ATHENS, Ala. –– Shoot Like A Girl is taking the Coast to Coast Tour to Bass Pro Shops in Pearl, Mississippi this weekend for a free interactive event that introduces women to the shooting sports in a fun, safe and comfortable atmosphere. Both new and experienced shooters are invited to stop by the Shoot Like A Girl trailer in front of Bass Pro Shops on Saturday, September 19 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, September 20 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to learn about safe and responsible gun ownership and the many benefits of firearms from certified female instructors who are eager to share their passion for the shooting sports.
What to Expect
This unique experience is designed to empower women with confidence gained from aiming at a target and hitting their mark. Attendees are also encouraged to bring their families and young children to discuss and hear more about firearm safety.
Inside the range, attendees who are 16 years of age or older will be able to handle and shoot a handgun and long gun with guidance from instructors, using a state-of-the-art, military-grade firearm simulator which provides realistic recoil, impact and sound feedback. Archery coaches will also be onsite to assist guests with shooting bows.
Outside the range, at the Shoot Like A Girl gun counter, visitors of all ages are welcome to compare a variety of disabled firearms, including revolvers, semi-automatic pistols, shotguns and rifles. Additional products from corporate partners will be on display, including optics, conceal carry bags, holsters, TrueTimber camouflage gear, SABRE pepper spray products and much more. A full list of partners is available online.
No experience is necessary to participate in this free event, and all equipment is provided to guests upon arrival. Those unable to attend in Pearl event are encouraged to come out to any Shoot Like A Girl trailer event in cities all across the country. The Coast to Coast Tour dates are available online, and more are added regularly.
Updated Safety Measures
Shoot Like A Girl has implemented COVID-19 protocols in accordance with the CDC and will be practicing social distancing and utilizing a waiting line app which allows people to wait from anywhere near the premises. Attendees will be issued a full TrueTimber face mask (provided by Bass Pro Shops and Cabela's), eye protection (provided by Birchwood Casey) and non-latex gloves (to keep). Inside the trailer, capacity will be limited to two instructors and two clients at any given time. CDC signs will be posted, and surfaces will be cleaned regularly. Hand sanitizer will also be available (provided by Leadslingers Whiskey) for use throughout the event.
A special note for media and reporters: This experience offers a great opportunity for live broadcasting and lifestyle news segments. Photos are available online.
About Shoot Like A Girl
As a leader in the industry, Shoot Like A Girl is committed to growing the number of women who participate in the shooting sports by empowering them with confidence. The Shoot Like A Girl trailer, with a state-of-the-art firearm simulator, travels to cities all across the United States, hosting?an interactive experience that gives attendees an opportunity to shoot pistols, rifles and bows in a fun, safe and comfortable atmosphere. The event is free to each guest thanks to Shoot Like A Girl’s generous corporate partners, including GLOCK, Bass Pro Shops, Cabela's, Ruger, Beretta, Colt, Magpul, Bushnell, Savage, Springfield Armory, Walther, FN America, Heckler & Koch, Smith & Wesson, TrueTimber, Walker's, Birchwood Casey, Mossberg, Lyman, CrossBreed Holsters, Thermacell, Black Rifle Coffee Company, GTM, SABRE, Archery 360, Bow Hunting 360, SOG, Women's Outdoor News, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Primos, Gold Tip Arrows, Hoppes, Federal Premium Ammunition, Mathews, Hoyt, S & S Outdoors, ALPS OutdoorZ, Lacrosse Footwear and Upper Canyon Outfitters.