September 2014

RANGE COMPLIANCE CONSULTANT PROGRAM TO THE RESCUE

RANGE COMPLIANCE CONSULTANT PROGRAM TO THE RESCUE
By Carolee Anita Boyles


September 03, 2014

To help ranges comply with OSHA requirements, the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) has implemented the Range Compliance Consultant Program. Read about how the program saved two ranges thousands of dollars and then decide whether this [...]

AN EVENT FOR YOUR RANGE?

AN EVENT FOR YOUR RANGE?
By Art Merrill


September 03, 2014

Gun clubs and ranges looking for a way to attract new shooters and turn a little profit at the same time should consider the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s “As-issued” competition games, such as the Vintage Military Rifle [...]

INDUSTRY JUMPS ON BOARD NSSF RIMFIRE CHALLENGE

INDUSTRY JUMPS ON BOARD NSSF RIMFIRE CHALLENGE


September 03, 2014

Manufactures of firearms, ammunition and other relevant products who have pledged support for the National Shooting Sports Foundation’s Rimfire Challenge are growing in numbers. Read about some of the latest to get behind the Rimfire Challenge. [...]

HUNTING WORKS FOR AMERICA ADDS ANOTHER CHAPTER

HUNTING WORKS FOR AMERICA ADDS ANOTHER CHAPTER


September 03, 2014

The initiative that brings together a broad range of stakeholders, including shooting ranges, firearms retailers and other shooting and hunting businesses and organizations as well as nontraditional hunting entities such as chambers of commerce and visitors’ [...]

OLD FORT GUN CLUB TO HOST NSSF RIMFIRE CHALLENGE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

OLD FORT GUN CLUB TO HOST NSSF RIMFIRE CHALLENGE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP


September 03, 2014

Old Fort Gun Club, in Fort Smith, Ark., has partnered with the National Shooting Sports Foundation as the hosting range for the 2014 NSSF Rimfire Challenge World Championship, to be held Oct. 3-5. [...]

NSSF PRESIDENT COMMENTS ON INDUSTRY’S ‘NEW NORMAL’

NSSF PRESIDENT COMMENTS ON INDUSTRY’S ‘NEW NORMAL’


September 03, 2014

After the extraordinary sales of 2013, National Shooting Sports Foundation President Steve Sanetti categorized firearm sales in the first seven months of 2014 as experiencing a "new normal." "With 2014 on track to be one of [...]

Q&A: THE FIVE STAR DIFFERENCE

Q&A: THE FIVE STAR DIFFERENCE


September 03, 2014

NSSF awards elite Five Star status to only those shooting facilities that rate tops in a variety of categories. We asked representatives of two ranges what they thought made their Five Star facilities stand out. One [...]

ATTENTION SHOTGUN RANGES–NSSF’S FIRST SHOTS PROGRAM WANTS YOU!

ATTENTION SHOTGUN RANGES–NSSF’S FIRST SHOTS PROGRAM WANTS YOU!


September 03, 2014

NSSF’s First Shots program is an excellent way in early autumn for skeet, trap and sporting clays ranges to pull in new customers during a time when many regular shotgunners have left the target fields for [...]

MOUNTAIN STATE DUO

MOUNTAIN STATE DUO


September 03, 2014

West Virginia has an abundance of public outdoor ranges, but when the weather turns cool or damp or sultry and sticky, it’s nice to have access to an indoor range. On a rainy summer evening our [...]

SHOT SHOW 2015 – A CAN’T MISS OPPORTUNITY!

SHOT SHOW 2015 – A CAN’T MISS OPPORTUNITY!
By Pat Shay, Director, Retail Development, for the National Shooting Sports Foundation


September 03, 2014

Although it's only September, the staff at the National Shooting Sports Foundation has been busy for months putting together the 2015 SHOT Show. Learn how you, as a range operator, can expect to profit by attending [...]