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2021 National Match Calendar

The NRA is pleased to announce that beginning June 15, 2020, the NRA Competitive Shooting Division will begin accepting tournament registrations for sanctioned matches taking place on or after July 1, 2020.

Clubs and match directors are urged to comply with federal, state and local guidelines regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. The NRA will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation and/or make additional statements as needed.

Please contact the NRA Competitive Shooting Division at comphelp@nrahq.org or follow NRA Competitive Shooting here or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/nracompetitiveshooting.

UPDATE: For clubs who submitted NRA tournament registration requests prior to March 30th, 2020, for the time period beginning June 15 through June 30, 2020, the NRA Competitive Shooting Division is pleased to announce that we will sanction all matches pending club compliance with federal, state and local COVID-19 guidelines.​


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the many ensuing federal and state safety regulations and mandates, the Ridgway Rifle Club has made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 NRA National Silhouette Championships scheduled for July – August 2020 at the Ridgway Rifle Club in Ridgway, Pennsylvania.

The NRA and the Ridgway Rifle Club share your disappointment that these competitions had to be cancelled.

A decision regarding the 2021 NRA National Silhouette Championship dates and location(s) will be announced later this year. The NRA and the Ridgway Rifle Club wish everyone good health and the best of luck.


Due to the current state of affairs surrounding COVID-19, the uncertainties associated with this pandemic at present, and shutdowns across our country that has impeded vital preparatory work, the National Rifle Association has made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 NRA Precision Pistol Championships scheduled for July 1-5, 2020, 2020 NRA High Power Championships scheduled for August 9-25, 2020 and the 2020 NRA Smallbore Championships scheduled for July 23 – August 4, 2020.

We are trying to make the best of the current situation by moving forward with range construction and other improvements as we look towards the 2021 NRA National Championships season. The NRA is also exploring the feasibility of hosting a variety of new NRA events at Camp Atterbury (if conditions are favorable) with the state of Indiana later this year.

We share your disappointment that we had to cancel these competitions. The NRA wishes everyone good health and the best of luck. Stay safe and healthy.



NRA Competitive Shooting

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.

Any legal, responsible gun owner can compete with others of their approximate skill level. Young and old can and do compete for the same prizes. Participants can become as good as the amount of effort they invest. A person may practice alone or enter a tournament with hundreds of other competitors and the outcome is based totally on one's own ability. It's invariably challenging because a perfect score is rarely fired.

Read the NRA's Resolution on Competitive Shooting

Over 11,000 Tournaments

The NRA sanctions over 11,000 shooting tournaments every year.

Sponsored Championships

The NRA also sponsors over 50 National Shooting Championships each year.

Something for Everyone

Competitions are in all disciplines, for everyone from the novice to the world-class competitor.

Featured NRA Competitions

Learn more about these featured NRA competitive shooting programs.

Considered America's "World Series of the Shooting Sports," NRA's National Matches have been a tradition since 1907.

The Bianchi Cup is one of the most prestigious events in shooting, held every year the week before Memorial Day weekend.

There are nearly 300 U.S. college and university shooting programs. Learn more by reading our Collegiate Shooting Guide.

America's Rifle Challenge is a dynamic and challenging venue for the millions of AR15 owners across the nation.

Past Results and National Record Holders

View previous NRA National Competition Results and National Records.

See individual and team results from previous NRA National Championships.

Explore national records by firearm type, discipline, program or course.

Additional Resources

From NRA's dedicated Competitive Shooting Publication to everything you need to Sanction your Tournament.

View NRA's free digital magazine, Shooting Sports USA and get news on upcoming and completed NRA sanctioned tournaments.

Join the over 11,000 shooting competitions that are sanctioned by the National Rifle Association every year.

Get competitive shooting materials, including rule books, scoring aids and devices, score cards and program information, or print official NRA targets.

Want To Know More

For more information about the NRA Competitive Shooting Division, call (877) 672-6282 or email comphelp@nrahq.org.

 

Competitive Shooting Programs

The Competitive Shooting Division of the NRA offers a wide range of activities in all types of shooting, sanctions over 11,000 shooting tournaments and sponsors over 50 national championships each year.