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Collegiate Program

Nearly 300 colleges and universities in the U.S. offer shooting programs. If you are new to the collegiate shooting sports arena, read our Collegiate Shooting Guide to get started. If you're an experienced competition shooter and are looking for a potential college or university to attend, click on the Collegiate Shooting Sports Directory. If you're already enrolled in college, or plan to attend a university that doesn't have a competitive program and you'd like to start one, get started by reading our e-book on Developing A Scholastic Shooting Program or visit USA Shooting.

Email us at or read this guide for more information about NRA Collegiate and School Programs.

2020 Collegiate Dates to Know

January 4 - February 16 Pistol Sectionals
January 4 - February 16 Rifle Club Sectionals
February 19 Pistol & Rifle Club Sectional Scorecards Submission Deadline
January 4 - February 25 NCAA Rifle Sectionals - NCAA ONLY
February 25 NCAA Rifle Sectional Scorecards Submission Deadline - NCAA ONLY
February 25 NRA All-American Nomination Deadline
March 14-17 NRA Intercollegiate Pistol Championships Fort Benning, Georgia
March 20-22 NRA Intercollegiate Rifle Club Championships Fort Benning, Georgia
March 13-14 NCAA Rifle Championships University of Kentucky
March 23-28 ACUI Clay Target Championships National Shooting Complex, Texas

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Developing A Collegiate Shooting Program

Learn how you can develop a collegiate shooting program at your college or university by reading the NRA Collegiate Shooting Guide.

Collegiate Shooting Scholarship Program

The NRA Collegiate Shooting Scholarship Program offers scholarships throughout the year to support America's youth in furthering their higher education and to continue their passion for the shooting sports and the Second Amendment.

Want To Know More

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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.