2013 Junior Indoor National
Championship (Junior Sectionals)
The Junior Conventional Position, NRA Metric Position,
International Air Rifle, Sporter Standing, 3-Position Sporter, BB
Gun and Precision Air Rifle sectionals are being conducted from
January 1 through April 14, 2013.
2013 Open Indoor National
Championship (Open Sectionals)
The Open Conventional Position and NRA Metric Position Smallbore
Rifle, International Smallbore Rifle, Sporter & Precision 3-Pos
Air Rifle, Smallbore Light Rifle and International Air Rifle
sectionals are being conducted from January 1 through March 17,
The NRA is sanctioning Regionals in Conventional 3-Position and
4-Position Smallbore Rifle, NRA Metric Position, Conventional and
Metric Prone for 2013. Regionals are being conducted from January 1
through December 20, 2013. If you would like to be a sponsor in
2013, you may download the application and a program in PDF format. sponsor info.
Looking for scoring
There are now three sources for these:
NRA Distinguished Air Gun
Did you know you could earn a Distinguished badge in Sporter
and/or Precision Air Rifle? This prestigious award can be earned by
placing in the top 10% at the Indoor National Championships and the
National Junior Air Gun Championship. You must be an NRA member and
you can only earn two steps per calendar year. Start working
towards this award today!
The following general conditions have been approved by the NRA
Air Gun Committee to govern the earning of these awards:
The Award: There are two separate medallions
and lapel pins that be earned by each individual who successfully
completes the requirements for each discipline: 3 Position
Precision Air Rifle and 3 Position Sporter Air Rifle. Individuals
who earn this award in both 3 Position Precision Air Rifle and 3
Position Sporter Air Rifle will receive a Double Distinguished
Steps: Each individual NRA member who places in
the top-scoring 10% of the overall results in each of the
designated tournaments will earn a step toward an NRA Distinguished
Air Gun Award. This includes any competitors who have already
attained the NRA Distinguished Air Gun Award. Each competitor who
makes the same numerical score as the last score in the high 10%
will be awarded a step toward NRA Distinguished Air Gun Award.
Inner tens will not be used as part of the numerical score to break
Award of NRA Distinguished Air Gun: A shooter
who earns a minimum of 4 steps will be presented an NRA
Distinguished Air Gun Award under the following provisions:
- At least one step must be earned for competition in the NRA
National Air Gun Championship and Training Summit.
- A maximum of 2 steps of the Distinguished Award may be earned
for official credit during one calendar year.
- A certificate will be issued for each step a shooter earns. No
step certificates will be issued after a shooter has earned the
- Steps may be earned toward 3 Position Sporter Air Rifle or in 3
Position Precision Air Rifle, but cannot be earned simultaneously.
If the individual is working on earning both, 3 Position Sporter
Air Rifle must be completed before any steps are accomplished in 3
Position Precision Air Rifle.
NRA Distinguished Smallbore
Distinguished Smallbore Rifleman Award can only be earned in
competition by scoring in the top 10% of an Open Regional and
National Championship (Indoor and Outdoor). One award is designated
for the prone shooter and another for the position shooter. The NRA
Double Distinguished Award is also available to competitors who
have won both the Prone and Position Smallbore Rifleman Award.
Contact Lois Wenzell to
request yours. See the Smallbore Rifle Rule Book for more
information. To view a current list of recipients for the
Distinguished Position and Prone award click on the appropriate
We receive applications for National Records almost weekly.
National Records cannot be recognized without the proper
documentation, validation, and fired targets. According to the NRA
Smallbore rifle Rules the National Record Reporting Form MUST be
approved by the statistical officer and validated by either the
Referee or a member of the jury. The Match director is not
authorized to validate National Records (Rule 17.5). Applications
for National Records that are not complete will be returned to the
NRA Smallbore Rifle Light Rifle
The NRA Light Rifle is great program for shooters who wish to
shoot competitively without the expense of the top-of-the-line
equipment. Leagues are being formed for the fall and tournaments
are being set-up. Want to try something fun and different - try
Tournament sponsors are being ingenious in their approach to
setting up tournaments. One sponsor fired an NRA Regional on a
Saturday using the NRA Conventional 3-Position course of fire and
then shot another Regional on Sunday using the NRA 3-Position
course of fire. At the end of the second day, the sponsor added the
two aggregates together for a special aggregate.