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Posts Tagged ‘shooting sports’

NSSF Issues Report on Combined Spending by Hunters and Target Shooters

National Shooting Sports Foundation’s “Hunting in America” and “Target Shooting in America” reports reveal the broad impact that spending by hunters and target shooters have on America’s economy. Now, responding to demand for a combined report, NSSF has issued “Economic Impact of Hunting and Target Shooting in America,” showing, among other significant statistics, that spending […]



$100,000 in Grants Available to Colleges

NSSF is making a total of $100,000 in grants available to public and private colleges for start-ups of new target-shooting clubs and teams. Watch a brief video about the Collegiate Shooting Sports Initiative The grants are provided through NSSF’s Collegiate Shooting Sports Initiative, which has assisted more than 75 schools with building competitive and recreational shooting […]



Firearms Industry Economic Impact Nearly Doubles in Five Years

The total economic impact of the firearms and ammunition industry in the United States increased from $19.1 billion in 2008 to $37.7 billion in 2013, a 97 percent increase, while the total number of full-time equivalent jobs rose from more than 166,000 to more than 245,000, a 48 percent increase in that five-year period, according […]



Customized Market Reports Are Tailor-Designed Market Templates

Want to know more about your range location or interested in opening a new range? While many segments of the U.S. economy have lagged over the past few years, the firearms and ammunition industry continues to buck the trend and pushes forward with strong sales and broad customer interest. Many American entrepreneurs have identified this […]



NSSF Staff Enjoy Annual Day at the Range

Yesterday afternoon NSSF held its annual staff outing at the Fairfield County Fish & Game Protective Association. While most of our staffers are avid shooters and/or hunters, several staff members tried something new.  Our dynamic membership duo, Bettyjane Swann and Samantha Hughes discovered a hidden talent for shooting plates on the handgun range and Luke […]



Success — Amendments Attacking Gun Trace Data Defeated!

Earlier today we sent out an Action Alert urging all members of industry, sportsmen, gun owners and firearms enthusiasts to call the chairman of the House Appropriations Committee to urge the committee to vote “No” on the Schiff (D-CA-29) Amendment. This legislation would have stripped from an appropriations bill important law enforcement protection known as […]



$100,000 in NSSF Grants for Local Boy Scouts Councils

Boy Scouts and their troop leaders, who are known for being resourceful, will easily recognize the great opportunity provided by the National Shooting Sports Foundation and its new $100,000 challenge grant that encourages shooting sports programs at local Boy Scouts of America Councils. The challenge grants by NSSF, the trade association for the firearms, ammunition, […]



38 Colleges Receive NSSF Grants To Build Shooting Programs

The National Shooting Sports Foundation has awarded 38 grants—a record number—totaling $190,000 to help both new and existing collegiate target shooting programs flourish. Only two years old, NSSF’s Collegiate Shooting Sports Initiative has helped establish competition and club shooting opportunities at colleges across the country—from Harvard to Clemson and the University of Vermont to Montana […]



Task Force 20-20 Focuses on ‘Models of Success’ That Grow Hunting and Shooting

Task Force 20-20, the committee formed at the NSSF Shooting Sports Summit in 2008 and comprising segments of the firearms, state agency and conservation communities, has launched a Models of Success pilot program that will raise awareness of the “best-of-the-best” state recruitment and retention initiatives. The overall goal of Task Force 20-20 is to increase […]



NSSF Grants Fuel Growth in Collegiate Target Shooting

On college campuses across the country, men and women are taking up the shooting sports in increasing numbers — from Harvard to Jacksonville University to the University of Colorado. To encourage this growth trend, NSSF last year began providing grants through its Collegiate Shooting Sports Initiative to support the development of varsity teams for those […]