NSSF is the trade association for America's firearms industry.
Our mission: To promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports.
NSSF is the trade association for America's firearms industry.
It's mission: To promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports.
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NSSF Praises Passage and Signing of Sunday Hunting Law in West Virginia


NSSF is extremely pleased to note today that West Virginia is expanding Sunday hunting on private land with written permission.



NSSF Spring 2017 Shooting Sports Fantasy Camp Gets Big Thumbs Up


NSSF’s second Shooting Sports Fantasy camp focused specifically on the trending action shooting sport of 3-Gun, with seven of today’s top professional shooters guiding 30 students through the ins and outs of the competition genre and honing fine-level firearms handling skills



Florida’s Shooters World Earns NSSF Five-Star Range Rating


NSSF is pleased to announce that Shooters World has been recognized with the association’s Five-Star range rating.



Firearms Industry Economic Impact Rises 168% since 2008


The total economic impact of the firearms and ammunition industry in the United States increased from $19.1 billion in 2008 to $51.3 billion in 2016, a 168 percent increase.



Nation’s Firearms Industry Executives in Washington for 10th Annual Congressional Fly-In


Executives from the nation’s firearms and ammunition manufacturers, distributors and leading retailers were in Washington, D.C. this week for the 10th annual congressional “fly-in” sponsored by NSSF, the trade association for the firearms and ammunition industry.



NSSF Honors U.S. Rep. Rob Bishop as 2016 Legislator of the Year


House Committee on Natural Resources Chairman Rob Bishop (R-Utah) received an NSSF 2016 Legislator of the Year Award at the 2017 NSSF Congressional Fly-In.



NSSF Honors U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski as 2016 Legislator of the Year


Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Chairman Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) received an NSSF 2016 Legislator of the Year Award at NSSF's Congressional Fly-In.



NSSF Praises President Trump’s Signature to Rollback Federal Rule on Alaska’s Wildlife Management


NSSF praised President Donald Trump’s signing of H.J. Res 69, first introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives by Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska).



NSSF Commends Senate Bipartisan Reintroduction and Swift Action on Sportsmen’s Act of 2017


NSSF praised the U.S. Senate's bipartisan reintroduction of S.733, the Sportsmen's Act of 2017 and the quick action to favorably report it out of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.



NSSF Launches ‘You May Be Surprised to Know This about Hunting’ Infographic Educational Campaign


A new NSSF campaign called "You may be Surprised to know this about hunting" helps the non-hunting public understand the conservation efforts of hunters.



NSSF Issues Calls for Presentations for 2018 SHOT Show University, Retail Seminars


  nssf.org To: ALL MEDIA For immediate release March 23, 2017 For more information contact: Bill Brassard 203-426-1320 NSSF Issues Calls for Presentations for 2018 SHOT Show University, Retail Seminars NEWTOWN, Conn.—The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade association for America’s firearms industry, has issued its annual call for presentations for SHOT Show University and […]



NSSF Praises Senate Passage of H.J. Res. 69, Rollback of Federal Rule on Alaska’s Wildlife Management


NSSF, the trade association for the firearms, ammunition, hunting and shooting sports industries, today praised the U.S. Senate's Tuesday night 52-47 passage of H.J. Res 69, overturning what is known as the Alaska Final Rule.



NSSF Cites 17 Percent Drop in Unintentional Firearms Fatalities


NSSF applauds the work of responsible firearm owners for helping to keep guns out of the wrong hands, as it shares the latest data regarding unintentional fatalities involving firearms.



Aguila Ammunition Signs as Bronze Sponsor of 2017 Rimfire Challenge Program


  nssf.org To: ALL MEDIA For immediate release March 15, 2017 For more information contact: Bill Brassard 203-426-1320 Aguila Ammunition Signs as Bronze Sponsor of 2017 Rimfire Challenge Program NEWTOWN, Conn.—The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade association for America’s firearms industry, is pleased to announce that Aguila Ammunition is the newest Bronze sponsor […]



NSSF, Orchid Advisors Announce Sponsors of 2017 Firearms Industry Compliance Conference


Orchid Advisors and the National Shooting Sports Foundation are pleased to announce that Epicor and Easy Bound Book will sponsor the 2017 Firearms Industry Compliance Conference at the Silver level, joined by AIRSCHOTT and TWI Group at the Bronze level.



NSSF Applauds Bipartisan Introduction of Target and Marksmanship Training Support Act of 2017 in the Senate


NSSF praised the bipartisan introduction of S. 593, the Target and Marksmanship Training Support Act of 2017 in the U.S. Senate



TANDEMKROSS Renews Platinum Sponsorship for 2017 Rimfire Challenge Program


The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade association for the firearms industry, is pleased to announce that TANDEMKROSS has renewed its support of the Rimfire Challenge as the Platinum-level title sponsor.



NSSF’s Georgia Drive-In Brings Firearms Industry’s Significance to Peach State Lawmakers


Georgia state lawmakers heard directly from their homegrown firearms industry base about the contributions, benefits and challenges of doing business in the Peach State.



Registration Open for NSSF Industry Summit in Austin, Texas


  nssf.org To: ALL MEDIA For immediate release March 6, 2017 For more information contact: Bill Brassard 203-426-1320 Registration Open for NSSF Industry Summit in Austin, Texas AUSTIN, Texas — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®) is pleased to announce that registration is open for its 2017 Industry Summit, set for June 5-7 in Austin, […]



NSSF Lauds Secretary Zinke’s Downing of Last-Minute Lead Ban


NSSF praises Secretary Zinke's swift action in scrapping the ban on lead by hunters and anglers in outdoor recreation that was passed on the final full day by the Obama administration.