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Posts Tagged ‘target 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 […]



NSSF Target Shooting Activity Report: States Benefit from Economic Impact of Target Shooting

Read the Report View/Download as PDF Watch a message from NSSF President & CEO, Steve Sanetti View INFOGRAPHIC NSSF has released a major new report documenting the importance of target-shooting activities to the U.S. economy. The report, Target Shooting in America: Millions of Shooters, Billions of Dollars, was released today in conjunction with a press […]



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 […]



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

Boy Scouts Councils, are you up for the challenge? For the third year, NSSF will make available a total of $100,000 in challenge grants to encourage local Boy Scouts of America Councils to develop or expand their activities in target shooting and marksmanship. The challenge grants from NSSF are available to qualifying BSA Councils. Target […]



NSSF Offers Ranges $30,000 in Grants for Steel Targets

NSSF has announced a Steel Target Grant Program to provide support for shooting ranges that plan to begin or expand Ruger Rimfire Challenge target-shooting events. A total of 26 steel target grant packages worth $30,000 are available, with targets suitable for both indoor and outdoor target shooting ranges. The Ruger Rimfire Challenge focuses on introducing […]



Nevada Anti-gun Legislator Should Win a Silver . . . for Intolerance

To Silver State Assemblyman William Horne, D-Las Vegas, chairman of the Judiciary Committee, goes the silver medal for intolerance when it comes to the public expressing its opposition to more gun control in Nevada. After a recent 8-5 vote of that state’s Advisory Commission on the Administration of Justice to not even hear a proposal […]



T. Boone Pickens Is NHFDay Honorary Chairman

Since 1972 National Hunting and Fishing Day has had many honorary chairpersons, including professional baseball players, NASCAR drivers, musicians, presidents (George H. W. Bush), actors and comedians, but never a businessman—until now. T. Boone Pickens, the well-known philanthropist, successful businessman and sportsman, has added a new role to his illustrious career—honorary chairman of National Hunting […]



NSSF Provides Over $230,000 in Grants to Shooting Ranges

The National Shooting Sports Foundation has awarded grants totaling $231,796 to nine shooting facilities through its Range Partnership Grant Program. New marketing strategies designed to motivate individuals, particularly youth and inactive shooters, to go target shooting and hunting dominated this year’s winning proposals. Receiving grants this year were Wyoming Antelope Club, St. Petersburg, Fla.; Corry […]



Report: New Women Shooters Say They’re Interested in Personal Protection

From NSSF's weekly e-newsletter Bullet Points: The National Shooting Sports Foundation's First Shots program has helped introduce thousands of first-timers to shooting at their local ranges. Nearly half of these participants have been female. A new report from NSSF shows a snapshot of these new women shooters. For example, after attending a First Shots seminar […]