Competitive Shooting

Team Benelli 3-gun pro Taran Butler.

9 Must-Have Items in Pro Taran Butler’s Range Bag

Ever been curious as to what pro shooters must have when they compete? Here's your shot to find out! A top 3-Gun shooter gives us a glimpse at what he totes along when he competes in one of shooting's most demanding sports.

Cowboy Action competitions often demand precise shots, such as this one where a competitor attempts to hit a target through two doorways.

Getting Western with Cowboy Action Shooting

Whether you're a tenderfoot or an old cowhand, Cowboy Action Shooting has plenty to offer. The fast-moving competition combines the skill of 3-gun shoots and the rich history of the Wild West. Kick up your boots and take a gander at what it takes to be quick on the draw.

Shooter looking downrange during the NRA National Smallbore Championship.

NRA Smallbore National Championship Temporarily Changing Venues

With the World PALMA championship heading to Camp Perry in 2015, the NRA's Smallbore National Championship is heading west to Indiana for the next two summers. The national title will be shot at the Chief Wa-Ke-De Range in Bristol, marking only the third time the smallbore title is set to be decided away from...

Samson Manufacturing’s Upgrade Kit features offset iron sights, along with the company’s extremely popular Evolution rail system.

Need Backup! Secondary Iron Sights for AR-15s

Ever since tactical and practical shooters began putting glass on rifles to serve as the primary sighting system, they began to search for better ways to back up the optics with iron sights.

Amy Fister checks the chamber of her gun in between shots at the NRA 3-Position Championship at Camp Perry, Ohio.

High School Senior Shoots Down NRA National Title

Amy Fister is relatively new to competitive shooting, having only picked up the sport in 2010. But the Pennsylvania teen has proven a prodigy with a rifle in her hand, gunning down the NRA’s High Woman Title at Ohio’s Camp Perry.

The author’s latest F-TR rifle on its first outing for load development. Notice the one-piece cleaning rod and the bore guide. The syringe near the ammo box is used to apply a special grease at various points on the bolt.

The F-Class Rifle for Competition

Putting a shot on target at 1,000-plus yards tests almost every facet of what it takes to be a marksman. This includes his equipment. From barrel, scope to action Denys Beauchemin breaks down what goes into building a hyper-accurate F-Class rifle.