Two wolves and a beaver top the 2014 Youth Wildlife Art Contest's youngest category

2014 George Montgomery/NRA Youth Wildlife Art Contest First Place Category I winner Jei Jeong

Fairfax, Virginia - More than 450 outstanding young artists from across the United States entered the 2014 George Montgomery/NRA Youth Wildlife Art Contest this past fall. With $7,000 in prizes on the line, students toiled away at their entries, trying to make them look just right for our panel of judges. Well, the contest judging has come and gone and after careful consideration the judges have selected the winners for each of the four grade-based categories. There are some truly amazing pieces from this fall's contest and we can't wait to share them with you. Without further ado, here are the winning entries from Category I:

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Coupons and discounts available at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex

NRA Store coupon for the Great American Outdoor Show

NRAstore™ Senior Merchandise Buyer Brian Evans has a special for those attending next week's Great American Outdoor Show ...

Fairfax, Virginia - Every February, hundreds of thousands make the pilgrimage to the Great American Outdoor Show in Harrisburg, PA. It’s the largest sportsman’s show in the world, celebrating the shooting, hunting, fishing and outdoor traditions that are treasured by millions of Americans and their families.

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A Superbowl Sunday two-fer from the galleries of the National Firearms Museum

Smith & Wesson Victory Model 10 revolver at the NRA Museum

Fairfax, Virginia - Preparations for last month’s SHOT Show and this month’s Great American Outdoor Show meant a few items fell on the back burner. Not to be forgotten mind you, just to be saved for a rainy day. Or, as is the case of this Super Bowl Sunday’s Curator’s Corner, a snowy one.

So what do we have for you today? A quick look at two of NRA Museum Senior Curator Philip Schreier’s favorites … a Smith & Wesson Victory Model 10 and a Heckler & Koch P7.

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Rachel Williams of Townhall.com takes a shot at the NRA Range in Fairfax, Virginia Fairfax, Virginia - A great thing about working at the NRA is that you never know who's going to show up next. That's especially true when it comes to the Headquarters Range. In fact, we had a number of particularly interesting guests arrive just the other day.

A collection of grizzled veterans and antsy greenhorns from Townhall.com swung by the squeeze off a few rounds. And by a few I mean close to 2,400.

Not a bad way to spend the afternoon, aye?

Bob Owens, editor of sister site BearingArms.com, wrote about the experience in the article below:

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NRA CCW Shirt Jacket is the first shirt jacket of its kind

NRA CCW Shirt Jacket
Merchandise Buyer Joe Garnreiter introduces a stunning new flannel lined shirt from the NRA Store ...

Fairfax, Virginia - The NRAstore has done it again! Taking a cue from our wildly-successful NRA Concealed Carry Denim Jacket and NRA Tactical Concealed Carry Hooded Sweatshirt, we’ve once again raised the bar for concealed carry innovation. The NRA CCW Shirt Jacket is the first shirt jacket of its kind, and it’s tailor-made for the NRA lifestyle.

Constructed from durable, 100% cotton and lined with a warm plaid flannel, this jacket is equally suited for a day in the field or a night on the town. It includes two inside and two outside breast pockets, offering a wealth of storage for phones, glasses, wallets and other everyday essentials!

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Rare earth magnet keeps holster secure anywhere and anytime

NRA Mag-Jic Holster in use

NRAstore™ Senior Merchandise Buyer Brian Evans has the holster answer for those who believe beltless is the way to approach the day ....

No Belt? No Problem!

NRAstore’s newly added Mag-Jic holster can be worn ANYWHERE, ANYTIME, while wearing ANYTHING.

Whether you’re walking the dog in sweatpants or wearing dress slacks to dinner, it’s essential to be always prepared with your self-defense handgun.

But standard belt holsters aren’t always practical or comfortable when you're away from the home.

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Last minute absent-mindedness can lead to SHOT Show madness in Vegas

Southwest Airlines gate at Reagan National Airport

Alexandria, Virginia - We're all human ... my thanks to the peanut gallery for the audible, "duh". My point being that as human beings we are imperfect by design. Be it by way of driving skills, computer ability, business acumen, or ability to catch a ball, there's something amiss in those primordial architectural plans that allow us to reveal in our imperfections. One of my greatest? I forget. Oh yea, memory.

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Former Alaska Governor set to take on second season on Sportsman Channel

The second season of Amazing America with Sarah Palin Fairfax, Virginia - With the second season of Amazing America with Sarah Palin set to debut tonight at 9 on Sportsman Channel, the former governor is making a last minute publicity charge to promote the show. One of the must-do stops on the tour is our very own NRA News.

Airing live at 5, host Cam Edwards will be setting the stage as we find out what is new for season number 2. And there's plenty of new. Newest of all be the addition of Tara Conner to the crew.

Crowned Miss USA in 2006, Conner arrives with a passion for the outdoors.

"Growing up in Kentucky, I grew to appreciate and love the outdoors,” said Conner. “I would tag along with my dad and uncles when they would go fishing, and those memories are some of my favorites. I may live in Los Angeles now, but I'm still a Kentucky girl at heart."

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What would SHOT Show have been like 160 years ago?

SHOT Show 1855 Fairfax, Virginia - Since beginning in 1979, SHOT Show has become one of the premier firearms industry event of the year. Those who are able to attend circle the date on their calendars; those who are unable curse under their breath.

As I was packing up amazing and historic guns for SHOT Show from the NRA Museums, I was led down a path of historical whimsy: what would SHOT Show have been like 160 years ago in 1855?

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