February 2014

SHOT Business Range of the Year Award

SHOT Business Range of the Year Award


February 05, 2014

Colonial Shooting Academy, located in Richmond, Va., was awarded the SHOT Business Magazine Range of the Year Award at the Bonnier breakfast on Tuesday morning, Jan. 14, on the opening day of the SHOT Show in [...]

Registration Opens for NSSF Industry Summit June 9-11

Registration Opens for NSSF Industry Summit June 9-11


February 05, 2014

Many programs that have helped increase participation in target shooting and hunting in the past 18 years can trace their roots to NSSF Industry Summits, and registration is now open for the 2014 Industry Summit, to [...]

New Report Details Economic Impact of Target Shooting

New Report Details Economic Impact of Target Shooting


February 05, 2014

At a press conference during the SHOT Show, NSSF issued a report called “Target Shooting in America: Millions of Shooters, Billions of Dollars,” revealing that the money target shooters spent in 2011 resulted in $23 billion [...]

NSSF, SAAMI Lawsuit Served on Calif. Attorney General

NSSF, SAAMI Lawsuit Served on Calif. Attorney General


February 05, 2014

The National Shooting Sports Foundation’s and the Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute’s lawsuit seeking to invalidate and stop enforcement of California’s firearms microstamping law was served on the state and Attorney General Kamala Harris on [...]

Increase Minority Participation at Your Facility

Increase Minority Participation at Your Facility
By Carolee Anita Boyles


February 05, 2014

A new report and advice from experts offer promise of increased shooter—and range—participation. [...]

The Welcome Mat

The Welcome Mat
By David Hart


February 05, 2014

Shooting facility owners reveal their secrets for attracting and keeping first-time visitors. [...]

Expectations and Hopes for 2014

Expectations and Hopes for 2014
By Steve Sanetti


February 05, 2014

"We launch 2014 with a sense of optimism, a feeling that they took their best shot at us and missed," says the President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Shooting Sports Foundation, Steve Sanetti. Read [...]

SHOT Show Attendance Soars to New Record

SHOT Show Attendance Soars to New Record


February 05, 2014

The 36th SHOT Show, held Jan. 14-17 at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas, was bigger and, based on early feedback, better [...]

Q&A: More Ideas to Promote Your Range

Q&A: More Ideas to Promote Your Range


February 05, 2014

Three range operators tell about the single most-unusual promotion that has paid off in a big way. [...]

Indoors in ‘Bama

Indoors in ‘Bama


February 05, 2014

In Alabama they love many things, and guns would rank closely behind God and college football. This Undercover Shooter visited a couple of commercial indoor ranges near Birmingham so that he could report back to you [...]