NRA's Competitive Shooting Division offers a wide range of activities in all types of shooting, for everyone from the novice to the world-class competitor. The NRA sanctions over 11,000 shooting tournaments and sponsors over 50 national championships each year.
If you have any questions about the division, please call 1-877-672-6282. For current information on a particular program, click on the appropriate department below.
We're here to help. For general information, FAQ's, and other relevant inquiries, send an email to Comphelp@nrahq.org with as much detail as possible, and we'll get back to you as soon as we can. Click here to see all contacts.
2018 National Pistol, Smallbore, and High Power Matches Calendar
2018 National Matches Schedule
NRA Tournament Sanctioning now Online: Click here to Sanction your tournament online.
NRA National Record Reporting Forms now Online: Use the new updated fill-in form and the updated Check List.
Open and Junior Sectional Sponsors
Due to the increased costs of printing and inventory management, printed copies of the sectional fee reporting forms, score cards, and programs will not be provided. Please click here to download fee reporting forms, programs, and score cards.
Click here for Smallbore Rifle Regional Program, Application, and Fee Reporting Forms.
Due to numerous requests, scale drawings of silhouette targets, in PDF format, are available online. Click on Silhouette Programs below.
The following NRA Information booklets and Guides are now available to download:
NRA National Trophy Donation Guidelines: Information for those interested in donating a trophy for NRA National Competition may be downloaded here. This includes a brochure and an application to be used by those wishing to donate a trophy.
NRA Rule Books are now available on line in PDF format: http://compete.nra.org/official-nra-rule-books.aspx
NRA National Records are now available for viewing on-line. To view these records go to:
Tournament and League sponsors may now submitt their applications online by going to /tournaments. You may continue to download, in PDF format, applications for Approved and Registered Tournaments. League applications are also available. Click on "Tournament Operations" above.
Sponsor Score Reporting Cards - Score Reporting Cards are now available in PDF format for sponsors to download. Click on "Tournament Reporting" above.
Competitors may now subscribe to periodic email updates on upcoming program and rule changes along with other information related to competitive shooting. To subscribe to this list, go to Request Email Updates.
Shooter Classification Check - Competitors in NRA Sanctioned Tournaments may now check their current classification on-line. Enter your NRA ID number where indicated, click the "GO" button, and a list of the shooting programs you are currently active in will be shown with your current classification and effective date.
NOTE: Rule 19.9 states that all classifications, except Master, shall become obsolete if the competitor does not fire in NRA sanctioned competition at least once during 3 successive calendar years (5 years for Masters). Files are purged annually.
Please note that the Competitive Shooting Division cannot respond to questions regarding membership or legislative affairs. Membership can be reached at email@example.com and the Institute for Legislative Affairs at ILA-Contact@nrahq.org.
NOTE: Most of the e-mail we receive requires us to reply asking for a mailing address and, in most cases, a phone number. This information must be included in your request so the information can be sent in a timely manner.