundant wildlife and breathtaking scenery, South Africa is commonly considered one of the most exotic and unique hunting destinations in the world. Among the outfitters occupying South Africa’s beautiful and diverse terrain, one has a level of standards and passion for both hunting and conservation that separates it from the rest: Numzaan Safaris, a Friends of NRA 2015 Defender Level Corporate Sponsor.

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MidwayUSA sponsors world famous Bianchi Cup for seventh consecutive year

2015 MidwayUSA & NRA Bianchi Cup

We're happy to announce that MidwayUSA, a leading retailer for shooting sports goods with just about everything, will be title sponsor of the 2015 National Action Pistol Championship for the seventh consecutive year. Known commonly as the MidwayUSA & NRA Bianchi Cup for its world famous silver trophy, this major action pistol match will be held May 20-23, 2015 in Columbia, Missouri. Sign up to compete at

“The Bianchi Cup is the richest and most prestigious pistol tournament in the world and the competition for the coveted silver trophy get fiercer each year,” said Executive Director of NRA General Operations, Kyle Weaver. “We would like to thank MidwayUSA, an industry leader, for its pivotal role in helping the event grow these past seven years.”

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NRA Family Insights is looking for an assistant editor

NRA Family Insights

If you've ever dreamed about working for the National Rifle Association, here's a chance. NRA Family InSights, the NRA’s web property for Junior NRA Members and their families, is looking for an Assistant Editor to help deliver great stories on the shooting sports, gun safety, the latest gear, and so much more.

The position is based at NRA Headquarters in Fairfax, Virginia - so you need to be in the area or willing to move - and offers excellent benefits and advancement opportunities within the organization.

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Big industry names sign on to support Friends of NRA's mission to protect our shooting sports

2015 Friends of NRA Defender Level National Corporate Sponsor Henry Repeating Arms

Fairfax, Virginia — In 2009 Friends of NRA introduced the National Corporate Sponsor program. Reaching out to big and trusted names in the shooting industry, the program assist these organizations with focusing their support for the shooting sports and taking it to a national level. We're proud to announce that this year's program has a plethora of names - some familiar, some new - who are helping to lead the charge in securing our country's sporting heritage for future generations.

This year's Defender Level National Corporate Sponsors are Numzaan Safaris, Henry Repeating Arms, SecureIt Tactical, GASTON J. GLOCK style LP, and O.F. Mossberg & Sons.

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From Gamo Outdoor - Gamo® Outdoor USA announces its participation in the 2015 NRA Annual Meeting in Nashville

Fort Lauderdale, Florida Gamo® Outdoor USA, ( the leading manufacturer of high quality air guns, optics and laser designators, is pleased to announce it will be attending the 2015 NRA Annual Meeting & Exhibits industry event in Nashville, Tennessee on April 10-12, 2015 at the Music City Center, where the international manufacturer will feature a number of new products and new technologies from Gamo®, BSA Optics, Laser Genetics and Joker Knives. 

Gamo® Outdoor USA booth number is #1209, located in the main exhibition hall, where attendees will be able to see, experience and feel all the new and exciting 2015 models from the European manufacturer.

Gamo® will be showcasing some of the most highly anticipated new air gun products, featuring the highly praised Coyote PCP air rifle and Mach 1 Pigman Edition air rifle along their latest state-of-the-art Gamo® technologies. BSA Optics will feature its new Prevo and Downrange scope families, while Laser Genetics will do the same with the new and revamped line of lasers illuminators and designators.

NRA members and attendees will have access to exclusive show specials on all airguns, optics and laser designators. These offers wouldn’t be seen anywhere else and exclusively for 2015 NRA Annual Meeting attendees that would come to Gamo’s Booth.

Gamo® Outdoor USA will have an exciting lineup of outdoor celebrities at its booth where attendees can meet them and have their autographs signed on three different events (posters provided).


·      3:00 pm - 3:45 pm: Michael Waddell (Host of Bone Collector TV Show)

·      4:00pm – 5:00 pm: Doug Koenig (Host of Doug Koenig’s Championship    Season TV Show)


·      11:00 am- 11:45 am: Pigman (Host of Pigman: The Series TV Show)

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From MidwayUSA - One Day Only – Meet Larry Potterfield at the 2015 NRA Show

Larry Potterfield

Nashville, Tennessee - Headed to Nashville this weekend for the 2015 NRA Show? Larry Potterfield, Founder and CEO of MidwayUSA, will be available for photos and autographs at the Outdoor Channel/Sportsman Channel booth #2133 on Friday, April 10th from 5:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Stop by for your chance to meet a visionary supporter of the NRA and the foremost contributor for the preservation of youth shooting sports and youth education, a true living legend.

Larry appears in various TV shows on Outdoor Channel and has become an icon in the shooting industry. He’s a husband, father, grandfather and lifelong student of shooting, reloading, gunsmithing and hunting.

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From Crosman - Visit Crosman At The NRA Annual Meeting In Nashville

Crosman at the NRA Annual Meeting in Nashville

Crosman is bringing the hottest lineup in airguns to the 2015 NRA Annual Meeting & Exhibits in Nashville, Tennessee, April 10-12. Attendees can go hands-on with the awesome new Benjamin Bulldog .357 hunting air rifle, Benjamin Armada Magpul® Edition, Nitro Piston 2 break barrels and more.

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From Sportsman Channel - Sportsman Channel Deploys Lt. Col. Oliver North as Host for Season Two of “Saving Private K-9”

Lt. Col. Oliver North

Premiering Thursday, April 23 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Series chronicles stories of military and law enforcement service dogs and handlers

Lt. Col. Oliver North is well known to Americans familiar with U.S. military activities and beyond. Among his prestigious honors, Lt. Col. North is a combat-decorated U.S. Marine, best-selling author, military correspondent for FOX News and – the new host of the award-winning original series Saving Private K-9 on Sportsman Channel.

Join Lt. Col. North for the powerful stories about fearless American service dogs and their handlers. Season Two of Saving Private K-9 – produced by Pilgrim Studios – premieres on Thursday, April 23 at 9 p.m. ET/PT exclusively on Sportsman Channel.

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From Yamaha Motor Corp. - Yamaha Launches 2015 National Hunting and Fishing Day Sweepstakes

Yamaha Wolverine R-Spec

All-New Wolverine R-Spec will be Given Away to Support NHF Day

Cypress, California - Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, the leading maker of ATV and Side-by-Side (SxS) vehicles for outdoorsmen and women, is supporting the National Hunting and Fishing Day (NHF Day) again in 2015, and this year is giving away the all-new Yamaha Wolverine R-Spec in Hunter Green through an online sweepstakes at:

This is the eighth year Yamaha is sponsoring NHF Day and is proud to continue to support the event and overall effort by giving away a prize that sets a new standard in off-road capability, has class-leading comfort and is assembled right here in the USA. The sweepstakes will be promoted online and at NHF Day events nationwide. Outdoorsmen and women, 18 years-of-age or older, can enter to win by simply registering online through the end of October 2015.

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