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Discover opportunities to come together with fellow gun enthusiasts and connect with the NRA. The National Rifle Association holds our Annual Meetings each spring and the Great American Outdoor show each winter, while Friends of NRA banquets occur throughout the year in every state! And for our country music lovers, check out NRA Country to find events near you!

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Get involved with local and national NRA events to meet other Second Amendment supporters

Join The Fellowship

Find a Friends of NRA event near you and bring the whole family to join the passionate, fun-loving community supporting the future of shooting sports 

Spread The Word

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NRA Carry Guard Expo

The NRA Carry Guard Expo is an educational and interactive experience dedicated to individuals interested in increasing their knowledge and skills within personal protection, concealed carry and home defense tactics. Attend a broad array of seminars and workshops by leading experts and instructors from across the country. The Expo also features an exhibit hall chock-full of 150 companies ranging from firearm manufacturers, concealment and storage products and home defense solutions, to knife manufacturers, tactical gear and advanced training options.

NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits

The 147th NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits will be held May 4-6 in Dallas, TX. With over 800 exhibitors and a jam-packed schedule of seminars, workshops, special events and celebrity meet-and-greets, you don't want to miss out on this exciting celebration of freedom.

Great American Outdoor Show

The World's Largest Outdoor Show! Featuring 1,100 exhibitors ranging from shooting manufacturers to archery, fishing, outdoor gear, boats, RVs and hunting outfitters covering 650,000 square feet of exhibit hall space! Not to mention a jam packed schedule including country concerts, fundraising dinners, speaking events, archery competitions, celebrity appearances, seminars, demonstrations and much more!

Friends of NRA

Friends of NRA events have one goal— fundraising for the future of the shooting sports while promoting fun and fellowship. Since 1992, Friends of NRA has held over 17,000 events, reached over 3 million attendees and raised over $600 million for The NRA Foundation, the largest charity in support of the shooting sports. Every volunteer, every donor, every committee, every business, every state has a reason why they call themselves a Friend of NRA.

NRA Day Presented by Brownells

NRA Day events provide community members the opportunity to come together to learn, experience, share, and grow in appreciation of the shooting sports. Participants will be able to learn about the many different activities available in shooting sports and explore them in a safe environment.

NRA Country

NRA Country is a celebration of American values. Respect. Honor. Freedom. It's a lifestyle and a bond between the best and brightest in country music and hard-working Americans. NRA Country is powered by pride, love of country, respect for the military, and our responsibility to protect our great American lifestyle.

NRA Springfield M1A Match

This match is a fun and friendly competition held during the National Matches. From novice to champion competitor, every level of shooter can be found here and over $25,000 in cash and prize awards will be given out for this match.

National Registry of Events

Post your upcoming events to get more participates, increase membership and spread the word about your organization or business.

National Records

Select a firearm type, discipline, program and course to see the records from past competitions. If you are a Statistical Officer, NRA Referee or Jury Member, download the NRA National Record Reporting Form to fill out after each Registered Tournament. Use the National Record checklist to ensure all the procedures are followed for accurate record keeping.

National Championship Results

View the National Championship results from: NRA National Indoor Rifle & Pistol (Sectional) Championships, NRA National Muzzle Loading Championships, NRA National Silhouette Championships, NRA National Black Powder Target Rifle Championship, NRA National Action Pistol Championship (NRA Bianchi Cup) NRA Daisy/Jaycee Intl BB Gun Championship and more!

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