FRI | APRIL 19, 2024

Chris Simmons of Team Lapua has brought home back-to-back 2nd place finishes at the Accuracy International Long Range Classic and the Yeti Spring Fling.
More than 2,400 students in grades 6-12 are expected to compete in the 54th Annual Cornhusker Trap Shoot May 2-4 on the home grounds of the Nebraska Trapshooting Association in Doniphan, Nebraska.
Calling all vendors. Reservations are now being accepted by the Ohio National Guard for space on the celebrated Camp Perry Commercial Row: an entire section dedicated to retailers during the annual National Matches.

Krieghoff International, Inc is proud to announce that Team Krieghoff won multiple champion titles at the Southeast Regional Sporting Clays Championship at Forest City Gun Club in Savannah, GA April 9-14, 2024.
Berger’s Marketing Manager, Kenneth Lin, placed 2nd in F-Class Target Rifle (F/TR) at the 2024 Arizona State Mid-Range Championship with a grand aggregate of 1161-28X.
Theo Ribbs of Team Winchester had an outstanding performance in the FITASC event scoring 99/100, earning the highest overall. Another Team Winchester member, Joe Fanizzi, secured the Junior Main Event Champion title.

On April 6, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) hosted the National Archery in the Schools Program State Tournament at the Alachua County Sports and Events Center in Gainesville.
Hornady congratulates sponsored shooter Jessie Harrison for her performance at the 2024 U.S. IPSC Nationals, April 12-14, 2024, in Mesa, Arizona. Harrison used Hornady 9mm 125 gr. HAP (Hornady Action Pistol) bullets to win the Ladies Open Division.
Plaintiffs in a federal challenge of the Illinois Public Transit carry ban have filed a brief in support of their earlier motion for summary judgment in the case, which is financially supported by the Second Amendment Foundation.

Shoot Like A Girl® will be making a stop at Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s in Broken Arrow, Okla., bringing an interactive event that aims to introduce women and their families to the exciting world of shooting sports in a fun, safe and comfortable atmosphere.
RSR Group’s 2024 Spring E-Show starts Tuesday, April 23rd at 11:00 a.m. ET, and concludes on Friday, April 26, 2024, at 11:59 p.m. ET. This unique online event allows dealers to take advantage of incredible deals and savings. invites everyone to join us at CANCON Arizona April 19-20 at the Ben Avery Shooting Facility in Phoenix.
Kimber, Mfg., Inc., will be exhibiting selected suppressor compatible firearms at the Upcoming CAN CON presented by RECOIL in Phoenix Arizona from April 18th through April 20th.
VKTR Industries announced their attendance and conference level sponsorship of the Texas Tactical Police Officers Association Conference from April 25-26, 2024.
American Defense Mfg. is a sponsor of the Cowtown Accurized AR monthly rifle match. The goal of the match is to accurize the shooter by developing skills related to shooting position, environmental conditions, and holdovers.

Full Forge Gear announces the launch of its latest innovation: the Feather Weight Level 4 Armor Plate. Engineered to provide unparalleled protection against high-velocity rifle threats while offering maximum comfort and versatility, this plate sets a new standard in ballistic protection.
Hornady Security’s Keypad Vaults are designed to meet the essential need for effective safeguarding of valuables and firearms, setting a new standard in security engineering.
The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) will soon begin to offer electronic fingerprint services for individuals presenting challenges and appeals for FBI National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) denials.

Muzzleloader hunters in Wisconsin can now use Federal’s revolutionary FireStick system when hunting the designated statewide muzzleloader season in 2024. Consumers will also see a new affiliation with the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF) on FireStick products as it continues to grow in popularity and use among muzzleloader enthusiasts nationwide.
The Outdoor Wire Digital Network welcomes Paul G. Markel as their newest Associate Editor. Mr. Markel will be charged with editorial submissions, conducting product reviews, as well as training and educational pieces.
The Archery Trade Association (ATA) is looking for a qualified candidate to join the Association as the Trade Show Director. This position develops and directs the overall strategic planning, budget, and execution of the ATA’s annual Trade Show.

Camfour announces new Camfour Customs Glock Templar from Shark Coast. Camfour’s lineup of custom firearms include everything from basic Cerakote colors to the always popular American Flag guns, and now engraved, stippled, and aggressively styled theme guns.
Silencer Shop announces the expansion of the exclusive CAT (Combat Application Technologies) suppressor lineup with the introduction of the new CAT MOB and CAT JL models.
Breda America Group (Breda AG), a division of Banshee Brands Inc., announces that the Breda 930i Sporting Series of shotguns are now available to sport shooting enthusiasts here in the United States. Utilizing advanced inertia shotgun design, the 930i series is a favorite in clay competitions around the world.

The National Rifle Association of America announced that registration is open for the NRA Range Development & Operations Conference to be held in Denver, Colorado, July 31 – August 1, 2024. This conference is designed to educate potential and current range owners and operators in identifying possible issues associated with range development, environmental concerns, and safety.
The SnapSafe Lock Box is a straightforward and secure solution designed for the storage of handguns and valuable items. A robust 1500 lb. rated steel cable is included, allowing the Lock Box to be securely fastened to any immobile fixture, providing steadfast protection for your belongings.
The Walther Arms, Inc. and Hornady Security consumer promotion is quickly coming to an end. With only two weeks left (through April 30, 2024), consumers are eligible to receive a Hornady Treklite Lockbox XXL or a Hornady One-Gun Keypad Vault with the purchase of the following listed Walther handguns.
Kimber, Mfg., Inc., has announced a new promotion in support of the highly successful KDS9c and KDS9c Rail. This promotion features the ability to select an additional pair of G10 Grips in a deep olive or red tone. Plus, depending on the region in which the buyer resides, they will also receive two free 15 round, or 10 round magazines depending on the state’s limitations.
"The Objective" by SIG SAUER is proud to publish SIG MMG 338 Program: Conception to Reality (Part 1). This two-part series details the journey of SIG SAUER’s machine gun development effort that began with the SIG MMG 338 for U.S. SOCOM’s LMG-M program.
The Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) is pleased to announce that Dead Air Silencers has joined the organization as a corporate partner at the Silver level.
Prepare for an adrenaline-fueled adventure with the drop of JUST SHOT™: Spring Thunder by the crew at Realtree, now available on MyOutdoorTV.

Ali Weisz and Sagen Maddalena with their silver and gold medals in Women’s 10m Air Rifle at the 2024 CAT Games. USA Shooting earned a total of 16 medals at the competition March 31- April 8.

USA Shooting athletes brought home an impressive 16 medals from the 2024 Championship of the Americas (CAT) Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina, March 31-April 8.

The U.S. was one of the 21 countries competing for a chance to raise our flag over the podium. Over 170 athletes participated in the annual rifle and pistol competition. Many Paris 2024 Olympic qualified athletes competed and earned medals for the U.S. at the CAT Games.

Nick Mowrer, a two-time Olympian, earned the first medal for the U.S. with a silver in Men’s 10m Air Pistol. Mowrer made his way into the final after shooting a qualification score of 572. Teammate Jay Shi also shot a qualification score of 572 and competed in the final alongside Mowrer. Mowrer, a soldier in the U.S. Army World Class Athlete program, triumphed over Tugrul Ozer, of Canada, to win silver.

The women’s air pistol athletes continued America’s success by earning two more spots on the coveted podium. Paris Olympic qualified athletes Katelyn Abeln and Lexi Lagan earned silver and bronze respectively. Lagan qualified for the final by shooting a score of 576 and Abeln qualified with a score of 571. Lagan qualified for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games in Women’s Air Pistol and Abeln qualified for both Women’s Air and Sport Pistol.

Abeln also helped the Women’s 25m Sport Pistol Team claim the gold medal. Abeln shot alongside teammates Ada Korkhin, and Lisa Emmert Traciak.

Sagen Maddalena, also Paris qualified, earned the U.S. another CAT Games medal by securing gold in Women’s 50m Smallbore Rifle. Maddalena, a sergeant in the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit (USMAU), clenched gold by trumping Andrea Palafox, of Mexico, who finished second.

Maddalena tripled her gold medal count by also placing first in both Women’s 10m Air Rifle and 50m Rifle Prone. Sagen then earned a silver medal with teammate Ivan Roe in Mixed Team Air Rifle. Maddalena will be competing at the Paris Olympics this summer in both Women’s 10m Air Rifle and Women’s 50m Smallbore Rifle.

Roe, another Paris qualified athlete, took home more than just the mixed team silver medal. He topped the podium in Men’s 50m Smallbore Rifle, earning a gold medal by out shooting Tye Ikeda, of Canada, who finished second. Roe, a sergeant in the USAMA, went on to earn a total of six medals at the CAT Games. The Manhattan, Montana, native will be competing in Men’s 10m Air Rifle, Mixed Team Air Rifle, and Men’s 50m Smallbore Rifle this summer in Paris.

Tim Sherry, a staff sergeant in the USAMU, shared the podium with Roe and Braden Peiser when the trio earned gold in Men’s 50m Smallbore Team. Sherry, of Evergreen, Colorado, found himself back on the podium several times over the span of the competition. Sherry earned a total of four medals at the 2024 CAT Games.

Tokyo 2020 Olympian Ali Weisz, and 2023 Pan American Games medalist Rylan Kissell also contributed to the overall U.S. medal count. The duo earned gold in Mixed Team Air Rifle, Weisz took home silver in Women’s 10m Air Rifle and Kissell joined Sherry and Roe on the top of the podium for gold in Men’s 10m Air Rifle Team.

See all medal results of the 2024 Rifle/Pistol CAT Games below:
    1    Nick Mowrer: silver, Men’s air pistol
    2    Katelyn Abeln: silver, Women’s Air Pistol
    3    Lexi Lagan: bronze, Women’s Air Pistol
    4    Sagen Maddalena: gold, Women’s 50m Smallbore Rifle
    5    Ivan Roe: gold, Men’s 50m Smallbore Rifle
    6    Ivan Roe, Tim Sherry, and Braden Peiser: Gold, Men’s 50m Smallbore Team
    7    Katelyn Abeln, Ada Korkhin, and Lisa Emmert Traciak: gold, Women’s 25m Sport Pistol
    8    Sagen Maddalena: gold, Women’s 10m Air Rifle
    9    Ali Weisz: silver, Women’s 10m Air Rifle
    10    Tim Sherry, Rylan Kissell, and Ivan Roe: gold, Men’s 10m Air Rifle Team
    11    Tim Sherry: bronze, Men’s 10m Air Rifle
    12    Rylan Kissell & Ali Weisz: gold, Mixed Team Air Rifle
    13    Sagen Maddalena & Ivan Roe: silver, Mixed Team Air Rifle
    14    Sagen Maddalena: gold, 50m Rifle Prone
    15    Ivan Roe: bronze, 50m Rifle Prone
    16    Tim Sherry, Ivan Roe, and Nick Mowrer: silver, Team 50m Rifle Prone

View official results here:

In just three months, the U.S. Olympic shooting team will take the stage at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, July 26- Aug. 11.

Follow @USAShooting on social media for competition results and our road to the Paris Games

— Brittany Nelson, USA Shooting

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