Julianna Crowder, president of A Girl & A Gun Women’s Shooting League, announced that the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade association for the firearms, ammunition, hunting and shooting sports industry, will host a special dinner for members of the organization’s leadership team in attendance at the 2nd Annual A Girl & A Gun Training Conference, presented by Smith & Wesson.
The face of America’s target shooters is changing. New target shooters–those who have taken up the sport in the last five years–are younger, female and urban when compared to established target shooters, or those participating for more than five years, according to a survey commissioned by the National Shooting Sports Foundation®.
The National Shooting Sports Foundation®, the trade association for the firearms and ammunition industry, has awarded $60,000 in scholarship funds to 25 students in its annual essay contest for employees of NSSF Voting Member companies and their family members.
If you’re interested in the shooting sports or hunting, you ought to be subscribing to the National Shooting Sports Foundation’s Bullet Points, a weekly newsletter that features information about shooting, hunting, legislation concerning firearms, and other noteworthy news topics. Currently, it is running “Sights on London,” where it features our Olympic shooters. This week, it […]
NEWTOWN, Conn. — October’s theme in the National Shooting Sports Foundation’s Facebook Photo Contest is “Post your favorite photo with at least one individual wearing hunter-orange clothing.” To post a photo, look for the Contests tab on NSSF’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/NSSFcomm. NSSF launched the contest in celebration of its 50th Anniversary this year. The […]
NEWTOWN, Conn. — As sportsmen and sportswomen prepare to celebrate the 40th annual National Hunting & Fishing Day this Saturday, a new study shows that the majority of Americans continue to support hunting. The scientific telephone survey of American adults 18 and older was conducted in early September and commissioned by the National Shooting Sports […]
For years, gun stores were predominantly patronized by men. But these days, shooting ranges and shops selling firearms are seeing more female customers than ever before, and that has them changing the way they do business. The latest data from the National Shooting Sports Foundation shows gun store owners reported a 73 percent increase in […]
“I’d like to thank my sponsors, my talented teammates, the Academy of Excellence . . .” OK, so I didn’t actually win an Academy of Excellence award at this year’s Shooting Industry Masters, but FMG Publications certainly made everyone feel as if they won. In fact, we all went home with mini versions of the […]
I met Tisma Juette three years ago, when she worked for Bass Pro Shops in the Chicago area and coordinated women’s outdoor events. What a go-getter she was. Later, we hooked up at a National Wild Turkey Federation convention in Nashville. On that day, we started early in the morning at an IHOP, hit the […]
DIVA-WOW launches its team of 12 field testers, available to the outdoor industry for products it wants women to use. Founder Judy Rhodes mentioned this to us a little while ago, and we’re delighted to see it in the making.
The year 2009 was a blur of activity for the First Shots team and all of the NSSF staff that contribute to First Shots’ success. Writes Cyndi Dalena, NSSF’s manager of First Shots, “From new sponsors and ranges to new media outlets, First Shots flowed into 2010 in what seemed like the blink of an […]
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