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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Press Releases

Hugh Wiley Appointed Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the National Shooting Sports Foundation


The NSSF Board of Governors is pleased to announce the appointment of Hugh C. Wiley to serve as NSSF's Chief Operating Officer.



Pittsburgh Campaign Targets Illegal Gun Purchases


NSSF and the ATF are reminding the Pittsburgh area that stiff penalties are in place for individuals convicted of illegal "straw" purchases of firearms.



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


NSSF has praised the bipartisan introduction of H.R. 788 in the U.S. House of Representatives, sponsored by Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif).



NSSF Backs President’s Selection of Gorsuch for Supreme Court


NSSF expresses its strong support for President Donald Trump’s nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to become an Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.



Cincinnati Campaign Targets Illegal Gun Purchases


NSSF, ATF, U.S. Attorney, area Law Enforcement emphasize 'Don't Lie for the Other Guy' in Cincinnati area.



NSSF Announces First-Ever 3-Gun Fantasy Camp, April 20-23 in Las Vegas


The National Shooting Sports Foundation is pleased to announce its first-ever 3-Gun Shooting Sports Fantasy Camp.



Gov. Mary Fallin, NSSF and Oklahoma City Leaders Come Together to Launch New Firearm Safety Initiative – ‘Project ChildSafe Communities’


The event marked the launch in Oklahoma City starting a year-long, community-led effort that is, among other goals, “Aiming for Zero” firearm accidents.



2017 SHOT Show Boasts Big Attendance and Positive Outlook for the Firearms Industry


The four-day show draws in nearly 65,000 industry professionals. Strong attendance, upbeat buyers and sellers, and a series of packed special events that collectively made up "SHOT Week" resulted in one of the top-rated SHOT Shows.



NSSF Calls Foul On USFWS Director’s Parting Shot On Traditional Ammunition


NSSF condemned the decision by USFWS Director Dan Ashe banning the use of traditional ammunition on Service lands in just five years.



New SHOT Show Supplier Showcase a Huge Success


The 2017 SHOT Show Supplier Showcase enjoyed astounding success in its debut.



Nation’s Largest Suicide Prevention Organization and the Firearms Industry Trade Association Join Forces, Launch New Education Program to Potentially Save Thousands of Lives


The unprecedented program supports the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s Project 2025 goal to reduce the annual suicide rate 20 Percent.



39th SHOT Show Kicks Off at Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas


The 39th SHOT Show opened its doors this morning with industry expectations running high in response to the energized market in America for firearms, ammunition and accessories.



Smith & Wesson Renews as Silver Sponsor of 3rd Annual NSSF/HAVA Golf Classic


  nssf.org To: ALL MEDIA For immediate release January 13, 2017 For more information contact: Bill Brassard 203-426-1320 Smith & Wesson Renews as Silver Sponsor of 3rd Annual NSSF/HAVA Golf Classic NEWTOWN, Conn.—The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade association for the firearms industry, is pleased to announce that Smith & Wesson has agreed […]



NSSF Praises Sen. Mike Crapo’s Introduction of the Hearing Protection Act of 2017


The National Shooting Sports Foundation praised Sen. Mike Crapo's (R-Idaho) introduction of the Hearing Protection Act of 2017 (S. 59).



Customer Relations Expert Hank Yacek Joins NSSF’s Retail Advisory Council


  nssf.org To: ALL MEDIA For immediate release January 11, 2017 For more information contact: Bill Brassard 203-426-1320 Customer Relations Expert Hank Yacek Joins NSSF’s Retail Advisory Council NEWTOWN, Conn.—The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade association for the firearms industry, is pleased to announce that Hank Yacek has joined its Retail Advisory Council. […]



NSSF Backs Sessions for Attorney General


The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade association for the firearms, ammunition and related industries, today expressed its strong support for the nomination of U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions of Alabama as the 84th Attorney General of the United States.



Unified Industry is New 2017 SHOT Show University Bronze Sponsor


  nssf.org To: ALL MEDIA For immediate release January 10, 2017 For more information contact: Bill Brassard 203-426-1320 Unified Industry is New 2017 SHOT Show University Bronze Sponsor NEWTOWN, Conn.—The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade association for the firearms industry, is pleased to announce that Unified Industry has signed on to be a […]



2017 Press Room Sponsor Carhartt to Hold ‘Pub Talk’ for Outdoor Media


  nssf.org To: ALL MEDIA For immediate release January 9, 2017 For more information contact: Bill Brassard 203-426-1320 2017 Press Room Sponsor Carhartt to Hold ‘Pub Talk’ for Outdoor Media NEWTOWN, Conn.—Carhartt, title sponsor of the 2017 SHOT Show Press Room, has announced that it will be holding a special “Pub Talk” press conference for […]



Associated Services in Insurance/Firearms Insurance Agency Sponsor 2017 SHOT Show Executive Management Seminar


  nssf.org To: ALL MEDIA For immediate release January 9, 2017 For more information contact: Bill Brassard 203-426-1320 Associated Services in Insurance/Firearms Insurance Agency Sponsor 2017 SHOT Show Executive Management Seminar NEWTOWN, Conn.—The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the firearms industry’s trade association, is pleased to announce that Associated Services in Insurance/Firearms Insurance Agency (ASI/FIA) […]



Legendary Workwear Brand Carhartt Sponsors 2017 SHOT Show Press Room


  nssf.org To: ALL MEDIA For immediate release January 5, 2017 For more information contact: Bill Brassard 203-426-1320 Legendary Workwear Brand Carhartt Sponsors 2017 SHOT Show Press Room NEWTOWN, Conn.—The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the firearms industry’s trade association, is pleased to announce that Carhartt has agreed to sponsor the Press Room at the […]