Bass Pro Shops stores across the country to host special firearms training events

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Bass Pro Shops stores across the country will host Set Your Sights events April 25-27, 2014, that feature free firearms seminars covering optics and other accessories, conceal carry laws and equipment, target shooting, and gun care and safety. The event also offers free giveways and chances to win a Savage® rimfire.22 LR rifle or a Caldwell® AR-15 magazine loader.

Participating Bass Pro Shops stores* will offer expert advice at the following free seminars:

• Conceal Carry: A discussion of laws, permits, and equipment.
• Gun care, maintenance, and storage products to keep your guns safe, secure and functioning properly.
• Guns and accessories for your modern sporting rifle project.
• Targets and Shooting Ranges. Where to shoot, and what to shoot when you get there.
• Guns, Optics, and Accessories for Long Range Shooting. Learn facts on popular bolt action guns, riflescopes, spotting scopes, rangefinders, and other accessories for long-range shooting.

The free Set Your Sights seminar topics and times vary by store so please check for more information.

On Friday April 25, the first 25 people who attend seminars at 6:30 p.m. or 7:30 p.m. will receive a free tumbler with the Bass Pro Shops logo. In addition, seminar attendees have a chance to win a $25 Bass Pro Shops gift card, with one lucky winner being named at each advertised seminar held April 25-27.

Plus, everyone 21 years of age or older is invited to register for a chance to win a SAVAGE® 64 F Camo .22 LR Rifle valued at $189.99 or a CALDWELL® AR-15 Mag Charger with a retail value of $79.99. Two winners** will be named at every store participating in the Set Your Sights Event.

Bass Pro Shops is known for its dedication to hunting, target shooting, and promoting safety and conservation. In recognition of its leadership on behalf of the shooting sports, Bass Pro Shops received the 2013 SHOT Business Retail Chain of the Year award. The award was presented to Bass Pro Shops founder and CEO Johnny Morris at the 2014 SHOT Show to honor his ongoing commitment to the shooting sports and conservation and for being a generous supporter of community outreach efforts across the country.

*Set Your Sights event is available at all locations excluding Destin, Fla.; Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Branson, Mo.; Miami, Fla.; Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Utica, N.Y.; Tallahassee, Fla.; and Auburn, N.Y.

**Disclaimer: Only 2 winners per store - 1 winner of the Savage 64F 22 rifle and 1 winner of the Caldwell Ar-15 MAG Charger. Must be 21 years old or older to enter. Need not be present to win.

Media Contact: Tammy Sapp at or 417-873-5022.